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Sisolak signs much-debated ‘Right to Return’ legislation into law

Culinary Union Secretary-Treasurer Geoconda Argüello-Kline says passage of the legislation, approved on straight party lines, would “protect over 350,000 hospitality workers” in Clark and Washoe counties.

Carson Conversation: Chambers meet the needs of their community (Voices)

"For the business community, supporting your local chamber and respective trade association is a wise business investment," advises Ronni Hannaman of the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.

$140M deal offers expansion opportunities to Nevada's 2nd-largest slot operator

The $140 million purchase of Century Gaming, which still requires regulatory approval in Montana and Nevada, is expected to close by the end of the year. Howard Stutz of The Nevada Independent reports.

Cashless is king: 2 Reno tech startups assist businesses with contactless payments

“COVID has accelerated user behavior by 10 years, where contactless payments and mobile orders have become the new norm,” says Eric Liao, co-founder of Drank, a startup that recently relocated to Reno from the Bay Area.

Reno-Carson mattress retailers see varying revenue impacts due to pandemic

Many mattress retailers are experiencing a bounce in business — mattress sales increased by more than 30% in 2020 compared to 2019 — including Sierra Mattress Company in Reno. At Carson City Mattress Outlet, however, it's a slightly different story.

Will California sportsbooks lure away Nevada gamblers? Analysts say don’t bet on it

Though there is some apprehension about potential competition from the largest feeder market to casinos in Las Vegas and Reno, analysts and experts don’t believe sportsbooks in California will slice into Nevada’s multi-billion-dollar business.

Shoe Tree's second brewery in Minden among several changes along 395 corridor

The opening of Shoe Tree Brewing Company's second location last month is just one of several changes to Minden-Gardnerville’s downtown business landscape.

How the Nevada mining tax compromise deal came to be

Upon introduction Sunday, the deal wasn’t fully baked — negotiations and last minute requests continued until the final hours of session, reports Riley Snyder of The Nevada Independent.

Nevada financial experts offer tips for successful succession planning

Business owners plan and adapt to a lot of things for their day-to-day operations. That’s never been truer than the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Sisolak signs Nevada mining tax compromise legislation, dozens of other bills

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed dozens of bills on Wednesday, including one imposing a new tax on the mining industry as part of a bipartisan compromise to raise revenue for schools and prevent more drastic tax proposals from heading to the 2022 ballot.

Nevada Legislature recap: Gun free casino zones, midwife license board among business-related bill casualties

Out of roughly 1,000 bills and resolutions introduced during the 120-day legislative session, more than 400 measures failed to pass. Here's a recap of some of the notable bills that died, per The Nevada Independent.

As boba interest grows, Reno-Sparks businesses work to stay afloat

Bubble tea shops have been popping up across Reno-Sparks in recent years; these days, they're dealing with a massive global shortage of their key ingredient. Meanwhile, companies that manufacture organic tea products are also navigating the challenges of a snarled supply chain.

Nevada Legislature recap: Cannabis lounges, short-term rental tax among business-related bills OK'd on last day

Here’s a look at some of the major votes and last-minute developments that occurred prior to midnight after a marathon Memorial Day, the final day of the 2021 Nevada Legislative session, as reported by The Nevada Independent.

Past Pages, May 30, 2011: In-depth look at aviation, future of air travel

A decade ago, the entire May 30, 2011, edition of the NNBW was dedicated to a special report on all things aviation.

Joanne Marchetta: The future of recreation, tourism at Lake Tahoe (Voices)

“As tourism expands globally and the populations of Northern California and Northern Nevada continue to grow, the way outdoor recreation and tourism is managed here needs to change.”