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  Idaho - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Idaho borders the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the Canadian province of British Columbia (the Idaho-BC border is 48 miles (77 km) long).
Idaho, as part of the Oregon Country, was claimed by both the United States and United Kingdom until the United States gained undisputed jurisdiction in 1846.
Idaho is an important agricultural state, producing nearly one third of the potatoes grown in the United States.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Idaho   (2223 words)

  Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Idaho was subsequently part of Oregon Territory and later Washington Territory, fur trading and missionary work attracting the first settlers to the region.
Idaho is an important agricultural state, producing nearly one third of the potatoes grown in the United States.
As of 2004, the population of Idaho was estimated to be 1,393,262.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Idaho   (1772 words)

 Idaho - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Idaho borders Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the Canadian province of British Columbia (the Idaho-BC border is 48 miles long).
As of 2004, the population of Idaho was estimated to be 1,393,262.
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.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/i/d/a/Idaho.html   (1788 words)

 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Idaho borders the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the Canadian province of British Columbia (the Idaho-BC border is 48 miles long).
Idaho is the only state that was likely named as the result of a hoax (the so called "Idahoax").
The center of population of Idaho is located in Custer County, in the town of Stanley [8].
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Idaho   (2441 words)

 Encyclopedia: Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lewiston from the north Lewiston, Idaho is a city in northern Idaho, at the confluence of the Snake River and the Clearwater River.
A troubling recent development in the Idaho panhandle region was the location therein of a few right-wing extremist and "survivalist" political groups, most notably one holding Neo-Nazi views, the Aryan Nations.
Priest Lake, Idaho, United States is located in the northern most portion of the Idaho Panhandle with the northern end of the lake extending north to within 15 miles (24 km) of the Canadian border.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Idaho   (8540 words)

 Governor's Housing Committee - Department of Administration
Before a Governor and his or her family moves in, the Committee has determined that it needs to be reconfigured in order to function as a Governor's residence.
The vision for The Idaho House is to combine the requirements necessary for public gatherings, official state events, and a guest suite for visiting dignitaries, with comfortable living quarters for a Governor and his or her family.
If a newly-elected Governor is not from the Treasure Valley area, finding an adequate place to live in Boise is sometimes a challenge, particularly in light of the magnitude of the job facing the Governor-elect.
adm.idaho.gov /about/Governor'sHousingCommittee.htm   (755 words)

 Idaho - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Governor of Idaho is Dirk Kempthorne (Republican).
Idaho borders Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the Canadian province of British Columbia (the Idaho-BC border which is 48 miles long).
The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), a government lab for nuclear energy research, is also an important part of the eastern Idaho economy.
open-encyclopedia.com /Idaho   (916 words)

 IDAHO FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sectionalism in early Idaho was abated by moving the University_of_Idaho from its planned location in Eagle Rock (near Idaho Falls) to Moscow in northern Idaho.
Idaho is 7th in the nation in population growth rate.
Idaho is 14th in the nation in per capita research and development spending.
www.witwik.com /Idaho   (1649 words)

 Wikinfo | Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 1866 discovery of gold in Idaho and the completion of the transcontinental railway in 1869 brought many new people to the territory, including Chinese laborers who came to work the mines.
The Governor of Idaho is Dirk Kempthome (Republican) and the U.S. Senators are Larry E. Craig (Republican) and Mike Crapo (Republican).
Idaho borders Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and the country of Canada.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Idaho   (548 words)

 Otter's pay among lowest for governors | Idaho Statesman News Updates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Three of the nation's governors — including the most highly paid of all, California's Arnold Schwarzenegger — decline their salaries because they're already millionaires.
Idaho payroll records list 212 other state employees who make more than the governor.
That's because Idaho is one of six states with no official governor's residence, though the state is working on renovating potato and microchip tycoon J.R. Simplot's donated hilltop home in Boise for a future governor's residence.
www.idahostatesman.com /235/story/84845.html   (684 words)

 Climate Alarmists Misrepresent Pentagon Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Governors Explore Endangered Species Act (3/12) In a recent testimony to the National Governor's Association, Michael DeAlissi argued ESA has been a disappointment, especially on private lands, and diminished by questionable scientific and political considerations.
Bean also told the governors not to make too much of the fact that only a handful of the 1,300 species have been successfully de-listed, pointing to the rebirth of bald eagle which remains on the list despite dramatic increases in its population.
In addition, governors approved an amendment calling on the federal government to publish recovery goals in conjunction with the listing decision, based on the best available science at the time of the listing.
www.rppi.org /governorsexplore.shtml   (3585 words)

