In centuries past, members of the Washoe Indian tribe would harvest Tahoe’s reeds and pine needles to weave into utilitarian baskets. Between about 1890 and 1935, those baskets evolved into decorative masterpieces, featuring innovative motifs and tight stitching. But in the decades since, the art...

There’s something magical about trees after a walloping winter storm. Draped in thick coats of fresh powder, their branches delicately shouldering the weight, these centuries-old specimens stand as beacons of grittiness and survival, defiantly rooted in place winter after harsh winter. Snow transforms their appearance...

Founded in 1997, the Sierra Angels use a collaborative approach to help local startups get up and running   Do some good, have some fun, make some money. That’s the mission of the Sierra Angels early-stage investment group, whose founder and chair, Bob Goff, lives that mantra...

Flirtey is revolutionizing the delivery service industry from the skies above Reno   Australia native Matt Sweeny was studying abroad in Shanghai, China, when he first laid eyes on a drone—an event that presaged what would soon become the epicenter of his professional life. Like most early...

Michigan native Elizabeth Redmond chooses Reno for her growing Internet of Things business, developing tiny technology that monitors movement   “We are clearly growing out of this space,” says Elizabeth Redmond, flicking her eyes at the stack of cardboard boxes consuming her office inside the University of...

Julie Arsenault’s new Reno-based subscription underwear service is enabling women of all ages to feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin   For Julie Arsenault, necessity was the mother of invention. After graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT, the Connecticut-born-and-raised entrepreneur started...

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