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2014-07-21 23:01:15

New resources available to the region to improve healthcare quality and value Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Qualis Health has been awarded five-year contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington, effective July 18, 2014. Work under the contracts will be driven around aligned efforts to improve healthcare value for patients and families...

Unique Research Collaboration Uncovers Grizzly Bear 'Highway'
2014-07-21 03:15:35

American Museum of Natural History A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British Columbia, one of the most southerly aggregations of salmon-feeding grizzlies in North America. Using non-invasive DNA analysis, the authors describe a grizzly bear "highway," identifying nearly 60 individual bears, many who traveled hundreds of miles from surrounding areas to feed on autumn-spawning salmon in the Koeye...

2014-07-18 12:26:47

Act Now. Claims must be filed by August 1, 2014. BOISE, Idaho, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Kinsella Media on behalf of the DRAM Settlement Fund by order of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Time is running out for Idaho consumers to file a claim in the $310 million DRAM Settlement. The Settlement involves 12 Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) manufacturers over claims of price fixing. Consumers and...

2014-07-17 12:23:55

BOISE, Idaho, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors of IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) today declared a common stock dividend of $.43 per share, payable September 2, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on August 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/LA10343LOGO SOURCE IDACORP, Inc.

2014-07-17 08:34:25

Scheduled for Sept. 8-10, the conference will offer hands-on system training, best practices and networking opportunities to the more than 800 companies using the LiveRez software. EAGLE, Idaho, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveRez.com, the industry leader in cloud-based software for professional vacation rental managers, will hold its inaugural LiveRez Partner Conference Sept. 8-10, 2014, at the newly renovated Owyhee Conference Center, a historic landmark set in the heart of...

2014-07-16 16:20:52

REXBURG, Idaho, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Idaho is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and self-storage to people throughout Rexburg and Madison county who were affected by the recent heavy rains and severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and self-storage, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also can store...

2014-07-14 12:29:47

MOSCOW, Idaho, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyforge lets users turn math to matter in their web browser. It connects 3D printers to an online interface and management system, making 3D printing simple, collaborative, and accessible. Element Robot has released Skyforge on Kickstarter, but the project remains an undiscovered gem. Skyforge is a better way for libraries, maker spaces, and schools to bring accessible 3D printing to a large number of users. It also enables individuals who own a...

2014-07-11 23:07:34

Wildlife Control Supplies has assumed production of the Snake Guard® snake trap product from Snakeguard, LLC, of Birmingham, AL East Granby, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Wildlife Control Supplies of East Granby, CT is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Snake Guard® snake trap product from Snakeguard, LLC, of Birmingham, AL. The original Snake Guard® snake trap, developed by herpetologist Martin Nowak (founding partner and former president of Snakeguard), has long been a...

2014-06-17 23:15:16

Gardeners, foodies, native plant lovers, and sustainability advocates in the Rocky Mountains have cause to celebrate. Bill McDorman, Belle Starr, and John Caccia are pleased to announce the formation of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance (RMSA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening seed and food security in the region. Rocky Mountain West (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The project, located initially in Ketchum, Idaho, will help train and support a regional network of community-based...

2014-06-17 08:31:55

OTHELLO, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has submitted a Water Service Contract to the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District for System 1 of CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build a lateral pipeline (System 1) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area. In particular, the Water Service...


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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