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2014-05-31 23:03:19

TicketProcess.com offers Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers tickets to their August 15th concert at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Washington online today to the general public. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington has played host to a variety of top-flight musical acts, and an upcoming Tom Petty tour has fans throughout the Northwest anxious to get their hands on tickets. The large, sloping expanse of green grass is flanked at the bottom by a...

2011-05-10 10:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today named Bob Deffner as manager of Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County. He is former manager of the R.B. Winter State Park Complex in Union County. "Bob brings a solid administrative background to his latest state park assignment, and his enthusiasm and public relations skills will only improve the visitor experience at Gifford Pinchot," said Bureau of State Parks Director...

2011-02-10 13:57:00

WARM SPRINGS, Ore., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move designed to provide a needed surge in short-term revenues, and assist in pursuing the goal of a permanent casino at Cascade Locks, the Warm Springs Tribal Council set in motion plans to design, construct and open to the public a temporary tribal casino on Highway 26, within the Warm Springs community, near the popular Warm Springs Museum. The Tribal Council acknowledged that the planned re-location would not solve the Tribe's...

2010-08-06 17:32:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from The Coalition for Oregon's Future on the release of the Gorge Casino final EIS "This procedural step doesn't change the fact that Oregonians and Oregon's next Governor -- not the federal government -- will have the final word on whether an off-reservation casino in the Columbia Gorge is approved. And a majority of Oregonians and both leading candidates for Governor oppose an off reservation Gorge casino. The release...

2010-01-13 09:00:00

GOLDENDALE, Wash., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorating their 10th Anniversary and a banner growth and sales year in 2009, Maryhill Winery has two new reasons to celebrate as they roll into 2010. The Winery landed top scores on more than a half-dozen of their varietals in recent reviews from the nationally renowned Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. Additionally, the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge - encompassing the Columbia Gorge AVA where Maryhill is located - was recognized by...

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2009-07-24 08:40:00

 Acoustic tags and numerical river models are two technologies developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that are helping improve salmon passage at the Columbia Basin's hydroelectric dams.PNNL researchers will discuss these technologies and how they make scientific contributions to the endangered fish's survival during group technical presentations at Waterpower XVI, a conference for professionals in the hydroelectric industry. The...


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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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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