 Good Politics Radio - Idaho » Territorial Governors of Idaho
Below is a list of Idaho Territorial Governors by clicking on their name you will be able to get more information about the Governor you select.
The Organic Act of 1863 section 3 gave the Secretary of the Territory, in the case of the governor death, removal, resignation or absense from the territory, the authorization and requirement to execute and perform all the powers and duties of the governor during such vacancy or absence.
A vacancy is to occur in the Governorship of Idaho by the expiration of the term of Gov. Brayman.
goodpoliticsradio.com /id/?page_id=494   (570 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Idaho
Listing of addresses and phone numbers for all the county recorders.
The Idaho State Historical Society serves as the state archives and holds a variety of public records created by state and local governments, such as state agencies, counties, and cities.
Bohemian Homesteaders in Montana and Idaho at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.
www.cyndislist.com /id.htm   (2802 words)

 KeysDAN - State of Idaho - ID
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).
Idaho's highest point (12,662 feet) is Borah Peak in the Lost River Mountains north of Mackay.
Idaho is perhaps the only state that was likely named as the result of a hoax.
www.keysdan.com /State_of_Idaho.htm   (2140 words)

 NTU Info Centre: Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A troubling recent development in the Idaho panhandle region has been the location therein of a few right-wing extremist and "survivalist" political groups, most notably one holding Neo-Nazi views, the Aryan Nations.
In 2002 the Aryan Nations compound, which had been located in Hayden Lake, Idaho, was confiscated as a result of a court case, and the hateful organization moved out of state.
As of 2003, the population of Idaho was 1,366,332.
www.nowtryus.com /article:Idaho   (1032 words)

 96 Governors Unveil Plan to Rescue Salmon, Steelhead, Ken Miller, The Idaho Statesman
Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne joined the Northwest's three other governors Tuesday, united behind a set of broad recommendations they hope will help rescue the region's 12 endangered runs of salmon and steelhead.
In their letter to federal agency officials, the governors called for "a regional approach consisting of specific federal, state, and regional plans that protect both our salmon and our communities," which can be worked out among state, federal, and tribal governments by January.
Kitzhaber, the only governor who supports breaching the dams, said the recommendations are a breakthrough for the four states.
www.bluefish.org /unveil.htm   (1084 words)

 ISHS Library & Archives Collections
The historical book collection includes territorial, state and local histories of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest; biographies of people prominent in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest; and books on Native Americans, the history of the West, pioneer life, mining, and many other subjects critical to understanding the historical development of Idaho and the surrounding region.
Idaho's built environment is also well represented by blueprints and drawings from such well-known architectural firms as Tourtelotte and Hummel, Boise, and Sundberg and Sundberg, Idaho Falls.
The Mission of the Idaho State Historical Records Advisory Board is to be an advocate for the creation, preservation, dissemination and use of information that accurately chronicles the people and institutions of Idaho, both public and private.
www.idahohistory.net /library_collections.html   (1698 words)

 CNN.com Specials
Clinton later served six terms as Arkansas' governor (he won in 1978, lost a 1980 race, then was re-elected two years later), before defeating incumbent George H.W. Bush to become U.S. president, starting in January 1993.
His father James ran for governor and later became a federal judge while his mother Ruth was the fourth member of her family elected to the state assembly, and both were founding members of Wisconsin's modern Democratic party.
As governor of Kansas and daughter of a former Ohio governor, Kathleen Sebelius has key political capital in two swing states in the 2004 general election.
www.cnn.com /ELECTION/2004/special/president/candidates/vp.contenders   (3603 words)

 US - Idaho Travel Agencies, ASFA Members, travel agents for cheap airline tickets and discount air fares
The current governor is Dirk Kempthorne (Republican), elected in 1998, re-elected in 2002, his term expires in January 2007.
If Kempthorne is confirmed by the United States Senate, Lieutenant Governor Jim Risch (Republican) will assume the office of governor for the remainder of Kempthorne's term.
Idaho is also renowned for its potatoes, which are its leading agricultural product.
www.specialfares.net /country.php?country=284   (1693 words)

 Western Democrat: Governors
New polling shows that the Idaho Governor's race and the 1st Congressional District race are both statistical dead heats.
Governor Richardson is the chair of the Democratic Governors Association, and he needs to hear from us Westerners about the issues that matter most to us.
Governor Richardson is one of the key players here in the West, and I have no doubt he's going to continue to play a big role in the political future of our region.
www.westerndemocrat.com /governors   (10616 words)

