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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.

2009-12-16 09:34:00

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Miller Transaction - Alaska Miller Petroleum, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.