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Nevada Builders’ Aaron West tabbed as 2018 Pioneer of the Year

September 22, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson City's Aquasyn, LLC, and Nevada Builders Alliance CEO Aaron West are among the Pioneer Award winners as announced last week by the Northern Nevada Development Authority. The winners will be honored during the Pioneer Awards and Gala to be held

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Carson City: No more cannabis businesses allowed here

September 22, 2018 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson City is sending a message to cannabis businesses hoping to open more pot shops here — it's not going to happen. The city is posting on its website a letter sent to the Nevada Department of Taxation telling interested parties

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Genoa Lakes golf course will remain open

September 22, 2018 — GENOA, Nev. — The southern Genoa Lakes Golf Course, senior of the two, will remain open for the rest of this season and next season, a partner in the company said on Sept. 19. However, owners plan to either sell the course or the land

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Incline’s Alibi Ale Works to open public house at Hacienda restaurant

September 22, 2018 — INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — When the guys at Alibi Ale Works were considering opening a new location they originally looked to South Lake Tahoe and Reno — larger markets to break into. However, real estate was nearly impossible to come by. That's when Scott Comstock,

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Blockchain technology on the brains of healthcare industry, but is it viable?

September 21, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The healthcare industry is abuzz by the potentials of a nascent technology building momentum by each click of a mouse: blockchain. According to a 2017 Black Book Market Research survey, nearly 20 percent of hospital leaders and 76 percent of health insurance

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The curious and questionable case of Lime and DoorDash in Reno (opinion)

September 21, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — In recent weeks, Reno has been the setting for a pair of curious instances in which outside companies have launched a product or service within the community — apparently without practicing some good old-fashioned due diligence ahead of time. First, back on

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Modern day medicine: Reno-Tahoe hospitals increase alternative, integrative options to meet demand

September 21, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Alternative medicine is going mainstream in the Reno-Tahoe region. Across the United States, top hospitals are beginning to offer treatments and services previously limited to the offices of holistic, naturopathic or oriental medicine practitioners. This July, Barton Health celebrated the grand opening

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Galaxy Theatres opens 13-screen Sparks location in Victorian Square

September 20, 2018 — SPARKS, Nev. — Galaxy Theatres on Sept. 20 announced the opening of the Victorian location in Sparks, the company’s third location in Northern Nevada. According to a news release, the new 13-screen theater includes the popular Galaxy Theatres lounge chairs, beer and win sales, and

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Increasing cases of depression, substance abuse forcing Nevada employers to up mental health support

September 20, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — A decade ago, Thoran Towler, a labor and employment attorney at the time, had cases involving employees who were terminated for calling in sick when they weren't physically ill but needed a day off work to unwind. Whether it was due to

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Reno, Sparks, UNR to Lime: Pump the brakes on e-scooters

September 19, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Lime, the company that brought dockless bike sharing to Northern Nevada this May, has been told by local governments to pump the brakes after an apparent controversial decision Tuesday to launch a fleet of electric scooters. Following Lime's launch of 100 e-scooters in

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Women business owners: Don’t forget about your retirement plan (opinion)

September 19, 2018 — FALLON, Nev. — American Business Women's Day is celebrated on Sept. 22. And there is indeed cause for celebration, because, in recent decades, the number of women business owners has risen sharply, to the point where nearly 40 percent of all businesses are now women-owned,

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ITS Logistics newest UNR College of Business corporate partner

September 19, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Recently, ITS Logistics joined the distinguished list of Corporate Partners within the University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business, the university announced. A third party logistics company that began in 1999, ITS Logistics moved its corporate office and primary warehouse to Sparks in

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Nevada brothel industry on shaky ground as possible ban looms in Lyon County

September 19, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — "Honestly, it would pretty much throw a wrench in my entire life," says Cherry, nearly nude, sitting at a round table inside the dimly lit lineup room at the World Famous Mustang Ranch, 20 miles east of Reno. "I planned everything around

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VIDEO: 800,000-square-foot S&S Activewear distribution center in Reno to create 350 jobs

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — With busy skid loaders beeping and scooping dirt some 50 yards away, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve announced today the impending arrival of the latest wholesale distributor to plant its flag in fast-growing Reno. S&S Activewear, a distributor of imprintable apparel, will open

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3 reasons why your business should advertise on Facebook (Social Buzz column)

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — By now, most business owners have at least dabbled in Facebook advertising. Facebook still is the No. 1 social media platform by sheer audience size, after all. And whether the results weren't what you hoped for (and you stopped) or you're still

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Lime electric scooters launch in Reno

September 18, 2018 — EDITOR’S NOTE: Lime’s e-scooters didn’t last long after the city of Reno issued a cease and desist letter to the company following what officials say was a “premature” and “irresponsible” decision. Go here to read the updated story. The original story from Tuesday morning is

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LHC Group finalizes deal to purchase Saint Mary’s Hospice in Reno

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in August announced the finalization of an equity partnership agreement to purchase and share ownership of Saint Mary's Hospice of Northern Nevada. According to a news release provided on behalf of LHC

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Reno’s Savage and Son, Nevada’s oldest contractor, celebrates 125 years

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Savage and Son, Inc. is celebrating an impressive milestone this year — 125 years operating as a family-owned business in Northern Nevada. Established in 1893, Savage and Son serves Northern Nevada and the Sierra as a provider of full-service Plumbing, HVAC and

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EDAWN honors 10 ‘Arts & Business’ award winners for 2018

September 18, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — Ten winners were announced Sept. 13 at the 2018 “EDAWN Arts & Business Luncheon and Awards” at the Eldorado Resort Casino. This event was held in partnership with the city of Reno, city of Sparks, Sierra Arts Foundation, UNR College of Liberal

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27 graduate from UNR College of Business online MBA program

September 17, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — The University of Nevada, Reno's College of Business recently celebrated the commencement of 27 students from its Online Executive MBA program. According to a Sept. 6 press release from the university, the program, which is ranked No. 33 of 199 schools in

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