Business hits the road with mobile gun range
Kevin Roth pointed his finger down the long mobile gun range in the back of his trailer as he described movable targets and controlled ambiance lighting. The 41-year Washoe County resident is almost ready to let the shooting begin. Arms to Bear Mobile Gun Range is a 53-foot long trailer attached to a 2006 GMC Sierra, one-ton dualie Duramax diesel. The business aims to provide gun training and arms exposure to customers across Reno and Sparks, ...
Spudistro buds in Sparks
Located in the McCarran Plaza shopping center on the corner of McCarran Boulevard and Prater Way, Spudistro opened its doors more than a year and a half ago. Three women have partnered to keep the ideas fresh at the potato-based café.
Miller Water taps into the market of people who don't want t...
When Harold Miller and his family drink water from their faucet at home, they get sore throats. “It’s the chlorine in the water that bothers us,” Miller said. “We’ve always had to buy purified bottled water because of it.” Now as the owner of Miller Water, a recently opened water distributor in Sparks, Miller has taken his family’s problem into his own hands.
Pirate Ship's owners are ready to set sail a second time
Serena Wagner is ready for another chance at a second grand opening of the Pirate Ship. This time, she said she’s better equipped to handle the pressures of running a restaurant. The Pirate Ship, located at 495 Greenbrae Drive just off Pyramid Way, is re-opening after being open for two months and then closing, which Wagner said actually worked to her advantage. “I guess, looking back, it was a blessing in disguise that we closed because we ha...
Winners announced for ‘Best Places to Work’ awards
Nine companies out of 49 finalists can credit stellar employee survey results for their success as they were announced winners in the inaugural “Greater Reno-Tahoe Best Places to Work” awards today. Three companies received honors in each category: small, medium and large employer, at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada’s Annual Luncheon and 25th Anniversary Celebration.