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2014-09-02 23:01:09

New event series features meaningful discussions with local and national experts about vital issues impacting our region and its people. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The Seattle Times is launching an event series, LiveWire – Conversations that Spark Insight, kicking off with “The Case for Early Learning,” on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The Seattle Times LiveWire is a new event series that features meaningful discussion...

2014-08-11 23:07:18

Festivals and family-friendly events span the country making it easy for parents or grandparents to add to Labor Day weekend family fun. TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted seven of the best festivals each offering unique and engaging experiences to make the weekend special. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 From the American Music Festival in Virginia Beach and Bumbershoot in Seattle to Festival of Sail at the Maritime Museum in San Diego and the lively Texas charm at...

2014-08-05 12:33:17

Decorative facade, lion heads refurbished to restore Alaska Building's beauty SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square has completed a 19-month, $750,000 restoration of its historic building as a demonstration of its commitment to the continued growth and revitalization of its beloved Seattle neighborhood. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132784 Nestled in the heart of Seattle's vibrant historic district, the...

2014-07-24 16:32:55

New "never before" innovations make a trip to the top an amazing adventure. SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Built as a symbol of the future for the Age of Space 1962 World's Fair, Seattle's iconic Space Needle is once again embracing the promise of the future - this week, the curtain comes up on ground-breaking digital experiences that will inspire urban explorers and connect visitors to the sights and experiences of the Pacific Northwest in ways that, until now, could only be...

2014-07-10 08:27:05

CityU presents research on the impacts of budget cuts on consumers of community mental health SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Ellen Carruth, a professor at City University of Seattle, led a research team of Master of Arts in Counseling students as they explored the impacts of state budget cuts on consumers of community mental health in Washington State's largest county - King County. Rather than focusing their analysis on clients, the team concentrated on...

2014-06-02 12:26:58

The Seattle Storm and LifeWise Health Plan of Washington Team up to Motivate Fans to Live Healthier SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seattle Storm and LifeWise Health Plan of Washington have teamed up to launch the 2014 Take Your Health By Storm campaign that encourages Storm fans to begin their journey toward leading a healthier life. The center of this year's campaign is the Seattle Storm All-Star Team, which is made up of Storm fans and LifeWise Ambassadors who are all...

2014-04-30 16:27:33

Ticketability.com, a trusted secondary market ticket provider, has reduced its pricing on Beyonce & Jay-Z Safeco Field tickets for the concert happening in Seattle, WA at Safeco Field on July 30 2014. While tickets last, customers are invited to enjoy an additional discount by using savings code "COUPON" during any online purchase or phone order. GERMANTOWN, Wis., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ticketability.com is now carrying Beyonce & Jay-Z Safeco Field tickets for the...

2014-04-15 12:27:42

Three-day passes on sale today at 9 a.m. through April 17 for $99, April 18 through April 28 for $115, and April 29 until festival for $125 SEATTLE, Wash., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP) today announced the main acts for the 2014 music festival happening July 25-27. Headliners include acclaimed New York rapper A$AP Rocky, Canadian electro-funk producers Chromeo, party-starting duo Matt and Kim, and Indie rock veterans Spoon. Along with these artists, fans will...

2014-03-18 20:20:10

Alaska Airlines Leads the Project with More than 200 New Electric Vehicles SEATTLE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airplanes get most of the attention at an airport, but a new project to convert the rest of the vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power is about to save millions of dollars and tons of greenhouse gases at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/SF85970 The Port of Seattle, along with Alaska Airlines, Western...

2014-03-14 23:02:39

Hayward Baker to participate in Elliott Bay Seawall repair and replacement project in Seattle, Washington. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Geotechnical construction contractor Hayward Baker Inc. has been awarded a $41 million contract in connection with the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay seawall repair and replacement project. The Elliott Bay seawall project involves the repair and replacement of a large section of a seawall stretching along Seattle’s downtown riverfront....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'