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2009-04-28 13:14:00

Marketing Campaign Leverages Sesquicentennial to Stimulate Tourism SALEM, Ore., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Oregon today launched a special travel promotion geared to address current economic conditions by stimulating immediate demand for spring and summer travel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090428/SF06811LOGO) The campaign, called "The Oregon 150 Challenge," TravelOregon.com/Challenge, is the signature tourism event for Oregon 150 (Oregon150.org).

2009-04-20 04:30:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Koopman Ostbo announces the acquisition of two public relations clients - Orca Bay Seafoods and Oregon Cattlemen's Association. Orca Bay Seafoods selected KO to handle its public relations efforts as the Renton, Washington-based company launches a new line of branded frozen products with an innovative steam cooking system.

2009-04-01 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (Toronto Stock Exchange: YNG; Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) reports that for the year-ended December 31, 2008 the Company recorded a net loss of $105.3 million.

2009-03-30 13:22:00

Flagship ms Amsterdam Calls at Anchorage, Homer and Kodiak for the first time SEATTLE, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is introducing new 14-day Alaskan Adventurer cruises on its flagship ms Amsterdam in 2010, which will sail roundtrip from Seattle and include a call at Anchorage for the first time.

2009-03-30 08:15:00

TORONTO, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) is pleased to announce a drill program commenced on March 24, 2009 on the Company's Blue Nose Limestone Project, located in Lincoln County, Nevada, approximately 70 miles north east of Las Vegas.

2009-03-20 08:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines will not operate in or out of Petersburg from March 23 to April 21, 2009, due to the State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOTPF) closure of the Petersburg runway to jet aircraft operations.

2009-03-18 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 18 /PRNewswire/ - RuralCom Corporation ("RuralCom"), headquartered in Vancouver, announces it plans to construct and operate cellular telephone networks to serve the Alaska Highway and the BC North Coast, extending cellular coverage to highway and waterway corridors that are currently without cellular service or subject to spotty coverage. The proposed Alaska Highway Network will provide nearly contiguous coverage along 1,685 km.

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2009-03-13 13:25:00

In the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, the most productive agriculture region anywhere in the world, almond farmer Marvin Meyers has moved into water banking.

2009-03-10 08:00:00

TORONTO, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific Gold Corp. (OTCBB: PCFG) announced today that Oregon Gold, Inc. received its trading symbol.

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2009-03-08 21:50:00

A fifth grader in California has inspired Arizona legislation to give the state an official nickname, state officials said.


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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