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2011-10-07 07:00:00

Wasatch Software, a Utah-based provider of technology products and services, announced today the acquisition of MedCHIT, an Idaho-based I.T.

2011-07-26 05:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Nevada is predominantly known for its leisure and gambling scene.

2011-07-02 00:00:33

Utah-based SEO.com attends search industry leader's summer speaking tour. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Some have called Utah’s technology industry “Silicon Slopes,” because the tech sector is situated so close to the Wasatch Range.

2011-06-06 11:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shoshone-Paiute Tribes announced their support for the proposed China Mountain Wind Project in the Twin Falls County, Idaho and Elko County, Nevada region.

2011-05-27 00:00:27

Reno, Nevada will participate for the first time as a partner with the fringe artists of NadaDada as they celebrate their fifth anniversary of transforming Reno’s seedy hotels and motels into art exhibits.

2011-05-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, MAY 10: GOLDEN SPIKE DRIVEN Profile America -- Tuesday, May 10th.

2011-04-25 07:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FriendFinder Networks Inc., the parent company of the publisher of Penthouse Magazine announced today that the all new Penthouse Club Reno will have its Grand Opening Friday, April 29th, 2011, beginning with a VIP invitation only party from 7 pm - 10 pm.


Latest Great Basin Reference Libraries

Great Basin National Park
2013-04-17 17:12:12

Great Basin National Park is located in Nevada in the United States. The park holds 77,180 acres of land in the arid mountainous area between the Wasatch Mountains and Sierra Nevada mountain range, known as the Great Basin. It is located in the east central portion of Nevada about 290 miles from Las Vegas. In 1922, President Warren G. Harding established the area around and within the Lehman Caves, a popular tourist attraction, as a national monument and in 1986, the area was merged with...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 13:18:39

Fallon Nevada is located on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain which has a huge impact in the type of weather in the region and is more of an arid type pattern. Temperatures for Fallon NV: December and January mark the coldest months in the area with average temps around 20-40F. February through March temps warm into the average of 30-50 increasing to 60 by March. April is a mild month with temps in the 40-60 range on average. May and June the average temps warm to 50-70...

0_301bd3ea69b07efee6a21fc17b4ec46a
2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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