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2012-08-07 06:28:19

PHOENIX, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What kind of pay increases can employees expect this year in Arizona's science and engineering fields? Is it true large organizations tend to pay more? What is the average organization contribution for health care coverage? These answers and more can be found in the results of the first annual comprehensive wage and benefits survey of the technology community for Arizona businesses conducted by Mountain States Employers Council (MSEC) in partnership with...

Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

2012-07-30 10:25:31

PHOENIX, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Technology Council today released its 2012 "Vote TechSmart" guide, designed to give its members a comprehensive review of the Arizona legislative candidates' positions on the key issues affecting the members of the Arizona Technology Council and a better understanding of the Arizona legislative candidates who are running for political office in the 2012 Arizona election. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120203/MM47146LOGO) "We...

2012-07-24 10:20:50

TORONTO, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX: FNV, NYSE: FNV) expects to report Second Quarter 2012 results after market close on August 8, 2012. The complete Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis will be available on Franco-Nevada's website at www.franco-nevada.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and EDGAR at www.sec.gov. Conference Call Management will host a conference call on August 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to review...

2012-07-10 06:30:29

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Governor has signed the state's budget, but the final word on this year's budget actually lies with the voters--not lawmakers this year. Voters will decide through a November ballot initiative whether to raise $8.5 billion through increases to the state's income tax for California's highest earners and the sales tax. If that initiative fails at the polls, it will trigger cuts to schools and other programs to fill the gap. Next 10's online...

2012-06-24 23:01:50

American Cooling And Heating announces availability of 24 Hour AC Service to Phoenix Arizona and its surrounding communities. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Phoenix Air Conditioning Service Company American Cooling And Heating announces 24 Hour AC Service to all surrounding communities. American Cooling And Heating is family owned and operated and has been in business in the Phoenix HVAC industry for over 30 years. “Our goal with American Cooling And Heating is to provide the...

2012-06-22 06:21:02

VANCOUVER, B.C., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sono Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: SRCI) (the "Company" or "Sono") having completed the Share Exchange Agreement ("SEA"), with Alaska Metals Corp. ("Alaska Metals"), announces that the 2012 exploration work program, as set out in the Company's news release dated May 4, 2012, has been initiated, with Keill Engineering from Fairbanks, Alaska conducting a Mobile Metal Ion ("MMI") geochemical sampling program over 4 grid lines consisting of 219...

2012-06-13 06:21:35

PHOENIX, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC), a committee of the Arizona Technology Council and the state's only broad-based energy sector organization, today announced the update of the "Arizona Solar Strategic Plan." Created through the AEC in November 2011 as a product of the Arizona Solar Leadership Conference, the document tracks the implementation of a series of recommended actions for the long-term growth of the state's solar industry. The plan may be...

2012-06-01 10:22:51

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, will honor the 2012 Oregon and Southwest Washington recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Ceremony at the World Trade Center in Portland on Saturday, June 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. Comcast provided 65 students from Oregon and Southwest Washington with $73,000 in college scholarships through the...

2012-05-29 10:22:52

New Campaign to Reach Latinos at Supermarkets, Townhall Events WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Principles in Action, in conjunction with local conservative Hispanic leaders in Nevada, will hold a press conference Wednesday, May 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada to announce the launch of Nevada Hispanics. The new outreach effort will feature a series of townhall events and visits to key Latino supermarkets, churches and community fairs to engage Latinos on...


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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