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2009-03-10 11:17:00

The nation's first travel site to focus exclusively on discount lift tickets expands opportunities for local residents and tourists to hit the slopes in Lake Tahoe SAN FRANCISCO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Liftopia.com, the online resource for skiers and riders to purchase discount lift tickets, announced today new partnerships with several of Lake Tahoe's leading ski resorts including Alpine Meadows, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Mt.

2009-03-06 18:27:00

RENO, Nev., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc.

2009-01-30 18:17:00

RENO, Nev., Jan.

2008-09-22 09:00:41

RENO, Nev., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Metals Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: GNMT) , an aggressive junior exploration and development company, today announced that the company's CEO, Steve Parent, is featured in an exclusive interview on WallSt.net's 3-Minute Press Show.

2008-08-29 06:00:18

By Janis Mara Once a year, Jim Mathers of Livermore motors up to Tahoe, stopping at his favorite cheap Arco station en route and visiting Pyramid Lake. Total gas consumed: One tank each way, and about a half-tank for sightseeing in between.

2008-07-20 15:00:21

A bear cub is recovering at a California animal center after a firefighter spotted it wobbling along the road on burned paws, officials say.

2008-07-06 12:00:16

By Scott Sonner Associated Press RENO, Nev.

2006-06-14 17:35:00

Officials are looking to capture some of Lake Tahoe's biggest polluters: Canada geese.


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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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dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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