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2014-10-06 12:30:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Architects, LLC won multiple awards October 2 at the NAIOP Maryland/DC Chapter's 2014 Awards of Excellence. FOX Architects was recognized for their Nuclear Energy Institute, American Forest & Paper Association, Barbaricum, Marriott, and 440 First Street projects. "The NAIOP Maryland/DC Awards of Excellence incorporate so many great achievements in our industry," said Founding Partner, Bob Fox. "It is always a tremendous honor to be...

2014-10-06 08:24:52

- Michael Kurtzman Joins thePlatform as Vice President of Sales for the Americas - SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced the appointment of Michael Kurtzman as Vice President of Sales for the Americas, where he will be responsible for leading the company's sales in North, South and Central America. Additionally, the company today announced that Jouari Santiago...

2014-10-03 23:02:54

Issaquah citizens invited to join Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, Salmon Days Committee, Sister-City Commission, and residents of University House Issaquah at gala to welcome artist delegation from Chefchaouen, Morocco. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 To welcome the delegation from Issaquah’s Sister-City, Chefchaouen, Morocco, University House Issaquah is hosting a Delegation Celebration on Friday October 3rd from 3:30pm until 7pm at 22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah 98029. The Chefchaouen...

space radiobiology research
2014-10-03 12:21:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Human Research Program will fund nine proposals for ground-based research that will help enable extended and safer human exploration of space by quantifying and, ultimately, reducing the risks posed by space radiation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Using beams of high-energy, heavy ions that simulate space radiation, the research will employ new experimental approaches to understand better the role of...

2014-10-02 16:29:23

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telect, a global leader in the design and manufacture of network infrastructure equipment solutions, headquartered in Liberty Lake, Washington, announces the addition of five new Regional Sales Directors. Effective immediately, Telect welcomes Michael Crook in Northern California, Russ Evans in Southern California, Chris Scirpoli in Maryland, Kevin Stevens in Connecticut, and Blaine Walton in Texas. "This marks an exciting day for...

2014-10-02 12:21:49

SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Group CEO Stein Kruse presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital's Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Seattle Mariners home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and their "K's for Kids" program that debuted during the 2014 baseball season....

2014-10-02 08:35:27

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues its ongoing mission to expand and diversify the Internet's global addressing system in October by making two highly anticipated gTLDs available to the public. This week, users worldwide are able to register addresses in .CITY, followed on October 15 by .HEALTHCARE. Donuts' significant role in the new gTLD program continues to expand,...

2014-10-01 12:35:55

Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members. Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed in partnership with technology leaders from...

2014-10-01 12:27:03

The Real Deal With Diabetes; Dangerous Drug Shortages; Mending The Safety Net; 50+ Have The Bucks; Medicare Enrollment Scams & More WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't Ignore the Signs of Diabetes: 1 in 4 Americans over the age of 65 have diabetes and a shocking 86 million Americans have prediabetes. Although manageable, diabetes can be a life-threatening disease if left untreated. In the new issue of AARP Bulletin, Actress S. Epatha Merkerson reveals her own...

2014-09-30 08:35:17

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced its request for new ticker symbol CBMJ, replacing CBWP, was approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Effective today, all trading in Canna Brands common shares will proceed under the new symbol CBMJ. No action is required of shareholders. Canna Brands acquires, develops and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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