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SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bryan Shillito has been named managing director of safety programs for Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the U.S.
Prices as low as $169 between Seattle and Dulles through Nov. 19* SEATTLE, Nov.
MedicalMarijuanaLegalizing.com reports on the results of the Nov 4th midterm election relating to cannabis legalization and it's potential impact. San Francisco,
Transaction value of $0.72 Per Common Share Plus Repayment of Debt HONOLULU, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) and Horizon Lines, Inc.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I.
Airline and premiere winter resorts launch 'Ski the West' program that includes travel discounts and free skiing SEATTLE, Nov.
- SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTH GAAP NET INCOME OF $26.1 MILLION ($0.73 PER DILUTED SHARE) AND $70.2 MILLION ($1.96 PER DILUTED SHARE) HOUSTON, Nov.
The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...
The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...
The brown bear (Ursus arctos) can be found in North America and northern areas of Eurasia. There are sixteen recognized subspecies of the brown bear. This is the most widely distributed species of bear in the world, although its range is shrinking. Its range includes the Alaska and a few other areas of the United States, areas of Russia, and Romania and other areas of the Carpathian region, as well as Canada, Sweden, Finland, and the Balkans. The brown bear derives its common name from the...
Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and Preserve is located in the southeastern portion of the American state of Alaska. The park holds 13,175,799 acres of land, divided between the park and preserve, which was once inhabited by Native Americans like the Ahtna and Tlingit peoples. Although Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867, American citizens did not move into the area until the 1880’s, when gold was discovered in the Yukon Territory. It is thought that George Holt was the...
The spotted seal (Phoca largha or Phoca vitulina largha), also known as the largha seal or simply the largha, is a “true seal” in the family Phocidae. It is native to northern areas of the Pacific Ocean and neighboring seas, preferring to reside on sea ice. Its range includes the continental shelf of the Okhotsk and Bering Seas, Chukchi, and Beaufort. Its southern range extends to the Yellow Sea. When it migrates, it can be found in the Sea of Japan and northern Huanghai. During the...
- 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.