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IoT startup Breadware leases office space in downtown Reno

October 16, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Basin Street Properties has signed a lease with Internet of Things (IoT) technology startup firm Breadware for 6,911 square feet of office space within the real estate company’s 200 S. Virginia St. building. Basin Street Properties announced the move on Oct. 15

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Junior Achievement to induct Gov. Sandoval into NV Business Leaders Hall of Fame

October 16, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Junior Achievement of Northern Nevada (JANN) announced Oct. 15 that Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will be inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Leaders Hall of Fame. According to a news release, for the past 33 years JANN has recognized members in the community

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Frank Abagnale, of ‘Catch Me If You Can’ lore, to keynote Reno cyber fraud event

October 16, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October), City National Bank and RBC Wealth Management are hosting a Cyber Fraud & Identity Theft event in Reno with renowned speaker Frank Abagnale, from the famed movie “Catch Me If You Can.” Seating

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2nd annual Tahoe Economic Summit set for Oct. 19

October 16, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — “Transforming Tahoe” will be the theme for the second annual Tahoe Economic Summit this week on the South Shore. Tahoe Prosperity Center will host the event from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Lake Tahoe Resort on

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NV Energy Foundation doles out $30,000 in donations

October 11, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The NV Energy Foundation recently announce the winners in the NV Energy Foundation $30,000 Power of Good Giveaway. Nearly 60 nonprofits that provide valuable services and programs to support environmental sustainability and stewardship, and foster protection of natural resources and wildlife in

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BLM seeks comment on proposed Robinson Mining Co. expansion

October 11, 2018 — ELY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Bristlecone Field Office is seeing public comment on a preliminary environmental assessment (EA) that analyzes expanding the Robinson Mine. The mine is located on private and public lands about seven miles west of Ely. The

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Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center’s Lance Gilman to present at Oct. 16 luncheon

October 10, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Lance Gilman and his team have changed the face of Northern Nevada. So much so, Northern Nevada is now facing a critical shortage in housing and workforce. Where once we had high unemployment and houses were on the market for months, the

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Nevada legal pot sales: Another month, another tax revenue record

October 10, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada's marijuana tax set a record in July, delivering $7.9 million to state coffers. That's nearly double the amount the taxes generated in the first month of collections last year, July 2017. The total includes revenues from both the wholesale tax

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Burning Man Project opening year-round office in Downtown Reno

October 9, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — This fall, the Burning Man Project is opening a year-round office in Downtown Reno. The organization made the announcement on its website Oct, 8, noting that the group will continue operations at its main headquarters in San Francisco, as well as the

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‘How to increase the value of your business’ subject of Oct. 25 event

October 9, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Brad Bottoset, owner of The Liberty Group of Nevada, will speak at Nevada Industry Excellence's Oct. 25 Lunch & Learn on "How to increase the value of your business.” Bottoset will speak as an industry expert on how to value a business;

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Gourmet gluten-free cupcake company opens first Reno location

October 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Mindful Cupcakes opened its first retail location in Reno, at 6300 Mae Anne Ave., on Oct. 6, the company announced last week. The woman-owned bakery specializes in gluten-free and refined sugar-free cakes, as well as certified paleo foods, and is "the first

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Reno’s Pacific States Communications rebrands to ‘PacStates’

October 8, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Pacific States Communications announced Oct. 3 the company will formally launch a new IT Support Division, a move that includes rebranding the company name to “PacStates.” The rebrand also features a new company logo and updated website. "Our industry is constantly changing and

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ABC Supply Co. acquires assets of DRI Supply Co., its Carson City branch

October 8, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Wisconsin-based Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc., recently acquired the assets of DRI Supply Co., a distributor of drywall, roofing and insulation products. ABC will continue to serve customers from the former locations of DRI Supply — also known as Material

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Reno cannabis dispensary eyes $20K in donations for Moms on the Run

October 5, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — During the month of October, Greenleaf Wellness will donate $2 from every transaction to Pinocchio’s Moms on the Run — a Reno nonprofit dedicated to assisting women with their everyday expenses while they're in treatment for cancer. In 2017, the cannabis dispensary raised $18,000 for the

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Newmont mines recognized for outstanding safety performance

October 4, 2018 — ELKO, Nev. — Newmont Mining Corporation recently announced two of its operations in Nevada received the Sentinels of Safety Award for outstanding safety performance in 2017. In the Large Open Pit Facility Group, the Company's Genesis operation was recognized, and for the Large Underground Metal Facility

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Nevada Builders Alliance to offer health coverage for 800-plus members

October 4, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Following an executive order from President Trump to expand affordable health coverage to America's small businesses, Nevada Builder's Alliance (NBA) will reportedly become the first trade association in the state to offer its more than 800 members a health plan specifically designed

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Greater Nevada Credit Union opens branch near UNR

October 3, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The official grand opening of Greater Nevada Credit Union's University of Nevada branch took place Oct. 2 at 1385 N. Virginia St., inside the Towers at Pink Hill student housing building, where the branch is located. The celebration of the full service

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K7 Construction in Reno expects revenue growth with $580K refinancing package

October 3, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — With a General Building Contractor's License with the State of Nevada boasting a limit of $5 million, K7 Construction founder David J. Knaub has the ability to work on a wide array of projects, ranging from ground excavation to complex high-rise towers.

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Quick Space donates $8,000 in scholarships to WNC Foundation

October 3, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — Quick Space recently donated two scholarships to Western Nevada College Foundation and sponsored the annual Scholarship Appreciation and Recognition Celebration. According to a news release, the scholarships, totaling $8,000, will benefit two students in the construction management program for the 2018-19 and

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Greater Nevada Credit Union launches student loan program

October 2, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Greater Nevada Credit Union recently announced it is offering private, non-federal student loan options for qualifying GNCU members attending an accredited four-year university on a full-time basis. Loans are available to cover up to 100 percent of certified college education costs, according

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