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2014-06-05 08:25:41

FLORENCE, Ore., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign launched by the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce invites visitors to come to the scenic Oregon Coast to experience the many "uncurbed"

2014-05-31 23:06:51

Chief Executive, Richard Monroy, and the management team at Millennium Exploration Company, LLC announce the successful completion of the Lake Alaska #1 well.

2014-05-01 23:02:47

Call for Nominations Opens May 1 Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Alaska Communications announces its fourth annual Summer of Heroes program

2014-03-04 12:25:46

With the 2014 enrollment deadline approaching, Oregonians can still find flexible, innovative plans--plus much more--as members of Oregon's Health CO-OP. PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2014

Pineapple Express Brings Much Needed Rain To California
2014-02-12 14:08:54

A new animation made at NASA using imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite showed the "Pineapple Express" bringing much needed rain and snow to California from Feb. 7 to 9.

2014-02-07 12:25:10

Transwestern and Delta Associates Name TrendSetters of the Year: Capitol Riverfront BID's Michael Stevens and StonebridgeCarras' George Carras and Doug Firstenberg WASHINGTON,

2014-01-31 23:33:22

Naturalist Journeys announces a new birding tour to showcase three distinct environments that in combination allow for fabulous Pacific Northwest birdwatching: the only temperate rainforest in

2014-01-24 08:21:23

Dorado Equities Inc. management holds out for an improved buyout bid in light of climbing mineral claims value FAIRBANKS, Alaska, Jan.


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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