Latest Washoe County, Nevada Stories

2009-12-07 08:18:14

Graham Kent, Nevada Seismological Laboratory director at the University of Nevada, Reno is leading the installation, testing and maintenance of a novel way to monitor forests fires and other environmental data with the prototype of a new camera system developed by Sony-Europe.

2009-11-16 18:06:00

RENO, Nev., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On November 12, 2009, a jury rendered a verdict in favor of GameTech International, Inc. and against Trend Gaming Systems, LLC, in a case tried before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

2009-10-12 06:00:00

BLAINE, Minn., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Washoe County School District (WCSD) in Reno, Nev., serving 63,300 students, has selected Infinite Campus as its district-wide student information system.

2009-09-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17: NATIONAL AIR RACES Profile America -- Thursday, September 17th.

2009-09-09 19:11:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2009-08-18 10:06:00

Online lessons, shipments of off-line education materials bring school to the student LAS VEGAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This time of year students across the country prepare to head back to school.

2009-07-22 07:30:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc.

2009-06-05 19:07:00

RENO, Nev., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2009-04-30 08:25:00

Two newly published papers provide a deeper look at earthquake vulnerability for the Lake Tahoe region.

2009-03-23 16:43:20

Organizers of the sixth annual Lake Tahoe Polar Plunge on the California-Nevada border said a record 300 people turned out to jump into the 39-degree water. Jody Filgo, who started the annual event six years ago with Elaine Glasser to benefit the Special Olympics, said at least 300 people jumped into the frigid lake Saturday to raise nearly $40,000 for the organization, the Tahoe Daily Tribune reported Monday. Filgo said the turnout Saturday was better than I ever would have imagined.

Latest Washoe County, Nevada Reference Libraries

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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