Jim Valentine: To accept or not to accept

In times of multiple offers, overbidding, and other activities symbolic of a dynamic market there is always the question of what decisions to make and when.

Energy secretary wants 'responsible' lithium mining in Nevada

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration wants to see lithium needed for electric cars to be mined "in a responsible way" that respects the environment and Native American tribes.

Construction to start on homes at Cross Creek master-planned community in Carson City

Ryder Homes will begin building four model homes later this month at the Cross Creek project on Saliman Road on Lompa Ranch.

Carson City preschool’s retiring owners pass torch after 57 years

Rosetta McFadden’s final Kinderland class waved their flags singing “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and some of the children happily received their certificates in cap and gown as they graduated from the daycare last week.

Shoe Tree's 2nd brewery in Minden among several changes along 395 corridor

The opening of Shoe Tree Brewing Company's second location last month is just one of several changes to Minden-Gardnerville’s downtown business landscape.

Carson, Reno mattress retailers see varying revenue impacts due to pandemic

Many mattress retailers are experiencing a bounce in business — mattress sales increased by more than 30% in 2020 compared to 2019 — including Sierra Mattress Company in Reno. At Carson City Mattress Outlet, however, it's a slightly different story.

Las Vegas to host first big convention since pandemic began

Las Vegas is hosting its first big trade show since the start of the pandemic. The four-day World of Concrete trade show is set at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Jim Valentine: Summer real estate

Folks that are thinking of moving to Northern Nevada often find it more convenient to visit our area to scope it out and check out the housing market when the kids are out of school.

Ask Dirk: Pollen and COVID and smoke, oh my!

With smoke and allergy season upon us, and with COVID-19 still a concern, we’ll take a look at residential air cleaning devices.

Carson, Reno car dealers face mounting challenges amid global chip shortage, record-high prices

The seeds of the auto industry’s computer chip shortage were planted last spring, when automakers and suppliers cut their production schedules as COVID clouded the outlook for car sales. The fallout figures to impact dealers across America and here in Northern Nevada for months to come.

Carson Farmers Market moving locations this year

The Carson Farmers Market will hold its summer season June 5 to Sept. 25 in a temporary location.

Jim Valentine: Where to set the price

When looking to sell your property one area that you will find yourself spending the most time on is the pricing. What is the value?

Nevada casinos rebound in April with $1 billion in win

Nevada casinos reported a 34.8 percent increase in total win for April, a total of just over $1 billion.

Ask Dirk: Pollen and COVID and smoke, oh my!

We’ve had a particularly irritating pollen season and we’re just getting started. Add in the approaching wildland fire season and concerns about the continued spread of COVID-19, now is a good time to talk about indoor air quality.

Jim Valentine: Sizzling market consequences

The real estate market continues to sizzle in Northern Nevada bringing a few consequences to be aware of. With values at, or exceeding, our all-time highs in the area, owners are faced with decisions to make.