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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...

2009-06-15 07:30:00

WINNEMUCCA, NV, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) ("Great Basin Gold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has created the Rock Creek Conservancy, LLC for the purpose of holding lands recently purchased by it, and the establishment of the Rock Creek Conservancy Fund. Great Basin Gold has purchased four sections in Lander County along Rock Creek and another section west of Rock Creek to prevent future real estate or mineral...

2008-10-07 15:00:31

Shoshone Silver Mining Company (OTCBB: SHSH) is pleased with its progress at the Company's Lakeview Mining District, located approximately 35 miles north of the famed Silver Valley Mining District. CORE DRILLING PROGRAM COMMENCES Shoshone commenced an initial core drilling program on its Lakeview properties on September 27, 2008. A drilling crew has been on site 24 hours per day for 7 days thus far and is expected to be on site until the end of the week. Several drill sites have been...

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By Bill Lee The Seattle Times, Sept. 30: Retired Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez and his wife Holli stand to provide valuable assistance in efforts to encourage more minority students to attend college and steer at least some of them toward a teaching career. The Martinez Foundation has two goals. First, to get more minority students, particularly Latinos, to choose college by offering scholarships and other help. The second, which is equally important, is to diversify the teachers corps...

2008-10-01 18:00:42

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its first 100-MW geothermal power plant, Shoshone Renaissance, on October 2 at 12 p.m. in Box Elder County, Utah. Prominent international, federal and state officials will be among the many dignitaries that will attend this historic event and cultural celebration for the Shoshone Nation. The general public is invited to attend this celebration. The "Light Up the...

2008-10-01 09:00:41

HONEYVILLE, Box Elder County -- The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday in Box Elder County for a new 100 megawatt geothermal power plant that will supply energy to Riverside, Calif. The public is invited to the noon ceremony in Honeyville, located seven miles north of Brigham City. Indian dancers, singers and drummers will be featured throughout the event. Construction is expected to be complete in 2010. Shoshone tribal leaders have...

2008-09-16 15:00:28

Shoshone Silver Mining Company (OTCBB: SHSH) today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its California Creek claims located near Elko, Nevada to Bayswater Uranium Corporation of Vancouver, BC. Upon completion and approval of this agreement by the TSX Venture Exchange, Shoshone Silver Mining Company will receive 200,000 shares of Bayswater common stock. Shoshone President, Lex Smith stated, "Shoshone's sale of the California Creek properties is another move aimed at...

2008-09-02 18:00:21

Shoshone Silver Mining Company (OTCBB:SHSH) today announced it has sold its remaining 25 percent interest in the Bilbao silver-copper-zinc concessions in Zacatecas, Mexico to Minco, Plc (Xtierra Resources, Ltd). in Toronto, Ontario, Canada for US $5 million. Shoshone President, Lex Smith stated, "Shoshone's sale of its remaining interest in the Bilbao concessions represents an important and positive step in the development of our company. This sale will support the acceleration of our...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'