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2014-10-21 08:44:52

MANASQUAN, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kodiak Series Trail Camera manufacturer Comanche Outfitters announced today that they have signed former Miss Kansas, and top-10 Miss America finalist, Theresa Vail to their pro staff. Along with using Kodiak Series Trail Cameras exclusively on her upcoming show, "Limitless With Theresa Vail", Vail will also be acting as a public spokesperson for the brand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152887 An avid bowhunter and...

2014-10-14 16:23:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that Alfonso Leon, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Leon's departure is not related to any issues regarding financial disclosures, accounting or legal matters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO "We appreciate Alfonso's contribution and wish him all the best in his future endeavors," said G. Steven...

2014-10-06 23:00:53

Grand to Grand Ultra http://www.g2gultra.com/ – the 170-mile course route begins at the north rim of the Grand Canyon and finishes on the summit of the Grand Staircase. KANAB, Utah (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Ultra Challenge America LLC is pleased to announce that the third Grand to Grand Ultra took place from September 21 through September 27, 2014. The winner, Michele Graglia, age 31, of Italy, finished with a total cumulative time of 31 hours, 25 minutes and 3 seconds. The top woman,...

2014-10-03 12:24:31

Readies Own Album for Release in 2015 NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Golden Hippie (aka Marissa Jack) makes a grand entrance onto the world stage this week with her feature on "Art Official Cage," the lead track on Prince's album, Art Official Age, out this week. (The artist also toured with Prince in May of this year on his Hit and Run tour.) She is signed to Hundred Handed records, a boutique label home to Coheed and Cambria and Stars In Stereo. Photo -...

2014-10-02 16:25:29

The Love Love Love Project in association with Hollywood Hippie Records and Artist/Producer JildyT are beginning their new "Contest/Quest" for a new Indie Artist. HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Love Love Love Project in association with Hollywood Hippie Records and Artist/Producer JildyT are beginning their new "Contest/Quest" for a new Indie artist with an original song about love. The winning song will be recorded at Hollywood Hippie Recording Studio and...

2014-10-02 16:20:50

Guests can save more than $650 in early booking savings and enjoy exclusive perks on 2015 Alaska Cruises and Cruisetours with Alaska Gold Rush Sale DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cruise travel retailer AlaskaCruises.com announced today the launch of their "Alaska Gold Rush" Sale. The biggest Alaska cruise sale of the year features an exciting array of exclusive offers for the 2015 Alaska cruise season. Photo -...

2014-09-30 12:22:09

Veteran driver has logged 5 million miles on the Dalton Highway accident-free ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden Transport Driver John Schank will receive a letter of commendation from Alaska Governor Sean Parnell in a special ceremony Thursday, Oct. 2 at 1:50 p.m. at the Fairbanks Service Center, 3001 Peger Road. Schank will be recognized for 37 years of accident-free driving over one of the most treacherous roads in America, the Dalton Highway from...

2014-09-26 08:20:45

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental Innovation Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140926/148574 In the Environmental Innovation Challenge, approaching its seventh year, student teams must define an environmental problem, develop a solution, produce a prototype, and create a business summary that demonstrates the...

2014-09-22 20:24:45

MONROE, La., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qwest Corporation, agreed to sell $500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.875% Notes due 2054. Qwest also granted the underwriters of this offering an option to acquire up to an additional $75 million principal amount of these notes to cover any over-allotments. The closing of this offering is expected to occur on September 29, 2014, subject to customary...

2014-09-22 16:22:49

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark Indian water settlement, the only such bill to pass this session of Congress, was approved shortly before the Senate adjourned Thursday night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA99555LOGO Don Springmeyer of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP, lead attorney for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, announced the passage of H.R. 3716 by the full Congress. "This was a remarkable bi-partisan effort led by Senator...


Latest Western United States Reference Libraries

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

California slender salamander, Batrachoseps attenuatus
2014-02-04 09:23:14

The California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus) is a member of the Plethodontidae family of salamander species. The species is native to California and southwest Oregon. The California slender salamander ranges from central California, north along the coast and ranges into Oregon and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The California slender salamander grows to lengths between 3 to 5.5 inches. As its name implies, a slim body with short limbs gives this salamander...

Mogollon Monster
2013-09-27 09:52:25

The Mogollon Monster is a Bigfoot-type creature claimed to inhabit central and eastern Arizona along the Mogollon Rim. It is said to be nocturnal and omnivorous and very territorial. It walks with wide strides leaving 22-inch footprints. The creature has also been alleged to mimic birds, coyotes, and other wildlife, and will also make whistling sounds. It builds its nest out of pine needles, twigs, and leaves. It is also said that it will throw stones from a hidden location. Its feeding...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

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