Monthly Archives: February 2014

Southpoint Launches Real Gaming, 3 to offer online poker in Nevada

Southpoint Launches Real Gaming, 3 to offer online poker in Nevada Southpoint obtained one of the first licenses for online poker in Nevada back in 2012, and after nearly 18 months development and compliance with legal requirements that they have become to launch in the state. officially the third group Real Gaming, South … Read more about Bluff Magazine
Police: Robbery suspect strikes third Southern Nevada Bank Police are looking for a man who robbed three banks in the Valley of Las Vegas this year. Anyone with information about the robbery or suspect can contact the Las Vegas Police at (702) 828-3591. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) … Read more about Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sierra Nevada closer to rolling out beer and opening Just over two years after the announcement had Henderson County chose to open an East Coast expansion brewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. cleared a major hurdle on the way to the rolling of the first shipments of beer from its facility in Mills River. Read more about BlueRidgeNow.com

UPS Honors Nevada Drivers for 25 years of safe driving

UPS Honors Nevada Drivers for 25 years of safe driving LAS VEGAS, February 19, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced 12 elite drivers from Nevada are among 1519 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more; … Read more about MarketWatch

My Echo Story: Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation Each year, an estimated 263,000 new cases of cancer in children under the age of 20 worldwide – an estimated 720 new children affected every day. Just in the northern Nevada region, this equates to nearly 50 children are diagnosed with some form of … Read more about Tahoe Daily Tribune
Nevada Composer Creates Global Wheat Eric Whitacre grew up in Northern Nevada, a pop-music-loving member of the High School Douglas County band. But when he started college at UNLV and the choir, entered a new world of classical music for him. Whitacre began studying … Read more about KNPR

Wolf Pack basketball: Nevada get bench production during frustrating slump Nevada Deonte Burton reacts after Marqu├ęze Coleman dunk against the Falcons Air Force played during their basketball game on Saturday afternoon, February 1, 2014 at Lawlor Events Center. / Tom R. Smedes / Special to RGJ … Read more about Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada starts to connect to green energy

Nevada to start closing on green energy Infrastructure projects completed by NV Energy and its partners in the past two months are transforming Nevada economy and opening new avenues for transport electric drive . In January, NV Energy and Great Basin Transmission South officially … Read more on Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada Softball sets record performance The Nevada softball team put up a 20-10 victory over BYU on Saturday in Easton Desert Classic behind a strong performance by sophomore Amanda Weis. Weis blasted three home runs, scored four times, counting seven RBIs and 14 total bases. All were … Read more about Reno Gazette-Journal
Nevada banks enjoy a strong credit growth, but lay colleagues in profitability John Sullivan, president of the First Security Bank of Nevada, posing in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign on the Strip in this undated photo. Sullivan’s Bank posted loan growth of 33.1 percent last year, after growing 39 percent in 2012 … Read more about Las Vegas Review-Journal

Super Bowl XLVIII Outcome Benefits Nevada Sports Books

Super Bowl XLVIII Outcome Benefits Nevada Sports Books The Seahawks ’43-8 victory was a bonanza for Nevada sports books, who pocketed an all-time high of $ 19,670,000 record $ 119.4 million employed, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. “We do not like to gloat,” Kornegay said about having … Read more about Press Box
Nevada Higher Education: Group wants experts in science, math tutor High School student Kaya McGrath-Miles looks through the photos a movie they put together during Microsoft’s fourth annual Digi Girlz Day in August at the University of Nevada Reno College of Business to deploy. / Andy Barron / RGJ … Read more about Reno Gazette-Journal

Latest Nevada News

Nevada vs. New Mexico Game Preview New Mexico and Nevada are two teams limping in their first matchup of the season. The Lobos come from a loss to the Boise State Broncos, while the Wolf Pack, losers of three straight, coming off a loss to the Fresno State Bulldogs. Both teams … Read more about Mountain West Connection
Governor touts Nevada economic rally Brian Sandoval on Thursday touted economic comeback Nevada under his leadership, telling a joint Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Las Vegas that the state comes from “the darkest hour.” Sandoval credited Nevadans’ gritty determination to defeat … Read more at Las Vegas Review-Journal

