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  Boise, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boise is the capital and largest city of Idaho, a state in the United States of America.
Boise became the capital of the state of Idaho on July 3, 1890 when Idaho was admitted to the union as the 43rd state.
Boise is home to Boise Bible College, an undergraduate degree-granting college that exists to train leaders for churches as well as missionaries for the world.
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 Boise - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Originally known as Fort Boise, Boise was incorporated under a charter in 1864 by an act of the Idaho Territorial legislature.
Boise is known for its low crime rate, extensive greenbelt running through the city, trendy downtown and quality of life.
Boise is the headquarters of Micron Technology, Washington Group International, Boise Cascade, Simplot, and Albertsons.
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 Boise Cascade Office Products
Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, USA and with total sales of U.S.$7.0 billion, the company was ranked 252 in the Fortune 500 (America's 500 largest corporations).
The name Boise (pronounced Boy-zee) originates from the American headquarters situated in Boise, Idaho, whilst the word Cascade was derived from the hillside tree plantation owned by Boise known as the 'cascade of trees'.
Boise draws strength from a series of global supply partnerships with manufacturers of internationally recognised brands that enable the company to reliably deliver the highest quality office supplies and computer peripherals at the lowest prices.
www.boise.com.au /corp/ab_comp.html   (363 words)

 Careers at Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley
As the state's capital, Boise is the largest city in Idaho with a greater metropolitan population of more than 485,300.
Boise and its surrounding cities are home to various athletic organizations including hockey, baseball, basketball, football, and tennis.
Boise enjoys an advantageous reputation for its cultural and recreational activities and a business environment that practically defines the term entrepreneurial.
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 US Suites Corporate Housing Boise, ID. - Extended Stay - Temporary Apartments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nestled on a high desert plain in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Boise is the largest metropolitan community in the state.
Boise is the hub of commerce, banking and government activities for the state.
Boise is surrounded by Idaho's wealth of recreational opportunities, including golf courses, rivers, reservoirs, ski resorts and clear mountain lakes.
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 Boise History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1864, when the territorial legislature held its second session in Lewiston, Boise was incorporated as a city and proclaimed the capital of the Idaho Territory.
After the gold rush, Boise's population declined from 1,658 citizens in 1864 to 995 in 1870.
Boise is the hub of commerce, banking and government for the state and is located mid-way between Salt Lake City, Utah and Portland, Oregon.
www.boise4u.com /dave/boise_history.htm   (740 words)

 AllRefer.com - Boise, city, United States, United States (U.S. Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The largest city in Idaho, Boise is an important trade and transportation center.
A gold rush in the Boise valley and the establishment of a military post in 1863 led to the founding of Boise City, which grew as a distribution center for miners and became the capital of Idaho Territory in 1864.
Later, particularly with the building of Arrow Rock Dam (1911–15), the region was developed for farming, and Boise drew wealth from orchards and fields rather than mines.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/Boise.html   (275 words)

 Boise Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Ada County, Idaho
Boise is the state capital and one of only two major real metropolitan areas in the entire state.
Boise is the state’s most popular place in which to live, work and play.
Boise State University is a popular gathering spot for locals due to the school’s outstanding men’s and women’s athletic teams.
www.boise-homes-for-sale.com   (739 words)

 Bernadette Bonaminio CRS SRES WCR ERC REALTOR Remax of boise Realtor since 1984
Boise, Idaho, is the state capital, and one of two metropolitan areas in Idaho.
The Boise School District is the largest in Idaho, with 34 elementary schools, 8 junior high schools, and 5 high schools serving 27,000 students.
Boise is an international distributor of office supplies and paper and an integrated manufacturer and distributor of paper, packaging, and building materials.
www.boise-relocation.com /links.cfm   (1891 words)

 News Archive - ISU Boise Center
Boise - Everyone who lives, works, and breathes in the Treasure Valley is affected by the inversions that are a fact of life in the winter months.
The ISU Boise Center offers the associate of science in paramedic; the bachelor of science in speech-language pathology, nursing fast track, and clinical laboratory science; master's programs in nursing, speech-language pathology, clinical laboratory science, counseling in mental health and marriage and family, geology, physical education, athletic administration, public health, dietetic internship, and fourth-year pharmacy rotations.
Boise-- Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health researcher Ann Kirkwood has received honors from the Idaho chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. The NAMI award honors Kirkwood for her work on children's mental health issues.
boise.isu.edu /news_archive.shtml   (9246 words)

 Visitor Information
Nestled in the Treasure Valley against the majestic foothills, Boise is the largest metropolitan area in Idaho.
Boise is rich in history, cultural events, public art and galleries, sporting events and fine dining.
Boise is home to many annual festivals and events, including the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Art in the Park, The Gene Harris Jazz Festival, and the St.
www.boisechamber.org /visitor   (291 words)

 Boise Baroque Orchestra
he Boise Baroque Orchestra is a professional performing ensemble dedicated to enhancing the arts in the Treasure Valley.
Boise Baroque highlights the music of the baroque period with a performing style designed to create an intimate and highly entertaining concert experience.
Boise Baroque's musicians are area professionals with a particular interest in performing the obscure as well as the better-known works of the period.
www.boisebaroque.com   (91 words)

 Boise, Idaho (Cities)
Boise, the State Capital, is also the county seat of Ada County.
The city is situated on the Boise River on I-84, in the southwestern part of the state.
Boise's economy is supplemented by state and federal government, including the National Interagency Fire Center.
www.ohwy.com /id/b/boise.htm   (181 words)

