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2015-04-16 16:20:34

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After extraordinary science findings and technological innovations, a NASA spacecraft launched in 2004 to study Mercury will impact the

2015-04-15 08:42:05

New Gregoire Fellows program to provide professional and financial support to nine fall 2015 law students. SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Washington (UW)

2015-04-14 23:00:38

Powered by growing residential and commercial markets, the neighboring states of Oregon and Washington are set to make significant gains this year in new solar installations, according to the

2015-04-13 23:07:34

The recently released article from Community Health Center of Snohomish County offers families practical tips on how to live a healthier lifestyle in the areas of diet and exercise.

2015-04-13 23:06:10

Solutions Provider Highlights Expertise in Healthcare in HIMSS Booth #8624 Auburn, Wash.

2015-04-13 23:04:08

University House Issaquah and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Washington Collaborate for Educational Series about the Origins of the Seattle Metropolis and its Growth -

2015-04-13 23:02:43

Fatbeam will construct 58 miles of fiber to modernize wireless infrastructure in Bend, OR and Pasco, WA.

2015-04-13 20:20:32

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a media and public event at 1 p.m.

2015-04-09 23:09:13

ZEROREZ(R), the successful national carpet and living surfaces cleaning franchised organization, is expanding into the Puget Sound, following the path other Washington State Franchisees have paved


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.