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2014-03-13 12:31:38

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Idaho will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration...

2014-03-11 23:27:28

Futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, to present “ The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Idaho Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today" to the Idaho Technology Council on March 11th. Boise, ID (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Distinguished keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver a keynote address in Boise, Idaho on March 11th. The keynote address: "The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Idaho Against Tomorrow’s...

2014-03-10 16:28:02

SAN DIEGO and COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSite and TSS (OTC: TSSI), today announced an exciting new data center project in Boise, Idaho. DataSite, an owner and operator of mission-critical facilities in Orlando, FL and Atlanta, GA, is expanding their footprint into the western US market with DataSite Boise. TSS, a mission critical data center and technology services company has been exclusively selected for project design, construction management and field...

2014-03-07 08:24:06

SEATTLE, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top regional interior designers were named March 6, 2014, at Seattle Design Center's 15(th) annual Northwest Design Awards Gala at Seattle Design Center in Seattle. Designers, architects and students submitted 120 projects in 14 competition categories. A panel of West coast industry experts evaluated submissions through an anonymous process, measuring each project on the basis of proportion, composition, use of space, materials and...

2014-03-06 08:27:14

Investment Expands Access to Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network, Benefits of Mobile Broadband BOISE, Idaho, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested nearly $110 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Idaho between 2011 through 2013, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance speed, reliability, coverage and performance for residents and business customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Advancing its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an...

2014-03-05 23:02:20

A new analysis of state-level data by the National Credit Union Administration shows strong loan and membership growth at federally insured credit unions in the year ending Dec. 31, 2013. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A new analysis of state-level data by the National Credit Union Administration shows strong loan and membership growth at federally insured credit unions in the year ending Dec. 31, 2013. Growth in assets and shares continued, but at a slower pace than in the...

2014-03-05 12:27:44

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Begins Installation of Idaho's Most Advanced Linear Accelerator AVENTURA, Fla. and IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the fight against cancer, being on the cutting edge of technology is paramount. Today, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is announcing the installation of a state-of-the art linear accelerator. This technology, which exceeds any capabilities currently available in the state, will replace EIRMC's existing...

2014-03-03 16:28:54

Americans Prefer Their Spuds Baked and Grown in Idaho EAGLE, Idaho, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- And the survey says...we live in a tater nation! In a new survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a side dish, snack or main course on average of three days per week. "The Idaho Potato Commission's marketing programs have one main objective - to increase Idaho® potato consumption nationwide," explained Frank...

2014-03-03 08:35:06

LINDON, Utah, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunroc Building Materials, a leader in building supplies and services in Utah and Idaho today announced a move to Epicor BisTrack software. The decision to use the BisTrack 4.0 software suite at the company's eleven locations is attributed to a desire to give customers an unmatched experience by providing expedited quotes, prompt services and transparent account management. "Our customers' needs and satisfaction remain our highest priority," said...

2014-02-28 12:28:51

NEW BERLIN, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was made today by Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chobani: "A bill is up for approval in Idaho that, if passed, would limit transparency and make some instances of exposing the mistreatment of animals in the state punishable by imprisonment. This could cause the general public concern and conflicts with our views and values. As someone who grew up on a farm, I believe deeply that the humane...


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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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