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2009-12-07 08:18:14

University of Nevada, Reno, scientists working with SONY and Forest Guard on new system 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. The new 360-degree, solar-powered camera and wi-fi system was installed at Tahoe City, Calif. in anticipation of its debut Dec. 12...

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. The jury awarded GameTech $38,697 and $782,641 on its two claims against Trend. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had previously ruled that GameTech is entitled to pre-judgment interest on the later figure, which represents funds...

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. As their legacy system was discontinued, the district did a thorough review of several information systems. Infinite Campus was clearly the first choice. "In the past, we faced many challenges with reporting, data analysis, and district-wide communication," said Geoff Cornelius, WCSD's Student...

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. The sounds of the some of most powerful engines on earth are echoing around Reno, Nevada, through Sunday -- at the National Championship Air Races. People who love those sounds -- and the airplanes that make...

2009-09-09 19:11:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems and video lottery terminals, has filed its third quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed via the internet Thursday, September 10, 2009, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Pacific time. The Quarterly Report includes information about GameTech's financial position and...

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. But for thousands of Nevada students their school is just a click away through the Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA) - the state's largest public virtual school serving kids in grades K-12. As Monday, August 24 marks NVVA's first day of school, it is hosting two events in Las Vegas and...

2009-07-22 07:30:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announces that it has executed an agreement in conjunction with the Schaller Development Group to build The Traditions Casino, in North Western Nevada. The Traditions Casino will be located adjacent to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center (TRIC) in Dayton, Nevada, home of Wal-Mart's largest US distribution center....

2009-06-05 19:07:00

RENO, Nev., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems and video lottery terminals, has filed its second quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed via the internet Monday June 8, 2009, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Pacific time. The Quarterly Report includes information about GameTech's financial position and results of...

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2009-04-30 08:25:00

Two newly published papers provide a deeper look at earthquake vulnerability for the Lake Tahoe region For more than a decade, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been unraveling the history of fault ruptures below the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe one earthquake at a time. Two new studies by the Scripps research team offer a more comprehensive analysis of earthquake activity in the Lake Tahoe region, which suggest a magnitude-7 earthquake occurs every...

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. People...


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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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'