Organ Donation on the Rise in Nevada

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) saw its second consecutive record-breaking year in “all apsects” of organ donation, according to a recent statement. NDN received donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors – totaling a 96% increase compared to 2011. “These significant increases are a testament to the heroism of our courageous donors and their families,” said… [More…]

Award-winning PR pros join B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations

B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations has hired three senior-level public relations executives: James Stover, APR, Juliet V. Casey and Lenora Kaplan.

LAS VEGAS – B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations has hired three senior-level public relations executives: James Stover, APR, Juliet V. Casey and Lenora Kaplan. “We’re proud to add James, Juliet and Lenora to our PR team,” B&P President Chuck Johnston said. “Together, they provide a unique mix of expertise, including decades of experience working… [More…]

PUCN Dismisses NV Energy Complaint in Creech Air Force Base Dispute

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative serving more than 45,000 consumers in southwestern Nevada, achieved a significant victory, as the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) formally dismissed a complaint filed by NV Energy in response to VEA’s $36.6 million contract to purchase, maintain and operate the electric distribution infrastructure… [More…]

August 2013: Around the State

Nevdada business news - August 2013: Around the State

Clark County Implements 10-digit Dialing and Gets a New Area Code As of the third of this month, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Nevada has implemented 10-digit dialing. Additionally, next year the PUC will roll out a new 725 area code for the county. According to the North American Numbering Plan Administration (NANPA), the… [More…]

Flip a Switch, Turn on a Faucet: Nevada’s Utility Companies

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering.

Utilities in Nevada took a beating during the recession. Now the light at the end of the tunnel may be an indication that the economy is recovering. Utilities is a catchall phrase for services businesses and individuals use on a daily basis: water, power, natural gas. Most utilities are regulated by the Public Utilities Commission… [More…]