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2014-08-05 12:33:17

Decorative facade, lion heads refurbished to restore Alaska Building's beauty SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square has completed a 19-month, $750,000 restoration of its historic building as a demonstration of its commitment to the continued growth and revitalization of its beloved Seattle neighborhood. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132784 Nestled in the heart of Seattle's vibrant historic district, the...

2014-08-05 12:31:49

Del Beccaro will replace current CMO, Dr. David Fisher, who is retiring in October SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's announced today that Dr. Mark Del Beccaro has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer effective Oct. 1. Del Beccaro, who currently serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs, will replace Dr. David Fisher, who is retiring. "Mark has made many significant contributions to Seattle Children's over the course of...

2014-08-05 08:43:30

.CREDIT, .TAX, .CASH, .FITNESS .DENTAL, .CLINIC, .HEALTHCARE, and others released this month BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues to expand and diversify the Internet's global addressing system in August by making 16 new gTLDs available to the public. In addition to the 16 gTLDs slated for general availability, Donuts is scheduled to open another two for early...

2014-08-05 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in New York state or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 to ensure they have the nation's best mesothelioma attorneys working in their behalf, because there is a direct relationship between the skill of the mesothelioma lawyer, and the compensation for this rare form of cancer. http://NewYork.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-08-04 16:27:56

Washington State Fruit Commission anticipates an extra sweet season for peaches, apricots, nectarines and plums thanks to ideal early summer climate conditions; new research shows health benefits of peaches YAKIMA, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and prunes are now available on store shelves nationwide while the season lasts, approximately through mid-September. Thanks to the early summer...

2014-07-31 23:19:51

The snowmobile wrap leaders, ArcticFX Graphics, were asked by power sport apparel giant MotorFist™ to create custom sled wraps to match their popular snowmobile helmets. ArcticFX announces they are ready to show off these new industry edition products for 2014. Washington, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 When ArcticFX Graphics first started, just putting a wrap on a snowmobile was a bold and daring idea, but then, sledders are bold and daring by nature. The years passed and sled wraps became...

2014-07-31 23:13:55

The recent article released by Community Health Center of Snohomish County explains to patients the differences between pediatricians and family practice providers. Everett, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 What’s the difference between a pediatrician and a family practice provider? Community Health Center of Snohomish answers this question in their recently released article, “Pediatricians vs. Family Doctors”. Many adults can be confused by the various specialities that are available to...

2014-07-31 23:13:38

A new study released today by Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Center for Energy Policy & Management (CEPM) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) confirms that the gas boom in Pennsylvania is still underway, and explores best practices to forestall or mitigate a subsequent economic downturn or “bust.” Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The shale gas development that has vaulted Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation to the top of current U.S. natural gas...

2014-07-31 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the rejection by the U.S. House of the Senate version of HR 5021: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO Some in Congress today demonstrated yet another example of their lack of courage, lack of will, and lack of integrity, when the House of Representatives once again...

2014-07-31 12:22:20

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next rover NASA will send to Mars in 2020 will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA announced the selected Mars 2020 rover instruments Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. Managers made the selections out of 58 proposals received in January from researchers and...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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