Archive for February 2014

Preserving our Penitentiary Past: Nevada State Prison

As many of you know, I had the honor of being elected in 2012 to represent Assembly District 16 in the Nevada State Legislature. During the 2013 session, I became involved with various historic preservation projects including the Belmont Courthouse in Belmont, Nevada. But the most interesting project was when Assemblyman Pete Livermore (R-Carson City)…

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Garage Enclosures: The Good, The Bad, and The National Register

In order for a home, commercial building, neighborhood, or even an object to qualify for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, a state’s Historic Register, and even local Historic Registers, it is evaluated not only on its age – must be more than 50 years old – but also on the type of…

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Our Board of Directors: Misty Grimmer, Jack LeVine, and Jeff Wagner

Behind every nonprofit is a group of people who oversee the organization: the Board of Directors. Every nonprofit has a Board of Directors and there are legal, ethical, and practical reasons for this.   First, state laws require that nonprofits have a Board of Directors that assumes the fiduciary role in keeping the organization in…

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Nevada’s Best Kept Secret: The Casual Day Labor Office

Have you ever needed someone to help you out with a bit of yard work or assist you with moving that mass of boxes in your garage into your storage space? If you have found yourself with a job that may or may not require some expertise and absolutely does require someone dedicated to getting…

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