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Helsinki Airport Goes Solar Energy

Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, has decided to speed up its ambitious climate programme. The aim of the programme is to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions caused by the operations of all of the company’s 21 airports to zero by 2020. Through its airport network, Finavia is a key party to the commitment of European airport companies to have 100 carbon-neutral airports in Europe by 2030.

At Helsinki Airport, this goal will already be reached in 2017, when the largest airport solar power plant in the Nordic countries is opened at the airport, and when airport buses start using renewable fuels.  

Finavia also encourages its stakeholders to give feedback on the company´s sustainability actions. Continue Reading

Sounders Sell-Out? Pendleton Midnight Named the Official Whisky of Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders Sell-Out to Oregon Liquor Company I guess Paul Allen and the Sounders need the money?  Or they just want to make sure their young fans know how healthy it is to drink liquor?  Hood River Distillers, Inc., the largest and oldest importer, distiller, producer and bottler of distilled spirits in the Northwest, announced… Continue Reading

America’s Car Museum Shifts into Fifth Year

It’s five years and counting for America’s Car Museum (ACM), as the sprawling four-story, 165,000-sq.-ft. facility located in the heart of Tacoma, Washington’s Museum District prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary at the Wheels & Heels Annual Gala, taking place June 3. Since opening its doors on June 2, 2012, ACM has become a world-class… Continue Reading

Seabrook Launches It’s Own South of Market Neighborhood

Seabrook, Washington’s beach town, has announced the launch of the highly anticipated South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood. SOMA will feature 35 single-family residences of varying sizes in one of the most sought-after locations within the burgeoning seaside village. Nestled between Seabrook’s captivating oceanfront neighborhoods, a sprawling new park space and Seabrook’s vibrant retail center, SOMA… Continue Reading

Original Shark Kevin Harrington Partners with Horse Races Now App

Kevin Harrington, original Shark on ABC’s Emmy winning “Shark Tank” and infomercial inventor, announces his official partnership with Horse Races Now, the comprehensive horse racing app. Kevin Harrington will be joining the Board of Directors and the Management Team, helping with all aspects of the business with a particular emphasis on global marketing to new customers. … Continue Reading

Premier Business Centers to Open New Flexible Workspace Location in Spokane Washington

Crescent Executive Suites to Provide Spokane with Flexible Workspace Irvine, California based Premier Business Centers, one of the largest privately owned flexible workspace operators in the USA, is opening its first location in Spokane, Washington. Premier continues to expand with 82 locations in 11 states plus the District of Columbia. Premier’s new Crescent Executive Suites… Continue Reading

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s to Offer Dungeness, King, Bairdi, Soft-Shell and Blue Lump Crab During Crabfest

Chandler’s Crabhouse, a Schwartz Brothers Restaurant, has announced Chandler’s Crabfest and limited edition menu. From Wednesday, April 19, through Memorial Day weekend, diners can celebrate spring in Seattle with ten featured items $40 and under, five different types of crab and 12 new crab preparations.  Famed this April as one of Wine Spectator’s top 12 seafood… Continue Reading

Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair to Sell DIY Grow kits

OREGON CANNABIS GROWERS FAIR TO SELL DO-IT-YOURSELF GROW KITS FOR AMATEUR GROWERS, JIMI HENDRIX-BRANDED CANNABIS CANDY The inaugural Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair, which is the first-ever exposition and competition for cannabis growers, will feature do-it-yourself grow kits and a cannabis candy collection inspired by and named after legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s music, according to OCGF producer Mary Lou Burton. Continue Reading

Software firm Ideagen to host key ‘Horizons’ Seminar

The Quality, Safety, Risk and Compliance expert’s US conference  Horizons Seminar will include presentations from Boeing, Reynolds Group, Mainardi & Company as well as risk management panel sessions Quality, safety, risk and compliance software developer, Ideagen, is to host a key user group at Horizons Seminar for its US client base which will have a… Continue Reading

Pokémon Go Draining Phone Battery? Novi Portable Charging Station to the Rescue

New Novi mobile device charging system allows businesses to benefit from the Pokémon craze MG, developers of innovative charging solutions for modern mobile devices, have announced its new Novi Portable Charging Station as the perfect tool for businesses wanting to attract and monetize Pokémon Go players all over the world. Featuring a wireless charging dock that… Continue Reading