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2013-08-25 04:21:05

Bruce Renton, Holland, Named Rookie of the Year SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gary Harms, a Walmart Transportation professional truck driver based in Olathe, Kan. was named the 2013 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion. Gary's driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those of 422 other professional truckdrivers from all across the United States in the National Truck Driving Championships, held in Salt...

2013-08-21 23:24:19

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Victoria Ochoa, DVM, MS, DACVIM (small animal veterinary internist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. Dr. Ochoa will share valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, and with the media in many areas of veterinary internal medicine - small animal Internists have extensive experience treating diseases affecting the lungs and thoracic, kidneys, intestines, and abdomen. Boise,...

2013-08-21 12:24:29

Supplier of party games and inflatables launches infographic on the history of one of America's favorite pastimes. CALDWELL, Idaho, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's hard to imagine a time when birthday parties and picnics existed without inflatable bounce houses. Bouncin Bins, a leading source of inflatable games and bounce houses for rent and for sale, has put together a fun infographic called "The History of Bounce Houses." It features the invention of early inflatables and...

2013-08-20 23:25:25

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Carrie Breaux, DVM, MVSc, DACVO (Veterinary Ophthalmologist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. In addition to sharing valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, Dr. Breaux will also act as a PetsPage.com media spokesperson in many areas of veterinary medicine including eye diseases in pets and the advanced techniques available in treating pet eye disorders. Boise, Idaho...

2013-08-20 16:24:59

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Idaho Health Insurance Exchange, the marketplace where Idahoans will be able to comparison shop for health plans for coverage to begin in January 2014, is making its official public debut with the launch of a consumer-friendly Web site, a new name and a new logo. The marketplace now will go by the name Your Health Idaho. On the new Web site, www.yourhealthidaho.org, Idahoans can learn more about the tools and resources available...

2013-08-20 16:21:04

USRE'S 2013 EXPLORATION IN LEMHI PASS, MT RETURNS HIGHER GRADES OF RARE EARTHS THAN FIRST REPORTED PLANO, Texas, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., (OTCBB:UREE) announced the results of its 2013 exploration in Lemhi Pass, Montana. The results confirmed that the company's properties have the highest accessible critical rare earth deposit in North America. The initial results of the sub-surface drilling in Phase I of the Lemhi Pass exploration, not only confirms...

2013-08-16 23:04:56

SecuritySystemReviews.com, a leading third-party resource in the home security industry, has released the name of its pick for the best security company in the state of Idaho. Boise, ID (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The rankings are in, and a number one home security system company has been named in the state of Idaho by SecuritySystemReviews.com. Security System Reviews is the premier independent, third party resource for everything related to the home security industry. The site has released...

2013-08-14 23:22:38

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced “Dr. Sue” Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology), is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. In addition to sharing valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, “Dr. Sue Cancer Vet” will also act as a PetsPage.com media spokesperson in many areas of veterinary medicine including cancer treatments for pets. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com,...

2013-08-13 12:22:41

AT&T to donate 10 cents for every checkout bag its customers forego BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to empower AT&T customers with sustainable choices, increase efficiency and minimize impact on the environment, AT&T is teaming up with The Nature Conservancy to encourage AT&T customers to skip the bag when purchasing items from its retail stores in Idaho. With this program, which runs from August 9 to January 31, AT&T will donate 10 cents to...

2013-08-12 16:27:07

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Idaho Health Insurance Exchange will continue to operate its state-based Exchange here in Idaho for the 2014 open enrollment period that is set to begin later this fall -despite reports to the contrary. The Idaho Health Insurance Exchange is responsible for all decisions made about the Exchange. The Idaho Exchange is managing several key functions including: -- Plan Management: Insurance plans that are sold on the Idaho Health...


Latest Idaho Reference Libraries

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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