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2012-08-14 10:24:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Guided hikes provide insights that connect travelers to the local environment and community in a way that an unaccompanied walk does not. The Cedar House Sport Hotel's Tahoe Trips and Trails will host an interactive talk by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association and offer a variety of guided adventures. Today The Cedar House and Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) announce the beginning of what is expected to be a long time partnership. TRTA constructs...

Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

2012-07-24 06:22:12

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Efficient Sustainable Practices (ESP), a division of Reno Contracting, has been selected to provide Energy and Water Conservation Services to the County of San Diego under its energy and water sustainability program. In conjunction with the County of San Diego Department of General Services, Reno ESP will guide and support the County in its pursuit to lower energy and operational costs, drive down greenhouse gas emissions, as well as reduce water...

2012-07-12 06:24:17

TRUCKEE, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trails and Vistas announces "The Dreaming Tree" art hikes with views of the Sierra Nevada on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Donner Ski Ranch, just ten minutes from Truckee-Tahoe, CA. More than thirty artists including world musicians, dancers, storytellers and visual artists will present the signature art hikes. In addition to tapping local creative talent, artists come from the San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Cruz, Chico,...

2012-03-28 06:21:42

SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Contracting has formed a joint venture with Coyle Residential, a full-service general contractor specializing in high density, multi-family apartments, mixed use, condominiums design coordination, budgeting and turnkey construction. Under the agreement, Reno and Berkeley-based Coyle will work on a project-specific, but ongoing basis, combining their respective specialties on large-scale multi-family and mixed use projects. The Joint...

2012-03-12 12:33:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ron White Presents: An Evening With Margo Rey commences at 8 PM with the famed comedian introducing Margo onstage at 9:30 PM. Austin's Symphony Square is located at 1111 Red River Street Austin, TX78701. Margo Rey will sing her hit single "Let The Rain" (co-written with John Oates.) "Let The Rain" earned the title of Billboard's "Hot Shot Debut" last fall and remained on the charts for 20 weeks. It is the first single from Rey's forthcoming...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Technology Company Recognized for Growth and Innovation Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Understand.com, a global medical education company headquartered in downtown Reno, was one of two technology companies named “Software Company of the Year” by the 2012 NCET Technology Awards and Reno Gazette-Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. These awards recognize companies and individuals that have significantly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology community....

2011-12-07 17:30:00

RENO, Nev., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport Terminal Services (ATS) announced today that Ms. Lynn Jones will return to her position with ATS as a baggage handler at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport effective Tuesday, December 13. "This is a very happy ending for me," Jones said. "Our team at the airport is like a family. Sometimes we fight, but we make up. I am looking forward to moving on." Sally Leible, president of Airport Terminal Services added, "We have learned a lot from...

2011-12-06 19:08:00

RENO, Nev., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport Terminal Services (ATS) sincerely regrets the events that took place at Reno-Tahoe International Airport last week involving our employees and the reporting of suspected animal abuse. We applaud Ms. Lynn Jones' courage to report the unfavorable condition of the animal she encountered, and we encourage others to be as vigilant as she was. Further, we have connected with Ms. Jones today to extend her an offer to be fully...

2011-12-02 16:27:00

LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For many years, the real estate industry has tried to go Hollywood through reality TV, online streaming and other mediums. Now, one director has taken it a step further. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111202/CG16531</font>) Award-winning director Christian Calderon, blending artistry with the marketing of real estate, has launched a new concept in real estate videos - the...


Latest Washoe County, Nevada Reference Libraries

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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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