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2015-03-02 08:28:59

More than 225 Units Sold at Luxury Las Vegas Condo Project LAS VEGAS, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Veer Towers in Las Vegas is celebrating a major sales milestone.

2015-02-27 23:12:55

Imagine a day without access to clean, drinkable water and there were no showers or proper baths and there was no one to help.

2015-02-26 16:27:09

Graceland Presents the First, Permanent Elvis Exhibition Featuring Hundreds of Artifacts Never Before Displayed Outside of Graceland LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-26 08:31:38

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc.

2015-02-25 16:24:24

The Platters to Lead a Pack of World-Renowned Musicians at Swank Soiree LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-25 08:32:23

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanzeon Solutions, Inc.

2015-02-25 08:25:23

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tahoe Resources Inc.

2015-02-25 04:21:58

"Those seeking depictions of graphic sex and the ins and outs of prostitution will dig Hof's salacious memoir!"--Kirkus 2/24/2015 CARSON CITY, Nev., Feb.

2015-02-24 23:13:48

Credit Unions and CU Organizations Raise Record Amount for California and Nevada Children’s Hospitals Dana Point, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Organizers


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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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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