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2011-02-28 11:08:00

SPARKS, Nev., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) is pleased to announce that its executive and legal team will expand to facilitate the Company's rapidly evolving acquisition and royalty mining growth strategy. Effective March 15, 2011, Donald Gunn, Independent Director, will become President of Golden Phoenix. Effective immediately, Sarah Ham, specialist in corporate finance, securities and international transactions,...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to customer and industry demand, Lynden Transport is offering new scheduled Less-than-Truckload (LTL) service to Oklahoma and North Dakota. Starting March 1, Lynden Transport trucks will depart twice weekly from Houston, Dallas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa bound for Williston, ND and points in Alaska and Canada. Lynden Transport has supported the oil industry for years with Alaska Alcan Highway Service departing twice weekly from...

2011-02-18 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced today that it has received approximately $1.5 million from the Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company ("CIPL") as its 2010 true-up payment. Last November, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska ("RCA") approved a pipeline tariff settlement between Miller's Alaskan subsidiary, Cook Inlet...

2011-02-10 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources ("Miller") (Nasdaq: MILL) a high growth oil and natural gas exploration, production and drilling company announced today that it has received a tax credit payment of over $2 million from the State of Alaska. The passage and codification of Alaska Senate Bill 309 and House Bill 280 last year allows Miller to recover up to 40% of drilling and exploration costs for Alaska energy projects through...

2011-02-08 08:00:00

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2011-02-07 10:55:33

The Coast Guard admiral who led the US response to the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill said today that the US is ill-equipped to respond to a possible major oil spill event in the Arctic. Retired admiral Thad Allen told reporters this week that only one of the US Coast Guard's three ice breakers is operational and would be available to respond to a disaster off Alaska's northern coast, which is icebound for much of the year. Fran Ulmer, former Alaska lieutenant governor said that before...

2011-02-01 04:04:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) (www.cordblood-america.com) has announced that Cord Blood America's CEO and Co-Founder Matthew Schissler has been named chairman of the Biotech Committee for the Nevada Development Authority. The Biotech Committee is charged with developing programs and initiatives to help attract new biotech businesses to Southern Nevada and help existing biotech companies expand in the area. "I am honored to be...

2011-01-20 17:40:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nevada Development Authority is at it again in an attempt to lure businesses to Southern Nevada and take advantage of the state's prime business climate. This time, the NDA is placing a series of testimonial ads in media outlets and has also created an eye-catching message on a 380-square-foot billboard in Los Angeles. Reading, "Congratulations Governor Brown! It's deja vu all over again." in black and yellow, the sign and its bold message are...

2011-01-13 10:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Oregon fell 3.2% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Oregon Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Oregon lost 7,530 industrial jobs and 114 manufacturers between October 2009 and October 2010, less than half the loss reported by MNI over the 2008-2009 survey period. Manufacturers' News reports Oregon is now home to...

2011-01-04 17:01:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported December operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon). ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska reported a 13.3 percent increase in traffic on a 10.7 percent increase in capacity, resulting in a 2.0-point increase in load factor to 85.6 percent. Alaska also reported that 80.9 percent of its flights arrived on time in December 2010, a 3.1-point decrease compared to the 84.0...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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