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2014-08-26 23:11:31

Idaho physician, Dr. Warren Willey, launches new cartoon and Web site for CHEW IT!, a not-for-profit organization crusading to teach kids to stay away from soda pop and other sugary drinks. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Globally, 1 billion soda pops are swallowed each day, including energy drinks. That’s not only a lot of calories, sugary drinks are a major contributor to our nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. To address this growing epidemic, Idaho physician and national...

2014-08-25 08:21:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what appears to be a record-setting year for wildland fires in the West, aerial firefighters are battling more wildfires in the Pacific Northwest states, and deploying their aircraft and crews accordingly. For example, CHI Aviation has spent more time on wildfires in Washington State compared to previous years, according to Larry Kelley, the operator's Director of Fire Operations in Boise, Idaho. In that regard, the company's...

2014-08-18 08:25:24

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JEBCommerce is dedicated to growing its business while boosting local employment numbers and doing its part to combat the dire affects that the Great Recession has created locally. With the unfortunate closing of Coldwater Creek in North Idaho, JEBCommerce seized the moment to hire some of their highly skilled, talented people. One of those people JEBCommerce hired recently is Melinda Kemp. Melinda comes to JEBCommerce with a...

2014-08-14 12:32:46

Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy enrollment is still open for new students MERIDIAN, Idaho, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new online school providing pathways for students seeking technical and specialty trade job skills opens its doors this month. The Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy (IDCCRA) is the state's first of-its-kind, online public charter school that offers students tuition-free, individualized learning full-time online, with four years of...

2014-08-12 08:25:24

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As JEBCommerce continues its pursuit of excellence for its growing list of clients, the company has hired a new Director of Publisher Development with Greg Powell. With this new position Greg will be focused on bringing new affiliates to each of our clients' programs and building out a strong publisher development team at JEBCommerce. Greg comes with a degree in Marketing from Oklahoma State University. He has prior experience...

2014-08-11 08:27:06

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JEBCommerce is pleased to announce that Jonathan Goodwin and Brian Secrist have successfully met and exceed all the requirements for promotion to Directors of Accounts. Jonathan and Brian have been employed with JEBCommerce since 2009 - each have managed well over 20 affiliate programs and led their accounts to exponential growth while demonstrating leadership, a firm grasp on e-commerce, and the ability to drive incremental sales growth...

2014-08-05 08:32:21

Multidisciplinary physician teams review and discuss cutting edge molecular techniques to assist in personalized cancer therapy for patients. OWASSO, Okla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Idaho Society of Clinical Oncology (ISCO) had its first Board of Directors retreat in Sun Valley, ID on July 25-26, 2014. ISCO decided to explore the formation of a state wide tumor board concentrating on cutting edge molecular techniques to provide personalized cancer therapy to the patients in...

2014-07-31 08:26:39

BOISE, Idaho, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported second quarter 2014 net income attributable to IDACORP of $44.5 million, or $0.89 per diluted share, compared with $46.5 million, or $0.93 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013. For the first six months of 2014, IDACORP recorded net income attributable to IDACORP of $71.9 million, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared with $81.7 million, or $1.63 per diluted share for the first six months of 2013....

2014-07-29 23:02:21

Holland & Hart’s Bret Busacker, a partner in the firm’s Boise office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Idaho. Busacker is an experienced business attorney with a focus on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Bret Busacker, a partner in Holland & Hart LLP’s Boise office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Idaho. Busacker is an...

2014-07-29 08:27:18

JEBCommerce Hires New Director of Creative Services to Increase Benefits for Clients COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to constantly refine and improve client services, JEBCommerce is launching a Creative Services Division in its home office located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. With this new division comes the hiring of seasoned designer, Gabe Ripley. Gabe worked with Coldwater Creek as a Production Designer, went on to become a Web Designer, and ultimately the UX...


Latest Idaho Reference Libraries

Sawtooth National Forest
2014-07-31 09:07:15

Sawtooth National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Idaho. It contains 2,102,461 acres of protected land that is separated into four sections known as the Fairfield Ranger District, the Minidoka Ranger District, the Ketchum Ranger District, and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The area was first designated as the Sawtooth Forest Reserve by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1905, but was given its current name and status after several land additions,...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

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...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

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