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2011-02-08 08:00:00

OTCBB:FSRFF                                   FSE:F2U                                            TSX.V:FS VANCOUVER, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - First Star Resources Inc.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-01-04 17:01:00

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

2010-12-23 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC) just released its 2011 California Official State Visitor's Guide and Travel Planner, the ultimate dream guide for planning an unforgettable California getaway.

2010-12-02 18:58:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, 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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.