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Main Street Gardnerville hires new director, first from out of state

August 5, 2019

Founded in 2008, Main Street Gardnerville is both the first and the only official Main Street program in Nevada. It sponsors several events during the course of the year, including the Third Thursday Wine Walks, Main Street Fall Fest the Freedom 5K Fun Run and the New Years Eve Labyrinth Walk.

Jim Peckham named NNDA 2019 Pioneer of the Year

July 24, 2019

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Jim Peckham, executive director of the nonprofit Friends In Service Helping (FISH), is Northern Nevada Economic Development Authority’s 2019 Pioneer of the Year. “We are excited to recognize Jim’s many efforts...

Nevada Mining Association to honor 52 people with Individual Safety Awards

June 21, 2019

Awards are based on performance in the previous calendar year, and the winners are chosen by their peers. At the September convention, 52 individual miners will be recognized for their dedication to best practices in safety standards and for their impressive accomplishments throughout 2018.

Rob Galloway named Sierra Nevada Media Group general manager

June 10, 2019

A 17-year veteran of local media, sales, and marketing in the Sierra Nevada region has been named general manager of Swift Communications' Sierra Nevada Media Group, which includes the Nevada Appeal and Northern Nevada Business View, among other publications.

Henry Sotelo new city of Reno Hearing Officer – NNBV People briefs, May 2019

May 28, 2019

Truckee Meadows Community College Paralegal Coordinator and Legal Instructor Henry Sotelo was recently appointed to serve as a city of Reno Hearing Officer. Sotelo’s duties will include appeals regarding parking infractions, privileged license permits, and franchises code; land development and annexation; and various city of Reno construction-related ordinances, among other appeals to city codes and ordinances.

Granlibakken Tahoe Chef Ron Eber named ACF Chef of the Year

March 26, 2019

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Granlibakken Tahoe’s Executive Chef Ron Eber has received recognition once again for his culinary innovativeness and expertise. Chef Ron has been working as the Executive Chef of Granlibakken Tahoe since 1978,...

Carson Tahoe Health appoints Alan Garrett as new CEO

March 5, 2019

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson Tahoe Health’s Board of Directors appointed Alan Garrett as the new chief executive officer effective April 1, according to a media release. He is replacing Ed Epperson, who retired Dec. 31....