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2014-08-12 23:03:42

To help increase non-perishable food item donations to Pahrump Kiwanis Food for Thought’s educational program, Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys will be handing out one raffle ticket per item donated for a chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the annual Pahrump Fall Festival Rodeo. Pahrump, NV. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys creates a win-win situation that encourages more people to donate non-perishable food items to support Pahrump Kiwanis Food for Thought’s...

2014-08-05 16:25:37

Communities of Distinction features the Town of Pahrump, a dynamic and thriving Southern Nevada town. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Communities of Distinction are pleased to announce that the Town of Pahrump, Nevada will be featured in an upcoming segment on "Uncovering Our Nation's Best Places to Live, Work, and Play" as part of the show's "America's Hometown" series. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133708 The show...

2011-08-03 11:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of large-scale solar power projects, today announced an amendment to the Development Agreement between Nye County and Tonopah Solar Energy LLC, SolarReserve's affiliate, that will require 90 percent of the construction workforce come from Nevada residents for the company's 110 megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy project located in Nye County, Nevada. The project is expected to create more than 600 jobs...

2011-05-05 16:41:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction firm Barnhart Balfour Beatty is partnering with Sharefest Community Development for the 8th Annual Sharefest Workday on May 14, 2011. Ten schools in the Redondo and Torrance Unified School Districts will benefit from the work performed by Barnhart Balfour Beatty employee volunteers who will complete various school improvement projects such as building tables, benches and planter boxes; performing irrigation work; and providing...

2011-04-27 15:14:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Osprey Publishing is proud to announce the release of Steve Davies' Red Eagles in e-book format on May 3, 2011. Earlier this year, the book was named to the United States Air Force Chief of Staff's Recommended Reading List for Military Heritage, putting in the hands of hundreds of servicemen what Air & Space magazine called, "a wonderful tale...supremely told." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/CG90990)...

2011-02-01 18:14:00

CANTIL, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Friends of Jawbone: A federal judge Saturday declined to restrict public access to some 5,000 miles of roads and trails in the West Mojave desert. A coalition of environmental groups had asked United States District Judge Susan Illston to allow only the use of street legal vehicles across the 9.3 million acre planning area of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) West Mojave Plan (WEMO). Illston...


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2007-04-13 19:46:39

The Devil's Hole pupfish, Cyprinodon diabolis, is an endangered species of fish native to Devil's Hole, a geothermal (92°F), aquifer-fed pool within a limestone cavern in the Amargosa Desert of Nevada east of Death Valley. It is the smallest desert pupfish species, averaging .75 in (19 mm) in length. Physical Description Devil's Hole pupfish are less than .98 in (2.5 cm) long and resemble other pupfish in shape. They lack pelvic fins and have large heads and long anal fins. Breeding...

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