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With the holidays right around the corner, the pressure to find the perfect gifts for family and friends is building. For a unique, quintessentially Nevadan gift, Made in Nevada Marketplace is your one-stop shop.
It isn’t much of an exaggeration to say that Gary Kiernan Jr. is a natural-born fisherman. He picked up his first fishing pole when he was about four years old and built his first fly rod in Boy Scouts some seven years later.
Patagonia’s Reno distribution center is a lot like any other warehouse: it’s home to conveyor belts, loading docks, and tens of thousands of cardboard boxes. It’s also quite different from any other warehouse.
About seven years ago, Scott Dunseath was telling his friend his mailing address. Upon reaching the “Reno, NV” part, the two realized the link between “NV” and “envy.” It became a running joke; three years later, it became a business. “I’m sure I’m not the first guy to think about that, but I was the first guy to act on it,” Dunseath says.
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters’ story begins in 1965. Elling Halvorson owned a construction company at the time. The task at hand was to lay a water pipeline across the Grand Canyon to the South Rim. Halvorson used helicopters to lower pipe into the canyon, and workers and guests flew in daily to view the project. With such stunning scenery, requests poured in for chartered helicopter flights.
Bucolic Carson Valley is the last place you might expect to find the latest in green fuels and cutting-edge manufacturing technology. These three Minden businesses will make you think otherwise.
Lance Graulich didn’t stop at family-friendly, affordable food in a welcoming environment. His persistent thoughts of community and social responsibility pushed him to make Create eco-friendly. He ignored initial concerns about cost and delved into years of painstaking research.
If you want an idea of the elegance of Leslie Rankin’s Glassic Art business, make a reservation at the Le Cirque restaurant in the Bellagio next time you’re in Las Vegas. There, you’ll see the decorative glass on display inside one of Vegas’ most luxurious properties. Meanwhile, EcoReno, an ecologically-conscious business, opened in downtown Reno last fall.
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