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2014-08-25 23:03:11

Six Alaskan youth heroes recognized during Alaska State Fair ceremony, each awarded $1,500 scholarships. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Alaska Communications, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska, announced its six 2014 Summer of Heroes honorees Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. Corey Allen-Young joined Bill Bishop, vice president of enterprise and government solutions at Alaska Communications, and Alana Humphrey, CEO of Boys & Girls...

2014-08-19 16:26:17

Ads tell the real story behind this year's most fiscally-reckless measure SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The No on 46 campaign announced today that it has launched its first statewide television and radio ad buys in both English and Spanish. The ads, "Risk" (TV :30) and "Real Story" (Radio :60), focus on the first - and most obvious - of the myriad of reasons for California voters to reject Proposition 46: the fact it is written and nearly exclusively funded by trial...

2014-08-14 12:22:40

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their ongoing green initiatives. The renovated wedding lawn was redesigned by San Francisco Company, Heavenly Greens. Wedding planning in Sonoma County now has a new efficient aspect to add to the big day. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135939 The resort's director of...

2014-07-31 12:31:12

But 2014 Data Trending Better; Exports Remain Major Segment of State Economy LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new economic analysis finds that since the recession, the recovery of Oregon's export industry has lagged the recovery in the nation, and as a result, the state's share of total U.S. exports has declined. According to the analysis by Beacon Economics, from 1997 to 2008, the decade prior to the downturn, average real growth for exports was nearly 7% annually in Oregon and...

2014-07-09 23:09:31

Alaska Fishing Directory announces their new website to better connect with customers and show more about their services online. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Alaska Fishing Directory announced their new website to better connect with their customers and to show more about their services online. Customers can now visit their website at http://www.alaska-fishing-directory.com/ and view their services online. Alaska Fishing Directory is the one-stop site that is dedicated to fishing...

2014-06-18 23:00:44

The First Annual Oregon City Games Will Take Place in Bend, Oregon from June 18-22, 2014 Bend, Oregon (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Today marks the kick off ceremony for the inaugural Oregon Senior Games. The Oregon Senior Games offer athletes 50 and older an arena to compete for a slot at the National Senior Games, which will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2015. Avamere employees from Bend Transitional Care are proud to be Presenting Sponsors of the games and cheer on the contestants in...

2014-06-05 08:25:41

FLORENCE, Ore., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign launched by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce invites visitors to come to the scenic Oregon Coast to experience the many "uncurbed" adventures available along 20 miles of beautiful coastline. With more adventure travelers seeking excitement, the area is becoming popular as an overnight destination offering thrilling activities for all ages. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140604/94631 Photo -...

2014-05-31 23:06:51

Chief Executive, Richard Monroy, and the management team at Millennium Exploration Company, LLC announce the successful completion of the Lake Alaska #1 well. The vertical well flowed back approximately 147 barrels of sweet light crude oil per day upon initial test. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Chief Executive, Richard Monroy, and the management team at Millennium Exploration Company, LLC announce the successful completion of the Lake Alaska #1 well. The vertical well flowed...

2014-05-01 23:02:47

Call for Nominations Opens May 1 Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Alaska Communications announces its fourth annual Summer of Heroes program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska. The program recognizes five young Alaska heroes, plus one from the Employee Program, who are making a difference in Alaska communities. Each of the selected heroes will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship and a trip to the Alaska State Fair Aug. 24. The nomination period runs from May 1...

2014-03-04 12:25:46

With the 2014 enrollment deadline approaching, Oregonians can still find flexible, innovative plans--plus much more--as members of Oregon's Health CO-OP. PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than two months left in the open enrollment period, Oregon's Health CO-OP remains on the front end of providing access to health care designed by Oregonians for Oregonians. Simple from the start"Our charge from the beginning has been to keep things simple," says CEO Dr. Ralph...


Latest West Coast of the United States Reference Libraries

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...

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....

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range
2012-07-17 13:48:38

The Sierra Nevada Mountains located along the Eastern portion of California and the Western Portion of Nevada have a huge impact on the weather in this region. The first is the Sana Anna winds. These are very warm winds that ascend from the mountains westward back into the basins of California in such places like Los Angeles. These are very dry winds that can heat the temps up into the 100s and can cause rapidly forming fires. When weather systems come in from the west they hit these...

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