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2011-05-22 00:02:19

Amidst regional controversy surrounding wolves, Idaho based wolf center opens for 15th consecutive season. Winchester, ID (PRWEB) May 21, 2011 The Wolf Education and Research Center (WERC) opens on Memorial Day 2011 weekend for it's 15th consecutive season, offering visitors and tourists the unique opportunity to view living wolves on their three hundred acre sanctuary. Located in the pristine North Central Idaho wilderness, WERC greets thousands of visitors each year who travel to the...

2010-11-19 14:12:00

As ITD permit hearing proceeds, support for oversize loads grows LEWISTON, Idaho, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three more prominent Idaho groups announced today they are joining Idaho and Montana business groups in support of the oversize shipments slated to move from the Port of Lewiston to Montana via US 12. The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry (IACI), the Port of Lewiston Commission, and the Idaho Chamber Alliance all joined Drive Our Economy this week. The...

2008-09-22 09:00:09

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- Jolee Bacon really sizzles when it comes to hog-calling. The northern Idaho woman took first place Saturday in the competition at the Nez Perce County Fair. She has raised several champion pigs for 4-H contests. Bacon says she calls pigs every morning and night with her 9-year-old daughter, Jacey. Bacon won the crowd over as she started her hog call with a few loud snorts and a long, drawn-out "sooey." (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest...

2008-05-23 00:00:11

By Scott Sandsberry By Eric Barker Lewiston Tribune LEWISTON, Idaho -- Just about anywhere you find fresh water you can find crawfish. If you can't, just ask Wally Biederstedt of Lewiston. He'll gladly tell you where the hot crawfishing spots are and even sell you a trap or two. Before long you'll be boiling a mess of mudbugs and preparing for a Cajun feast. Good crawdad fishing can be found in most of the rivers and lakes in north central Idaho and southeastern Washington. The...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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