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Follow the Money: Realtors, developers gave legislators more than $1.3 million ahead of 2021 session

This influx of extra campaign spending comes at a time when the Democratically controlled Legislature has signaled a renewed interest in housing issues, especially as concerns mount over housing affordability and supply issues compounded by the economic fallout of the pandemic.

What's Up Downtown: What do new trash compactors mean for walkability? (Voices)

“City trash can installments don’t usually make headlines, but they’re a big deal within business improvement districts like downtown Reno.”

Tahoe-area skier, 19, launches business amid pandemic

The 19-year-old skiers recently launched Thrival Muscle Recovery; its product mimics the action of a massage therapists’ hands and elbows while targeting the psoas muscle.

California exodus, COVID impacts aid Northern Nevada self-storage industry growth

These days, more and more Californian residents and business owners are migrating over the hill to greater Reno-Sparks, driving a lot of demand across the region's self storage industry.

Sisolak asks for ‘open mind’ about autonomous Innovation Zone run on cryptocurrency

"... The end goal is a massive economic development investment in Nevada, and a chance ... to set down a marker that Nevada is the blockchain technology center of the world," the governor said Friday.

Bidding open on $7 million in assets at shuttered Tahoe casino auction

Lakeside Inn announced it was permanently closing in April 2020 after 35 years in business due to financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amid housing shortage, Churchill Co. poised for economic development

Bruce Breslow of the newly created Churchill Fallon Economic Development agency — designed to recruit businesses to locate or relocate to the area — told commissioners last week a major problem facing Churchill County is housing.

Despite solid sports betting, Nevada casino win down 26.58% in January

Northern Nevada casinos report increases as Vegas market continues slide

Overall casino win across the state came in at $761.85 million for January, a 26.58% decrease from the same month a year ago — despite that, Washoe County was up 4.91% while the Reno market was up 1.86%.

Twenty Under 40 Q-and-A: Bryce Warner of AssuredPartners

"I think some of the biggest economic development opportunities, primarily right now, are still in manufacturing."

Buzz Harris: Is now the right time to sell your business? (Voices)

"For many of these local business owners, it’s better to sell out than burn out."

City of Winnemucca explores electric scooter sharing with Bird

Bird would manage the 24-month pilot program (provide scooters, chargers and managing equipment) and pay the city of Winnemucca for scooters to be used on city streets.

J4NG director Cantú: Brighter days ahead for students, education

Dr. René Cantú founded Jobs for America’s Graduates, now known as J4NG, in 2014, and it has since assisted more than 18,000 students in the state to ensure they secure jobs successfully in a career field of their choice.

U.S. book sales soar in 2020; Reno a mixed bag

In a recent interview with the NNBW, Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt said while some larger metro areas are struggling, the Reno location has been "one of the busiest of the Barnes & Noble bookstores."

New coalition: Nevada lawmakers must increase taxes for school revenue

EDAWN's Kazmierski: 'It takes a quality education system to really grow the economy'

The coalition, which includes teachers, school administrators and business leaders, including EDAWN, wants Nevada lawmakers to increase taxes this session, saying that moving to a new education funding formula without additional revenue will do more harm than good.

Past pages, Feb. 21, 2011: Economic impact of sports and more Walmart stores

This week's 10-year look-back at the Feb. 24, 2011, NNBW features stories on the economic impact of University of Nevada, Reno athletic programs and the prospect of Walmart building several "Neighborhood Market" stores in the region.