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. Click here to find puzzle answers for the current issue.

November/December 2011 Chinook

Previous issues of the Chinook are posted below, in portable document format (pdf). If not already installed, you will need to download Adobe reader or another pdf reader.


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September/October 2011 Chinook
June/July 2011 Chinook
April/May 2011 Chinook
January/February 2011 Chinook
November/December 2010 Chinook
September/October 2010 Chinook
July/August 2010 Chinook
May/June 2010 Chinook
January/February 2010 Chinook
November/December 2008 Chinook
September/October 2008 Chinook
July/August 2008 Chinook
May/June 2008 Chinook
January/February 2008 Chinook
November/December 2007 Chinook
September/October 2007 Chinook
July/August 2007 Chinook
May/June 2007 Chinook
March/April 2007 Chinook
January/February 2007 Chinook
November/December 2006 Chinook
September/October 2006 Chinook
July/August 2006 Chinook
May/June 2006 Chinook
March/April 2006 Chinook
February 2006 Chinook
January 2006 Chinook
December 2005 Chinook
November 2005 Chinook
October 2005 Chinook
September 2005 Chinook

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