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2014-08-02 23:00:11

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest held its fourth Convocation and White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2014. Lebanon, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians will encounter a host of distractions on their journey to improving health care, but must stay focused so that they become the health care leaders their communities expect and need. That was the message on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from Oregon State Rep. Sherrie Sprenger as she gave...

2014-07-23 12:29:23

SEATTLE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance, the company behind the "We're A Lot Like You. A Little Different." ad campaign, is out this week with its newest Northwest Profiles, two of which were inspired by local Northwest residents. The Seattle-based company recently turned to the community to help bring Northwest Profile #12: Supercharged Seahawks Fan and Northwest Profile #0: Nothing Between Me and My Tan Man to life. The local people behind the new profiles are...

2014-07-15 12:23:40

SEATTLE, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest locals know that summer officially arrives July 5, following an often overcast Fourth of July, but weather rarely keeps us from enjoying the festivities. Yet it may surprise locals that, according to the latest PEMCO Insurance poll, the Northwest's fickle weather might keep outdoor enthusiasts from playing outside more often than we think. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll found that, true to our regional stereotype, nearly two-thirds...

2014-06-27 12:21:34

Local company ranks higher than competitors on customer satisfaction for the second straight year SEATTLE, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance has done it again. The Northwest's largest local insurer has received the highest ranking for customer satisfaction from J.D. Power for the second consecutive year. The Seattle-based mutual insurer, which serves Northwest residents exclusively, is recognized for ranking the highest in customer satisfaction among auto insurers in the...

2014-06-26 16:24:43

Earlier than in seasons past, the 2014 crop proves to be the juiciest yet YAKIMA, Wash., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 crop of Northwest sweet cherries is now arriving on grocery store shelves earlier than the past several years, putting the classic summertime fruit front and center for the Fourth of July holiday. With consistently warm weather and sunny days in the Northwest growing regions, growers are expecting a benchmark year for flavor, size and color, so consumers can...

2014-06-10 08:30:38

Northwest Nursing Center Shows Census Growth, Improved Patient Mix, Demonstrating Initial Success of AdCare's Strategic Plan to Improve Facility-Level Operations ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK), (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA) a leading long-term care provider, today reported that as part of the Company's strategic plan to improve facility level operations, the Northwest Nursing Center facility in Oklahoma City has achieved significant...

2014-05-05 12:23:53

Northwest electric power industry connects on the latest energy efficiency programs and strategies PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and electric utilities throughout the Northwest, are hosting the second annual Efficiency Exchange conference, May 6-8 in Kennewick, Wash. The region-wide event focuses on promoting innovation and new ideas in utility energy efficiency programs. BPA and...

2014-04-01 23:02:02

Widely Adopted Dynamic Emergency Preparedness Guides Available to Northwest’s Students, Faculty and Staff via In Case of Crisis Mobile App Herndon, VA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Making critical emergency information available via mobile devices campus-wide, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that Northwest Missouri State University (Northwest) has widely adopted its emergency preparedness mobile app for Northwest’s students, faculty and staff. With more than...

2014-03-25 16:24:05

Safeco Field takes Northwest seafood to a new level, and offers up classic pub foods, with a Seattle twist, that pair well with local craft beer. SEATTLE and STAMFORD, Conn., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2014 season, the Seattle Mariners, hospitality partner Centerplate, along with its strategic hospitality design group, Centerplate Stir, and noted Seattle Chef and restaurateur Ethan Stowell, are continuing a successful collaboration that has won Safeco Field a reputation for...

2014-03-20 12:22:07

SEATTLE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If Interstate 90 tolls over Lake Washington become a reality, the latest results from the PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll suggest that about two out of three drivers will change their commuting habits to avoid paying the fee. But if polling trends are any indication, recent data comparing pre-toll predictions and post-toll behavior on the neighboring Highway 520 may prove that Northwest drivers are more talk than action. In its most recent...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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