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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...

2014-06-13 23:05:03

DISH presented its “2014 Excellence Award” to Alpha Home Systems, headquartered in Kuna, Idaho, one of the fastest growing satellite-TV retailers in the industry; based on criteria such as customer service experience, marketing expertise and local reputation. Boise, ID (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 DISH presented its “2014 Excellence Award” to Alpha Home Systems, headquartered in Kuna, Idaho, one of the fastest growing satellite-TV retailers in the industry. Based on criteria such as...

2014-06-09 23:10:48

Elm Seed Bugs are new to the Boise area and the U.S., and can enter homes in alarming numbers. A few simple treatments can help residents keep their homes pest-free this summer. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Barrier Lawn & Pest is providing four tips for Boise residents to help them get rid of Elm Seed Bugs this summer. This new invasive species can be a nuisance for Idaho home owners, and can be present in large numbers. However, taking the proper steps can eliminate these...

2014-06-04 16:20:24

Clean Diesel Car Registrations Increase 30% Since 2010 While Overall Market Shows Just 3.7% Increase WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/index.cfm). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94368 The analysis is based on data that...

2014-05-30 23:12:28

The College of Idaho has selected Promet Source (a leading web development firm) to provide a thorough site assessment that will lead to a road map for future growth and overall development health. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The College of Idaho (C of I) is a private liberal arts college that was founded in 1891. A highly-ranked university in Idaho, the institution is “committed to an innovative, individualized curriculum in liberal arts and professional studies, to building a strong campus...

2014-05-28 23:01:52

Barrier Lawn & Pest Inc. believes their ‘Barrier Promise’ is what got them to where they are today. Nampa, Idaho (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Barrier Lawn & Pest, Inc. believes their simple customer service, which they call the “Barrier Promise” has helped them gain a good reputation both online and offline in the pest control industry in the Boise area. The proof can be found by reading BBB reviews, Google reviews and Demandforce customer reviews. They receive excellent customer...

2014-05-22 16:20:25

Top 10 States for Clean Energy Job Announcements in Q1: Idaho, Texas, California, Missouri, New York, Kansas, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, Louisiana; Ongoing Uncertainty Surrounding Federal Clean Energy Policies - Coupled with Persistent Attacks on State Level - Kept New Clean Energy Job Numbers Low. WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional inaction on key clean energy tax policies, coupled with attacks on state renewable energy programs, led to a dramatic decline in...


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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