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2019 Nevada State Beekeepers Conference set for Feb. 22-24

February 14, 2019 — YERINGTON, Nev. — The 2019 Nevada State Beekeepers Conference is set for Feb. 22-24 at the Catholic Center in Yerington. According to a news release, the event will feature speakers, products and services geared to backyard beekeepers. Guest speakers include: • Dr. Samuel Ramsey, PhD: Ramsey

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EO Reno Tahoe to host membership drive event on Feb. 22

February 14, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — EO Reno Tahoe — the 37-member local branch of the global Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) network — is seeking new members. The organization will host a membership drive event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 22 at The Depot Craft Brewery Distillery at 325 E

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Junior Achievement of Northern Nevada earns group’s top award

February 13, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Junior Achievement USA recently recognized the staff and board of directors of the organization’s Northern Nevada branch with the 2017-18 Peak Performance Team Award. According to a Junior Achievement USA news release, the Peak Performance Team Award was created to recognize outstanding performance

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Reno nonprofits sought to apply for $20K IT Makeover campaign

February 13, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Microsoft Reno and IQ Technology Solutions are donating $20,000 this year in funding and services to local nonprofits as part of the 11th annual IT Makeover campaign. According to a Feb. 12 news release, nonprofits can use the funding for Microsoft products

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Downtown Reno Partnership gets $35K grant from Nevada GOED

February 12, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development has awarded nearly $100,000 in grants to help fund six downtown main street revitalization projects, including $35,000 to the Downtown Reno Partnership. According to a Feb. 12 GOED news release, the state agency OK’d the

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March 14 conference to discuss using AI for document review

February 12, 2019 — A conference covering the topic of using artificial intelligence for document review is scheduled for March 14 at the University of Chicago. According to event promotional materials, the conference will feature thought leaders from law firms, as well as technologists, who will “share knowledge and present

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Greater Nevada Credit Union offering $60,000 in scholarships

February 11, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Since 2000, Greater Nevada Credit Union has awarded nearly $400,000 in scholarships to Northern Nevada-area youth. This year, GNCU is offering 25 $2,000 scholarships to students age 24 and younger and five $2,000 scholarships to students 25 years of age and

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Reno airport saw 4.8% increase in passengers in 2018; most since 2008

February 7, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The number of passengers flying to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport increased 4.8 percent in 2018 over the previous year, officials said. According to a Feb. 7 statement from the airport, RNO served 4,210,095 passengers last year, compared to 4,015,381 in 2017. Further,

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Barrick commits $345K to UNR to develop workforce-ready grads

February 6, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Barrick Gold Corporation announced this week it is investing more than $345,000 in scholarships and workforce development programs at the University of Nevada, Reno. According to a Feb. 5 news release from Barrick, the investment is part of the company’s ongoing partnership with UNR to

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Cyrq Energy VP to speak at Fallon economic authority breakfast

February 6, 2019 — FALLON, Nev. — Monte Morrison, vice president of operations and safety for Cyrq Energy, will speak at the February Churchill Economic Development Authority's Business Council breakfast next week. Morrison’s responsibilities include all aspects of managing the operations and safety of Cyrq's power plants in the United

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Lake Tahoe ski resorts report 6 feet of snow from storm system

February 5, 2019 — A winter storm that has spanned more than three days had delivered over 6 feet of snow to higher elevation areas across the Sierra Nevada, according to information provided by various Tahoe-Truckee ski resorts on Tuesday, Feb. 5. After reporting more than 4 feet of snow Monday

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Nevada sports books take in $10.78 million in Super Bowl 53 bets

February 5, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — A total of $145.9 million was wagered on this year's Super Bowl, according to figures released Monday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. That's the second highest amount wagered on the annual NFL championship game, coming in behind the 2018 total of

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Rural Nevada businesses, ag producers sought for energy grants

February 4, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — USDA Rural Development Nevada is encouraging small rural business owners and agricultural producers to apply for energy cost assistance through USDA's Rural Energy for America Program. According to a state news release, REAP grants “can assist with up to one-fourth of

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City National Bank donates $190K in 2018 to NV nonprofits

January 30, 2019 — City National Bank recently announced its philanthropic performance in Nevada for 2018 — to the tune of $190,000 in monetary and in-kind support to nearly 70 nonprofits, schools and community organizations. The bank also announced Jan. 22 that CNB employees donated close to 700 hours of

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In $2.1 million deal, CGS Mule LLC buys new headquarters in Sparks

January 22, 2019 — SPARKS, Nev. — CGS Mule LLC, a worldwide supplier of geological and mining equipment, has recently bought a building at 1490 Linda Way to serve as its new company headquarters. The purchase price was roughly $2.1 million, according to a news release from the Nevada State

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3rd annual Reno Women’s March set for Jan. 19

January 14, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Last week, volunteers and leaders for this year's "Women's March" in Reno announced plans to host the event for the third year, taking place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. According to a news release from event organizer

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United Federal Credit Union donates $1,100 to Northern NV families, nonprofits

January 11, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The Northern Nevada branches of United Federal Credit Union announced this week it donated more than $1,100 to local families and organizations during the company’s 2018 Pay It Forward initiative. According to a company press release, as part of its Pay It

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Reno City Council: limit for marijuana dispensaries to stay at eight

January 10, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the Reno City Council held its regular monthly meeting to discuss and potentially vote on several issues, one of which involves the city's marijuana retail business law. According to a city press release issued after the meeting adjourned, staff

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Donations sought for Northern NV Children’s Cancer Foundation $300K match challenge

January 9, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — This week, the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation announced a $300,000 gift match challenge, lasting through Jan. 31, 2019. According to a news release, all contributions to the foundation’s “Know the Gold Campaign” will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the William N. Pennington

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‘State of the Counties’ first NNDA business event of 2019, set for Jan. 23

January 7, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Last week, the Northern Nevada Development Authority announced its initial lineup of speakers and topics for its 2019 The Business Edge meetings. The annual series of 10 business briefings provides information, issues and trends of interest to the Northern Nevada business community.

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