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Carson City bests Reno and Vegas for January job growth

January job growth in Carson City grew by 2.2 percent over January 2019 figures, giving the capital city the distinction of having the fastest job growth for the month compared to Reno and Las Vegas, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. According to the state agency's January… Keep Reading

Nevada coronavirus: closures, cancellations and restrictions

Reno, Nev. (News4-Fox11) — Fears of the coronavirus are impacting northern Nevada. From businesses to events, the virus is causing several closures and cancellations. There are currently four presumptive positive cases of the novel coronavirus in the state of Nevada—two in Washoe County and two in Clark County. Fifteen Carson City, Douglas, and Lyon County residents… Keep Reading

Non-gambling hotels increase average daily room rates across Reno-Sparks

Reno-Sparks isn’t short on hotel rooms — there are more than 16,000 rooms available at varying properties across the Truckee Meadows, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority reports. Historically, hotel rooms were located at large casinos such as the Grand Sierra, Atlantis and Peppermill, and downtown properties such as Circus Circus, Eldorado and Silver Legacy.… Keep Reading

Nevada high court defends Tahoe bear activists’ free speech

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Social media comments about protecting bears that were posted by Lake Tahoe activists referring to a longtime wildlife biologist as a murderer constitute “good faith communications” protected as free speech, the Nevada Supreme Court says. The recent opinion doesn’t end a lawsuit filed in Washoe County District Court in Reno. But… Keep Reading

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