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2014-10-21 23:03:25

Alme Virtual Assistants Aim To Reduce HR Burdens, Improve Employee Relations Spokane, Wash. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Next IT, developer of Alme, the world's most trusted virtual assistant platform, today announced the general availability of Alme to assist human resource professionals. This new offering delivers advanced virtual assistant capabilities in any organization’s human resource environment to optimize and improve employee relations. Next IT works with innovative companies...

2014-10-21 12:34:22

Investment of more than $1 billion will sustain thousands of Puget Sound jobs EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett, Wash., campus. Permitting for the new 1-million-square-foot facility was completed approximately seven weeks earlier than anticipated, allowing for an accelerated start to construction. Boeing is investing more than $1 billion in the Everett site for construction...

2014-10-21 08:34:24

But has concerns for the health and safety of Quincy, WA area citizens if the one-year Levy doesn't pass QUINCY, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The owner of Protection-1 (Brian Williamson), which is the primary provider of Ambulance Services for Grant County Hospital District No. 2 (i.e...the Quincy Valley Medical Center) is urging citizens in the greater Quincy, Washington area to strongly consider the importance of continuing to have an Emergency Room in Quincy, and as such...

2014-10-20 23:00:30

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance takes home two marketing awards from IEDC. Bremerton, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) was recognized for creative marketing by the International Economic Development Council on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the IEDC Annual Conference in Fort Worth Texas. IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognizes the world's best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and...

2014-10-20 16:25:16

Luncheon featuring former Seattle School Board President Don Nielsen, Oct. 23rd at Discovery Institute SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After decades of testing hundreds of public school reforms and spending trillions of dollars: -- We have 7000 students a day dropping out of school. -- We rank 23rd in the world in math achievement and 17th in the world in reading. Poverty is at an all-time high, our prison population continues to grow (particularly...

2014-10-20 08:38:40

A newly launched article from Best Counseling Degrees ranks 25 of the most affordable, accredited master's degree programs in psychology and counseling. WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online leader for Best Counseling Degrees announces the launch of a new ranking for the finest and cheapest grad programs in psychology and counseling in the western United States. The article features the "Top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited Graduate Degree Programs in Psychology...

2014-10-20 08:33:53

Best Value Schools has announced the launch of a new article that ranks the top 50 healthiest college towns in the United States. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Best Value Schools, a new article has been published to rank the 50 healthiest towns and cities in America for college students seeking to maintain good overall physical and mental health while advancing their education. "50 Healthiest College Towns" is a handy new tool to the educational website for pointing...

2014-10-18 12:20:14

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flying Heritage Collection (FHC) will be displaying a 30-ton Sherman tank at the Regal Stadium 16 theater at Everett Mall on Saturday, October 18(th) for the first full day of the showing of "Fury," a new World War II tank movie starring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf. FHC staff will be loading and transporting a 30-ton Sherman tank from their facility at Paine Field to the theater, and will also be on hand to provide more information...

2014-10-17 20:21:53

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending her childhood following her father to different military installations, Col. Christensen Hsu decided to join the Armed Forces herself after earning a Doctorate degree in Dentistry from the New York College of Dentistry in 1997. Today she practices as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the U.S. Army Dental Corps, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Hsu served four years on active duty and...

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2014-10-17 12:21:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal images may provide critical engineering information for future missions to the surface of Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Because the technologies required to land large payloads on Mars are significantly different...


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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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