Heart & Soul: Nevada’s Downtowns

Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet achieved that to the degree desired according to experts.

Downtown areas, the core of every city, should provide a central gathering place for all residents and attract visitors and businesses as well. However, Nevada’s major metropolitan spots haven’t yet acheived that to the degree desired according to experts. Most development and redevelopment momentum stalled during the recession. Today, however, several Nevada cities, along with … [Read more...]

Rural Nevada: Independent Spirit Alive and Well

Rural Nevada seems to be rebounding in most communities that were hit the hardest, and recovering in a very positive manner.

Nevada’s rural economies are microcosms of the state’s economy, each with its own characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. While the rest of the country experienced the economic downturn, several of Nevada’s northeastern rural counties barely even blinked. As the economy dove and gold prices rose, mining counties like Elko are just now catching their breath as rapid growth … [Read more...]