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2014-07-18 12:22:01

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furie Operating Alaska, LLC ("Furie"), a growth-oriented independent oil & gas company, announced today the completion of a $160 million investment commitment from Energy Capital Partners Mezzanine Opportunities Fund. The investment will fund the build-out of infrastructure for the installation of an offshore natural gas production platform, marine pipeline, and onshore production facilities to bring proven natural gas reserves to...

2014-05-22 16:23:32

Book the "Summer FREEdom" Package to Receive 15 Percent Off Plus Free Perks at 13 U.S. Hotels NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since nothing captures the essence of summer quite like an American road trip, Millennium Hotels and Resorts presents seasonal getaways that spotlight some of the nation's most alluring attractions and events. Kicking off this active travel season, Millennium hotels from New York and Boston to Los Angeles and Anchorage are offering a "Summer FREEdom"...

2014-05-19 12:21:57

ANCHORAGE, Ala., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Railroad is introducing all-inclusive dining for its GoldStar service, to launch in summer of 2015, which will mark the 10(th) anniversary of the Railroad's GoldStar Service. "This is another example of the Alaska Railroad's commitment to continuously improving its services," said Alaska Railroad Director of Guest Services and Passenger Marketing Bruce LaLonde. "All-inclusive dining for GoldStar passengers brings added value...

2014-05-16 23:02:55

ZookaWare, an Alaska based Software and IT Support company, has announced a new software program called ITZooka offering unlimited remote support from U.S. based support technicians. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 ZookaWare has announced ITZooka, an unlimited remote tech support and PC optimization software program. While ZookaWare previously offered ITZooka only as a remote support service this new software release makes it easier than ever to get help with your computer. The...

2014-05-16 12:20:43

Seattle's top chefs compete in fifth annual Copper Chef Cook-off SEATTLE, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo today delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The arrival of the fish-filled Boeing 737 marks the start of the summer salmon season and is an annual rite of passage anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest. At least five more Alaska Airlines flights today...

2014-05-09 12:25:53

Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., to join practice June 30, 2014 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of doctors at Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic, located at 3831 Piper Street, Suite S-220 in Anchorage. Patients in need of experienced hand or upper extremity care are encouraged to call (907) 563-3145 to schedule an appointment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/86025 As a...

2014-05-01 23:02:47

Call for Nominations Opens May 1 Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Alaska Communications announces its fourth annual Summer of Heroes program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska. The program recognizes five young Alaska heroes, plus one from the Employee Program, who are making a difference in Alaska communities. Each of the selected heroes will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and a trip to the Alaska State Fair Aug. 24. The nomination period runs from May 1...

2014-04-19 23:01:35

The Homewood Suites Anchorage hotel looks forward to welcoming attendees and exhibitors of the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering this May. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel excitedly awaits the arrival of the 2014 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, happening May 3rd and 4th at the FedEx Hangar in Anchorage, Alaska. This show, now in its 17th season, expects over 23,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts to participate in two days of presentations,...

2014-04-14 23:03:06

Company to Showcase Industry Leading Technology Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Local businesses and IT professionals will have the opportunity to meet the Futaris team at the upcoming INTERFACE Anchorage Technology Conference. The high-tech communications and IT security solutions company provides satellite communication services globally and industry leading solutions that address and mitigate emergent concerns in the IT security arena. Futaris has earned the esteemed designation...

2014-04-10 12:33:02

Kirk Wickersham, Creator of FSBO System, Returns to Former College in New Role ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College is a great period of time for many people, and hopefully the start of a long, successful career. For Anchorage real estate expert Kirk Wickersham, his education has played a major role in his success, and his education began at the University of Alaska. The University of Alaska isn't a particularly large school, but the alumni have made a big...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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