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2014-10-24 16:25:42

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For the first time, consumers can now easily find local businesses based on referrals from friends and neighbors Seattle, Wash.

2014-10-23 08:36:17

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2014-10-22 23:01:59

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2014-10-21 23:03:25

Alme Virtual Assistants Aim To Reduce HR Burdens, Improve Employee Relations Spokane, Wash.

2014-10-21 12:34:22

Investment of more than $1 billion will sustain thousands of Puget Sound jobs EVERETT, Wash., Oct.

2014-10-21 08:34:24

But has concerns for the health and safety of Quincy, WA area citizens if the one-year Levy doesn't pass QUINCY, Wash., Oct.

2014-10-20 23:00:30

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance takes home two marketing awards from IEDC. Bremerton, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The


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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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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