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  Idaho County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Idaho County is a county located in the state of Idaho.
Idaho County is the largest county in the state in terms of area.
Idaho County was originally founded as a region of Washington Territory in 1861.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Idaho_County,_Idaho   (432 words)

  
 Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Idaho borders Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the Canadian province of British Columbia (the Idaho-BC border is 48 miles (77 km)long).
As with many other western states, the percentage of Idaho's population identifying themselves as "non-religious" (an umbrella term which is sometimes synonymous with or includes elements of atheism, agnosticism, skepticism, freethought, humanism, secular humanism, heresy, logical positivism, and apathy) is higher than the rest of the country.
Idaho is an important agricultural state, producing nearly one third of the potatoes grown in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Idaho   (1327 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Idaho
Idaho is one of the Pacific Slope States, lying like a roughly shaped rudder, and stretching 485 miles south from the boundary separating the United States from Canada, with its base extending east from Oregon to Wyoming.
Idaho was admitted as the forty-fourth state of the Union on 3 July, 1890, having previously adopted its constitution in November, 1889.
The main event in the political history of Idaho was the disenfranchisement of the Mormons in 1883, but their disclaimer of polygamy in 1897 led to the restoration of citizenship to a large number of their body.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07627a.htm   (2951 words)

  
 Idaho Apartments for Rent
With all its surprises and advantages, Idaho is fast becoming one of the best states to look for apartments for rent.
Idaho has two distinctive sections, divided into the northern and southern parts of the state.
Idaho's capital and the state's largest city by far, Boise's population is three times greater than the next largest city.
www.rent.com /apartments/idaho   (622 words)

  
 Introduction to Idaho - The United States of America
With a landscape that ranges from subalpine to desert, granite mountains to fertile farms, lakes and waterfalls to canyons and gorges, Idaho is a study in geographic diversity.
Idaho was first presented to Congress, by mining lobbyist George M. Willing, as a name for a new territory around Pike's Peak.
He told Congress that Idaho was a Shoshone Indian word that meant "Gem of the Mountains." Indian names were popular at the time and by the end of 1860, Congress was set to name the Pike's Peak region Idaho.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/id_intro.htm   (630 words)

  
 Idaho State Symbols - Dirk Kempthorne, The Governor of the State of Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Cutthroat, along with the Rainbow and Bull Trout, is native to Idaho.
The Mountain Bluebird (Sialia arctcia) was adopted as the state bird for Idaho by the state legislature in 1931.
The Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) was adopted as the state raptor for Idaho by the legislature in 2004.
gov.idaho.gov /fyi/symbols   (1242 words)

  
 Idaho blows.
Idaho is possibly the only state in the union that actively makes its residents become shitty drivers because of how uninteresting it is. There aren't any "skyscrapers" in Idaho, so when they get bored, they drive down to Utah to gawk at ours.
Idaho was named in 1860 by George M. Willing, a mining lobbyist who pulled the name out of his ass (look it up).
This movie was such a big deal that Idaho's state legislature has proposed a resolution to commend the creators of the movie for raising awareness of Idaho.
www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net /c.cgi?u=idaho_blows   (927 words)

  
 Idaho News
Utah Pioneer, one of three mules cloned by University of Idaho scientists, is on display at the the Idaho Horse Expo in Nampa's Idaho Center.
The Idaho Department of Corrections is beginning a new program to make the public aware of some of their high-priority wanted sex offenders.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Once walleye were illegally planted in the Clark Fork River in Montana, it was only a matter of time before they arrived in Lake Pend Oreille.
www.topix.net /state/id   (645 words)

  
 Idaho Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Idaho (base map) JPEG format (215K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Idaho (reference map) JPEG format (357K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Idaho (reference map) PDF format (360K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/idaho.html   (400 words)

  
 Idaho Fish and Game - Fishing
Idaho’s rugged mountains contain more than 1,500 high mountain lakes with good trout fishing.
In contrast to some states, most Idaho fishing waters are located in the public domain, and are open to the public.
Idaho is the only inland western state with ocean-run salmon and steelhead, and when conditions are right, the hatchery part of these runs provide an exciting fishing experience.
fishandgame.idaho.gov /cms/fish   (207 words)

  
 Idaho Wines, Idaho Wineries and Idaho Wine Country
Add to that long, warm daylight hours during grape growing season (typical of northern latitudes and arid climates), cool summer evenings characteristic of desert environments, and you have a combination of factors that contributes to producing quality wine grapes with concentrated fruit flavors and naturally high acidities.
River in southwestern Idaho; four are clustered in the eastern part of the Snake River Valley between Mountain Home and Twin Falls, and two are north of Twin Falls off of Hwy 93 in Ketchum near Sun Valley.
Although few grapes are grown in Idaho's spectacular north country (referred to as the "Panhandle"), the four wineries currently located there offer premium wines and tastings to please discriminating wine enthusiasts traveling through the region.
www.winesnw.com /idhome.html   (361 words)

  
 Idaho Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information
Idaho has long been known as the potato state, and some of the world's best russets are grown here.
The Idaho panhandle is dotted with vineyards and wineries that rival Napa Valley.
People who have skied and snowboarded the Idaho slopes say that the snow is as good as it gets; and long lift lines, well that just doesn't seem to be a problem in Idaho.
www.idaho.com   (493 words)

