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Nevada State Bank: Small businesses optimistic about local economy

March 19, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — For the sixth straight year, Nevada State Bank has released a report on its annual survey of small business owners and managers throughout Nevada. The report reveals overall optimism about the local and national economies, though it does show some tempering of

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3 Nevada horse facilities quarantined due to herpes virus

March 19, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — The state of Nevada is recommending all equine events scheduled for this weekend in the Silver State be canceled due to three horses in Southern Nevada recently testing positive for herpes. In a Tuesday morning statement from the Nevada Department of Agriculture, State

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NCET, turning 20 this year, has greatly evolved since its TechAlliance roots

March 19, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Twenty years ago, the big story in technology in Reno was iGo Corp., a publicly held distributor of accessories for mobile devices. A small group of business leaders — including iGo CEO Ken Hawk — thought iGo's success hinted that Northern Nevada

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Nevada Sen. Rosen calls for broadband expansion for telehealth, education

March 19, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sen. Jacky Rosen told a joint session of the Nevada Legislature Monday evening that healthcare is a key issue the federal government must deal with, especially for those Nevadans in rural areas who don't have ready access to healthcare. The Democratic senator

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Professional speaker Jessica Pettitt to keynote March 29 WIN breakfast

March 18, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Jessica Pettitt is not afraid of difficult conversations. She embraces these conversations as ones that matter. “Everything your grandmother told you not to talk about, that is what I'm helping people to talk about,” Pettitt says. Pettitt, the author of “Good Enough Now,”

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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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NV assemblywoman introduces bill proposing to limit number of bills

March 18, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Assemblywoman Robin Titus, R-Wellington, late last week introduced legislation that would reduce the number of bills each legislator can introduce and cut back on the additional measures leadership in each house can request. She said the idea is to cut back

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Sierra Nevada Realtors donates $10K to Carson Tahoe Health Foundation

March 18, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation recently received a donation from the Sierra Nevada Realtors for $9,726.76. This donation was raised from association events throughout the past year, including a Cornhole competition and participation in Hopefest, an annual fundraising event sponsored by

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Today last day for Sierra Nevada Powerful Women nominations

March 15, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — The nomination period for the Northern Nevada Business View's second annual Sierra Nevada Top-20 Powerful Women contest has been extended to March 19. The contests's main goal is to highlight women who are impacting change and building thriving, heart-centered organizations, communities and cultures. To

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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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Tahoe-Truckee housing report: Number of second homes up to 60 percent

March 15, 2019 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — After nearly a year of research, data analysis and community input, the Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee has released a white paper examining the short-term rental market in North Tahoe and Truckee. In the 51-page white paper titled "Short-Term Rentals in

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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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Reno’s KPS3 gets marketing contract for Carson City tourism agency

March 13, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority on Monday selected Reno's KPS3 for its new marketing and public relations firm. Five firms responded to the CCCTA's request for proposal and the choice came down to KPS3 and Carson City-based Nevada Momentum.

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Nevada Assembly panel urged to approve Lake Tahoe bonds

March 13, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Assembly Government Affairs Committee was told Tuesday, March 12, that approval of the next phase of Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program bonds is critical to the continuation of efforts to restore and improve the environment in the Tahoe Basin. Assemblyman Mike

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Vaping tax, bumpstock ban bills introduced in Nevada Legislature

March 13, 2019 — CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks, has introduced a bill to expand taxes now imposed on tobacco products such as cigarettes to include vapor products. SB263 would include all vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes and other devices and their

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Dangerous bill would hide names of government pension recipients (opinion)

March 13, 2019 — We're now smack in the middle of Sunshine Week, an annual celebration of our great nation's commitment to open government and the public's right to know. Constant vigilance is required to maintain the promise inherent in that commitment — that government information belongs to us,

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City of Reno, Flirtey receive FAA approval for drone delivery

March 12, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Drone company Flirtey has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct drone delivery flights within the city of Reno. The approval, announced at a joint press conference between the city and Flirtey on March 8, enables the company to conduct

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FiftyFifty to open 9,000 sq. ft. brewery in Reno Public Market in 2020

March 12, 2019 — RENO, Nev. — Truckee-based FiftyFifty Brewing Co. plans to open its first-ever Nevada location at the Reno Public Market next year. According to a press release, FiftyFifty’s planned 9,000-square-foot brewery will be the anchor tenant in the 25,000-square-foot food hall at Reno Public Market (formerly known as

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