VEA Announces New Marketing Team Members

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to provide ongoing communication and transparency for community members across its service territory, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, announced it has hired two new marketing employees, Marketing and Media Relations Representative Thomas Moore and Community Relations … [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...]

TMC Financing, Las Vegas’ Leading SBA 504 Commercial Lender, Celebrates Five Years in the Region


Successful Public-Private Partnership Responsible for Creating and Retaining 2,239 Jobs in Nevada LAS VEGAS (October 15, 2012)--TMC Financing (, a leading Certified Development Company (CDC) providing U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 commercial real estate financing in California and Nevada, today celebrates five years of helping Las Vegas … [Read more...]

Rural Nevada: Micro-Economies in a Macro State

While Nevada is one of the hardest hit states and still battling its way back from the recent great recession, the Nevada economy is made up of micro-economies.  The state as a whole saw 13.2 percent unemployment in March, but the rate varies by county.  At first glance, it might be assumed that Nevada’s rural communities are struggling harder than the metro areas, that’s not … [Read more...]