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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. With many new and returning events, this schedule brings a wide variety of attractions for those living in or visiting Utah Valley. "2011 marks another milestone year for the Utah Valley tourism industry and we are especially pleased to welcome...

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. Specializing in build-to-suit services, Reno's new Tenant Improvement (TI) Division will focus on providing competitively priced tenant improvement projects on a small scale--approximately 1,000-10,000 sq. ft. While Reno is known for providing build-to-suit services on any scale, the company believes that smaller-scale tenant improvements...

2011-03-22 23:08:12

University of Nevada, Reno, researcher and team complete year-long study 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. In their final report, they are recommending establishing and implementing a management plan to protect the nearshore zone habitat, which is critical to native fish. "The numbers are alarming, and likely caused by multiple...

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. Not your typical mud run or spirit-crushing road race, Tough Mudder is Ironman meets Burning Man. Designed by British Special Forces to test all-around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie, the event is not about...

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

Problem hits basins from LA to Tehran, Salt Lake to Mexico CityDuring the past two months, researchers launched weather balloons, drove instrument-laden cars and flew a glider to study winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City in smog and trap dirty air in other urban basins worldwide.The field campaign "“ part of a three-year study by the University of Utah and other institutions "“ ends Monday, Feb. 7 as atmospheric scientists begin analyzing data they collected to learn...

2011-01-12 17:42:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12, 2011, GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of interactive electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems, video lottery terminals, and slot machine equipment, filed it's 2010 third quarter results with the SEC on Form 10-Q. The Form 10-Q Quarterly Report can be accessed online via the SEC's EDGAR database, and includes information about GameTech's financial...

2011-01-07 07:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America West Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AWSR), a domestic compliant coal producer with mining operations in Central Utah, today announced that Company executives have been invited to present at the national launch of the National Eagles and Angels Association next week in New York City. Collectively, the NEAA membership is self-defined as "pro-American business-oriented investors" whose mission is to support U.S. emerging growth...

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. feet, resulting in an increase to his portfolio to nearly 10 million sq. feet in Utah, California and Nevada. Freeport West Industrial Properties is the managing entity. "Because we see continued growth in industrial property development with...

2010-10-06 11:35:00

MONTCLAIR, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Small Biz Tech Tour is stopping in Salt Lake City on October 14, 2010 at the Miller Business Resource Center at Salt Lake Community College. At this all day event, industry experts will share their insight, lead discussions and show attendees how technology can save time and money, boost productivity, increase revenue and better serve customers. "We're excited to meet Salt Lake City's entrepreneurs," says Ramon Ray, Tour Executive Producer and...


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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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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