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2014-04-22 16:22:56

GRACE, Idaho, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot crop water conservation project developed by Anheuser-Busch, the Bureau of Reclamation and two state universities will mean improved water efficiency for Idaho Falls area barley growers. Through the use of six strategically positioned weather stations, growers can now instantly access real time weather and water data on a website and via smart phone app. Access to the federal government's AgriMet weather and water data is free of...

2014-04-22 08:33:52

The World's Largest Potato On Wheels Will Travel Close to 19,000 Miles and Visit 26 States in Five Months with a Fresh New Look and an Important Heart-Health Message for Women BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The head-turning, jaw-dropping Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its third consecutive cross-country tour with a new message for women: Take care of your heart! The five-month long, 2014 Big Idaho® Potato Truck Tour kicked off in Boise, Idaho with waves,...

2014-04-17 12:24:06

BOISE, Idaho, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors of IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) today declared a common stock dividend of $.43 per share, payable May 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on May 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/LA10343LOGO SOURCE IDACORP, Inc.

2014-04-15 08:38:12

RESTON, Va., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau Inc., the leader in Wi-Fi-based Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) today announced that its customer Skyview High School in Nampa, Idaho won RFID Journal's "Most Innovative Use of RFID" Award, announced at RFIDLive on April 10(th), 2014. The award is given to the organization with the "most novel use of RFID technology" that uniquely solves a problem and highlights Skyview High's use of Ekahau's Real-Time Location software, text-based...

2014-04-14 12:25:19

Search for qualified replacement is underway IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lane Allgood, who has served as Executive Director of the Partnership for Science and Technology (PST) since its founding in 2006, announced his retirement at the group's board of directors meeting April 9. During Allgood's tenure, the PST grew in membership and became the region's primary energy education and advocacy organization. PST President Mike Hart said, "Lane has been an...

2014-04-08 12:22:16

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) held a special briefing on Friday, April 4 in Moses Lake regarding the status and progress of the CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build lateral pipelines (Systems 1-4) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area (from Moses Lake to...

2014-04-04 23:41:06

Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter makes a special visit to AGC AeroComposites Hayden and distinguishes the company and its workforce as a key economic contributor in the state and a leader in the aerospace industry. Hayden, Idaho (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter makes a special visit to AGC AeroComposites Hayden and distinguishes the company and its workforce as a key economic contributor in the state and a leader in the aerospace industry. “For over 30...

2014-04-01 23:33:03

PetsPage.com, an online social pet community where pet lovers from around the world come to share, socialize and smile, is excited to unveil a new marketing membership for the pet industry. This unique and comprehensive membership will be ushered in by CEO and industry Social Media Strategist, Karen Bostick. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Karen Bostick, CEO/Founder PetsPage.com, is excited to announce a brand new marketing service that will give small to midsize up and coming pet...

2014-03-31 20:22:58

ENA President Urges Vigorous Enforcement of New Law DES PLAINES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association commended Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for signing into law a bill that makes it a felony to assault or batter emergency nurses. Idaho is the 30(th) state to make violence against emergency nurses a felony. Both houses of the legislature passed it less than a month after it was introduced. Violators could face up to three years in state...

2014-03-31 12:28:07

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) (the "Company") announces the financial results for fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. The Company reports a 10% decrease in revenue, however, most business segments continue to show major improvement in net profit performance for the year. Revenue Total revenue in 2013 was approximately $6.8 million compared to approximately $7.6 million in 2012, which represents a decrease...


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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...

Tentacled Snake, Erpeton tentaculatum
2013-10-07 09:56:54

The Tentacled Snake (Erpeton tentaculatum) gets its name from the two fleshy rostral appendages (tentacles) located on the snakes snout. This unique feature allows for simple classification of the species and makes it one of the most easily recognizable snakes on the planet. Each scale-covered tentacle measures less than a quarter inch (4-5 mm). You may also hear this species referred to as the Fishing Snake or the Tentacled Fishing Snake because the species is strictly piscivorous, meaning...

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