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2014-03-27 12:21:15

SEATTLE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Companies of South Seattle, North Seattle and Southern Washington are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage to people who were affected by the recent, fatal landslide in Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) With U-Box portable moving and self-storage, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul...

2014-03-27 12:20:50

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Columbia Helicopters is expanding its fleet of heavy lift, twin-rotor aircraft with the acquisition of five Boeing CH-47D helicopters, formerly operated by the US Army. The helicopters, originally manufactured in the early 1970s as CH-47C models, but upgraded in 1988 to the D-model configuration, will join the operator's fleet of six Columbia Model 234 Chinooks, and 14 Columbia Vertol 107-II. According to Todd Petersen, the...

2014-03-27 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA released Thursday an image of a comet that, on Oct. 19, will pass within 84,000 miles of Mars -- less than half the distance between Earth and our moon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The image on the left, captured March 11 by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, shows comet C/2013 A1, also called Siding Spring, at a distance of 353 million miles from Earth. Hubble can't see Siding Spring's icy nucleus...

Deadly Washington Landslide Was Not Caused By An Earthquake: USGS
2014-03-27 11:11:19

[ Watch the Video: Landslide Hazards ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large landslide in northwest Washington that buried some 30 houses and killed at least two dozen people on March 22, 2014 may have been erroneously blamed on a minor earthquake that reportedly struck the area several days prior to the disaster. Shortly after a press briefing by Snohomish County Emergency Management’s John Pennington was issued on Tuesday announcing that a 1.1 magnitude...

2014-03-26 23:31:01

One of the nation’s fastest-growing private businesses, Productive Dentist Academy, has announced the complete makeover of its Web site at http://www.productivedentist.com. Anacortes, Wash. (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Founded in 2004, Productive Dentist Academy has already become one of the country’s leading providers of dental marketing and dental consulting services. It is also the country’s most highly-sought-after provider of dental seminars for dentists seeking to increase their...

2014-03-26 20:21:45

SPOKANE, Wash., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paw Print Genetics, a division of Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. and VetGen, a Michigan-based company have decided to forego litigation and have reached a settlement related to the patent lawsuit filed by Paw Print Genetics. The patents are held by the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and are licensed to VetGen for canine genetic testing related to von Willebrand Disease. Paw Print Genetics will begin offering...

2014-03-26 12:34:01

SPOKANE, Wash., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maximizing their expertise in delivering scalable, reliable, and functional communication solutions, Cerium Networks and its small business division Cerium Express, offer customers more delivery models in advanced Unified Communications (UC) with its launch of the latest in cloud-based communications solutions. Offering UC in the cloud brings customers the benefits of reliable, mobile, and cost effective enterprise-level communications...

2014-03-25 12:25:15

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through January 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller(1) Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that the 10-City and 20-City Composites rose 13.5% and 13.2% year-over-year. Twelve cities and the 20-City Composite saw their annual rates worsen. The 10-City Composite showed a slight uptick in its index level but remained relatively unchanged. The 20-City Composite, a...

2014-03-24 12:25:30

Eagles Tacoma Dome tickets are available today from secondary market providers, and QueenBeeTickets.com has cut its prices on all 2014 Eagles tour tickets. The Eagles are scheduled to enchant fans at the Tacoma Dome in Washington State on August 25, 2014. GERMANTOWN, Wis., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com has Eagles Tacoma Dome tickets for an August 25 concert in Washington that is one of a number of new shows recently added to the "History of the Eagles...

2014-03-21 23:26:58

Oregon distracted driving accident attorneys Jon Zbinden and George Curtis are asked to weigh in on a recent study comparing different approaches for discouraging teenagers from texting while driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Public service announcements created to educate teenage drivers about the dangers of texting while driving work best when they evoke the fear of death in graphic terms, according to WSU News, which reported about a recent study. Portland OR personal injury...


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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