 Boise on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Later, particularly with the building of Arrow Rock Dam (1911-15), the region was developed for farming, and Boise drew wealth from orchards and fields rather than mines.
Boise, OfficeMax Announce End of Waiting Period Under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act; Marks the Completion of One Condition to Closing Boise's Acquisition of OfficeMax.
Boise Completes OfficeMax Acquisition for $1.3 Billion; More Than Doubles the Size of Boise Office Solutions.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Boise.asp   (353 words)

 Boise Idaho Hotels ... Jake.com
Nestled next to the Boise River and at the base of the rolling foothills, the Boise Doubletree Club Hotel offers a great location for a perfect mix of...
The Hampton Inn Boise hotel is located across the interstate north of the Airport.
Hilton Garden Inn Boise Hotel is Less Than 2 Miles from the Boise Airport in the Spectrum Entertainment Complex of Restaurants and Movie Theatres.
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 Boise County - Idaho.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Named for the Boise River, which was named by French-Canadian explorers and trappers for the great variety of trees growing along its banks.
The Boise Basin, in which Idaho City lies, was one of the richest gold mining districts in the nation after the discovery of gold in 1862.
At its peak in the 1860s and 1870s, Idaho City was, for a time, the largest city in the northwest, it was this great influx of people that lead to the establishment of the Idaho Territory.
www.accessidaho.org /aboutidaho/county/boise.html   (120 words)

 Welcome to UI Boise!
UI Boise provides a home for teaching, research, and key administrative and alumni functions in the Treasure Valley.
Offerings delivered in Boise are primarily at the graduate level, customized for the professional population.
The University of Idaho is a collaborative partner with all of Idaho’s public institutions in the region assuring accessible, cost-effective and quality education for the growing population.
boise.uidaho.edu /default.aspx?pid=32774   (374 words)

 Boise, Idaho - City And Lodging Information by real Idahoans!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Boise is situated where the high desert meets the western edge of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is home to Boise State University, the state's largest university with an enrollment of over 15,000 students.
Boise actively supports the arts and has a variety of cultural attractions, including the annual Shakespeare Festival, Art in the Park and the Gene Harris Jazz festival, just to name a few.
www.inidaho.com /GO_Boise_Idaho.htm   (576 words)

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Boise Cascade, Potlatch, and Weyerhaeuser were interlocked from the time of their incorporation by Weyerhaeuser and associates in the early 1900s until the 1980s, through members of the Bell, Clapp, Jewett, Musser, and Weyerhaeuser families.
Boise Cascade's debt is high compared to the timber industry-wide median debt to capital ratio of 37 percent.
Boise Cascade was by far the #1 purchaser of U.S. National Forest timber during the last decade (1991-2000).
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 Boise State University - Boise and Beyond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Boise is an ideal setting for a major university.
The state's largest city and largest university combine to offer students a wealth of educational opportunities that aren't found anywhere else in Idaho.
Rated "most livable" by several national magazines, Boise offers a host of cultural events, recreational opportunities and business ventures.
www.boisestate.edu /beyond   (78 words)

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Boise WaterShed, Boise's new environmental "hands-on" learning center, will be the only facility of its kind in Idaho designed to promote water stewardship by teaching people how to protect and conserve water for future generations.
Boise City Arts Commission presents FREE 45-minute hands-on arts workshops for kids ages 3 to 5, 6 to 8 and 10 to 12.
The Boise metropolitan area was the seventh-fastest growing region in the US through the 1990s.
www.cityofboise.org   (477 words)

 Boise News
Local news for Boise, ID continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
An unusual discovery in Boise has peaked the interest of construction workers, history buffs and...
Boise City Ombudsman Pierce Murphy is investigating a woman's claim two police officers wrongfully arrested and assaulted her while she was seven months pregnant.
www.topix.net /city/boise-id   (1209 words)

 The Basque Block
The vast majority of the Basques living in the Boise area came from the province of Bizkaia.
Boise has a very close-knit, active Basque community.
It was first rented by Basques for use as a boarding house in 1910 and was purchased by the Uberuaga family in 1917 and continued to be used as a boarding house until 1969.
www.boisebasques.com   (908 words)

 Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau
These accommodations range from bed and breakfast hospitality to large modern complexes with convention facilities; luxury suites and all the amenities to small, economy-minded, family-owned motels.
All the larger facilities are in or convenient to Boise's downtown and all offer shuttle service to and from the airport.
Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau · 312 South 9th Street, Ste 100, Boise, ID 83702
www.boise.org /listings/index.cfm?catID=1¬ify=1   (151 words)

 Institute of Management Accountants - Boise, Idaho
My congratulations to Priscilla Smith and Cayley Hachtel of Boise State University, both of who are almost finished with their accounting education and the ‘cream of the crop’ of the business department.
The Boise chapter of the National Association of Accountants received its charter in 1965.
The Boise, Idaho chapter (#190) of the Institute of Management Accountants serves ADA County, Canyon County and the rest of Southwestern Idaho.
boise.imanet.org   (641 words)

 Southwest Airlines - Boise City and Airport Information
Boise offers big-city amenities with small town charm.
Boise offers excellent dining and shopping opportunities along with plentiful outdoor recreation.
Golf, white-water rafting, slow river floats, mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and fishing are available in the city or nearby.
www.southwest.com /cities/boi.html   (178 words)

 Boise, Idaho - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Boise is the capital and largest city of Idaho, a U.S. state of the United States of America.
The name, "Boise" (pronounced Boy-see) comes from a French word, boisé, meaning "wooded".
Boise is the headquarters of Micron Technology, Washington Group International, Boise Cascade, and Albertsons.
www.music.us /education/B/Boise,-Idaho.htm   (1070 words)

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