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2009-06-17 16:01:13

Three public defenders wound up wrestling with a defendant who tried to storm out of a courtroom in Spokane, Wash., sheriff's deputies said. Micha Hasselstrom, 34, Spokane, had to be subdued by a trio of lawyers and a courtroom deputy, all of whom fell on top of a stunned 68-year-old woman who was in the courtroom for another matter. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Dave Reagan said Hasselstrom was appearing on charges he violated a court no-contact order Wednesday when he began arguing with Spokane...

2009-03-18 07:35:00

The Story of One Young Woman's Journey to Triumph Over Evil SPOKANE, Wash., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The intrigue of unseen spiritual struggles between good and evil fill the new fiction thriller, "Sharene, Death: A Prerequisite for Life" (published by iUniverse). God and Satan battle over a young Christian girl's soul but she determinedly overcomes the misfortunes placed in her life by Satan through her faith in God. During young Sharene Marsena's brief lifetime, where her actions and...

2009-03-17 15:05:00

TSX: MAI NASD-OTCBB: MNEAF SPOKANE, WA, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and USOTC: MNEAF) is pleased to announce that James K. Duff has joined Minera Andes as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Duff has more than 30 years of diverse international mining experience in the U.S., Canada, South America, Australia and New Zealand. A professional geologist, Mr. Duff most recently served at Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation...

2009-03-05 08:00:00

Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital Enhance Community Healthcare TACOMA, Wash., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Inpatient Physicians(TM) (Sound), a leading national hospitalist company, announced two new contracts in Spokane, Wash., with Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and Medical Center. Sound initiated service to both hospitals at the end of 2008. Five existing hospitalists, already serving the hospitals, were incorporated into the Sound program. Within two months of...

2009-02-22 05:23:05

Josh Heytvelt scored a career-high 28 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Saturday as No. 17 Gonzaga routed Pepperdine 92-58 in Spokane, Wash. The win allowed Gonzaga to repeat as outright West Coast Conference champions after they locked up at least a share of their ninth straight title with by virtue of a blowout of Loyola Marymount Thursday. Matt Bouldin added 16 points for the Bulldogs (21-5, 12-0 WCC), who were already guaranteed the No. 1 seed and a berth in the semifinals in the West...

2009-01-16 13:14:00

TSX: MAI NASD-OTCBB: MNEAF SPOKANE, WA, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) is pleased to provide an update on the producing San Jose mine in southern Argentina. The San Jose project is operated by Minera Santa Cruz S.A. ("MSC") owned 51% by Hochschild Mining plc ("Hochschild") (HOC.L: Reuters and HOC.LN: Bloomberg - London Stock Exchange) and 49% by Minera Andes. MSC forecasts that at the expanded production rate, the San Jose mine will...

2008-12-16 15:32:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avista (NYSE: AVA) and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe have reached a comprehensive agreement over Avista's past and future use of Tribal land and water in the operation of its Spokane River Hydroelectric Projects, including the Post Falls dam. The settlement is the result of collaborative efforts by the Tribe, the U.S. Department of Interior and Avista. This represents a major step in relicensing Avista's Spokane River hydroelectric projects....

2008-12-03 06:57:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, a leader in global educational travel experiences, launched its new, interactive Web site http://www.peopletopeople.com. Based on input from teachers, parents, students and alumni who have traveled the world with People to People Ambassador Programs, the company has made it easier for customers to review and evaluate the programs that fit their area of interest and register for a program. The company has also...

2008-11-14 15:00:19

SPOKANE, WA, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX-MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) today reported a net loss of $3.5 million or $0.02 per share in its third quarter of 2008 financial statements. For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, Minera Andes recorded a net profit of $3.6 million or $0.02 per share. Our financial statements are available at http://www.sedar.com/. Minera Andes' revenue is derived from Minera Santa Cruz S.A.("MSC"), which is owned 49% by Minera Andes and...

2008-11-11 18:00:14

SPOKANE, WA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX: MAI and US OTC: MNEAF) is pleased to announce details of the San Jose mine performance to September 30, 2008. The San Jose project is operated by Minera Santa Cruz S.A. ("MSC") and is owned 49% by Minera Andes and 51% by Hochschild Mining plc ("Hochschild") (HOCM.L: Reuters and HOC LN: Bloomberg - London Stock Exchange). Hochschild is the operator of the project. Gross proceeds from metal sales during the third quarter of...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.