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2011-06-29 15:53:00

SEATTLE, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSphere Technologies was named as one of the finalists for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After an extensive and rigorous process, which included more than 230 nominees and the completion of surveys by nominee-company employees across the state, workplaces in four different categories have been...

2011-04-20 12:47:00

CHICAGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company said it will vigorously contest a complaint brought before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today by the leadership of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The complaint challenges Boeing's 2009 decision to complement its production capacity in Washington state with a new assembly plant in South Carolina and seeks to force Boeing to place its second 787 final assembly line in Puget...

2011-04-19 11:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that, in alliance with locally owned and operated Grays Harbor Paper of Hoquiam, Wash., the technology company will switch to 100 percent post-consumer recycled printing paper in all its Puget Sound facilities, including its Redmond headquarters. Beginning April 22, Grays Harbor Paper will begin supplying Microsoft with a complete rollout of the product line to follow in the ensuing months. The move will replace...

2011-03-17 17:59:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends of Quadrant Homes, a social network started by Quadrant Homes, is launching a 90-day Sustainability Challenge to encourage commitments to sustainable practices throughout the Puget Sound region. Quadrant will award grants of $2,000 to two Homeowner Associations (HOAs), one urban (located in either City of Seattle or City of Tacoma) and one suburban (suburban locations in King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish or Thurston counties)....

2011-01-06 09:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees of Quadrant Homes, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, recommended that the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation award multiple grants totaling $25,000 to five different non-profit organizations serving Quadrant Homes' communities in Skagit, King, Pierce, Kitsap and Thurston counties. In partnership with the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, the Quadrant Charitable Contributions Advisory Team issued a call for proposals...

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2010-10-05 08:44:04

Study finds less toxic pollution falling from atmosphere since 1991 Most toxic pollution falling onto Puget Sound's waters has decreased "” some by as much as 99 percent "” below earlier estimates, according to a region-wide study. Despite the overall decline, the study found that industrial areas like Tacoma still have the Puget's Sound's highest air-deposited contamination levels. The study, by researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and...

2010-08-13 14:45:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Smashing Ideas (www.smashingideas.com), the leading digital media agency providing immersive and interactive entertainment for the youth market, today announced it was named a finalist for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The Puget Sound Business Journal award for best workplaces launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After an extensive and rigorous process,...

2010-08-09 10:30:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis Living was named as one of the finalists for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After an extensive and rigorous process, which included the completion of surveys by nominee-company employees across the state, workplaces in five different categories -- small, medium, large, extra-large company and...

2010-08-03 05:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Explore Consulting, a professional services company that provides innovative technology solutions for managing business data and a cost-effective approach to completely outsourced IT in the Cloud, today announced its Co-Founder and COO Jeremy DeSpain has been named to this year's list of the top "40 Under 40" business leaders in the Greater Seattle region. "I'm honored to be recognized with such a distinguished group of leaders," said DeSpain. "I...

2010-07-16 17:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigor Marine LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vigor Industrial, will purchase the assets of Marine Industries Northwest, Inc. (MINI) in Tacoma, WA. The transaction is expected to close on or about August 6, 2010. "We are excited about the opportunity to grow our company presence in the Puget Sound," said Frank Foti, President and CEO of Vigor Industrial. "We already have operations in Bremerton and Everett. This acquisition will allow us to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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