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Nevada State Bank among several to be honored with Nevada SBA Lender Awards

April 18, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — The Nevada District office of the U. S. Small Business Administration is honoring 10 lenders “for their commitment to providing critical capital to Nevada's small businesses in 2018,” the department announced April 11. Winners will be recognized at at SBA's Small Business

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Future of Reno floodplain development focus of new BANN website

April 18, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The Builders Association of Northern Nevada recently launched a website designed to help Reno residents and developers understand how innovative engineering techniques allow safe and environmentally sustainable new neighborhoods in floodplains. The site, FloodPlainFacts.com, isn't focused on any single housing project, said Don Tatro,

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Senate votes to repeal GOED’s authority to give business tax breaks

April 17, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Senate voted on Tuesday to take the ability to give businesses transferrable tax breaks away from the Governor's Office of Economic Development. At present, GOED has the power to approve partial abatements of some taxes and to issue transferable tax

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RSAR’s ‘REALTORS Build A Better Block’ project accepting applications

April 16, 2019 — RENO, Nev. – The Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors is accepting applications for its annual "REALTORS Build A Better Block" project. According to an RSAR press release, REALTORS Build a Better Block gives organizations the opportunity to submit project plans to create a new public space

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Nevada gaming, tourism leaders come out against Yucca Mountain

April 16, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The top leaders of Nevada's gaming industry have joined in a letter urging the U.S. Congress to end plans to try to license and open Yucca Mountain. "The impacts nuclear waste could have on our visitors and our employees would unquestionably

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Nevada educational innovation commission one step closer to reality

April 15, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Senate Education Committee on Friday, April 13, gave its blessing to SB91, creating a Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education. The commission would be charged with developing a "statewide vision and implementation plan" to improve Nevada schools. It would

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Reno-based Heritage Bank of Nevada to merge with Glacier Bancorp

April 12, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Heritage Bancorp, the Reno-based holding company for Heritage Bank of Nevada, has entered into an agreement to join the Glacier Bancorp family of banks, officials announced last week. Pending board and regulatory approval, Heritage will officially be under the Glacier Bancorp umbrella

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$730,000 grant for UNR to help women gain STEM training

April 11, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Nevada U.S. Sens. Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto have announced a $730,000 grant to study amphibian diseases and encourage women to seek STEM training. The grant to the University of Nevada, Reno will finance a study of chytridiomycosis, a disease blamed

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Check out the list: Top 40 Sierra Nevada Powerful Women finalists revealed

April 10, 2019 — RENO, Nev.— Readers of the Northern Nevada Business View responded enthusiastically to the publication’s second annual Sierra Nevada Powerful Women contest — in all, 7,750 votes were tallied from March 21 through April 5, with hundreds of people choosing among 132 nominees. Now, the NNBV

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Reno’s Great Full Gardens receives national restaurant award (w/ video)

April 9, 2019 — WASHINGTON — On March 28, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced its national winners for the 2019 Restaurant Industry Awards, celebrating diversity and inclusion, community service and leadership in the restaurant industry. According to an NRAEF news release, the foundation honored the winners during a

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Reno crews break ground on 121,000 square foot retirement complex

April 5, 2019 — RENO, Nev. – Carson City based Mission Senior Living on March 18 celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Mountain Lakes Estates Retirement Community in South Reno. According to a March 21 news release, upon completion in spring 2020, the 121,000-square-foot, four-story building will offer 130

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Plumas Bank ranked 2nd-best performing community bank in U.S.

April 3, 2019 — QUINCY, Calif. — Plumas Bancorp, the holding company for Plumas Bank, announced this week it was awarded “the prestigious 2018 Raymond James & Associates Community Bankers Cup, which recognizes the top 10 percent of community banks in the nation.” According to an April 2 press

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Gov. Sisolak creates 2020 Census committee for Nevada

April 3, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued an executive order establishing a committee to ensure every Nevadan is counted in the upcoming census. "Nevada's Complete County Committee will oversee all outreach and coordination among public and private sector organizations in the state to encourage

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Environment, sustainability topic of NNBV April Breakfast & Business event

March 21, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The Northern Nevada Business View’s next Breakfast & Business panel discussion will take place 7-9 a.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The topic is Environment and Sustainability. The following 4-person panel will touch on topics such as climate, energy and

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Dermody Properties completes Phase II of LogistiCenter at 395

March 20, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Dermody Properties last week announced it has completed the second building of Phase 2 of its massive “LogistiCenter at 395” facility in the North Valleys, making 436,363 square feet of real estate space available for lease. LogistiCenter at 395, Phase II, Building

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Kamala Harris to headline Carson City fundraiser April 2

March 18, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will be the keynote speaker for Battle Born Progress during its biennial Northern Nevada fundraising event in Carson City, officials announced last week. The event will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at

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Jacksons Food Stores raise funds to end domestic violence

March 15, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Jacksons Food Stores will award $24,481 to the Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, which includes their matching funds as part of the Jacksons Gift of Peace campaign. A portion of the proceeds will allow NCEDSV to continue the Jan

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Nevada GOED, Great Basin College partner to train more truck drivers

March 14, 2019 — ELKO, Nev. — The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) is partnering with Great Basin College to create a commercial driver's license program to help fill the need the state's mining industry has for professional truck drivers. According to a March 7 GOED news

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Nevada businesses sought to host internships for disabled youth

March 14, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Project SEARCH — a temporary job-training program that helps young Nevadans with developmental and intellectual disabilities make successful transitions into the workforce — is seeking local business partners to host internship opportunities. According to a news release, Project SEARCH pairs local businesses

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In $320K deal, Nevada Chiller and Boiler buys headquarters in Sparks

March 14, 2019 — SPARKS, Nev. — On the eve of its four-year anniversary as a company, Nevada Chiller and Boiler, Inc. (NCB) recently purchased and moved to a new and larger corporate office at 10 Hardy Drive in Sparks. The purchase amount was $320,000.00, according to a press

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