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Deep Turbulent Canyon Supplies Puget Sounds Rich Waters

Deep, Turbulent Canyon Supplies Puget Sound's Rich Waters

By Hannah Hickey, University of Washington The headwaters for Puget Sound's famously rich waters lie far below the surface, in a submarine canyon that draws nutrient-rich water up from the deep ocean. New measurements may explain how the...

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2014-04-15 23:13:50

Discount given to military personnel, active and veterans, who wish to pursue accelerated career learning opportunities. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Hondros College of Business has announced that they will offer all military personnel, active and veterans, a 15% military discount on all Insurance and Real Estate Pre-Licensing Packages. Hondros College of Business would like to thank all our military personnel, both active and veterans, for serving our great country. We are proud...

2014-04-15 23:08:58

MonaVie recognized as top trademark registrant for Utah in 2013 Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 MonaVie received top honors at the 2014 Utah Genius Awards for their innovation in trademark earlier this month at the Little America Hotel. Bateman IP Law Group and KSL presented the award to MonaVie Vice President of Communications Brian Gill. Utah Genius serves to honor and recognize the people, companies and cities that contribute to the state’s growth with patents and...

2014-04-15 23:08:37

Country duo Montgomery Gentry is headed to South Louisiana for a one night only performance in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on Saturday, April 19. Charenton, LA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Country duo Montgomery Gentry is headed to South Louisiana for a one night only performance in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on Saturday, April 19. “Fans of country and Southern rock are going to love this show. Montgomery Gentry has been cranking out hits since 1999 and...

2014-04-15 23:07:06

Carolina Swim of Wilmington, NC has implemented Fieldpoint field service software for poolmaintenance in the cloud. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Carolina Swim, Inc. (formerly Swim Wilmington, Inc.) is headquartered in Wilmington, NC and provides a full spectrum of turnkey services for the aquatics industry. Whether you need a new pool, or maintain the existing one, Carolina Swim is there to serve you. That statement has translated into outstanding growth for Carolina Swim, which...

2014-04-15 23:06:29

On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that spoke about an event coming to the Charleston, SC area. The event pays tribute to Earth Day and nature conservation activists in the area. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On April 14, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by On Purpose Adventure founder Ben Jammin Toy for an episode that reflected the importance of nature conservation and proper environmental actions. The episode holds greater...

2014-04-15 23:04:07

A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Valparaiso, Chile (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 A fast-moving fire that started April 12 in Chile’s port city of Valparaiso has claimed the lives of two sponsored members of the Unbound community, forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes. Luis Olivares, Unbound...

2014-04-15 23:01:47

VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 21, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to...

2014-04-15 23:01:27

The Ramsey Keller Memorial's Second Annual Run for Heaven's Sake Kicks off May 18th in Billings With a Goal of Doubling Dollars Raised to Pay for Infant Funerals in Montana. The Goal is to Have Zero Montana Families Writing a Check for Their Child's Funeral. Billings, Montana (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The average cost of an infant funeral in Montana is $1500.00 and last year, the Ramsey Keller Memorial did not turn away a single family in need. The memorial paid in full for 28...

2014-04-15 20:23:10

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit, working through federal bankruptcy mediators, has reached an agreement on pension and healthcare benefits with an association representing retired Detroit police and fire fighters - the first agreement with a major group of city retirees. The Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association (RDPFFA), one of Detroit's oldest and largest employee associations, reached an agreement with the city regarding the Bankruptcy...

2014-04-15 16:25:56

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The May issue of Chicago magazine features the annual listing of the city's Best New Restaurants, showcasing 17 dining establishments reviewed and recommended by Chicago's dining critics. After hundreds of meals at the most promising new restaurants spanning the entire six-county Chicago metro area, Chicago's critics have narrowed it down to the standouts - only three of which have tablecloths. On newsstands Thursday, the issue also highlights five...


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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...

Deschutes National Forest
2013-12-24 12:04:50

The Deschutes National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in some parts of Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, and Jefferson counties in central Oregon. It makes up 1.8 million acres along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains. In 1908, the Deschutes National Forest was established from some parts of the Blue Mountains, Cascade, and Fremont National Forests. In the year 1911, some parts of the Deschutes National Forest were split off to create the Ochoco and Paulina National...

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

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