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2010-12-02 18:58:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported November operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon). ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska reported a 15.5 percent increase in traffic on a 9.9 percent increase in capacity, resulting in a 4.1-point increase in load factor to 83.9 percent. Alaska also reported that 82.5 percent of its flights arrived on time in November 2010, a 5.7-point decrease compared to the 88.2...

2010-11-30 17:36:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona's aggressive economic growth plans took significant steps forward today as Governor Jan Brewer announced two more developments in the evolution of the Arizona Commerce Authority and its innovative private/public model. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101130/LA09704) The Governor said that Don Cardon will stay on as President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority and that she will work with the state legislature to finish...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, the holding company for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, today announced a new vice president at Horizon Air, as well as personnel changes in the company's Corporate Real Estate, Finance/Investor Relations, Marketing/Communications and Security/Compliance departments. Horizon Air Gene Hahn was named senior vice president of operations for Horizon Air, overseeing the flight operations and maintenance and engineering...

2010-11-22 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Nevada fell 11.8% over the past two years according to the 2011 Nevada Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Nevada lost 7,584 industrial jobs and 77 manufacturers over the two-year period, with 3,970 jobs lost between October 2008 and October 2009 and a slightly smaller 3,614 jobs lost from October 2009 to present....

2010-11-05 12:31:00

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2010-11-03 11:12:00

Advocates Vow to Pass Charge for Harm Taxes SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public health, environment and Leonardo DiCaprio are bruised but not beaten today as the corporate-sponsored Prop 26 initiative was passed by California voters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100329/DC77689LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100329/DC77689LOGO) The measure, funded by Big Alcohol, Big Tobacco, Big Oil and their Big Front Group (BFG) -...

2010-11-02 16:39:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported October operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon). ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska reported a 15.9 percent increase in traffic on a 9.1 percent increase in capacity, resulting in a 4.8-point increase in load factor to 81.8 percent. Alaska also reported that 88.1 percent of its flights arrived on time in October 2010, a 2.3-point increase compared to...

2010-11-02 08:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1916 in New York. Red Fox James, a Blackfeet Indian, rode horseback from state to state, getting endorsements from 24 state governments, to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November 1990 as "National American Indian Heritage Month." Similar proclamations have been issued every year since 1994....

2010-10-26 13:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPetro Resources Company ("GeoPetro", "we", "our" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: GPR) is pleased to announce that the LEA #1 exploration well located in the Cook Inlet of Alaska was spudded on October 21, 2010. Pursuant to the terms of the lease purchase and sale agreement with Linc Energy (Alaska) Inc., GeoPetro will receive a US $4.0 million payment from the proceeds of the first seventy-five percent (75%) of 8/8ths of any oil and gas production...

2010-10-21 00:00:38

Historic Gold Country cities release The Fall Colors of Nevada City & Grass Valley! Delight in the vibrant fall foliage along the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Nevada County with maps to the most spectacular sites. (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 The twin cities of the Northern Sierra Foothills have published The Fall Colors of Nevada City & Grass Valley to highlight the most brilliant displays in Northern California. And NOW peak season is approaching!...


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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