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Federal REDI grant aids Washoe Tribe in updating economic plans

January 22, 2020

The Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative provides free technical assistance to help rural communities create and implement economic development plans. Last year, the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California was one of only 48 communities chosen to receive REDI support.

Job fair for Nevada veterans set for Jan. 24 in Reno

January 21, 2020

The job fair — geared specifically for veterans — will highlight positions starting at $15/hour. Available jobs include package handlers, production associates, route services sales reps, machinists, bus drivers, mining operators and more.

State of the Churchill County address touches on economic growth opportunities

January 17, 2020

Among other economic updates at his Jan. 8 address, Churchill County Manager Jim Barbee discussed the Churchill Hazen Industrial Park, which would provide a hub for rail and truck operations. The county is applying for federal grants to improve the infrastructure at the 2,308-acre park proposed south of the railroad overpass on U.S. Highway 50 Alternate.