  
 Idaho State Tax Commission - Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
If I have an employee who is an Idaho resident, but is working in another state, do I need to withhold Idaho income tax?
Is a company located in another state required to withhold Idaho state income tax from an employee working in Idaho?
Does Idaho allow the educators' out-of-pocket classroom expense deduction that is allowed on my federal return as a deduction in computing adjusted gross income?
tax.idaho.gov /questions.htm   (1468 words)

  
 Idaho
Idaho ranks high among the states in silver, antimony, lead, cobalt, garnet, phosphate rock, vanadium, zinc, and mercury.
Idaho - Idaho, one of the Rocky Mt. states in the NW United States.
University of Idaho - Idaho, University of, mainly at Moscow; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108207.html   (403 words)

  
 Idaho State Police
The road construction season is getting underway in Idaho and workers need your cooperation to insure we maintain safety on the highway.
View a photo album of images taken at the Idaho Peace Officer's Memorial 2004 ceremony.
Idaho's updated seat belt law is in effect and troopers are citing unbuckled motorists.
www.isp.state.id.us   (661 words)

  
 Welcome to the Idaho State Historical Society home page
Idaho records managers click here to go to the State Archives page.
Inserting the phrase Salmon, Idaho photos (without quotes) in the search box results in supposed matches for 289 documents because the search engine is counting all instances of the separate words Salmon, Idaho, and photos.
Repeating the search as "Salmon, Idaho photos" returns zero instances, which is the correct result, since we have no photos of Salmon, Idaho on our web site.
www.idahohistory.net   (192 words)

  
 Idaho GOP - The Idaho Republican Party
He will carry Idaho values with him to Washington, D.C. Governor, thank you for your leadership in Idaho politics over the years.
Washington, DC — Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne will make a superior Interior Secretary, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo said today in response to the announcement that Kempthorne has been chosen to fill the post recently vacated by current Secretary Gale Norton.
Ronk has strong roots in Idaho, graduating with a B.S. in Political Science from Idaho State University and completing an internship in Senator Larry E. Craig’s Washington, DC office.
www.idgop.org   (997 words)

  
 The True Story Of Idaho
All we ask is that the existence of the state of Idaho be debated, as every other historical and geographic "fact" can be debated.
Some people have come forward and claimed that they were born and raised in "Idaho." But every single person who made this claim have been shown to be frauds and charlatans.
Many people, skeptical of the clear evidence that Idaho does not and never did exist, point to photographs that they've seen in encyclopedias and postcards seeming to show parts of the state of Idaho.
www.fantasymaps.com /stuff/idaho.html   (1208 words)

  
 Idaho State Legislature - How a Bill Becomes a Law
A bill may become law over the Governor's veto if both houses vote to override the veto by a two-thirds majority vote of the members present in each house.
When a bill is approved by the Governor or becomes law without his approval or over his veto, it is transmitted to the Secretary of State for assignment of a chapter number in the Idaho Session Laws.
The final step is the addition of new laws to the Idaho Code, which contains all Idaho law.
www.legislature.idaho.gov /about/howabillbecomesalaw.htm   (1106 words)

  
 SecuritiesBureau
Through the authority of Idaho’s Uniform Securities Act (2004) and the Idaho Commodity Code, the Securities Bureau of the Department of Finance regulates the sale of investment securities (e.g., stocks and bonds) and those individuals and entities that offer investment opportunities to the public.
Idaho’s Uniform Securities Act (2004) seeks to preserve and promote legitimate securities markets by assisting companies in their attempts to raise capital and prevent investment fraud.
The Idaho Commodity Code is designed to reduce fraud by outlawing certain commodity investment contracts where the investor never receives delivery of the commodity.
finance.idaho.gov /SecuritiesBureau.aspx   (346 words)

  
 Idaho Court Systems - Information/Materials
An Overview of the Idaho Court System - court structure, map of judicial districts, and more.
Tribunal de reclamos menores en Idaho - Espanol
Idaho Supreme Court Handbook for Jurors - PDF - Prepared by the Idaho Supreme Court Jury Committee
www.isc.idaho.gov /material.htm   (324 words)

  
 Idaho Health
Idaho Immunization Program - Providing vaccine at no cost to private physicians and health providers and information about vaccine-preventable diseases, supporting the Governor's Immunization Initiative.
Idaho’s program connects eligible people directly to pharmaceutical manufacturers for the drugs they need.
Women's Health Check: Helping under served, uninsured women over age 50, who are at high risk for breast and cervical cancers, receive low- or no-cost cancer screenings.
www.idahohealth.org   (320 words)

  
 IPL Kidspace: Stately Knowledge
This is the official website for the State of Idaho.
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Idaho's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
The museum is located on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello.
www.ipl.org /youth/stateknow/id1.html   (252 words)

  
 Bureau of Certification and Professional Standards , Idaho Department of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Administering the processes for the certification and recertification of professional school personnel in the State of Idaho.
The Idaho Title II Higher Education State Reports and supplemental information as submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education are posted to their website: https://www.title2.org/Title2DR/StateHome.asp
Creating Continuous Improvement in Idaho Schools: Professional Development Handbook, which was developed by the Professional Standards Commission, is a valuable resource for Idaho school districts to use in planning professional development opportunities that are focused on helping students achieve high standards of learning and development.
www.sde.state.id.us /certification   (416 words)

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