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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.

2009-11-23 11:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- /Manufacturers' News, Inc./ -- Industrial employment in Nevada fell 6.2% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Nevada Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL.

2009-11-16 12:15:00

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2009-11-03 17:26:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc.

2009-10-27 18:11:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Films announced today that the company has signed a development deal with New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow to bring her popular Kate Shugak, Alaska P.I. mystery series to television.

2009-10-26 05:00:00

SPOKANE, Wash., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Crest Mines, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GCMN) would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on its mineral properties. Gold Crest Mines is a junior mining exploration company focused on exploration for gold in the State of Alaska.

2009-10-22 13:35:00

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern California Water Committee is celebrating its 25th year as the region's leading water policy forum tonight at its Silver Jubilee Dinner featuring keynote speaker Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and special honorees.

2009-10-20 13:30:00

NEW CASTLE, Del., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- To combat a growing threat, the Oregon Department of Agriculture has issued a temporary permit to use Flight Control Plus® on clover grown for seed. This product has proved to be an effective deterrent for geese.

2009-10-20 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce that it has recommenced processing ore and gold production at its Jerritt Canyon facility 50 miles from Elko, Nevada.


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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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