Doug Allen Quotes
When you can raise (a snowmaking gun) higher above the snow, the water droplets have a longer time to freeze before they hit the ground, ... That takes less energy, and we've noticed a significant efficiency with them. Really, our goal is to be more efficient. This equipment gives us a better air-to-water ratio that allows us to put more product out there at marginal temperatures.
According to Doug Allen, president of MastroNet, the rapidly growing Americana division provided fertile ground for establishing some new favorite collecting items and areas of interest. There can be little doubt that Americana collectors are increasing in numbers, ... With each auction we see new categories of collectibles emerging, many with selling prices that seem to be giving previously obscure items new value.
One such item was an early 1900s royal scepter of England's King Edward VII. The lot opened with a minimum of 1,000. Thirty-five bids later, it sold for 40,100. Any time an item sells for 40 times its opening bid, you've got to give it the credit it deserves, ... This auction has gone a long way to establishing the standards for many collectibles that to this point did not have benchmarks.
Should PROMETA prove to be as effective within the Pierce County Alliance drug offender population as it appears to be, the State will consider its effectiveness for use in treatment so that stimulant dependent individuals in Washington will be able to benefit from this therapy. Methamphetamine addiction is a serious issue and has ravaged Pierce County and is escalating throughout the state. Washington is pleased to join the States of Louisiana, Idaho, and Indiana in conducting accelerated commercial pilots of PROMETA.