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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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2014-03-07 08:24:06

SEATTLE, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top regional interior designers were named March 6, 2014, at Seattle Design Center's 15(th) annual Northwest Design Awards Gala at Seattle Design Center in Seattle. Designers, architects and students submitted 120 projects in 14 competition categories. A panel of West coast industry experts evaluated submissions through an anonymous process, measuring each project on the basis of proportion, composition, use of space, materials and...

2014-03-04 12:25:46

With the 2014 enrollment deadline approaching, Oregonians can still find flexible, innovative plans--plus much more--as members of Oregon's Health CO-OP. PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than two months left in the open enrollment period, Oregon's Health CO-OP remains on the front end of providing access to health care designed by Oregonians for Oregonians. Simple from the start"Our charge from the beginning has been to keep things simple," says CEO Dr. Ralph...

2014-02-07 12:25:10

Transwestern and Delta Associates Name TrendSetters of the Year: Capitol Riverfront BID's Michael Stevens and StonebridgeCarras' George Carras and Doug Firstenberg WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern, along with its research affiliate, Delta Associates, and their sponsors, Baker Tilly and PNC Real Estate, today announced they held their 17(th) annual Washington, D.C. TrendLines(®) event on Feb. 6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. As part of...

2014-02-06 08:34:39

TUALATIN, Ore., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon Scientific, a leading designer and distributor of personal electronics globally, today announced two senior-level promotions and the hire of a new General Manager in a move to strengthen product development, marketing and business-to-business initiatives to encourage growth in the North American region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/NE59713LOGO) Ryan Else joined Oregon Scientific in January and brings more...

2014-01-28 12:32:10

Jeff Boyce Leads NACR Sales and Territory Development for Pacific Northwest EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications technology integration expert NACR is pleased to announce that Jeff Boyce has joined the company as the Regional Sales Director for the Pacific Northwest to develop new sales initiatives and help to expand the company's market presence in the region. Formerly a vice president at Cerium Networks, he is based at the NACR office in Seattle, WA, and...

2013-12-30 23:03:50

Innodrill began implementation of Bigfoot CMMS, Smartware Group’s cloud-based maintenance automation solution accessed by more than 10,000 users in 20 industries worldwide. Center Harbor, NH (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Innodrill began implementation of Bigfoot CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software), Smartware Group’s cloud-based maintenance automation solution accessed by more than 10,000 users in 20 industries worldwide. Innodrill, a subsidiary of Huisman, the world’s...

2013-12-06 23:03:59

Smartware Group’s Paul Lachance Shares Best Practices from Top Manufacturers Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Industry columnist and CMMS producer Paul Lachance will devote a session to spare parts management, the pitfalls and best practices, when he speaks to attendees at the 28th annual International Maintenance Conference. The three-day conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, FL, starting December 10. Lachance is founder and chief...

2013-12-05 20:21:50

Executives from across the state select Pacific Continental Bank as one of the most admired companies in Oregon EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), today announced that it was recently recognized as one of Oregon's most admired companies in the Portland Business Journal's 2013 Most Admired Companies survey. For the fifth time, Pacific Continental was ranked as a top-ten company in...

Private Development Near Oregon And Washington Public Forests
2013-12-04 10:22:39

USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station Private development along the edges of most public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled since the 1970s, a new study conducted by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific's Northwest (PNW) Research Station has found. The study, which used aerial photography to inventory structures at the fringes of public forests, is the first to look at development trends in the two states before and after the enactment of land use laws. The...

2013-11-21 23:35:12

Bigfoot researcher Lisa A. Shiel exposes the disinformation and strips away the hype in her latest exposé about the cryptozoological phenomenon known as Bigfoot. Shiel tackles the aspects other researchers prefer to ignore in her new book 'Forbidden Bigfoot.' Lake Linden, Michigan (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 For centuries, stunned witnesses have reported face-to-face encounters with the bizarre beasts responsible for mystifying us with the tantalizing evidence they leave...


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Skunk Ape
2013-10-07 06:51:24

The skunk ape is a cryptid said to inhabit the swamp lands of North Carolina, Arkansas, and most commonly found in the Florida swampland. It goes by other names as well: Swamp Ape, Stink Ape, Florida Bigfoot, Myakka Ape, and Myakka Skunk Ape. The name was given to this creature for the rank smell that is said to accompany it. Reports of this creature were most common in 1960s and 1970s. The skunk ape has dark colored fur, usually black or dark brown; sometimes the creature is described...

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