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2010-05-17 06:25:00

Lake Tanganyika, the second oldest and the second-deepest lake in the world, could be in for some rough waters. Geologists led by Brown University have determined the east African rift lake has experienced unprecedented warming during the last century, and its surface waters are the warmest on record. That finding is important, the scientists write in the journal Nature Geoscience, because the warm surface waters likely will affect fish stocks upon which millions of people in the region...

2010-05-14 13:57:00

OXFORD, Ohio, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by scientists and colleagues of Miami University's Global Change Limnology Laboratory has demonstrated that maintaining high ultraviolet (UV) transparency in Lake Tahoe may be the key to reducing invasion of warm-water fish, such as bluegill, that threaten the native fish species in the lake. The study, led by Andrew Tucker, doctoral student in zoology at Miami, is published in the March issue of the journal Ecology. (Logo:...

2010-05-03 07:20:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salt Lake City Mission is pleased to release its Premier monthly newspaper, "The Salt Lake Street News." This First Edition will come out Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. M.S.T. The "Salt Lake Street News" is part of a larger International Movement of street newspapers. "This is a Grassroots Movement to help the homeless, and the less fortunate of Salt Lake become self-employed, become motivated and live a better life. The Homeless are not...

2010-03-17 19:17:00

RENO, Nev., March 17 /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, has filed its 2010 first quarter results with the SEC on Form 10-Q on March 17, 2010. The Form 10-Q Quarter Report can be accessed online via the SEC's EDGAR database, and includes information about GameTech's...

2010-02-24 19:45:00

RENO, Nev., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Floyd "Bud" Glisson, a recent addition to its Board of Directors, has been named as President and CEO-elect of the Company. Mr. Glisson's appointment as President and CEO is expected to become effective on March 15, 2010 and is subject to regulatory approval. GameTech International Executive Chairman...

2010-02-22 12:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO), beginning June 10. Eagle will operate the service with 44-seat Embraer ERJ-140 jets. "American Eagle is delighted to introduce service from Southern California to Reno and the beautiful Lake Tahoe area," said Peter Bowler, President and CEO -...

2010-01-29 20:26:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 29 /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, has filed its annual results with the SEC on Form 10-K at approximately 2:31 p.m. Pacific time, with a filing date of February 1, 2010. The Form 10-K Annual Report can be accessed via the internet on Monday, February...

2009-12-10 15:13:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, five regional planning agencies throughout the Rocky and Intermountain West formally announced the formation of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance (WHSRA), which will work to support the creation of a high-speed rail system in the Western United States. "The members of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance share a vision of high-speed rail that provides efficient, cost-effective options for both passenger and freight customers," said Jacob...

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2009-12-07 08:18:14

University of Nevada, Reno, scientists working with SONY and Forest Guard on new system Graham Kent, Nevada Seismological Laboratory director at the University of Nevada, Reno is leading the installation, testing and maintenance of a novel way to monitor forests fires and other environmental data with the prototype of a new camera system developed by Sony-Europe. The new 360-degree, solar-powered camera and wi-fi system was installed at Tahoe City, Calif. in anticipation of its debut Dec. 12...

2009-12-03 08:05:00

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ActionView International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AVEW) and its wholly-owned MatchFights subsidiary today announced The Rail Event Center in Salt Lake City, Utah as the location for the next World Championship Full Contact (WCFC) live event. The event, which will be the premiere for the newly launched WCFC brand, is reserved for February 13, 2010 and will be the first of 6 future events anticipated for Salt Lake City. MatchFights delivers...


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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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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