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2011-04-27 15:03:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska West Express received the Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award for local cartage from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) at its annual awards banquet April 21.

2011-04-21 07:00:00

SEATTLE, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter highlights: Record first-quarter net income, excluding special items, of $29.5 million, or $0.80 per diluted share--more than double the $13.1 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, reported in the first quarter of 2010.

2011-04-20 15:06:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov.

2011-04-04 18:52:00

SEATTLE, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc.

2011-03-21 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the announcement of a 2010 calendar year total of $92 million in revenue generated from film and production, the Nevada Film Office's (NFO) total cumulative recorded revenues have now surpassed $2 billion since its inception in 1982.

2011-03-17 14:04:00

OTCBB: FSRFF                                   FSE: F2U                                            TSX.V: FS VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire/ - First Star Resources Inc.

2011-03-11 13:13:00

LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Known for its attention-grabbing ad campaigns in Southern California and New Jersey, the Nevada Development Authority is now targeting business owners in Chicago, inviting them to make a move to the Silver State.

2011-03-10 09:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) What: The U.S.

2011-03-07 12:45:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether one is hooked on American Idol or an elite patron of the arts, music and dance buffs love to discover new talent.

2011-03-06 00:02:31

A student team of five from BASIS Scottsdale wins opportunity to represent Arizona at the National Science Bowl competition in Washington, D.C.


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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.