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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...

2014-02-27 23:04:38

Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee ™, today was pleased to announce that the Company’s new Authorized LED Dealer, Rodney Hollen, is expanding its Forever LED Lights™ to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a city that has grown significantly in recent years thanks to an increase in tourism encouraged by several resorts in the surrounding area. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Peter Stein of Energy...

2014-02-27 16:22:14

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it has launched advertisements complimenting Senator Mike Crapo and Congressman Mike Simpson for their support of policies that will grow the economy and create jobs in Idaho. "New jobs and a stronger economy are issues that are dependent on the kind of solid conservative leadership that Senator Mike Crapo and Congressman Mike Simpson have shown on behalf of the people of...

2014-02-26 23:03:11

Karen Bostick, Founder and CEO of PetsPage.com, an Online Social Pet Community where pet lovers from around the world come to share, socialize and smile, is thrilled to announce she’s been selected to host a “Pet News” segment on The Kim Power Stilson Show on SiriusXM channel 143. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 On SiriusXM 143's national Pet News segment, Petspage.com's CEO and Founder Karen Bostick will interview pet experts from board certified veterinary...

2014-02-21 16:21:04

CARBONDALE, Colo., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you've spent much time in the backcountry of the western US, you've likely stumbled across the remains of an abandoned mine. The Wilderness Land Trust completed purchase this week of one more of those abandoned mines, protecting its 90(th) wilderness area in the US. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140221/DC69665 This latest addition - the Painter Mine - is located in the heart of the rugged Frank Church River of...

2014-02-20 12:22:53

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) will hold an analyst conference call today at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss year-end and fourth quarter 2013 results. All parties interested in listening may do so through a live Web cast, or by calling (866) 515-2911 for listen-only mode. The passcode is 93774450. Slides will be included during the conference call. To access the slide deck, register for the event just prior to the...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.