Clark Sullivan Construction

In the Trades: The Impact of a Booming Economy

by Corrine Casanova   During the recession here in northern Nevada, construction essentially became a dead industry.  Because of this, many skilled workers were forced to leave the construction industry and pursue very different opportunities. Over 20,000 jobs were lost in the construction industry alone by the year 2000 in the Reno area. As Nevada…

Why Buy Local?  Here Are Six Great Reasons !

Why Buy Local? Here Are Six Great Reasons !

by Rob Crocco Keeping money in the community where you live makes sense. According to the Small Business Administration, there were 29.6 million small businesses in 2014. Only 19,000 of them were large businesses. After the recession, the number of small businesses continues to increase. Who’s in love with “big box” stores anyway? Here are…

Itronics, Nevada’s One of a Kind Company

Itronics, Nevada’s One of a Kind Company

Itronics Inc. (ITRO), is a Northern Nevada headquartered green technology development company that is taking one of the most toxic liquids produced in the U.S., spent silver-bearing photographic liquids, and recycling/converting 100% of it into eleven different formulas of liquid fertilizers, and into silver production. In addition, the Itronics team’s ongoing research and development has…

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How Important is Employee Engagement?

by Corrine Casanova According to Gallup’s latest State of the American Workplace report, 51 percent of the U.S. workforce is not engaged essentially meaning they are indifferent about their job. The report also showed that: Only one in five employees strongly agree that their leaders are setting good direction 15 percent strongly agree that their…

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Positively Fourth Street

by Corrine Casanova Although Reno’s East 4th Street has a checkered past, the former Lincoln Highway was once a main east-west corridor through Reno. As the landscape changed and blight moved in, buildings along East 4th Street sat vacant and fell into disrepair. Besides better connecting downtown Reno and downtown Sparks, The RTC 4th Street/Prater…