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Nevada SBA seeks 2020 small business award nominations

October 10, 2019

“This is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, bankers, chambers of commerce and other community organizations to promote small businesses, their clients and their employees," Nevada SBA District Director Joseph Amato said.

Nevada input sought on $1.3 billion federal career-tech education plan

October 9, 2019

Provisions in the law allow school districts across America to use federal funds to provide all students, not just those enrolled in CTE, career exploration and development activities in the middle grades and for comprehensive guidance and academic counseling in the upper grades.

Greater Nevada Credit Union opens Fernley branch

October 8, 2019

Fernley Mayor Roy Edgington Jr. and members of the Fernley Chamber of Commerce, Nevada Veterans Coalition Color Guard and Fernley Vaquero Marching Band joined company officials for the event, which marked the opening of GNCU’s 14th branch in Nevada.

2019 summer busiest ever for Nevada Airbnb bookings with $53.3 million in income

September 18, 2019

Nevada's Airbnb host community welcomed roughly 321,800 guest arrivals and earned a combined $53.5 million in supplemental income from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. The top five city destinations for guests to Nevada were, in order: Las Vegas, Incline Village, Stateline, Reno and North Las Vegas.

Bay Area mortgage firm expands to open Reno office

September 17, 2019

Based in Sausalito, California, Bay Equity is a "family-owned and community-minded mortgage lender," according to the company's website. Mike Richardson serves as branch manager of the Reno office, where Brian Dansereau also works as a loan officer.

Nevada farms, ranches can apply for annual Centennial Awards

September 16, 2019

To qualify, an applicant’s ranch or farm must have belonged to his or her family for at least 100 years and must be a working ranch or farm with a minimum of 160 acres. Operations with fewer than 160 acres must have gross yearly sales of at least $1,000.

Junior League of Reno donates $30,000 to Girls on the Run

September 16, 2019

The $30,000 grant for scholarships gives more girls the ability to participate in the nonprofit, which focuses not only on physical activity but teaches skills in character development, teamwork and community service.

Tesla to donate $1 million for STEM education in Nevada

September 16, 2019

Tesla’s multi-year commitment to computer science education will support the direct training of more than 3,900 teachers by Nevada’s Regional Professional Development Program, as well as statewide computer science summits each year, administrator training, toolkit developments, and more.