Elko Catches Up to Growth

While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations.

While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic 2007 economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations resulting from a high gold price. In fact, over the last decade, the population there has burgeoned. The City of Elko alone went from about 10,000 to 20,000, with the broader… [More…]

Two Startups Will Pitch Ideas to Investors at Inaugural Event

Two Nevada startups will court potential investors at an inaugural event designed to help new tech firms raise seed money. The event, Start-Up Vegas, was created and is sponsored by Coloma Ventures, a Las Vegas-based venture capital firm. The founder of each startup will have 30 minutes to explain its service or product to investors,… [More…]

The Economics of Art: Nevada’s arts and culture

Oscar Goodman

Financial challenges experienced by Nevada residents are mirrored by Nevada arts and culture organizations. During the economic downturn Nevada is still working to bounce back from, some Nevada arts organizations have thrived, some have come into being and some have closed their doors. While going through a recession, the arts may seem like a luxury… [More…]