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2014-06-17 08:31:55

OTHELLO, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has submitted a Water Service Contract to the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District for System 1 of CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build a lateral pipeline (System 1) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area. In particular, the Water Service...

2014-04-08 12:22:16

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) held a special briefing on Friday, April 4 in Moses Lake regarding the status and progress of the CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build lateral pipelines (Systems 1-4) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area (from Moses Lake to...

2008-12-31 07:25:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be donating a truckload of potatoes and apples to the White Center Food Bank (10829 8th Ave SW) in Seattle on Tuesday, January 6th. The donation came about as a result of a meeting a couple of months ago that CSRIA had with Rep. Sharon Nelson (D-Vashon, 34th Legislative District), who then helped connect the association to the White Center Food Bank. "As we fight through this recession,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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