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2013-12-26 23:03:30

Bostick originally launched PetsPage.com in July of 2013 with the mission of increasing pet owner awareness for all things happy and healthy for their pets today. After feedback from many of her thousands of PetsPage members and over 500,000 social media fans, Bostick is thrilled to announce a re-launch of PetsPage.com on January 1, 2014 with a host of new exciting features. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 According to the 2013-2014 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, over 150 million...

2013-12-24 23:20:45

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Tracks Santa with the Help of CradlePoint BOISE, Idaho and PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 CradlePoint, the global leader in cloud-managed 3G/4G networking solutions for distributed enterprises, is once again helping NORAD track Santa over the skies of North America. As a member of the NORAD Tracks Santa team, CradlePoint, in partnership with Verizon, assists NORAD in following Santa across the globe, helping...

2013-12-16 23:22:58

The City of Idaho Falls has partnered with the streaming media company Swagit Productions, LLC, and has begun streaming live and archived recordings of City Council meetings online. Idaho Falls, Idaho (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Idaho Falls Mayor Jared Fuhriman encourages residence to get familiar with how their city works by attending or viewing City Council meetings and then offering input or suggestions. “The move to stream meetings online comes at the request of constituents who...

2013-12-12 23:25:07

PCS Edventures, Inc. (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced the execution of a contract with T4EDU, a company that administrates and oversees contracting and projects for the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 PCS Edventures, Inc. (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 programs focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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