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Albertsons, Safeway to sell 168 ahead of merger

A relatively small chain based in the Pacific Northwest plans an exponential step forward as it agreed to purchase nearly 150 Safeway and Albertsons stores. Bellingham, Wash.-based Haggen Inc. currently operates 18 stores in Washington and Oregon. Following the purchase, the chain will expand to 164 in Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona.

Albertsons, Safeway to sell 168 ahead of merger

A relatively small chain based in the Pacific Northwest plans an exponential step forward as it agreed to purchase nearly 150 Safeway and Albertsons stores. Bellingham, Wash.-based Haggen Inc. currently operates 18 stores in Washington and Oregon. Following the purchase, the chain will expand to 164 in Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona.

Washington State: The 20-year Demise of a Blue State

I left Washington State about 20 years ago for Arizona. A Washington native, I had become fed up with the left-wing politics of Seattle. A couple of years ago, I moved back to the Pacific Northwest. A lot had changed while I was gone, and very little for the better.

Keeping to the Schedule in the Pacific Northwest

When a tightly scheduled repower for the Kodiak-based trawler Sea Mac in early December took a very bad turn, Mike Fourtner used his 25 years of fishing experience

Band Of Horses & Grandaddy – “Hang An Ornament”

Here’s some news that will have ’00s indie-heads all atwitter: Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle is producing the next Band Of Horses album. It makes a lot of sense, as both acts originated from the Pacific Northwest and put their own expansive modern spin on indie and folk-rock sounds. Band Of Horses announced the news on SoundCloud, [...]

CNN’s Patrick Oppmann: ‘My Cuban Friends Reacted With Joy…Some Cried Tears’

CNN correspondent Patrick Oppmann used to cover stories like the debut of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner and Occupy Seattle. But his move from the Pacific Northwest to Havana gave him a truly one-of-a-kind beat–a bureau that dates to 1997,Show More Summary

A boomer pulls on rain boots in the Pacific Northwest

Linda Myers traded in fashionable Chicago for small town Washington State. The post A boomer pulls on rain boots in the Pacific Northwest appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Ocean acidification a culprit in commercial shellfish hatcheries' failures

The mortality of larval Pacific oysters in Northwest hatcheries has been linked to ocean acidification. Yet the rate of increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the decrease of pH in near-shore waters have been questioned asShow More Summary

PNNL talks climate, carbon, drinking water and the nexus of health and environment at AGU

Scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will present a variety of research at the 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, which runs Monday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 19 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Show More Summary

Beneath the Turf

Hunting White Truffles in the Pacific Northwest The post Beneath the Turf appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Jon Lester developed 'wow' factor at high school in Pacific Northwest

The wow factor started as a freshman at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma, Wash., and continued in games in which left-hander Jon Lester didn't pitch.

VIDEO: Tom Dyer/Northwest Ono Band’s “No Lou This Xmas”

Another Christmas video on my website, I don’t know what it’s going on but if the music is good, I’m more than willing to share wthem with you. This one comes from here in the Pacific Northwest, specifically up the highway to Seattle with Tom Dyer and the “Northwest Ono Band”. While this does not […]

Major storm moves into southern California, prompting evacuations

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A major storm that pummeled northern California and the Pacific Northwest with heavy rain and high winds and killed two people moved south overnight, prompting evacuation orders in areas prone to floods and mud flows. The National Weather Service forecast the system to track through southwestern...

Major storm moves into southern California, prompts evacuations

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

By Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A major storm that pummeled northern California and the Pacific Northwest with heavy rain and high winds and killed two people moved south overnight, prompting evacuation orders in areas prone to floods and mud flows. Show More Summary

Monstrous Pineapple Express storm leaves West Coast water-logged

After a day of mass power outages, flooded commutes, hurricane-force winds and hundreds of cancelled flights Thursday, the massive "Pineapple Express" storm system continues to pound Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. See...Show More Summary

Major storm knocks out power, disrupts flights in California

By Curtis Skinner and Emmett Berg SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A major storm pummeled California and the Pacific northwest on Thursday with heavy rain and high winds, killing one man, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes, disrupting flights and prompting schools to close. Show More Summary

NYC's Kingside an Exemplar of Contemporary American Cuisine

Thirty years ago when the term "New American Cuisine" was coined in imitation of France's la nouvelle cuisine, it was soon extrapolated into New Southern Cuisine, New Southwestern Cuisine, New Pacific Northwest Cuisine, and so forth across the map. Show More Summary

Marcus Mariota about to join college football's exclusive club

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Barring something biblical, like a swarm of locusts halting the ceremony, Oregon junior quarterback Marcus Mariota on Saturday night will become the second player from the Pacific Northwest to win the Heisman Trophy.

Reese Witherspoon & Laura Dern are Darling at “Wild” Premiere in Portland

Showing some love for their fans in the Pacific Northwest, Reese Witherspoon joined forces with Laura Dern to plug their new film “Wild” last night (December 8). The “Walk the Line” lady and the “Jurassic Park” star showed up at Cinema...Show More Summary

Vital Juice brings its local sourcing approach to New York (and beyond)

2 weeks agoHealth : Well Good NYC

The Seattle-based company is bringing its cold-pressed juices to New York and other major cities—but not by shipping them from the Pacific Northwest.

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