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2008-09-03 15:00:03

By JOHN MILLER SILVER CITY, Idaho -- The craggy gullies where Idaho cowboy Paul Nettleton runs 1,200 head of cattle are often precious minutes from reliable cell phone coverage.

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2008-09-01 10:10:00

Ranchers in the rugged, remote backcountry in the northwestern United States began receiving new satellite telephones this spring from the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security.

2008-08-13 09:00:48

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFMI) welcomes all existing and prospective shareholders and other interested parties to an informational meeting to be held in the business conference room at the Sleep Inn, in Nampa, Idaho, on Saturday, September 27th, 2008, at 2 p.m. local time (MT).

2008-08-05 12:00:00

By Joe Estrella, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Aug. 5--Hewlett-Packard dodged a question about layoffs at its Imaging and Printing Group in Boise again Monday after a published report said 300 furloughs are planned at plants in Oregon and Washington state.

2008-08-05 09:00:46

By Anna Webb, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Aug. 5--Zoo Boise soon will welcome 36 animals of 17 different species to live in the Mr. and Mrs. Clarence B. Wilmot African Plains Exhibit -- now a construction site of bare stucco walls and roofs waiting to be thatched.

2008-07-30 15:00:52

As a physician concerned about injuries, avoiding these accidents involving airplanes in mountainous terrain is more important than discussing how to treat them. For Lester, it is about returning to the basics of flying and making good decisions.

2008-07-24 12:00:37

By The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 24--CAMPING CAMPGROUNDS REOPEN: The Lowman Ranger District has reopened and completed the work in Bear Valley and Fir Creek campgrounds, but Bull Trout Campground remains intermittently closed.

2008-07-17 12:00:39

By Pete Zimowsky, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 17--Ever wonder where the money generated by the registration fees for your outdoor toys ends up? The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has approved $6.8 million in grants to fund recreation projects statewide.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

BOISE, Idaho, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DBSI Acquisitions, a nationwide buyer of investment-grade commercial properties, is pleased to announce that it has recently completed four transactions.

2008-07-10 09:00:00

By Katy Moeller, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 10--Idaho Humane Society officials said Wednesday that a dozen emaciated horses and a donkey that were seized in early June have been fattened up to healthier weights -- and four are ready for adoption.


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Boise National Forest
2013-11-22 10:50:09

The Boise National Forest is a US National Forest located north and east of the city of Boise, Idaho. The forest is made up of about 2,654,000 acres in size and ranges in elevation from 2,600 to 9,800 feet. The mountainous landscape developed through uplifting, stream cutting, and faulting. The majority of the land lies within the Idaho Batholith, a large and highly erodible geologic formation. The major rivers that run through the forest include the Boise, the Payette, and the South and...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).