Construction will soon commence on a new transmission line extending from Idaho to southern Nevada.
Bighorns’ Bruno rallies Reno residents’ support
The Reno Bighorns mascot, Bruno, is holding a rooftop rally at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The mission is to raise money for the Autism Coalition of Nevada (ACON). This is a nonprofit organization comprised of various autism advocacy organizations, agencies and professionals who serve Nevadans with autism spectrum disorder throughout the state.
Poll shows support for raising taxes
Support is at an "all-time high" to raise taxes to address Nevada's budget crisis, according to a new poll released Tuesday. But the same survey said 52 percent believe raising taxes or fees on businesses would harm attempts to diversify Nevada's economy and lead to more job losses, an argument championed by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
School bill would punch hole in Nevada budget
Gov. Brian Sandoval swiftly denounced a bill Tuesday that would allow school districts to use bond reserve money to fund school improvements, saying it's a budget buster that would leave a gaping hole in his spending plan.
Nevada leaders meet with high-tech industry
CARSON CITY — Having a skilled worked force and a business friendly tax climate are both key to luring high tech industries to Nevada, a state ravaged by record unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures, industry executives said Monday. Representatives of high-tech industries met with Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders in a discussion described as “unprecedented.” The gathering around a conference table piled with fruit and finger f...
Bridging the age gap
Bringing people of all ages together was a major topic of discussion at a Sun Valley General Improvement District (GID) board meeting Thursday evening.
Nevada’s casino winnings edge up 0.1 percent in 2010
CARSON CITY — Nevada casino winnings were flat during the 2010 calendar year, edging up a scant 0.1 percent compared with a year earlier, state gambling regulators reported Thursday. Casinos won $10.4 billion for the calendar year, an increase of about $12 million. Though small, the increase is the first in two years, regulators said. The annual report was issued the same day the Gaming Control Board released win and revenue figures for Decemb...