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2014-05-01 08:25:56

BOISE, Idaho, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) reported first quarter 2014 net income attributable to IDACORP of $27.4 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared to $35.2 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2013. Idaho Power Company, IDACORP's principal subsidiary, reported first quarter 2014 net income of $27.9 million compared to $34.0 million in the first quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO...

2014-04-30 23:19:45

Resolution Research is conducting a study with physicians and practice managers in the State of Idaho to create a baseline of providers' use of tools to manage diabetes and hypertension. Pocatello, ID (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Idaho State University (ISU) is partnering with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) to conduct a baseline study on primary care providers’ use of team-based care, referral patterns, and electronic health records (EHR) for patients with chronic...

2014-04-25 20:21:09

MOSCOW, Idaho, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denise J. Blevins, LSW, retired, is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional as a result of nearly 30 Years of Excellence in the field of Social Services. Denise was a Family Development Specialist as well as a Juvenile Probation Officer with Latah County Youth Services. In the last 13 years of her career, Denise was responsible for Conducting Background Checks; Training; Home Studies; Recruitment and Education of...

2014-04-24 23:05:28

Two hires bring local knowledge, experience to DataSite Boise. Boise, ID (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 DataSite, a leader in data center colocation, has hired its first employees for the new 60,000 square foot Boise, Idaho data center facility. The two hires, Lucas Linnemeyer and Dennis Fox, are industry veterans and will be responsible for Sales & Marketing and Operations of the premier data center facility. Dennis Fox is a critical facilities building services veteran with over 20 years...

2014-04-24 20:21:16

BOISE, Idaho, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) will report its first quarter results on Thursday, May 1, in a news release before the stock markets open. The company will hold an analyst conference call that day at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the first quarter earnings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131105/LA10343LOGO All parties interested in listening may do so through a live Webcast on the Internet or by calling...

2014-04-24 12:23:58

Drilling results show significant concentration of both heavy and critical rare earths PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB: UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company with 25,000 acres of mining claims in Idaho, Montana and Colorado, announced that it has completed its preliminary exploration and assessment of a portion of its claims located in the Lemhi Pass region of western Montana and eastern Idaho. The independent report, prepared...

2014-04-24 12:22:55

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

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.


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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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