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2011-04-15 07:00:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To round out Martis Camp's collection of one-of-a-kind amenities, the development team of this highly successful private golf and ski community located in North Lake Tahoe will open the Martis Camp Club's signature amenity this July: the Camp Lodge, an impressive and iconic architectural masterpiece.

2011-04-12 07:00:00

PROVO, Utah, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (UVCVB), the official destination marketing organization for Utah County, today announced its 2011 event lineup of festivals and recreational activities.

2011-04-05 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Contracting announced today it has formed a new division dedicated exclusively to tenant improvements.

2011-03-22 23:08:12

In a lakewide study, a team of scientists lead by University of Nevada, Reno limnologist Sudeep Chandra has found a considerable decline in native fish species density at Lake Tahoe since 1951.

2011-03-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 10,000 participants will descend upon Bear Creek Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania, on April 9th and 10th, 2011, to run a ten mile course with 19 military-style obstacles, including fire, ice, and live electric wires.

2011-03-01 07:10:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger-fighting agencies nationwide, using it to help them raise funds this March and April. Feinstein's past annual spring $1 million challenges to fight hunger have raised over $1 billion for over 2000 agencies and houses of worship nationwide helping the needy. "This is a wonderful opportunity for the Salt Lake Community to partner with The Salt Lake...

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2011-02-02 22:51:50

Researchers studied winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City in smog and trap dirty air in other urban basins worldwide.

2011-01-12 17:42:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12, 2011, GameTech International, Inc.

2011-01-07 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America West Resources, Inc.

2010-11-10 06:13:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kern Schumacher, Utah's largest industrial property owner/developer, has begun construction this week on over two million sq. feet of industrial space, of which the first phase shall be 507,000 sq.


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...

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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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.