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2014-07-23 23:21:33

Meleliat is one of the highest ranking women in the assisted living industry. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Aegis Living, the national leader in assisted living and memory care, announced today the appointment of Judy Meleliat as President. Meleliat has been with the company since 2010 as the Chief Marketing Officer. She replaces former President and Chief Operating Officer Jerry Meyer, who recently stepped away from his day-to-day operational role after leading the company for more...

2014-07-23 23:13:36

New customers can receive six months of Beyond Nines hosting for The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ at no cost. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Since 2010, Beyond Nines has been focused on addressing a gap in the marketplace: customer-oriented hosting for Blackbaud® software like The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial Edge® and NetCommunity™ (http://www.beyondnines.com/hosting/). The Beyond Nines cloud hosting platform available...

2014-07-23 16:20:53

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the possibility of using commercial Mars-orbiting satellites to provide telecommunications capabilities for future robotic missions to the Red Planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "We are looking to broaden participation in the exploration of Mars to include new models for government and commercial partnerships," said John Grunsfeld, associate...

2014-07-23 12:29:23

SEATTLE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PEMCO Insurance, the company behind the "We're A Lot Like You. A Little Different." ad campaign, is out this week with its newest Northwest Profiles, two of which were inspired by local Northwest residents. The Seattle-based company recently turned to the community to help bring Northwest Profile #12: Supercharged Seahawks Fan and Northwest Profile #0: Nothing Between Me and My Tan Man to life. The local people behind the new profiles are...

2014-07-23 08:32:00

Family members of diagnosed Mesothelioma victims are urged by The Mesothelioma Victims Center to call them before hiring an attorney to receive more adequate compensation WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or their family members, to shop and compare before hiring a mesothelioma attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim. When it comes to the mesothelioma compensation world, there are...

2014-07-21 23:01:15

New resources available to the region to improve healthcare quality and value Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Qualis Health has been awarded five-year contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington, effective July 18, 2014. Work under the contracts will be driven around aligned efforts to improve healthcare value for patients and families...

2014-07-21 12:25:41

Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance Will Convene a Congressional Hearing on NDSS' Top Legislative Priority, #PasstheABLEact, and NDSS Board Member Sara Wolff Set to Testify WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara Wolff, a board member and self-advocate from the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), will testify before the Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the US Senate Committee on Finance on the Achieving a Better Life...

2014-07-19 23:02:34

Sport and Spine Rehab of Fort Washington is excited to announce that Dr. Hayford Anane, DC formerly of Sport and Spine Rehab of McLean has been named new Clinic Director of the Sport and Spine Rehab of Fort Washington location in Fort Washington, Maryland. Fort Washington MD (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Dr. Hayford Anane, an associate chiropractor with Sport and Spine Rehab of McLean for the last two years, was recently promoted to Clinic Director of the Sport and Spine Rehab of Fort Washington...

2014-07-17 16:25:02

Private and Public Partnership Encourages Discovery of Seattle and King County Parks through Music and Art with 20 Painted Pianos in 20 Parks/Open Spaces SEATTLE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, notable local government, arts, community and business leaders unite to launch Pianos in the Parks, a summer campaign from July 17 to August 17, encouraging Puget Sound residents to discover 32,000+ acres of City of Seattle and King County parks and open spaces through the power of music...

2014-07-17 08:21:41

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what has already been declared a record year for wild land fires in California, private operators of air tankers and helicopters have provided invaluable assistance to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), one of the few state fire protection agencies that operates its own fleet of air assets. According to just-released CAL FIRE data, 2,990 fires erupted in the state between January 1, and July 7,...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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