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a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies

a member of an important North American Indian people who controlled the mouth of the Columbia river

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a Penutian language spoken by the Chinook

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Paul Kerege, Aaron Weck, Marc Weiss, Maco Stewart, Dan Chinock, Tyler Saries and Alpha Omega Chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.
On the same bill Williams won a British title eliminator by narrowly squeezing past Steve Chinock 96- 95 on points over 10 rounds.
Fish and Wildlife Service ("FWS"), has identified five inhabitants of the Headwaters worthy of protection: The marbled murrelet, the northern spotted owl, the chinock salmon, the peregrine falcon, and the bald eagle.
Eve Chinock and Helena Teague battled to some excellent finishes, with Eve, 15, recording PBs in the 100m butterfly and 100m freestyle whilst Helena swam to fifth place in the 200m butterfly.
His quick-thinking actions ensured Alfred Chinock, 85, and his wife Philomena, 82, were rescued from a blaze in their bungalow after a fire started in their bedroom.