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2010-10-06 14:03:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Systems, Inc. (ACCESS), an information technology (IT) solutions provider headquartered in Reston, Va., announced today that it will open a new program management office in Sierra Vista, Ariz., that will serve as the hub for all of its Western Region U.S. operations. Based just outside Fort Huachuca, ACCESS will manage its entire current and future Department of Defense and civilian agency opportunities located in Colorado, California, Texas, New...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- TDY Lodging (Fort Huachuca) announced yet another acquisition this year. TDY Lodging, which offers Temporary Duty (TDY) housing in Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista, Arizona for government and military travelers on short-term assignments, has acquired furnished TDY housing site TDYHouse.com, and TDYApt.com, which provides furnished Corporate Apartments in Sierra Vista, AZ. U.S. Army veteran Matthew Foster, founder of TDYLodging.com, briefed reporters...

2009-08-14 15:23:00

BENSON, Ariz., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Railroad Group has changed its name to ARG Trans, effective July 1, 2009. "Our goal is to broaden our services beyond Arizona and expand logistical options for customers, such as transloading freight between rail cars and trucks," said ARG Trans President Scott Parkinson. "Bottom line, we want to increase our rail and related transportation activities with other communities and businesses--particularly in the West." ARG Trans and its...

2009-04-01 15:06:15

Tombstone, Ariz., the town made famous by Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, is once again dealing with battling gunfighters -- re-enactors. Last year, a new mayor denied Stephen Keith and his Huckleberry Players a permit for street performances, the Los Angeles Times reports. The players' practice of walking the streets in costume to get tourists to their show was considered a street performance. In January, Larry Talvy, a National Guard veteran of Iraq appointed marshal by...

2008-09-27 09:00:23

cover story TOMBSTONE - It was called the Good Enough Mine. You could consider that name a bit of an understatement. The mine - tunneled into limestone in the late 1870s near the edge of modern- day Tombstone - was one of the dazzlingly rich silver strikes that gave birth to the "town too tough to die." Now, more than a century after its heyday, the mine is open for daily public tours. A guided excursion into the 100-foot depths of the Good Enough is a journey not only into the...

2008-09-27 09:00:17

A team including 20 chain-saw operators from Southern Arizona is in Texas prepared to assist in the cleanup of damage from Hurricane Ike. The chain-saw operators could help restore access to areas cut off by fallen trees or power poles, says a news release from Coronado National Forest spokeswoman Heidi Schewel. The 23-member team is made up of public-lands-agency employees from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They are...

2008-07-24 12:00:53

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) today announced that its first drill hole, TEMC 101, has been completed at a depth of 980'. The down-the-hole survey was completed with readings at 150' intervals with the Reflex EZ-Shot geophysical instrument, indicating that the drill hole remained very much on the direction and angle that had been set up. Recovery remained very high, averaging over 90%, while RQD was estimated at up to 85% in some places. At approximately the last 200',...

2008-07-06 09:00:11

Firefighters fought and monitored several fires Sunday in the Coronado National Forest and Saguaro National Park. No structures were damaged, and there were no injuries, officials said. The Nuevo and White Tank fires, five miles west of Tubac, have burned about 9,600 acres in Coronado forest. The fires were near full containment Sunday, said Michelle Fidler, spokeswoman for the National Park Service. The Jack Wood Fire burning east of the Chiricahua Mountains was at 8,000 acres....

2008-06-25 15:02:53

Tombstone Exploration Corporation (OTCBB: TMBXF) reported today the drilling program at the Tombstone Silver Project is now underway. DDH TEMC-101 was designed to intercept two major silver-bearing manganese oxide structures of historical production: in the district: Bonanza and Santa Ana mines. Records from these mines indicate that they have been highly productive operations for several decades, and mining took place only to the water level, estimated in late 1890s at 200 ft. Hole...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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