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2014-08-12 23:08:08

NASA inspired technology drives growth of radiant barriers and reflective insulation for Smart Energy Today, Inc.™ in a time when California homeowners are looking to lower heating and cooling costs and reduce carbon footprint. Olympia, Washington (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 July 20th 2014 was the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo Mission that landed Neil Armstrong on the moon. The Apollo Missions were an inspiration for the radiant barrier technology growing in popularity in California and...

2014-08-12 08:36:05

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telect, a global leader in data center and telecom network infrastructure equipment manufacturing, headquartered in Liberty Lake, Washington, announces the spin out of Weckey, the smart guestbook and visitor management system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135299 "I love to simplify things. I saw where we could streamline processes with a reception-less lobby, and the Weckey team pursued and implemented that vision...

2014-08-12 08:31:28

Agreement Adds Swedish Facilities in King County to Premera's Value-Based Networks in 2015 MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premera Blue Cross today announced that Swedish Health Services in King County will become a part of its value-based networks serving Premera's individual and small group customers in 2015. Effective January 1, 2015, Premera's expanded value-based networks will include Swedish hospital campuses located at First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard...

2014-08-11 23:07:18

Festivals and family-friendly events span the country making it easy for parents or grandparents to add to Labor Day weekend family fun. TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has just posted seven of the best festivals each offering unique and engaging experiences to make the weekend special. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 From the American Music Festival in Virginia Beach and Bumbershoot in Seattle to Festival of Sail at the Maritime Museum in San Diego and the lively Texas charm at...

2014-08-11 08:29:37

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims in New York State to call them at 866-714-6466, before they retain the services of an attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because as they would like to explain the best attorneys get much better compensation results for their clients. In this instance the Center is specifically talking about diagnosed victims, or their family members losing...

2014-08-07 12:29:06

Peter Adler becomes online university's latest board member SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington. The 13-member board helps guide the growth and development of Washington's only legislatively-endorsed, online university. Adler has been a leader in the healthcare industry for more than three decades and brings a track record of service to our state's...

2014-08-07 12:27:31

WSIA Selects MEDPlus Health Solutions To Define A New Innovative Approach To Workers' Compensation Hearing Healthcare SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDPlus Health Solutions, an industry leader in workers' compensation cost-containment, announced today they have been selected as the preferred vendor of hearing devices, supplies and services for the Washington Self-Insured Association as of July 1, 2014. WSIA is Washington's most trusted non-profit representative for...

2014-08-06 23:10:30

ArcticFX Graphics, the industry leader for innovative and creative sled wraps, is starting a new tradition of annual sled wrap giveaways with "Win Our Wrap Wednesdays." These giveaways will run through September, and contestants can enter to win through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; contest details found on ArcticFX Graphics website. Washington, MI (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The ArcticFX Graphics team has been looking forward to August all summer as it marks the beginning of two...

2014-08-06 12:22:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has spotted a star system that could have left behind a "zombie star" after an unusually weak supernova explosion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO A supernova typically obliterates the exploding white dwarf, or dying star. On this occasion, scientists believe this faint supernova may have left behind a surviving portion of the dwarf star -- a sort of...

2014-08-06 08:40:32

Firm also recognized as one of the Top U.S. Diversity Firms, according to Staffing Industry Analysts. BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SIA, global advisors to the Staffing Industry, released on July 17, 2014, that Aditi Staffing was named one of the Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms in the US. We are also proud to be named one of Top US Diversity Firms as well. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140805/133841 According to Staffing Industry Analysts, 97...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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