Northern Nevada homebuilders unveil completion of STEP2 makeover

The fifth annual BAC2Gether project was celebrated on Sept. 30 with the unveiling of four refurbished cottages at STEP2’s Lighthouse campus, thanks to pro bono work from Ryder Homes, Toll Brothers, Tanamera Construction and Di Loreto Homes, among other companies.

Reno's Clear Capital acquires Finland-based tech startup

The acquisition will allow Clear Capital to employ and expand on CubiCasa's revolutionary mobile technology that automates floor plan sketch creation and digitizes property data collection.

Nevada gaming win tops $1 billion for sixth straight month

In Washoe County, total win was $90.5 million for the month, up $14.2 million or 18.7% from August 2020.

Nevada company eyes saving billions of gallons of water a year

Halogen Systems is an Incline Village company that creates environmentally friendly chlorine sensors that were initially used for ballast water in ships to prevent invasive species.

Despite population growth in Nevada, some residents are calling it quits and moving elsewhere

The pandemic, related economic consequences, climate concerns and political atmosphere have collided in a way that has caused people, nationwide and in Nevada, to reevaluate their priorities, including where they call home.

Five years after launch, TMCC logistics program enters important era

Starting with less than 50 students in fall 2016, enrollment in TMCC's logistics management program grew to 140 students by 2018; current enrollment for fall 2021 is 149, says professor Brian Addington.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Local companies help Assistance League Reno-Sparks (sponsored)

Assistance League is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

Past Pages, Sept. 26, 2011: Patients selling gold from mouths is big business

From the archives: With gold selling at more than $1,800 an ounce, more and more customers are trading in old gold crowns and bridges. The largest transaction conducted at Northern Nevada Coin for old dental gold: more than $70,000.

Rethink the ink: Reno-Carson tattoo removal shops manage growing demand

While the pandemic triggered a boom in people getting tattoos, it also drove many others to get old ink removed. And that can mean big business, considering it can cost up to $3,000 to fully remove a tattoo.

Cashless gaming, digital payments fast moving into Nevada's casino world

With cashless gaming innovation emphasized as a priority technology endeavor for the casino industry over the past 2 years, major manufacturers have responded by developing a wider array of products.

Buzz Harris: Be wary of brokers who promise too much (Voices)

“Since owners sometime overvalue their business, sellers must be cautious if the broker says he can meet or beat expectations.”

'Carry on their legacy': How the Great Basin Brewing merger unfolded

“This is a legacy brewery — the oldest in Nevada — and one that’s still poised to do the most damage," said Reno restaurateur Mark Estee, CEO of Local Food Group, new owners of Great Basin Brewing Company.

Nevada now 10th in nation for rental assistance distribution

Emergency rental assistance funds going to the state and local governments are funneled through three main entities: the Reno Housing Authority, Clark County and the Rural Housing Authority.

'Real American flags' stitched in Carson City manufacturing site

Robert Hutt, who opened North Bay Industries' Carson City facility in February 2020, runs the only operation west of the Mississippi that meets the VA’s standards, offering all-American flags.

Despite pandemic problems, builders see steady business in Tahoe area

Despite increased material costs and overhead, Tahoe-Truckee-area contractors say they've remained busy the past year due to a customer base made up mostly of Bay Area transplants who have plenty of money to spend.