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2011-08-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, AUGUST 11: SILVER Profile America -- Thursday, August 11th.

2011-08-09 15:02:00

'Empowering Success' campaign expected to generate interest in Nevada's business-friendly climate CARSON CITY, Nev., Aug.

2011-08-04 10:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, OCHIN announced that Glenn Kulm is leading their Bend, Oregon operation as Vice President, Central Oregon Operations.

2011-06-30 07:42:00

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released new, detailed demographic information from the 2010 Census for Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Nebraska and North Carolina.

2011-06-28 00:00:32

With the summer heat gearing up to be in full swing, CLRSearch has compiled a list of counties with the coolest average July high temperatures. Palm Coast, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 With temperatures already breaking record highs throughout the country, is there anywhere to go to escape from the heat? CLRSearch Real Estate Search Engine has compiled a list of counties with the coolest average July high temperatures. We take our hats off to Alaska, the clear winner with 24 counties in the top...

2011-06-20 10:44:00

TSX: SPD www.silverpredator.com VANCOUVER, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Predator Corp.

2011-06-09 10:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As state leaders struggle to close a roughly $10 billion budget shortfall, Californians can fire up their keyboards and tell lawmakers exactly how they think billions of taxpayer dollars should be spent.

2011-06-02 08:00:00

FSE: F2U                        OTCBB: FSRFF                                   TSX.v : FS               VANCOUVER, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Star Resources Inc.


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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