Quantcast

Latest Great Basin Stories

2009-06-15 07:30:00

WINNEMUCCA, NV, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) ("Great Basin Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has created the Rock Creek Conservancy, LLC for the purpose of holding lands recently purchased by it, and the establishment of the Rock Creek Conservancy Fund. Great Basin Gold has purchased four sections in Lander County along Rock Creek and another section west of Rock Creek to prevent future real estate or mineral...

2009-06-09 15:26:34

Police in Salt Lake City said a teenager accused of misdemeanor criminal mischief allegedly caused more than $900 damage to a car by throwing a single penny. Investigators said the 18-year-old, whose name was not released, threw the penny at a car to get the attention of the occupants March 5, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday. However, the teen missed his mark and the penny instead struck the roof of a BMW, resulting in $932.37 worth of damage to the car, police said. Reports did not...

2009-06-05 19:07:00

RENO, Nev., June 5 /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 second quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed via the internet Monday June 8, 2009, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Pacific time. The Quarterly Report includes information about GameTech's financial position and results of...

2009-05-28 21:42:10

The U.S. government says a Utah law setting permissible selenium levels in the Great Salt Lake is illegal because it violates a treaty on migratory birds. The Utah standard of up to 12.5 parts per million in mallard eggs would kill about 10 percent of the birds before they hatch, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday. The current level in the lake is about 2.7 parts per million. Between 9 million and 12 million migrants visit the lake wetlands every year to winter, nest or rest for a few...

a6334a5f67d73e1e663980e6cf73c7b61
2009-04-30 08:25:00

Two newly published papers provide a deeper look at earthquake vulnerability for the Lake Tahoe region For more than a decade, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been unraveling the history of fault ruptures below the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe one earthquake at a time. Two new studies by the Scripps research team offer a more comprehensive analysis of earthquake activity in the Lake Tahoe region, which suggest a magnitude-7 earthquake occurs every...

2009-03-23 16:43:20

Organizers of the sixth annual Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge on the California-Nevada border said a record 300 people turned out to jump into the 39-degree water. Jody Filgo, who started the annual event six years ago with Elaine Glasser to benefit the Special Olympics, said at least 300 people jumped into the frigid lake Saturday to raise nearly $40,000 for the organization, the Tahoe Daily Tribune reported Monday. Filgo said the turnout Saturday was better than I ever would have imagined. People...

2009-03-06 18:27:00

RENO, Nev., March 6 /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 first quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed via the internet Friday March 6, 2009, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Quarterly Report includes information about GameTech's financial position and results of...

2009-02-13 17:18:48

Utah legislators are considering a change to the state law governing emotional support animals that accompany their owners to businesses and schools. State Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem, said changes in law two years ago failed to differentiate between animals that accompany owners for emotional benefits and certified service animals such as guide dogs, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. If you have a note from a marriage counselor that says you need to have a cat with you because you're...

2009-01-30 18:17:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 30 /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, 2008 Annual Report to the shareholders and its Form 10-K will be posted on the internet on Friday January 30, 2009, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Annual Report will include the annual letter to shareholders and other information about...

2008-10-12 12:00:11

By Joseph M. Dougherty Deseret News When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency receives public comment on a North Salt Lake medical waste incinerator, the agency is going to get an earful. But how much of that earful actually pertains to the renewed state air-quality permit Stericycle is applying for may be up for debate. During a public hearing in Salt Lake City Thursday night, Cindy King of the Sierra Club and Bradley Angel of Greenaction berated Utah Division of Air Quality...


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...

0_301bd3ea69b07efee6a21fc17b4ec46a
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...

More Articles (3 articles) »
Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.