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2012-05-29 06:22:32

EVANSTON, Ill., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Alaska increased 1.8% over the past twelve months according to the 2012 Alaska Manufacturers Directory®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Alaska gained 634 industrial jobs from April 2011 to April 2012. Manufacturers' News reports Alaska is home to 927 manufacturers employing 34,125 workers. "Alaska's manufacturing sector continues to...

2012-05-16 10:25:44

PHOENIX, Ariz., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring the success of a collaborative celebration of both the achievements and promise of Arizona's world-class science and engineering community, the Arizona Technology Council Foundation, Arizona State University and Arizona Science Center revealed today that over 200,000 citizens participated in the state's first Arizona SciTech Festival. The Festival was organized as a series of events held over six weeks centered during...

2012-05-04 06:20:48

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sono Resources, Inc. (OTCBB:SRCI) (the "Company" or "Sono") announces that it has completed the share exchange agreement, dated April 26, 2012 (the "Agreement"), with Alaska Metals Corp. ("Alaska Metals"), a British Columbia company, and each of the shareholders of Alaska Metals (each a "Vendor" and collectively, the "Vendors"), whereby Sono has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Alaska Metals in exchange for the...

2012-04-27 06:21:50

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sono Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: SRCI) (the "Company" or "Sono") announces that it has entered into a share exchange agreement, dated April 26, 2012 (the "Agreement"), with Alaska Metals Corp. ("Alaska Metals"), a British Columbia company, and all of the shareholders of Alaska Metals (each a "Vendor and collectively, the "Vendors"), pursuant to which the Company expects to acquire the right to acquire a 100% interest in and to 46...

2012-04-26 10:28:49

SEATTLE, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan Leaders Foundation, in partnership with Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. (PSPINC), has announced the launch of their new website. Inviting and informational, the new http://www.alaskanleaderfoundation.org provides several new resources for learning about the Foundation, including a photo gallery page and an automatic newsletter registration feature. Alaskan Leader Foundation first connected with PSPINC through the Lenny Wilkens Foundation, and...

2012-04-10 06:25:28

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaskan Dream Cruises, which provides small ship cruise experiences in Alaska's wilderness, has partnered with Discover the World Marketing for the first time to increase its sales and marketing in the following territories: Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Japan, Luxembourg, Middle East (Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria and UAE), Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Scandinavia (Finland,...

2012-04-05 06:24:17

SALEM, Ore., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) and Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon) announce the designation of a new Scenic Bikeway along the wide-open, low-traffic roads of northeastern Oregon. The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission formally approved the new designation yesterday in its meeting in Medford, Ore. This addition brings the total number of bikeways to nine, furthering Oregon's position as a premier cycling...

2012-04-04 02:21:30

WOOD DALE, Ill., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a 10-year contract by Alaska Airlines (Alaska) to provide component repair and management services for its fleet of 87 Boeing 737-700, 800 and 900 aircraft in a new cost-per-flight-hour program. AAR will test, repair and overhaul components with guaranteed turn times, providing Alaska with reduced repair costs and increased component reliability. AAR has served as a supplier of aircraft maintenance, repair and...

2012-04-02 10:26:05

PHOENIX, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the potential of Arizona House Bill 2272 to promote high-paying, promising jobs in Arizona's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries, the Public Policy Committee of the Arizona Technology Council applauded the Governor today for signing it into law. In a collaborative effort with Arizona industries, academic institutions and other non-profit industry organizations, the Council was instrumental in supporting the legislation...

2012-04-02 02:28:41

SHANGHAI, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Linkwell Corporation "Linkwell"(OTC:LWLL), a developer, manufacturer and distributer of disinfectant healthcare products in China, announced today it has entered into a definitive share exchange agreement with Metamining Inc. ("Metamining") to acquire Metamining Nevada, Inc., ("Metamining Nevada") as a wholly owned subsidiary, in exchange for nine million shares of its newly issued Series C convertible preferred stock and three million warrants...


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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