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The Tesla Gigafactory plant outside of Reno is ramping up.

Tesla has hired more than 1,000 workers at its Reno location, according to the head of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and is on track to increase hiring goals each month. This workforce expansion expects the factory to have 3,200 workers by March 2018. Executive Director Steve Hill told the Senate Finance Committee last week during a budget review meeting that the California-based electric carmaker and energy company should be hiring 150 to 200 workers every month.

Grant Thornton for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development conducted an independent audit that confirmed that Tesla was meeting all applicable targets. The state established the targets when it

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Lake Tahoe received seven feet of snow in just seven days.

Heavenly Ski Resort and Squaw-Alpine Meadows both received over 80 inches in the seven days totals that began on Valentine’s Day. The winter snow total for Heavenly is now approaching 550 inches.

Vail Resorts announced on February 22 in a press release that both Heavenly and Northstar will be extending their scheduled closing days by at least a week this year. The resorts will close April 30.

Other resorts in the area are even more ambitious. Squaw-Alpine plans to stay open until the Fourth of July this year. The large resort has seen some 565 inches of total snowfall this season – that’s over 47 feet.

“In 2017 alone, since January 1, we’ve had 460 inches,” said Sam Kieckhefer, a

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The University of Nevada, founded in 1874, is updating about a dozen of its buildings.

Located in Reno, NV, UNR offers dozens of undergraduate degrees and master’s programs, including business, education, medicine and engineering. The university also specializes in earthquake research and is home to hone of the largest earthquake-simulation laboratories in the country. Just this week, the new E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center opened – a $47.5 million project that includes a gym with three basketball courts, an indoor running track and state-of-the-art equipment. The Wiegand Fitness Center is the first of many new updates that the University has planned, or completed. Learn more below!

E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center, opened February 2017

For students,

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Lake Tahoe is a beautiful place to spend Valentine’s Day.

Scenic snow-covered mountains, the crystal clear blue waters and the abounding alpine flora and fauna. The unique and stunning scenery is a perfect backdrop to kindle romance with that special someone. In case you haven’t made plans for the holiday yet, or if you’re just looking for a romantic weekend getaway we have the spots for you.

Cruise on the M.S. Dixie II

Arrive at Zephyr Cove and you can see the M.S. Dixie atop Tahoe’s waters in all of her glory as you pull into the parking area. The paddle wheeler hosts a unique, three-house Valentine’s Dinner Cruise that begins at 5:30pm. The menu features elegant scallops, potato-crusted sea bass, pepper-seared beef medallions and many more

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A lot happened in the year 2016.

Our nation elected a new President, Team USA dominated at the Rio Olympics and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. While the year may have been full of changes, one thing stayed the same – our Real Estate Team was as successful as ever in the Reno luxury market.

Brooke Sullivan, Rob Wonhof and Monica Gore are the #1 Sales Team in Northern Nevada and rank in the Top 1% nationally. Three diverse and qualified real estate professionals, they have over 50 years of combined real estate experience. Out of 29 Montrêux Home sales for the year, the team listed 19 of them meaning that they represented 66% of the sold market. No other single agent had more than 1 side of a sales transaction in Montrêux in 2016.

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