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2010-01-19 14:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Geographic Society today unveiled its latest Geotourism MapGuide, which highlights the sustainable places and attractions in the Central Cascades region of the Pacific Northwest. Based on recommendations of local residents and business owners, the MapGuide showcases authentic and sustainable ways to experience the dynamic landscape, pioneering culture and recreational treasures of the Central Cascades areas of Washington and Oregon. The...

2010-01-18 16:20:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX: ITF, OTCBB: FGOVF, Frankfurt: FR4) ("Freegold" or "the Company") is please to announce that it has reached agreement with various unsecured creditors to issue an aggregate of 14,529,440 common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") at a deemed issue price of $0.11 per share in satisfaction of an aggregate of $1,598,238.46 of indebtedness of the Company. The Company has received regulatory approval for the issuance of...

2010-01-08 12:43:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water announced today that Ernest Calderon, founder of Calderon Law offices and President of the Arizona Board of Regents, has joined the Board of Directors of Arizona American Water. Calderon has practiced law in Arizona for 27 years, focusing on business and government litigation, employment and labor law, administrative law, health care and professional licensing, education law, general business law and alternative dispute resolution....

2010-01-05 17:01:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 an increase in load factor to 83.6 percent in December 2009, compared to 80.7 percent in December 2008, on a 5.0 percent increase in available seat miles (ASMs) compared to the prior-year period. Alaska also reported that 84.0 percent of its flights arrived on time...

2009-12-17 18:24:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona American Water and its employees are supporting local communities in a number of ways this holiday season. The giving spirit has fostered an internal competition to see which employee group can do the most to help those in need. They are competing to see which group can collect the most food to donate to St. Mary's food bank. The food and supplies will be collected by the end of the week and distributed to food banks around the state this holiday...

2009-12-16 09:34:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miller Transaction - Alaska Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources ("Miller"), (OTC Bulletin Board: MILL.OB) announced today that it has acquired certain former Alaskan assets of Pacific Energy Resources ("Pacific Energy") through a Chapter 11 U.S. Bankruptcy proceeding in Delaware. Miller has acquired total reserves of over 13.2 million barrels of oil and 15.5 BCF of natural gas, including total proved reserves of 5.6...

2009-12-16 09:24:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miller Petroleum, Inc. dba Miller Energy Resources ("Miller"), (OTC Bulletin Board: MILL.OB) Miller announced today the appointment of Ford F. Graham as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Miller and as President of the Company. Mr. Graham is a Managing Partner of Vulcan Capital and the Vulcan Partners family of private equity funds and companies. Mr. Graham has over 25 years experience as a private equity investor and an...

2009-12-16 07:34:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have an Alaska traveler on your gift list, here's a stocking suffer on steroids: the Great Alaskan TourSaver. (http://www.toursaver.com) This compact guide features more than 130 travel deals: flights, cruises, lodges, fishing, whale-watching, adventures -- the works. With more than $26,000 in 2-for-1 values, the book (retail price: $99.95) can pay for itself after using just ONE coupon. TourSaver is a must-have Alaska travel vacation guide...

2009-12-14 11:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Oregon fell 7.5% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Oregon Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Oregon lost 18,087 industrial jobs and 375 manufacturers between October 2008 and October 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) Manufacturers' News reports Oregon is now home to 5,975...

2009-11-24 07:17:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're cruising to Alaska this summer, make plans now to get 2-for-1 savings on the best shore excursions along the way, including whale watching and helicopter flightseeing. But the 2-for-1 savings only apply if you have a copy of the latest edition of the Great Alaskan TourSaver. (http://www.toursaver.com) The Great Alaskan TourSaver features more than 130 2-for-1 offers around the state: accommodations, tours, activities and admissions....


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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