 List of Governors of Indiana Information
In actuality he only served as acting governor of the Indiana Territory during the absences of Governor William Henry Harrison.
Lists of territorial executives:  American Samoa • District of Columbia • Guam • Northern Mariana Islands • Puerto Rico  • Virgin Islands
View a list of authors or edit this article.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/List_of_Governors_of_Indiana   (116 words)

 The governors of Idaho and Montana :: ENN
BOISE, Idaho — The governors of Idaho and Montana are touting a new proposal to drop gray wolves from the endangered species list, suggesting the federal government change the way it removes protection for animals whose populations have recovered.
The proposal by Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne and Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer would mark a departure from the way endangered species have been handled since 1973 by stripping them of protection by state rather than by geographic areas where they live.
"Under the original population goals, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are considered one population, not separate entities," said Suzanne Stone, a spokeswoman for Defenders of Wildlife in Boise.
www.enn.com /today.html?id=9062   (613 words)

 Governor's Coordinating Council for Families & Children
Established in 2000, the Governor's Coordinating Council for Families and Children (GCCFC) began working to inventory, coordinate and increase the resources available to families and children in Idaho.
Vision: All of Idaho’s young children are healthy, nurtured by families with quality learning opportunities and are able to reach their fullest potential supported by community resources.
Council membership is appointed by the Governor and is broadly representative of the public and private sectors.
www.gccfc.idaho.gov   (534 words)

 The Idaho Press-Tribune
According to the Idaho Constitution, Otter, a Republican, won’t officially be the 32nd governor of the state until Jan. 1.
A spokesman for the Idaho Democratic Party, whose candidate Jerry Brady lost to Otter in the Nov. 7 election, said the new governor missed a chance to open his administration to the public by allowing a reporter and a photographer to document the event.
For the executive-office tenures that began in 1979, for instance, all of Idaho’s statewide-elected officials took their oaths during the week between Christmas and Jan. 1, which fell on a Monday that year as well, she said.
www.idahopress.com /articles/2006/12/30/news/news3.txt'   (1158 words)

 96 Western Governors Take On Energy Crisis, Rocky Barker and Gregory Hahn, The Idaho Statesman
Western governors are searching for ways to keep the lights on without killing fish, bankrupting utilities and emptying consumers' pockets.
But with Idaho Power Co. seeking a 24 percent rate increase and federal dam operators generating power at Orofino's Dworshak Dam with water normally held for salmon, the effects of the crisis have already hit Idaho.
In the Idaho Legislature Thursday, the House State Affairs Committee introduced a bill to make permanent the temporary electric utility regulation changes lawmakers made in a special session in December.
www.bluefish.org /govtake.htm   (481 words)

 Idaho Governor’s Race - C.L. "Butch" Otter, Jerry Brady - 2006 Midterm Elections - New York Times
When President Bush nominated Gov. Dirk Kempthorne of Idaho in March to become secretary of the interior, the move generated predictable speculation over whether Governor Kempthorne would alter the approach of the outgoing secretary, Gale A. Norton, to the preservation of public lands nationwide.
But back in Idaho, the move did not generate much speculation at all over what kind of governor would eventually succeed Mr.
And chances are good that Republican will be Representative C. Otter, a three-term congressman who began running for governor way back in December 2004, holding Mr.
www.nytimes.com /ref/washington/raceprofile_IDAHOGOV.html   (404 words)

 Information And Resources About Idaho
Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Shoshone Falls plunges down rugged cliffs from a height greater than that of Niagara Falls.The major rivers in Idaho are the Snake River, the Clearwater River and the Salmon River.
We have listings of homes for sale in Boise, Idaho and the surrounding area of Boise.
www.seegeorgiarealestate.com /Idaho.htm   (2218 words)

 Civil War Veterans in Idaho
Several Idaho governors and state legislators were veterans of the Civil War, as were many state and community leaders.
From a variety of records, the staff of the Idaho State Historical Society, a number of intrepid volunteers, and members of the public from around the state have identified over one thousand Civil War veterans who lived or died in Idaho.
These records are indexed alphabetically by surname, and whenever possible we have provided dates of their births and deaths, the states from which they served, and the Idaho counties where they resided.
www.idahohistory.net /civilwar.html   (498 words)

 List of Governors of Kansas Information
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This is a list of Governors of Kansas.
Lists of state governors: Alabama • Alaska • Arizona • Arkansas • California • Colorado • Connecticut • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Iowa •
www.bookrags.com /wiki/List_of_Governors_of_Kansas   (246 words)

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