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2009-12-02 08:42:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin" or the "Company"), (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) announces that its Hollister Project in Elko County, Nevada, USA has received the 2009 Environmental Excellence Award from the Northwest Mining Association ("NWMA"). This award was presented at a ceremony on December 1st in Reno, NV in conjunction with the NWMA's 115th annual meeting. This award recognizes companies and projects that exemplify the NWMA's...

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2009-11-17 05:55:00

Ancient high-altitude trees grow faster as temperatures rise Increasing temperatures at high altitudes are fueling the post-1950 growth spurt seen in bristlecone pines, the world's oldest trees, according to new research. Pines close to treeline have wider annual growth rings for the period from 1951 to 2000 than for the previous 3,700 years, reports a University of Arizona-led research team. Regional temperatures have increased, particularly at high elevations, during the same 50-year...

2009-11-16 18:06:00

RENO, Nev., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On November 12, 2009, a jury rendered a verdict in favor of GameTech International, Inc. and against Trend Gaming Systems, LLC, in a case tried before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The jury awarded GameTech $38,697 and $782,641 on its two claims against Trend. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had previously ruled that GameTech is entitled to pre-judgment interest on the later figure, which represents funds...

2009-09-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: NATIONAL AIR RACES Profile America -- Thursday, September 17th. The sounds of the some of most powerful engines on earth are echoing around Reno, Nevada, through Sunday -- at the National Championship Air Races. People who love those sounds -- and the airplanes that make...

2009-09-09 19:11:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems and video lottery terminals, has filed its third quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed via the internet Thursday, September 10, 2009, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Pacific time. The Quarterly Report includes information about GameTech's financial position and...

2009-08-21 10:34:11

Mercury levels in Utah's Great Salt Lake are the highest of any body of water in the United States, say scientists studying the effect on animal and plant life. All we know is that there is a problem out there, but there's more to understanding how to deal with it, said Manusel Pearce, a spokesman for the Great Salt Lake Alliance. A study now being completed could help show if mercury is drifting into Utah from Nevada's goldmines, and whether the 9 million to 12 million birds that migrate...

2009-08-18 10:06:00

Online lessons, shipments of off-line education materials bring school to the student LAS VEGAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This time of year students across the country prepare to head back to school. But for thousands of Nevada students their school is just a click away through the Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA) - the state's largest public virtual school serving kids in grades K-12. As Monday, August 24 marks NVVA's first day of school, it is hosting two events in Las Vegas and...

2009-08-10 15:48:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ("WorldHeart", Nasdaq: WHRT) World Heart Corporation, a pioneer in cardiac assist technologies, announced today that it has appointed Morgan Brown as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Brown brings over 16 years of experience to WorldHeart. Mr. Brown joins WorldHeart from Lifetree Clinical Research where he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President since 2008. While at Lifetree Clinical Research, Mr....

2009-07-22 07:30:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announces that it has executed an agreement in conjunction with the Schaller Development Group to build The Traditions Casino, in North Western Nevada. The Traditions Casino will be located adjacent to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) in Dayton, Nevada, home of Wal-Mart's largest US distribution center....

2009-06-29 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sutter Gold Mining Inc. ("Sutter" or "SGM" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: SGM) is pleased to update the current status and short term initiatives that are directed towards determining the Lincoln Project development costs, schedule and future production decision. Technical Studies and Initiatives that have been Completed: - A Metallurgical Process and Mill Design Report has been prepared and completed by H.C. Osborne,...


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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