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2010-07-14 06:40:00

Fifty million years ago, when what is now Washington state was covered with a verdant subtropical rainforest, a 380-pound flightless bird called Diatryma stalked the floodplains of the region's meandering rivers. Although Diatryma was long thought to have existed in this region, a recent discovery by geologists from Western Washington University of a fossilized footprint of this 7-foot-tall bird proves that it did indeed roam the forests of the Pacific Northwest, said George Mustoe, a...

2010-05-19 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq: ALGT) and its subsidiary low-cost airline, Allegiant Air, LLC, today announced that beginning July 1, the company will offer nonstop jet service between Long Beach Airport (LGB) and Bellingham International Airport (BLI), which is located just minutes away from the Canadian border and a short drive from Vancouver, B.C. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060516/LATU102LOGO) Marking its first service...

2010-03-24 06:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Xirrus®, the Wi-Fi "Power Play" that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, and user density in the industry, announced today the deployment of Xirrus high performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays at Whatcom Transportation Authority in Bellingham, Washington. Whatcom is a county-wide public transportation agency with five facilities and 60 full time buses. During a recent fleet upgrade, they chose to wirelessly enable their buses...

2010-01-26 13:38:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul, the leader in self-storage, today announced the addition of a self-storage reuse center for customers at the Bellingham UHaul Center, 4538 Guide Meridian. The UHaul Reuse Program, one of the Company's sustainability initiatives, was developed to provide a redistribution network for unwanted, gently used household goods, furniture, sporting equipment, bikes and clothing that formerly were destined for landfills. A photo accompanying this...

2009-10-15 11:28:19

Tree leaves may be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths, suggests a new study by scientists at Western Washington University in Bellingham. The research will be presented at this month's Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Portland, Oregon. Leaves along bus routes were up to 10 times more magnetic than leaves on quieter streets, the study found. That magnetism comes from tiny particles of pollution"”such as iron oxides...

2009-06-25 07:00:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today will inaugurate nonstop, year-round service between Bellingham, Wash., and Las Vegas. The thrice-weekly service between the two cities will expand to include a fourth weekly flight starting Aug. 3. "The addition of Bellingham-Las Vegas nonstop service gives our customers another convenient alternative for traveling between the Pacific Northwest and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and the popular destination of Las...

2009-06-18 13:17:42

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, wanted in Texas on burglary and drug charges, was arrested Wednesday as he entered the country from Vancouver, Canada. Lear, 33, was indicted in May on nine felony charges related to a burglary last October at the apartment of an injured player on the West Texas A&M football team, where Leaf was the quarterbacks coach. Authorities accused him of trying to obtain painkillers from the player. Earlier this week, the Amarillo Globe News reported that Randall...

2009-06-17 12:05:00

SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced it will add a fourth weekly flight between Bellingham, Wash., and Las Vegas, starting Monday, Aug. 3. Thrice-weekly service between the two cities is scheduled to begin Thursday, June 25, 2009. "We're pleased to respond to customer demand for this popular destination," said Steve Jarvis, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing, sales and customer experience. "Our nonstop Bellingham-Las Vegas service is a...

2009-04-21 07:48:00

Special Marketing Workshop for Western Washington University Students to be held in Bellingham, WA SEATTLE, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Business and product strategy consultancy NimbleSource, LLC has retained Al and Laura Ries, authors of The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding, Focus, War in the Boardroom, and other bestselling books, to work with select clients and is pleased to announce that the Ries will also speak at a special event to be held at Western Washington University in Bellingham....

2009-04-21 07:25:00

Spreading the word about virtualized Open Source to LinuxFest attendees HOUSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- click2try (http://www.click2try.com), a community site that makes it easy to try and use Open Source software, today announced it will be demonstrating its click2try.com site featuring virtualized Open Source applications at LinuxFest Northwest 2009 (http://www.linuxfestnorthwest.org). click2try hosts a catalog of more than 40 Open Source applications that visitors can try for free,...


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