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2014-06-25 08:27:12

Award-winning Restaurants in 26 States and Washington, D.C.; California, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey Restaurants Make Strongest Showings SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the local restaurants diners return to time and again, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, is pleased to honor the 2014 Diners' Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America. These awards reflect...

2014-06-25 08:21:10

Vehicles from Volkswagen and Porsche now available at dealership in Fife, Wash. FIFE, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For decades, a common problem has faced Tacoma-area automotive shoppers: many vehicle dealerships, for domestic brands and the like, can be found on virtually every corner. The search for import and exotic vehicles, however, can be a little more complicated, and generally requires a trip to Seattle. (Photo -...

2014-06-24 23:02:39

Experts from eHealth Initiative, AHIMA, CMS and Edifecs to Discuss Results Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Edifecs, Inc., a global health information technology solutions company, will host a publicly available webinar to review the results of a national survey on ICD-10 preparedness. eHealth Initiative and AHIMA will co-host the webinar. The survey, sponsored by Edifecs and jointly conducted by eHI and AHIMA, will report data from 379 respondents. Open to the public, the webinar...

2014-06-24 16:23:56

EASY TWEET: .@Redskins launch #RedskinsSalute, the team's official military appreciation club LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins announced today the launch of Redskins Salute, the team's free, official military appreciation club. Under the leadership of owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins created Redskins Salute to amplify the team's decade-long military appreciation initiatives into one comprehensive, year-round platform. Launched in...

2014-06-24 08:25:48

EASY TWEET: .@Redskins launch #RedskinsSalute, the team's official military appreciation club LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins announced today the launch of Redskins Salute, the team's free, official military appreciation club. Under the leadership of owner Dan Snyder, the Washington Redskins created Redskins Salute to amplify the team's decade-long military appreciation initiatives into one comprehensive, year-round platform....

2014-06-23 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Post has named the American Chemistry Council (ACC) one of its 2014 Top Workplaces. The award was presented to ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley at a reception on June 19, 2014 at Washington Post headquarters. The 2014 Top Workplaces were determined based solely on employee feedback through a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm specializing in organizational health and employee engagement. "Being named...

2014-06-23 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Curiosity rover will complete a Martian year -- 687 Earth days -- on June 24, having accomplished the mission's main goal of determining whether Mars once offered environmental conditions favorable for microbial life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO One of Curiosity's first major findings after landing on the Red Planet in August 2012 was an ancient riverbed at its landing site. Nearby, at an...

2014-06-20 12:24:54

Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in Greater Washington WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announced that Yuri Horwitz, CEO of D.C. based solar financing firm, Sol Systems, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(TM) 2014 Award in the emerging technologies category in Greater Washington. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal...

2014-06-20 12:21:08

SEATTLE, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Tampa, Florida. Known for white sand and sunshine on Florida's Gulf Coast, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area offers activities and attractions, indoors and out, for people of all ages. "We're excited to offer Seattle residents a nonstop trip to the beach," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations. "The Tampa Bay Area is the perfect...

2014-06-19 23:09:05

2014 Award Honors City’s Best Companies to Work For Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Genelex, a pioneer in pharmacogenetic testing, analysis and comprehensive medication management software that helps medical professionals understand the interaction between a patient’s genetics and their entire drug regimen, announces its selection as one of the top 100 mid-sized companies to work for in Seattle for the third consecutive year. Seattle Business magazine’s annual award is based...


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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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