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2011-09-19 13:00:00

Nokero International will attend the United Nations Private Sector Forum Sept. 20, 2011. As part of the event, Nokero will commit to working with indigenous leaders and Eagle Energy to bring universal access to solar energy to the approximately 18,000 families living without electricity on the Navajo Nation New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Nokero International will join United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other leaders in government and sustainable energy at the United...

2011-08-11 05:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NOVA Corporation, a leading information technology company with offices in Window Rock, Ariz., Albuquerque, N.M., Chambersburg, Pa., Columbia, Md., and owned by the Navajo Nation, is breaking new ground. The company has announced plans to build a 50,000 square-foot, data center in New Mexico. "We are thrilled to offer a multi-use data center that can be used for co-location, disaster recovery, and cloud-based initiatives," said John...

2011-08-04 10:00:00

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navajo Nation, Peabody Energy, Salt River Project and Southern California Edison today announced they have reached a settlement agreement on the 1999 Navajo royalty litigation. Terms of the agreement are confidential. Peabody and the Navajo Nation also recently completed a 10-year royalty reopener agreement that continues the current royalty rate for Peabody's Arizona operations and provides for bonus payments, scholarship funding and...

2011-08-01 11:22:00

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation (SFNTC) has entered its fourth year of support for Native higher education with the American Indian College Fund by awarding $155,000 for Native student scholarships. Ten Native Teacher Preparation Scholarships will be awarded under the program for $4,000 each. To qualify, students must be American Indians attending a tribal college and studying to be a teacher or education paraprofessional....

2011-06-10 11:00:00

PHOENIX, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers' lives are organized around their nicotine addiction. Forfeiting control to addiction is at the root of a new, original program to stop Arizona youth from smoking and an 'on-the-ground' extension of the public service campaign, http://www.venomocity.com. Today and tomorrow, June 10 and 11, the Bureau of Tobacco and Chronic Disease (BTCD) will immerse more than 200 youth from across the state, ages 13-17, into the 2011 anti-smoking youth...

2011-06-07 15:33:00

Events Include Free Outdoor Concerts, Tribal Festivals and Cooking Demonstrations WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announces the 2011 schedule for its sixth annual concert and festival series promoting Native musicians, films, performers and artists from across the Western Hemisphere. This summer the museum hosts the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Siletz Tribe of Oregon during festivals that celebrate each...

2011-05-24 13:54:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Arizona Project (CAP) Board of Directors President Pam Pickard and General Manager David Modeer will represent CAP today at a joint hearing of the U. S. House of Representatives Water and Power Subcommittee and the Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee. Modeer is scheduled to testify at the hearing, and will provide information about CAP, Arizona's single largest resource for renewable Colorado River water supplies, and its...

2011-05-11 00:00:29

Drugs Make You Un-Smarter authors, Jill Vanderwood and fifteen-year-old Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to encourage kids to make a commitment to live drug and alcohol free lives. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Drugs Make You Un-Smarter author Jill Vanderwood and her sixteen-year-old granddaughter and co-author, Savanna Peterson hit the road this summer to begin a Drug-Free Commitment Tour. The goal of this tour is to teach kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and talk about how...

2011-02-04 16:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) announced today that inclement weather has delayed its Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico from returning to planned operating levels. The Navajo Refinery experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel continue to work to restart...

2011-01-31 11:17:00

DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation's (NYSE: HOC) Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel work to restart certain downstream processing units. Management expects that it will take several more days to return to planned operating levels....


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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