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2014-01-28 16:25:03

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 24, 2014, in the matter Federal Trade Commission v. St. Luke's Health System, Ltd., Judge B. Lynn Winmill, of the US District Court in the District of Idaho, ordered divestiture of the affiliation between St. Luke's Health System (St. Luke's) and Saltzer Medical Group (Saltzer). In December 2012, St. Luke's, an Idaho-based system that operates nine hospitals and employs hundreds of physicians, acquired Saltzer, Idaho's largest...

Idaho, Mars Canyons Share Similarities: Carved By Massive Megafloods
2014-01-17 09:15:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The shared geological features found in U-shaped bedrock canyons both in south-central Idaho and on the surface of Mars are likely the result of massive floods, according to research appearing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). California Institute of Technology (Caltech) geology professor Michael P. Lamb and his colleagues explain that while there have been other explanations for the formation...

2014-01-16 16:21:52

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors of IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) today declared a common stock dividend of $.43 per share, payable February 28, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2014. SOURCE IDACORP, Inc.

2014-01-16 08:30:47

Stukent, Inc. exceeds its seed capital funding goal - raises over a quarter million IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Where better to learn internet marketing than online? What if you could learn how to do internet marketing online, while still enjoying face-to-face interaction with a teacher and peers? That is the premise behind the Idaho-based educational technology start-up venture, Stukent. The company's CEO and founder, Stuart Draper, announced today that seed...

2014-01-15 12:24:05

The TITAN is the first stainless steel addition to the LIFEFORM LED underwater series. Combining intense light output with power saving efficiency, the TITAN has captured the attention of boaters around the world. GARDEN CITY, Idaho, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LIFEFORM LED, a leading manufacturer of underwater LED boat lights has announced that the company will add the TITAN - its first stainless steel LED boat light - to its highly acclaimed underwater LED boat light product line....

2014-01-11 23:00:08

Former environmental specialist and author, Douglas Toland, shares experiences to help shape a healthier future for the world. Bonner County, Idaho (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Fixing Social Problems can Improve Health Former environmental specialist shares experiences to help shape a healthier future for the world. How can Americans stand up to big companies like Monsanto to protect their health and environment? Alaskan environmental specialist Doug Toland believes fixing the country’s...

2014-01-08 08:20:31

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Aviation has added its first Bombardier aircraft--a Learjet 60--to its charter fleet as it launches a partnership with the Sun Valley Air Club (SVAC) of Sun Valley, Idaho. A Learjet 60 offers speed, range and comfort to the fleet. It climbs to its cruise level of 43,000 feet in less than 14 minutes with maximum takeoff weight, getting the aircraft above adverse weather and other air traffic quickly. At cruise level, the Lear...

2013-12-26 23:03:30

Bostick originally launched PetsPage.com in July of 2013 with the mission of increasing pet owner awareness for all things happy and healthy for their pets today. After feedback from many of her thousands of PetsPage members and over 500,000 social media fans, Bostick is thrilled to announce a re-launch of PetsPage.com on January 1, 2014 with a host of new exciting features. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 According to the 2013-2014 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, over 150 million...

2013-12-24 23:20:45

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Tracks Santa with the Help of CradlePoint BOISE, Idaho and PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 CradlePoint, the global leader in cloud-managed 3G/4G networking solutions for distributed enterprises, is once again helping NORAD track Santa over the skies of North America. As a member of the NORAD Tracks Santa team, CradlePoint, in partnership with Verizon, assists NORAD in following Santa across the globe, helping...


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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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