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2014-03-11 23:31:57

Yakima School District 7 in Yakima, WA, required accurate and up-to-date information for all students before the first day of school and maintaining a complete collection of students’ medical history was imperative in their pursuit for a customized, secure, and integrated online solution. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Nearly 3,000 new students register every year at Yakima School District 7 in Yakima, WA. For each new student, there are approximately ten forms that are required...

2013-07-18 23:26:45

Terry Abeyta and Rod Nelson, partners of Abeyta Nelson Injury Law in Yakima, Washington, have been named 2013 Super Lawyers by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the 13th consecutive year. Abeyta Nelson is the only plaintiff's personal injury law firm in Central Washington with two Super Lawyers. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Yakima attorneys Terry Abeyta and Rod Nelson, partners in Abeyta Nelson Injury Law, have been named Super Lawyers for 2013 by Washington Law...

2011-07-28 08:28:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants and consumers in Tri-Cities and Yakima, Washington celebrated the launch of Spotted Fox this week after a host of festivities welcomed the next-generation daily deal site to the city. The rapidly-growing Spotted Fox will now bring Tri-Cities and Yakima consumers daily deals up to 90% off while tending to the merchant's bottom line - in other words, the popular daily deal site will please both consumers and merchants alike. Spotted Fox...

2011-06-14 09:34:00

YAKIMA, Wash., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MD Johnson, Inc. announces the completion of the sale of Hahn BMW. The dealership was purchased from iconic Washington dealer Richard "Dick" Hahn and will be relocated to the Tri Cities and renamed BMW of Tri Cities. The dealership was purchased by local dealer Tim Bush. Mark Topping, VP of MD Johnson, Inc., advised Hahn regarding the transaction on behalf of the company. Dick Hahn took over operation of the family's Chrysler dealership in...

2011-05-09 15:24:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), innovator in vehicle racks for boats, bikes, camping and winter sports gear, today announced a reorganization of senior management. Effective immediately, an executive management team will lead the company and report to C.S. Lin, owner of Kemflo International Ltd. (which acquired Yakima in 2009) and chairman of the Yakima board. Specifically, this team will include Mark C. Reis, chief financial/operating officer, Ron Ten...

2011-03-18 11:27:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans downsizing to smaller cars and facing soaring gas prices, spring break travelers are faced with the problem of where to put luggage, gear, and friends. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110318/NE67710 ) According to Truecar.com (http://www.truecar.com), provider of automotive pricing and industry analytics, online searches and page hits so far in March show a 31% increase in interest in subcompacts and small cars,...

2011-03-03 16:37:00

YAKIMA, Wash., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank announces three new members of its commercial banking team in Yakima, Washington. The new Yakima team members include: Matt Duffy, SVP, Eastern Washington Commercial Banking Regional Manager, brings 23 years of industry experience to his new position. Brian V. Johnson, Commercial Banking Officer, provides over 30 years of banking experience in the market. Jake Hardy, Commercial Banking Officer, will leverage his six years of...

2010-12-14 12:15:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle cargo management solutions, today announced its acquisition of Hubco Automotive Ltd., Australasia's leading brand of rooftop car racks, based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Formerly owned by phil&teds, Hubco designs and manufacturers Whispbar(TM) (www.whispbar.com) the world's quietest vehicle rack and Prorack (P-Bar, T-Bar and X-Bar). All Whispbar and Prorack products...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'