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2014-10-24 12:25:13

Paleo experts and bestselling authors will host free educational events for the community as part of Natural Grocers' Grand Opening celebration RENO, Nev., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC), the natural foods chain that will open its first Nevada location in Reno on October 28, will hold free educational events at the store with Paleo experts and best-selling authors for "Paleo Power Tuesday" on Grand Opening Day. Charles and Julie...

2014-10-23 20:22:31

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group Company and leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America, has been selected by NRG Energy to provide a 6.4 MW DC Roof Mount (RM) for installation on the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandalay Bay, owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, is MGM Resorts' first commercial solar project in the United States....

2014-10-22 08:24:35

TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Corvus Gold Inc. ("Corvus" or the "Company") - (TSX: KOR, OTCQX: CORVF) announces the first Mineral Resource estimate for its non-core, 100% owned, LMS project in Alaska (Table 1). The resource estimate was calculated incorporating new drilling conducted by the Company's prior JV partner (Figure 1) where the primary target has been a folded stratiform breccia horizon. This additional drill information and review allowed...

2014-10-21 12:32:26

Cancer Survivor Shares Personal Story During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month RENO, Nev., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second-most diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S., breast cancer impacts the lives of many. Debbie Black, a Nevada resident, is among those whose life has been dramatically impacted by the disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153187 Initially diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at the age of 30, Black underwent aggressive...

2014-10-21 12:30:27

Elton To Kick Off Another Three-Year Run Beginning January 16; Tickets On Sale Sunday, October 26 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment and AEG Live have announced that ELTON JOHN will extend his original three year contract at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and will return with his critically acclaimed show, "The Million Dollar Piano," for three more years. Tickets for the following January, March and April 2015 performances will go on sale Sunday, Oct....

2014-10-21 12:24:13

The Larry C. Larson Safety Award recognizes Park Water's safety commitment DOWNEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Water Co. announced today that it received the American Water Works Association California/ Nevada Larry C. Larson Safety Award. Park Water received this award through its commitment to make public and employee health and safety a top priority. "Safety and service are core values in our culture. Our employees think about public and employee safety in all...

2014-10-21 08:26:00

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB: PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its ongoing step-out core drilling program at Relief Canyon in Pershing County, Nevada continues to expand new high-grade gold zones in the North Target area, notably, RC14-203 (Relief Canyon 2014 drill hole 203) reported 0.119 ounces per ton ("opt") gold ("Au")/4.070 grams per tonne ("gpt") Au over 58.1 feet....

2014-10-18 23:00:35

Naturally occurring asbestos minerals may be more widespread than previously thought, with newly discovered sources now identified within the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The asbestos-rich areas are in locations not previously considered to be at risk, according to new report that will be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday, 20 October. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 Asbestos Likely More Widespread Than Previously Thought...

2014-10-17 23:01:38

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014, happening on November 2-4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the USA. London, UK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014. The event will take place on November 2-4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States of America. The 13th Transmission & Distribution Summit 2014 is a premium three-day...

2014-10-16 08:27:34

Discover a Variety of Premium Accommodations from Ten of the Top Las Vegas Hotel Resorts Previously Unavailable to the General Public Assembled in One Place at AnthologySuites.com LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts have announced general public bookings of their most exclusive collection of luxury suites and villas across its portfolio of Las Vegas resort properties. The Anthology Suites & Villas, are now available to view and book...


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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