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2014-04-19 23:00:24

Jorja Montgomery from Las Vegas, Nevada becomes the latest certified Airbrush Tanning Technician from the Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy to successfully complete her hands on training program on spray tanning. A licensed aesthetician, Jorja is now offering mobile airbrush tanning services through her new business Seamless Spray Tans. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy proudly announces the graduation of their student Jorja Montgomery from Las...

2014-04-18 12:20:52

LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Las Vegas Monorail Company transported its 60 millionth rider yesterday, with the lucky rider receiving a Las Vegas gift package including a weekend stay, souvenirs and tickets to iconic Las Vegas shows and attractions. Steve Riley from San Diego, CA had the good fortune to be the 60 millionth rider through the fare gates Thursday afternoon, while visiting Las Vegas with his wife Laura, and was greeted by Las Vegas Host Committee Chairman &...

2014-04-17 23:00:48

Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and cottages in Hawaii, California, Nevada and Florida on Earth Day, and we’ll make a donation to the Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative on the Island of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Celebrate Earth Day with Aston Hotels & Resorts on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Book a stay at any of Aston’s 27 hotels, resorts, villas and...

2014-04-17 08:22:47

Republican front runner in Texas Ag Commissioner Race calls on Governor Rick Perry to mobilize Texas State Guard to assist landowners on Red River STEPHENVILLE, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sid Miller, front runner in the Republican race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, warned Texans to remain vigilant against attempts by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to seize 90,000 acres of privately owned land along the Red River. He further called on Texas Governor Rick...

2014-04-16 23:08:29

One Nevada Credit Union and the BBB of Southern NV will host a free, community shred event on Saturday April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. benefiting Three Square, a local nonprofit. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Click to Tweet: http://ctt.ec/8s560 One Nevada Credit Union and Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada Host a Free, Community Shred Day April 26. Find out more here: http://ctt.ec/ZR05Q+. One Nevada Credit Union is pleased to announce its Spring Shred & Recycle...

2014-04-16 08:37:28

Innovative Cloud Software Leverages New Technology to Boost Revenue at Casino Hotels LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duetto, the market leader in software-as-a-service revenue strategy solutions, unveiled GameChanger, a new web-based application developed exclusively for casino hotels. Staffing a team of highly experienced gaming professionals at its Las Vegas office, Duetto aims to help casino hotels leverage cutting-edge advances in technology and change they way they...

2014-04-16 08:27:35

Caesars, Harrah's and the World Series of Poker Now Offer NETELLER LONDON, MONTREAL and NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Optimal Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payment solutions provider, and Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. (CIE), one of the world's leading interactive social and mobile casino-themed game providers, have expanded their strategic partnership for online gaming in the United States. CIE will now offer Optimal Payments' new...

2014-04-15 20:22:24

Wynn and Encore Las Vegas resorts' world-class art collection integral to plot in sequel set to begin production April 21 LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment's Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, the sequel to the 2009 hit comedy starring Kevin James, will be filmed almost entirely at Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, the two adjacent luxury resorts located on the Las Vegas Strip. Wynn Las Vegas boasts a multitude of stunning environments never before seen on the big...

2014-04-15 12:28:52

Truckee, California's most talked about autumn event announces seven featured haunts for Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17, 2014 TRUCKEE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests will take to the streets of historic downtown Truckee for an adults-only Historical Haunted Tour on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17, 2014. With seven featured haunts and more than two-dozen outstanding performers, this year's tour, the fifth ever, uncovers stories long untold for...

2014-04-15 12:28:26

Grammy Award-Winning Singer to Perform Saturday, Sept. 13 as Part of His Cambio de Piel Tour 2014 LAS VEGAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The AXIS Powered by Monster will kick off its first Mexican Independence Day weekend celebration with a special performance by multi-Grammy Award-winning and top-selling salsa artist of all time, Marc Anthony. As part of his Cambio de Piel Tour 2014, Anthony will perform inside the newly-renovated theater at Planet Hollywood Resort &...


Latest Nevada Reference Libraries

Eldorado National Forest
2013-12-24 11:56:03

Eldorado National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in eastern California. The majority of the forest lies in El Dorado County. The forest lies in Amador, Alpine, and Placer counties in California; and Douglas County in Nevada with 78 acres. The forest is bordered on the north by the Tahoe National Forest, on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, on the southeast by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and to the south by...

Tahoe Tessie
2013-09-17 13:30:17

Tahoe Tessie is a creature that reportedly inhabits North America’s largest alpine lake, Lake Tahoe, which is located in two states, Nevada and California, and has depths up to 1,645 feet. Stories of the creature date back to the mid-1800s told by the Washoe and Paiute tribes. They claimed Tessie lives in an underwater tunnel beneath Cave Rock. Witnesses of the creature state varying descriptions. The length ranges from ten to eighty feet long. It has a large serpent-like body with a...

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...

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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