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2013-01-28 23:00:58

On January 8, 2013, Seattle's John Creighton was elected Vice President of the Seattle Port Commission for the second year in a row, and he intends to keep moving forward with his agenda as he continues in this leadership role. Seattle (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Since 2006, John Creighton has served on the Seattle Port Commission, working hard to bring new jobs and new opportunities to people within the Puget Sound region. On January 8, 2013, he was elected Vice President of the Seattle Port...

2013-01-07 05:02:22

The Real Estate Marketing Insider names the Puget Sound area as its Luxury Market of the Week, following news of increased interest in the area by Chinese investors. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 The Real Estate Marketing Insider named Washington´s Puget Sound, which includes Seattle and Tacoma, as its Luxury Market of the Week. REMI announced the award following news from the Puget Sound Business Journal that the Puget Sound area is attracting attention from Chinese buyers, who...

2012-12-10 08:21:09

SEATTLE PORT, Wash., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "We established bold but achievable goals for the port and regional stakeholders in our Century Agenda," said John Creighton, Seattle Port Commissioner. "It builds on the 100 plus year role the port has played in creating economic growth for the Puget Sound region and the state of Washington. The Commission thanks the hundreds of citizens who worked with us to a set a path forward for the next 25 years." To achieve its objectives, the...

2012-11-08 08:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of leaders in hemophilia advocacy and treatment today announced a nationwide program that will offer free genetic testing to people with hemophilia and their families. The partnership will be officially unveiled this evening at the 64(th) National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-10-03 10:20:11

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll from PEMCO Insurance shows that nearly half of drivers polled in the Puget Sound region use the now-tolled State Route 520 bridge just as often as they did before the toll, despite projections from about six out of 10 drivers who said they planned to change their route to avoid paying the variable toll once it went into effect. In April 2010, PEMCO asked drivers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties if the impending toll would change their...

2012-06-20 02:21:03

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of one of the largest green and zero-waste initiatives in U.S. government history, the USS Long Beach, commissioned as the first nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser, is being auctioned for her scrap metal components through Government Liquidation, the exclusive sales channel for surplus and scrap assets from the Department of Defense. The USS Long Beach, currently located at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA, is being...

2012-06-05 02:28:49

- New $11 million True Family Women's Cancer Center, which was entirely funded through donations, to provide coordinated cancer care to women throughout the Puget Sound region SEATTLE, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) opens its new True Family Women's Cancer Center to patients today. Carefully designed with the female cancer patient in mind, the new 23,600-square-foot women's cancer center gives Swedish Cancer Institute the ability to consolidate...

2012-05-08 02:26:04

Year Up Graduates & Staff to Attend Leading IT Event Focused on Cloud Computing, Virtualization Security & More; Travel Made Possible by Southwest Airlines SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Year Up announced today that six graduates and four staff members from its Bay Area and Puget Sound sites will attend Interop Las Vegas, the leading comprehensive, independent business technology event. UBM TechWeb, Interop's parent company, will fund the four-day event...

2012-04-27 23:03:33

Western Washington autobody shops have successful clothes and toy drive for foster children Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Last winter Puget Sound CARSTAR Auto Body Repair held a holiday donation drive to provide clothes and toys to foster children at Treehouse for Kids. Puget Sound CARSTAR locations, including Collision Clinic CARSTAR of Edmonds, acted as drop-off sites for the donations and displayed giving trees that allowed donors the option to pick a tag and shop for a specific...

2011-11-30 13:04:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it intends to build the new 737 MAX in Renton, Wash., pending approval of an early contract extension with the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM), the union representing hourly employees in Washington, Oregon and Kansas. As part of an effort to improve their relationship, Boeing and the IAM have been discussing the potential for an early contract extension for several...


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2012-06-15 07:31:51

Symbol: GRIN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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