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2011-12-15 08:00:00

Six Western Towns Welcome Travelers to Nevada's Historical Pony Express Territory with Experiences known as down and dirty and/or historic and modest. Pony Express Territory, NV (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 While many people visit Nevada for its ornate casinos, flashy shows and energy charged night life, another realm of opportunities exist often described as down and dirty or historic and modest. For 2012, there are six key attractions in northern Nevadaâs Pony Express Territory...

2011-06-06 11:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shoshone-Paiute Tribes announced their support for the proposed China Mountain Wind Project in the Twin Falls County, Idaho and Elko County, Nevada region. The project, being developed by China Mountain Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of RES America Developments Inc. and NV Energy, will bring renewable energy, new job creation and economic benefits to the area. In a news conference held Monday at the Idaho State Capitol, the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes...

2008-09-05 15:00:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald J. Tenpas, Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, will participate in the Truckee River Operating Agreement signing ceremony, a historic reservoir operations agreement between the United States, the states of California and Nevada, the Truckee Meadows Water Authority, and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Indians. The ceremony will take place on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2008, at 12:00 P.M. PDT. WHO:...

2008-08-26 06:00:33

By Margo Bartlett Pesek Stripped of roofs, windows and doors, stark adobe ruins remain of buildings that once comprised Nevada's first military installation. Strife between native Paiutes and white settlers in 1860 resulted in the establishment of Fort Churchill east of Carson City. Now preserved as Fort Churchill State Historic Park, the outpost saw nearly a decade of active use during turbulent times. Fort Churchill lies about 390 miles from Las Vegas. Southern Nevadans traveling north...

2008-07-04 09:00:23

PAGE, Ariz. -- The search continues for a man believed to have drowned near Lake Powell. The National Park Service said Thursday that they are searching an area near Piute Farms within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area for Benjamin Saltwater, 23, of Kayenta, Ariz. Saltwater disappeared on June 25 while swimming with friends on the San Juan River near the Navajo Reservation. The Navajo Nation Police Department is helping to coordinate river patrols in the search. (c) 2008 Deseret...

2005-08-04 07:04:58

By Adam Tanner NIXON, Nevada (Reuters) - Visitors to the eastern shore of Pyramid Lake 35 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada, can scan an area framed by a desert mountain backdrop and not see a hint of mankind. The American Indians overseeing the lake say such serenity along 125 miles of lake coastline 4,000 feet (1,200 m)above sea level is the result of the tribe's traditional respect for nature. Others suggest the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, which suffers 44 percent unemployment, should...


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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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