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2014-09-18 08:21:51

Out-Of-Home Advertising Firm Resumes Partnership with Sound Transit SEATTLE and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a competitive process, Titan has been awarded a new 10-year contract for the exclusive rights to transit advertising on behalf of Sound Transit. Titan previously represented Sound Transit from 2006 to 2009 and looks forward to resuming the relationship with the prominent transit agency that serves the people of Central Puget Sound. Commencing on October 1,...

2014-09-17 23:05:05

Issaquah citizens are invited to an evening of conversational learning with Issaquah Press General Manager, Joe Heslet, Issaquah Mayor, Fred Butler & other civic leaders. ISSAQUAH, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 University House Issaquah is partnering with the Issaquah Sister-City Program, Salmons Days, Issaquah Chamber of Commerce and the City of Issaquah to welcome Issaquah’s sister-city delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. University House will host the entire delegation during...

2014-09-17 16:20:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and ground observation have found an unlikely object in an improbable place -- a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest galaxies ever known. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The black hole is five times the mass of the one at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. It is inside one of the densest galaxies known to date -- the M60-UCD1 dwarf...

2014-09-17 12:24:25

Leider to discuss company's innovate approach to leveraging mHealth technology and consumerism to encourage healthy behaviors WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that Walgreens' Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Harry L. Leider, will open the 6(th) annual Summit with a keynote address on December 8. The mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/ wireless and healthcare delivery, will include...

2014-09-17 08:29:57

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is convinced the majority of US Navy Veterans, industrial, construction, or manufacturing workers who will be diagnosed with mesothelioma this year will shortchanged when it comes to financial compensation for this very rare form of cancer because they hired the wrong lawyer or law firm to advance a compensation claim. If diagnosed victims or their family members are concerned about the best possible compensation for...

2014-09-17 08:29:17

Third Multi-Center Study Shows Compelling Results Consistent with Previous Trials; Data Presented at TCT KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®), Inc. today announced that new long-term outcomes data from the TITAN II clinical trial of its enhanced CARILLON Mitral Contour System showed significant and sustained improvements in mitral regurgitation, functional improvement, quality of life and reverse cardiac remodeling. The long-term safety and efficacy data,...

2014-09-16 23:12:48

RealManage announced today that Bryce Kennedy, CMCA has been hired as its Director of Community Association Management at the company's newly opened Seattle, Washington branch. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RealManage announced today that Bryce Kennedy, CMCA has been hired as its Director of Community Association Management at the company's newly opened Seattle, Washington branch. Mr. Kennedy brings with him over nine years of experience in the community association...

2014-09-16 23:07:45

Health plans must adhere to strict submission guidelines or risk significant revenue loss Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Edifecs, Inc., a global health information technology solutions company, will host a webinar to discuss strategies for meeting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) deadline for Edge Server policy. Edifecs experts will share strategies for having an Edge Server solution in place in just 30 days. The panelists will also focus on minimizing the...

2014-09-16 12:31:14

KENNEWICK, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB: ADMD), a late stage development company engaged primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, today announced that a patent was awarded for technology related to its brachytherapy products. AMIC's rights for the newly issued patent arise from its license from Battelle, under which AMIC exclusively licensed...

2014-09-16 12:23:20

Voith will rehabilitate the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse located on the Columbia River over the next decade YORK, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Hydro has been awarded the contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the turbines in the 10-unit powerhouse at Grant County (Washington) Public Utility District's (PUD) Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River. Installation of the upgraded vertical Kaplan turbines, with a majority of the rehab work being performed at Voith's York,...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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