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2010-04-05 13:16:00

SALEM, Ore., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon) today launched its first all-digital, interactive version of its flagship publication, Travel Oregon magazine: http://magazine.traveloregon.com/. Designed to engage consumers in the Oregon brand and travel experience, the new digital Travel Oregon magazine tells five seasonal stories using rich media.

2010-04-02 18:08:00

SEATTLE, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc.

2010-03-22 12:23:00

SALEM, Ore., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Think of it as the polar opposite of a 'staycation.' Or a proven cure for the 'lazycation.' Today, Travel Oregon invites consumers to enter the "Win an Oregon Adventurecation" contest.

2010-03-17 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-02-02 18:52:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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.

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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