Bird Ball Vs. Nevada / Santa Clara: Final Thoughts / Predictions

Bird Ball Vs. Nevada / Santa Clara: Final Thoughts / Predictions Boston College heads west for his first trip, a three-day kickoff special in Santa Clara and Nevada. Each team will play four games in three days, with Nevada play a double-header on Friday, BC play a twin bill on Saturday, and Santa Clara … Read more about BC Break
Nevada Announces 2014 HOF Class The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced its second induction class on Tuesday, led by former heavyweight champion George Foreman and Evander Holyfield and the legendary former four-division champion Roberto Duran. A total of 18 people (13 … Read more about ESPN (Blog)
companies take advantage of the Southern Nevada warm winter The official start of spring is still more than a month but you would not know it this weekend, businesses that thrive in hot weather get in Las Vegas. With temperatures in the high 70s and possibly low 80s, an early start. Evan … Read more about KVVU Las Vegas

Nevada Drone Testing Sites Prepare to Launch

Nevada Drone Testing Sites Willing to Launch Reno, Nevada – A new multi-billion dollar industry is on the verge of getting off the ground in Nevada. Drones will soon be in the sky six test sites around the state. Drone America Reno was waiting at the office of the governor to submit a plan … Read more about KLAS-TV

Outdoors: Great Backyard Bird Count begins Friday in northern Nevada They have moved from Southern Nevada, “said Burnham.” Five years ago, you would see one or two,. Now, there are more of them, “It is not known why the pigeons and grackles move to Northern Nevada, Burnham said, and they do not seem to cause … Read more about Reno Gazette-Journal
Fill the Pack ‘for Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team The Nevada County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team will hold their winter “Fill the Pack” fundraiser February 15, 10:00 to 06:00 at the Safeway and Deerfield shopping in Truckee. Volunteers will be on hand to answer, along with the K-9s … Read more about Tahoe Daily Tribune

Let ex-felon vote, U.S. Attorney General calls Nevada

let ex-felons vote, U.S. Attorney General calls Nevada WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder called Nevada and 10 other states Tuesday to restore to former criminals, one vote part of a push to confirm what he sees as shortcomings in the criminal justice system that a disparate impact on racial minorities. Read more at Las Vegas Review Journal
No. 5 SDSU tilts Nevada , ties school record with 20th consecutive victory SAN DIEGO – The San Diego State continues to win more, the more there will be comparisons with the great Aztec team of 2010-11. Xavier Thames scored 17 points, Winston Shepard had 16 and No. 5 San Diego State beat Nevada 73-58 on Saturday … Read more about ESPN

Nevada will not defend ban on gay marriage

Nevada will not defend ban on gay marriage Nevada will not defend its ban against gay marriage, saying his status is “undermined” in a series of statements that began last June with a Historic American ruling by the Supreme Court to recognize same-sex marriages. Read more about NBC Montana
Nevada PAC targeting racial Senate District 9 ” Nevadans to our Second Amendment rights for granted, so we have this PAC at the request of the Nevada gun owners to make sure that we use our voice in the future, “he said, adding another goal is to make a counter-offer gun-control efforts by mayors. .. Read more about Reno Gazette-Journal
same sex Nevada Ninth Circuit asking for accelerated hearing in The Coalition for the Protection of Marriage, the group that Nevada marriage ban placed on the ballot, remains a party to the case and has refused to withdraw shortly. Her in defense of the ban As EqualityOnTrial noted yesterday, at the same time … Read more about Equality on Trial (registration)

Sierra Nevada Completes ‘incremental’ Critical Design Review of Dream Chaser

Sierra Nevada Completes ‘incremental’ Critical Design Review of Dream Chaser Sierra Nevada Space Systems completed, which is characterized as an “incremental” critical design review with respect to elements of the seven-passenger shuttle-like Dream Chaser spacecraft is developing under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, the … Read more about Space News
Drought thinning the herd of ranchers in Nevada | Al Jazeera America LOVELOCK, Nev. – After two punishingly dry years , attending nearly 2,000 ranchers of the annual meeting of the Society of Nevada Cattlemen last November piled into the ballroom hoping for good news from the keynote speaker, a meteorologist. Read more about Al Jazeera America
Nevada AG Aims to Put gay marriage Letter The decision means Nevada will not fight for the constitutional ban on gay marriage adopted by maintaining. voters in 2002 Eight same-sex couple sued the state, arguing the law is unconstitutional. Nevada lawmakers took last year … Read more about KTVN