Chi·nook
 Pronunciation: sh&-'nuk, ch&-, -'nük
 Function: noun
 Inflected Form(s): plural Chinook or Chinooks
 Etymology: Lower Chehalis (Salishan language of western Washington)
 cinúk, name of a Chinook village
 Date: 1795
 1 : a member of an American Indian people of the north shore
 of the Columbia River at its mouth
 2 : a Chinookan language of the Chinook and other nearby peoples
 3 often not capitalized a : a warm moist southwest wind of the
 coast from Oregon northward b : a warm dry wind that descends
 the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains
 4 not capitalized : CHINOOK SALMON
 5 capitalized : The newsletter of Columbia River Mensa.
(Adapted from Merriam-Webster's Dictionary)

The Chinook is the monthly newsletter of Columbia River Mensa, put together by our intrepid volunteer editor each month to keep members up-to-date with the various goings-on and sundry happenings relating to our group. Within its pages one may find information on upcoming events, locations and times of meetings and get-togethers, notices and reminders, and other various items of interest to CRM members.

January 2019

Nov-Dec 2018

August 2018

July 2018

Previous issues of the Chinook are posted here on the US Mensa Site available for download in portable document format (pdf).
All of the previous issues that used to be posted here have been uploaded to that site - you'll find many others from recent years, as well.


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