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2010-03-17 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the positive results of the recent stack tests at its wholly owned subsidiary Queenstake Resources USA, Inc's Jerritt Canyon Gold Mine. The Company's commitment to developing mercury recovery and control technology at its Jerritt Canyon property near Elko, Nevada has produced positive results. Six stack tests, conducted by an...

2010-03-12 10:00:00

70 nominations received in five categories comprising top picks in System/Hardware, Software, Tech-Services, Rising Star, and Cool Product of the year PORTLAND, Ore., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Oregon announced today the finalists for the 2010 Oregon Technology Awards. This year's winners will be announced at the Oregon Technology Awards event on May 6, 2010 at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Ore. (Logo:...

2010-03-11 19:47:00

SPARKS, Nev., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of a 70-percent joint venture interest in its Mineral Ridge gold property, together with related assets, to Scorpio Gold Corporation. Golden Phoenix and Scorpio Gold's U.S. subsidiary have created Mineral Ridge Gold LLC, a joint venture formed to own, explore, develop and expand the historic Mineral Ridge gold property located in...

2010-03-09 08:15:00

Toronto Stock Exchange: ITF OTC BB: FGOVF VANCOUVER, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Freegold Ventures Limited ("Freegold") is pleased to announce the staking of 141 State of Alaska mining claims covering 15,360 acres adjacent to its Rob gold project in the Goodpaster Mining District, Alaska. These new claims bring the total Rob project land holdings to 19,600 acres in one of the most prospective mining districts in Alaska. The newly acquired lands sit between the Tibbs Creek and Serpentine...

2010-03-05 13:30:00

EUGENE, Ore., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), the bank holding company for Pacific Continental Bank, today announced that it was recognized by Oregon Business magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon. Statewide, nearly 20,000 employees from 303 companies participated in the publication's annual survey. Rated as the highest-ranking financial institution in the large company category, Pacific Continental's 18th place...

2010-02-02 18:52:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported January operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon). ALASKA AIRLINES Alaska reported an increase in load factor to 77.7 percent in January 2010, compared to 71.7 percent in January 2009, on a 1.0 percent increase in available seat miles (ASMs) compared to the prior-year period. Alaska also reported that 85.7 percent of its flights arrived on time in...

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...


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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