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2013-12-09 12:26:55

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, Idaho ranks 26th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Idaho currently spends $2.2 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 13 percent of the $16.9 million...

2013-12-05 23:00:44

Plane carrying California family of 5 disappeared Sunday in snowy, mountainous region of central Idaho. Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 When a single engine plane goes down in the continental U.S., Civil Air Patrol’s cell phone and radar tracking experts are certain to be involved. Their mission – reduce the search area from thousands of square miles to the actual crash site or within a couple of square miles – is urgent, because reducing the crash-to-rescue...

2013-12-04 23:27:43

Karen Bostick, Founder and CEO of PetsPage.com has launched a Social Pet SuperStar Search Contest where petspage.com members and Bostick’s vast social media following of 450,000 + pet lovers will have a chance to have their social pets selected and featured in the 1st Edition of the printed quarterly Photography Book, entitled “Social Pet SuperStars of PetsPage” Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Karen Bostick, Founder and CEO of PetsPage.com has launched a Social Pet SuperStar...

2013-12-04 12:25:46

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MILTAC Industries today announced that Dave Neth, national champion competitive shooter and Idaho State Trooper, has joined the MILTAC Industries Competition Team. Neth is a nationally recognized shooter with nearly 20 years of experience in a wide range of shooting disciplines, including 3-Gun, USPSA/IPSC, Manual Rifle/Sniper, Tactical Shotguns, and others. He has achieved top rankings in each of these disciplines. (Photo:...

2013-11-28 23:22:18

Doe Run's Comprehensive Training Promotes Safe Practices in Company’s Mines and Mills St. Louis (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 For the first time in its 50 years of operation, The Doe Run Company’s (Doe Run) Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Division (SEMO) in Viburnum, Mo., reached 3 million safe work hours without a lost-time injury on Oct. 27, 2013. Employees have worked diligently, and safely, to reach an unprecedented company milestone. Prior to this accomplishment, SEMO’s...

2013-11-26 23:28:46

As spill containment regulations become a global concern, a US based company expands the compliance industry. AIRE Industrial sees opportunity in Africa. Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 AIRE Industrial, a global spill containment manufacturer has recently penned a distributorship agreement with Hybrid Solutions, a Kenya based company that provides base camps and logistics for exploration conglomerates operating on the African continent. Though there is a number of global spill...

2013-11-26 23:24:30

CradlePoint’s networking solution connects HART’s Honeywell hand-held wireless scanners using the MBR1400 and 4G-LTE. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 CradlePoint, the global leader in 3G/4G wireless networking solutions for distributed enterprises, is now making HART Systems’ retail inventory solutions simpler and more efficient to implement. HART Systems is a leading provider of technology-driven physical inventory management solutions to the global retail industry. “HART...

2013-11-22 23:28:01

Karen Bostick, Creator and CEO of PetsPage.com announced today she will create and promote Veterinary Specialty Awareness Month throughout the month of March 2014. Bostick plans on making Veterinary Specialty Awareness Month an annual event and will submit it to Chases’ Calendar of Events in April of next year for its next edition. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Karen Bostick, Creator and CEO of PetsPage.com announced today she will create and promote Veterinary Specialty...

2013-11-22 08:23:08

Consumers Can Win Grocery Store Gift Cards and Fresh Idaho® Potatoes for Their Recipe Submissions EAGLE, Idaho, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched Russet Recipe Rescue, an opportunity for consumers to lighten up one of their favorite Idaho® potato recipes and win fresh Idaho® potatoes and supermarket gift cards valued at $100 each. Communicating the healthfulness of Idaho® potatoes has been a priority of the...

2013-11-21 16:23:02

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE: IDA) -- Today the boards of directors of IDACORP, Inc. and Idaho Power Company announced the upcoming retirement of IDACORP President and Chief Executive Officer and Idaho Power Chief Executive Officer J. LaMont Keen. Keen will step down from his role as IDACORP President and CEO on April 30, 2014, and as Idaho Power CEO on Dec. 31, 2013. He will remain on the IDACORP and Idaho Power boards of directors after his...


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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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