Category: Features

Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

Article: West Las Vegas rapper hoping to sign recording contract soon

From the Las Vegas Optic When thinking about hip-hop music, most people don’t think of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Local rapper Yung Tat the Prince would like to change that. Born in San Antonio, Texas, the 29-year-old rapper, whose given name is Jonas Romero, was raised in Las Vegas by his father, Juan “Johnny Blike”…

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Profile: Franklin G. Lee

Profile: Franklin G. Lee

From the Idaho Business Review Growing up, Franklin G. Lee wanted to be an architect. He followed that dream, earned degrees in architecture, and began working in the field. When some of his clients got into legal trouble, Lee was tasked with assisting his client’s lawyers, and that’s when he became interested in practicing law.…

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Profile: Clay Karwisch

Profile: Clay Karwisch

From the Idaho Business Review In college, Clay Karwisch planned to become a history professor. But before pursuing graduate school, he changed his mind and decided to become a lawyer instead. “It’s been a good fit,” Karwisch says. “One of the things I really like about practicing law is, even if you specialize in a…

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Profile: James D. Hovren

Profile: James D. Hovren

From the Idaho Business Review When James D. Hovren was a child, his father passed away. Following his tragic loss, Hovren says he began to see the importance of a good lawyer. In college, he studied political science and business, and then applied to law school. Today he is a parter at Evans Keane LLP…

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Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

From the Las Vegas Optic Walk through the doors of Popular Dry Goods and you’re instantly transported back in time. That’s what customers tell Brenda Manning, one of the managers of the longstanding western wear store on Bridge Street. “You walk in, you smell the leather, and you just step back in time,” she said.…

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Profile: Josh Miles

Profile: Josh Miles

From the Idaho Business Review One of the first things Josh Miles learned at Oregon State University was that he didn’t want to be an accountant. “I took my accounting courses and recognized that I hated that,” Miles says. “But then I took a finance course and it totally lit me on fire. I just…

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Profile: Reed Brimhall

Profile: Reed Brimhall

From the Idaho Business Review For over three and a half years now, Reed Brimhall has been the Chief Financial Officer for Scentsy, Inc. But the journey that brought him to the Meridian-based fragrance product manufacturer began in the 1970s. “It’s an old story,” Brimhall says. “My dad was an accountant, and I actually had…

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