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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...

2014-07-24 12:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This study is the first to quantify the...

2014-07-24 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The aerial firefighting industry has deployed a significant number of aircraft and support personnel to the Pacific Northwest, as wildland fires have raged throughout Oregon and Washington. The surge of activity includes extensive operations on the Carlton Complex fire, which has so far burned over 243,000 acres, and is considered Washington's largest fire to date. "Fires of this intensity usually do not happen in the Pacific...

2014-07-23 23:28:48

A recently released article by Your Balance Sheet LLC, a local accounting service, provides businesses with 4 of the most important bookkeeping tips that business owners must remember to keep their businesses successful and healthy. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 “If your books are a mess, then so is your business.” This succinct statement put forth by Your Balance Sheet in their recent article sums up their fervent belief that healthy books equal a healthy business. To help businesses clean...

2014-07-23 23:21:33

Meleliat is one of the highest ranking women in the assisted living industry. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Aegis Living, the national leader in assisted living and memory care, announced today the appointment of Judy Meleliat as President. Meleliat has been with the company since 2010 as the Chief Marketing Officer. She replaces former President and Chief Operating Officer Jerry Meyer, who recently stepped away from his day-to-day operational role after leading the company for more...

2014-07-23 23:13:36

New customers can receive six months of Beyond Nines hosting for The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ at no cost. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Since 2010, Beyond Nines has been focused on addressing a gap in the marketplace: customer-oriented hosting for Blackbaud® software like The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ (http://www.beyondnines.com/hosting/). The Beyond Nines cloud hosting platform available...

2014-07-23 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the possibility of using commercial Mars-orbiting satellites to provide telecommunications capabilities for future robotic missions to the Red Planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "We are looking to broaden participation in the exploration of Mars to include new models for government and commercial partnerships," said John Grunsfeld, associate...

2014-07-23 12:29:23

SEATTLE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance, the company behind the "We're A Lot Like You. A Little Different." ad campaign, is out this week with its newest Northwest Profiles, two of which were inspired by local Northwest residents. The Seattle-based company recently turned to the community to help bring Northwest Profile #12: Supercharged Seahawks Fan and Northwest Profile #0: Nothing Between Me and My Tan Man to life. The local people behind the new profiles are...

2014-07-23 08:32:00

Family members of diagnosed Mesothelioma victims are urged by The Mesothelioma Victims Center to call them before hiring an attorney to receive more adequate compensation WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to shop and compare before hiring a mesothelioma attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. When it comes to the mesothelioma compensation world, there are...

2014-07-21 23:01:15

New resources available to the region to improve healthcare quality and value Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Qualis Health has been awarded five-year contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington, effective July 18, 2014. Work under the contracts will be driven around aligned efforts to improve healthcare value for patients and families...


Latest Washington Reference Libraries

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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