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2010-09-23 07:00:00

LAKE TAHOE, Nev., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ski Lake Tahoe, in conjunction with One to One Travel, a digital marketing practice of One to One Interactive focused on the travel and leisure industry, is excited to unveil the new SkiLakeTahoe.com. One to One Travel brings their extensive experience in user experience and social integration to the new website, giving skiers and riders an in-depth, visual and social glimpse at what Lake Tahoe has to offer. The new website design and...

2010-08-20 10:18:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salt Lake community south of I-80 near 700 East has seen better days. A large north facing wall at 700 East and I-80 is the entrance to those neighborhoods and will be completely transformed today and tomorrow with the donation of time and money from the Salt Lake Community. When the beautification project is complete tomorrow, a mural of vibrant color and inspiration will dress it. Children from the neighborhood just south of the wall will be...

2010-08-05 16:24:00

RENO, Nev., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that the Montana Gambling Control Division has approved GameTech's newest operating system and game suite that will be used to launch a new product platform for the Montana market. The new operating system, known as GPMax(TM) will be operating a total of 21 newly designed games, 5 of which are a result of a...

2010-07-30 16:16:13

A borrowed boat, a small mountain lake and the inaugural run of a half-a-million dollar state-of-the-art multi-beam sonar system made history this month with the successful high-definition mapping of the bottom of Fallen Leaf Lake, a tributary lake just upstream from Lake Tahoe. "The clarity of the images we produced is unmatched in detail," said University of Nevada, Reno Seismology Lab Director Graham Kent and co-lead investigator of the project. "We can clearly see 1,000-year-old trees...

2010-07-21 17:40:00

RENO, Nev., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Bill Fasig has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Fasig's appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer is effective immediately, although subject to regulatory approvals. While Floyd "Bud" Glisson will no longer be serving as President and Chief Executive...

2010-07-20 10:34:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Emigration Court, a TGM Associates community, recently celebrated the completion of its brand new state-of-the-art fitness center with a successful grand opening event attended by over 300 people and featured live radio broadcast, catered food and exciting prizes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) The 2,300-square foot fitness center facility,...

2010-06-23 19:00:00

RENO, Nev., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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, held an investor conference call on June 23, 2010. GameTech has made available a digital playback of the June 23, 2010 investor conference call. The playback is available through 9:00 am EST on July 8, 2010 and can be...

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2010-06-23 07:33:59

Work to augment efforts to clean and protect lake and drinking water from harmful algae blooms A team of scientists from the University of Nevada, Reno, DRI, Arizona State University and University of California, Davis has returned from a two-week expedition to Guatemala's tropical high-mountain Lake Atitlan, where they are working to find solutions to the algae blooms that have assailed the ecosystem and the drinking water source for local residents. The lake's water is contaminated with...

2010-06-22 17:20:00

RENO, Nev., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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, today announced that it has scheduled an investor conference call for 2:00 pm pacific time (5:00 pm eastern) on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. The domestic toll-free call-in number for the investor conference call is:...

2010-06-02 07:00:00

PROVO, Utah, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (UVCVB) has announced its 2010 event lineup for festivals and recreational activities. With many new and returning events, spring and summer of 2010 in Utah Valley are packed with a wide variety of tourism options for those living in or visiting Utah Valley. "2010 marks another year of growth for the Utah Valley tourism industry, and we are pleased to welcome Carrie Underwood to the Stadium of Fire in...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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