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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.

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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.

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.

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.

2010-03-17 19:17:00

RENO, Nev., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2010-02-24 19:45:00

RENO, Nev., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

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.

2010-01-29 20:26:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2009-12-10 15:13:00

WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2009-12-07 08:18:14

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.


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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.