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2014-07-29 08:25:11

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Dayton artist, Steven Saylor, is celebrating the 150(th) anniversary of Nevada statehood by painting "Nine Cheers for the Silver State," featuring current Governor Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller, and Mark Amodei, who represents the Northern Nevada congressional district. The painting serves as a fundraiser for the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture, a non-profit organization dedicated to the...

2014-07-15 08:22:57

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract with Donovan Mill LLC to purchase 100 percent of the members' interests in the historic Donovan Mill in Silver City. Originally called the Jackson Mill, this important site in Silver City reflects a fully integrated production facility, preserving evidence of one of the earliest experiments in the cyanide processing of gold and...

2014-04-09 16:23:56

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2014, the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture raised $15,003 for nine organizations within the Comstock Historic District. The Comstock Foundation matched donations up to $1,000 for each organization. The fundraising event was part of a commemoration of the restoration of the Upper Yellow Jacket hoist and ore chute in Gold Hill, the Foundation's first substantial preservation project since organizing in June 2013....

2013-05-29 23:29:29

The Yellow Pages are a thing of the past, and TV ads cost more than you can imagine. This is the age of the internet, when lawyers must use social media, and informational web sites to market their law firms. Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Story by Leslie Marquez — Before the internet age, a lawyer in Reno knew how to market their law firm: just buy the full page ad in the Reno phone book. If they were really aggressive, maybe they bought a billboard next to the highway. Now,...

2013-04-25 23:00:58

Expansion into the Reno, NV area has been a great success for Silverstate Heating and Air Conditioning and their happy clientele. A new website has just launched to enhance service to residential and commercial clients in northern Nevada. Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 The team from Silverstate Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Brian Peterson and Shane Thompson, took a bold step, by expanding into the Reno Nevada area a while back, even though the economy was down. Silverstate HVAC of...

2013-04-12 23:03:03

Founder Pat Wetzel shares her cancer experience and discusses anti-cancer living with host Cheri Hill and guests Mark Estee, owner of Campo; Margaret Van Meter, M.D. from Alpine Hematolgy-Oncology; and Leslie Katich from the Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation. Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Pat Wetzel, founder of the Anti-Cancer Club (http://www.anticancerclub.com), will be the special guest on The Cheri Hill Show this weekend. The program can be heard on 99.1FM in Reno on...

2011-08-17 13:00:00

PORTAGE, Mich., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatron, Inc., a leader in providing integrated property tax and land administration software for governments worldwide, today announced that Washoe County, Nevada, has contracted with Manatron to implement its computer-aided mass appraisal (CAMA) software, GRM customCAMA, to serve as its newly integrated property assessment system. Manatron's GRM customCAMA is a comprehensive property appraisal software product and is the only completely...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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