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2014-04-30 23:11:07

ConsumerResearchers have ranked the best home security companies in the city of Portland in a bid to improve the safety of citizens. The analysis and research is a stellar resource that helps residents to decide just what home security system is best for them. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 In a bid to maintain the safety of Portland, independent company ConsumerResearchers has released the rankings of the best home security systems in the city to help residents choose the system...

2014-04-29 23:04:26

The acquisition of the large format printing company allows Irwin-Hodson to enhance its broad range of printing services and continue providing exceptional service to its clients. PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Irwin-Hodson Company is proud to announce the acquisition of Portland PrintWorks, LLC. Acquired in early February, we believe this partnership will allow us to provide quality products and service for all your printing needs. Portland PrintWorks served the Portland...

2014-03-29 23:03:55

Tickets for the recently announced Eagles Concert at the Moda Center go on sale today and are available online now at TicketProcess.com (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Moda Center in Portland, Oregon will be the place and August 27th will be the date for the recently added tour stop for The Eagles who have recently wrapped up the U.S. leg of their winter tour and added an additional series of concerts that take place in late summer of 2014. Fans can now find tickets for the Eagles Show in...

2014-03-12 12:20:38

IRVING, Texas, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire the assets of Ott's Friction Supply, Inc. With a targeted closing date of March 17, 2014, this acquisition will include operations at locations in Portland and Eugene, Oregon and is part of FleetPride's larger market strategy. FleetPride is also expanding its presence...

2014-03-09 23:02:37

Portland Aquarium will be closed for remodeling from March 10-14. On March 15, a fun 7-7-7-7 Grand Reopening Special will begin and last for seven days. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Borrowing from the Hebrew symbol meaning “complete”, Portland Aquarium is poised to celebrate its next phase of remodels with a special 7-7-7-7 for guests. For the first time since opening, Portland Aquarium will be closed from March 10th-14th. On March 15, they will reopen and roll out several...

2014-02-10 23:21:41

This year’s offerings Include an epic week of climbing in the Cascades, a weekend ride in Oregon wine country and a small high-end tour through Northeastern Oregon and Southeastern Washington. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Cycle Oregon has added a third ride to its lineup of its annual bike tours, which were created to provide financial support for the state’s rural communities while highlighting some of the best roadways and scenery in the world. The new ride, called CO3 is...

2014-02-05 12:31:52

PORTLAND, Ore. and VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordstrom today announced plans to close its Lloyd Center Mall store in Portland, Ore., and its Vancouver Mall store in Vancouver, Wash. The company intends to close the Lloyd Center store where it has been doing business since 1960, around January 2015. Originally opened in 1977, the Vancouver Mall store will close to the public in January 2015. "This was a tough decision to make because we've been doing business at...

2014-01-23 12:27:06

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting's Portland office recently announced its promotion of Kory Kimball to general manager. Kimball has been a senior executive at Slalom Consulting for over five years, leading high-performing teams that deliver innovative business and technology solutions for a broad range of clients. With 20 years of experience in consulting and IT, encompassing tenure at Deloitte, Arthur Andersen, and Portland software leader Webtrends,...

2014-01-22 23:28:26

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has been making lots of improvements to crosswalks and sidewalks in recent months, but it’s not enough says Oregon personal injury lawyer Sean DuBois, of Shulman DuBois LLC. We also need to focus on educating drivers and increasing awareness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The Portland Bureau of Transportation makes safety in the city a priority, which is evident by the new sidewalks and crosswalks they have installed, including the...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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