Northern Nevada Business View

Editor's Note: This story has been corrected to clarify that at this time, the freestanding emergency care center is slated to open in 2020. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the facility had already opened. We apologize for the error.

Northern Nevada Medical Center recently held a groundbreaking event for its planned freestanding emergency department in northwest Reno, which is slated to officially open in 2020.

Two skiers stand on snowy mountains.
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Several feet of snow have fallen around the Lake Tahoe region but a report by the Department of Energy says Tahoe will see a significant decline of snow levels over the next 80 years. 

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Tesla's apprenticeship for K-12 students is bolstering Northern Nevada’s workforce for the Gigafactory east of Reno. The program is continuing despite the company’s recent announcement that it will be cutting 7 percent of its workforce. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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Recently, Tesla announced the company will be cutting 7 percent of staff as it attempts to build more affordable vehicles. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

A man rides a bike on a street.
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The City of Reno has extended its pilot project with Lime, the dockless bike and electric scooter company. KUNR Contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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A group of Washoe County middle school teachers recently gathered for a hands-on STEM training program. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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Reno City Council has decided to keep its limit on marijuana dispensaries to eight licenses. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

The Historical Society would move out of its current building at 1650 N. Virginia St., seen here.
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A land swap between the Nevada Historical Society and the University of Nevada Reno has been put on hold. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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Virtual reality is potentially making its way onto the casino floors in Nevada. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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A new tech academy in Northern Nevada will aim to boost local workforce for Internet of Things or IOT, blockchain industries. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has more.

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Reno's median home price has jumped, according to a recently release October report by the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details. 

Tech startup Blockchains LLC has revealed plans to build a "smart city" built on blockchain technology in the Northern Nevada desert. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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The Extended Studies program at the University of Nevada, Reno has announced a new professional development certification program: Blockchain Basics. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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New apartments are set to open next year on the Sparks Marina shoreline. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Nevada is jumping ahead of the tech curve after the opening of an Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing Lab at Truckee Meadows Community College. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details. 

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The Nevada Builders Alliance or NBA is set to become the first trade association in the state to offer its members a health plan. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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State officials are recommending an overall reduction in Nevada's unemployment insurance rate. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

Tractor in front of brick building.
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The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) are working to lower the impact businesses are seeing due to the renovation of midtown. KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View has the details.

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The sale of a Northern Nevada middle school is bringing in more than $3.5 million for Douglas County Schools. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

A light blue advertisement reading "Now Dashing In RNO" to announce that Door Dash, a food delivery company, will begin operating in Reno.
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EDITOR'S NOTE:

KUNR became aware of certain issues regarding the company's business practices after this story originally aired. In addition, the social media copy used to direct readers to our website was worded in a way that seemed promotional to many of our followers. This post was not meant to be an endorsement of the company in any way. It was meant as a profile of what seemed to be an interesting business -- similar to other profiles KUNR has aired as part of its collaboration with the Northern Nevada Business View. KUNR will be working in the coming days on a follow-up piece.

A new service aimed at connecting residents with their favorite local restaurants through door-to-door delivery is setting up shop in Northern Nevada. KUNR Contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

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