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2010-01-19 14:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Geographic Society today unveiled its latest Geotourism MapGuide, which highlights the sustainable places and attractions in the Central Cascades region of the Pacific Northwest. Based on recommendations of local residents and business owners, the MapGuide showcases authentic and sustainable ways to experience the dynamic landscape, pioneering culture and recreational treasures of the Central Cascades areas of Washington and Oregon. The...

2009-12-23 11:40:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange), a leader in recovery and in green packaging and tissue paper products, announced today that it has completed its previously announced offering of US$250 million aggregate principal amount of 7 7/8% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes"). The Notes were sold to the public at the price of 98.293% of par. Cascades also announced today that, in accordance with the terms of its wholly owned...

2009-12-09 15:53:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange), a leader in recovery and in green packaging and tissue paper products, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Cascades Tenderco Inc., has further upsized, and amended certain pricing and other terms of, its previously announced Tender Offer for Cascades' 7 1/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "7 1/4% Notes") and 6 3/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "6 3/4% Notes" and, together with the 7...

2009-12-02 20:24:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange), a leader in recovery and in green packaging and tissue paper products, announced today the upsize of its previously announced cash tender offer by its wholly owned subsidiary, Cascades Tenderco Inc. Under the terms of the upsized offer, Cascades Tenderco will purchase up to $700 million aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of Cascades' 7 1/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (CUSIP #...

2009-11-19 08:00:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange), a leader in recovery and in green packaging and tissue paper products, announced today that its newly formed wholly owned subsidiary, Cascades Tenderco Inc., has upsized, and amended certain pricing and other terms of, its previously announced Tender Offer for Cascades' 7 1/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "7 1/4% Notes") and 6 3/4% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "6 3/4% Notes" and, together with...

2009-11-04 11:22:00

JACKSON, Wyo., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilderness Ventures, the oldest and most experienced adventure travel program for young people, recently announced their 2010 lineup of unique Leadership Adventures, International Adventures and Community Service Adventures for teenagers. These life-altering teen wilderness adventures, set in some of the world's most magnificent outdoor spaces, are crafted for young adults who are just beginning their experiences in the outdoors or teenagers who are...

2009-10-02 01:01:01

Global warming is not melting away Mount Rainer in Washington state, even if a survey marker at the highest peak suggests it could be, officials say. The Seattle Times reports the aluminum marker pokes nearly 2 feet above the ice cap at the mountain's highest point, giving the appearance part of the ice has melted away. Not so, say experts. The marker, it turns out, was never under ice -- and it wasn't even erected at the summit, said surveyor Larry Signani, who has led teams that measured...

2009-08-07 18:12:26

 Scientists have placed high-tech "spiders" inside and around the mouth of Mount St. Helens, one of the most active volcanoes in the United States. Networks such as these could one day be used to respond rapidly to an impending eruption. On July 14, 2009, these spider pods were lowered by cable from a helicopter hovering about 100 feet up (30 meters) and gently put in hot spots inside and around the volcano crater."This project demonstrates that a low-cost sensor network system can...

2009-02-02 13:05:33

Rescue workers say a man who tried to recover a dropped cell phone came within feet of plunging off a cliff into Oregon's icy Crater Lake. Kevin Harris, 26, of Arizona, was trying to recover a friend's cell phone that had fallen over the edge of the crater near the park's Rim Village, Greg Winfrey, a firefighter who helped rescue Harris Saturday, told The (Portland) Oregonian. Harris stepped onto ice covered with fresh snow and slid 200 feet before he could stop himself. If he hadn't stopped...

2009-01-14 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Society's Center for Sustainable Destinations has joined organizations in Washington and Oregon to publicize the world-class natural and cultural attractions of the Central Cascades. The pilot project seeks to contribute to the economic health of communities by promoting geotourism: tourism that sustains and enhances the geographical character of a place -- its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and the well-being of its...


Latest Cascade Range Reference Libraries

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Plumas National Forest
2014-01-20 10:17:50

Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...

Fremont-Winema National Forest
2013-11-27 15:32:16

Fremont-Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest that was created from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests. They cover territory in southern Oregon from the crest of the Cascades on the west, past the city of Lakeview towards the east. The northern end of the forest is bounded by U.S. Route 97 on the west, and Oregon Route 31 towards the east. Towards the south, the state border with California creates the boundary of the forests. Klamath Falls is the...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Lassen National Forest
2013-11-22 11:07:55

Lassen National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. The forest holds 1,070,344 acres and was established in 1905 as Lassen Peak Forest Reserve, which would become Lassen National Forest only a few months later. The forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park, which was established in 1916, and it holds three designated wilderness areas including Thousand Lakes Wilderness and Ishi Wilderness. It is bordered by the Modoc Plateau in the east,...

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