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One of the most popular activities to take part in for those either living in or just paying a visit to in Idaho is backpacking, or going for a hike carrying everything you might need with you in a backpack. Adventure is in the fresh air all throughout the Gem State and along its endless amounts of trails and mountains. Going for a backpacking hike is absolutely one of the best ways to experience the great state of Idaho. A large portion of Idaho residents and visitors find themselves in the city of Boise, but just because you might be in the city doesn’t mean you have to miss out on backpacking. You will see that the Treasure Valley area is surrounded by thrilling places to see some gorgeous nature and get some fresh air.

One of the most popular

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Boise, Idaho has always been committed to keeping the environment clean and healthy. The city is very conscious of their contribution to waste and pollution and is dedicated to reducing it. There are so many different programs that the city has rolled out to help save energy and become as “green” as possible. From recycling to transportation, they are trying to improve the environment in many facets of the Boise lifestyle.

There is a department in Idaho called the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). They are a state department that was created by the Idaho Environmental Protection and Health Act (Idaho Code Title 369). The department was formed to help provide clean water, clean air, and clean land for all Idaho residents. Their

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Idaho has a rich history, and a big part of that history is the people involved that have contributed to the world and America’s culture. There are a lot of famous people from Idaho’s past that are worth noting and acknowledging that they have a great connection with Idaho. Writers, actors, inventors, and artists have all come from, or had significant experiences and events of their lives in, the great Gem State.

The Albertson’s grocery store chain started in Boise, Idaho and has since spread across the country under many names, including Safeway and Vons, among others. The founder of those stores was Joseph Albert “Joe” Albertson. Joe Albertson was born October 17, 1906, in Yukon, Oklahoma Territory. Before his third birthday, in 1909, his

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If you are new to the Boise area you might not know about all of the stuff going on around you or the different sites there are to check out. Boise is a big place with a whole lot of stuff going on all the time and it can be hard not to get lost in it while searching for the best parts. Sometimes, you need a guide to figure out what there is to do in Boise and what is going to excite you or leave you having learned more or just having had a good time. Boise is a thriving city with events and destinations and sights that are really neat to see for the whole Boise experience and I am here to give you at least the beginnings of a guide to help you to find the coolest parts of the city. Some of these places might not interest you that much or they might

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How much space do you have in your home? Is it cramped with your things reaching up to the ceiling in stacks? Or are you struggling to find things to do with space you are not using? Both of these are legitimate problems (Though having not enough space is probably the bigger of the two) and have vastly different solutions. If you do not have enough space, the answer is simple. You may consider buying a bigger place to live. The road to accomplishing that solution can be a lot more complex than the solution itself, but the concept is pretty straightforward. However, if you live in a home that has a lot of extra space and you have no idea what to do with it, the solution can be a little more difficult. Luckily, you have the luxury of time to find the

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When people think of Idaho, they probably are not thinking about great cities with massive populations and lots of traffic problems. That is something that New York and California have going for them, though people associate Idaho with wide open spaces and a lot of nature, plus the potato. While this is probably one of the biggest draws for Idaho, it is not the only thing going on in the state. There may have been a time where Idaho was just one big empty space with a few towns sprinkled around, but that has not been the case for a while and the state is quickly moving faster and faster towards something else. Boise, Idaho, the capital of the state, is a flourishing and continually growing metropolis with a relatively large population and a lot of

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One of the things Americans dream of most is to start their own business. To create something from the ground up, working in a field you understand and love, be your own boss, and potentially rake in a whole lot of money are all very enticing propositions, and it is understandable why so many people would be drawn to entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, starting a business is very hard. There are hundreds of things to consider and it is possible to do everything right in the starting of your business and still fail. People try many times to get the right business idea off the ground and some of them fail every time, eventually giving up on the dream. These failures happen for any number of reasons. Maybe it was not the right time. Maybe there was too

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Idaho is famous for it's great outdoors, fresh air, and wilderness all over the state. Especially the more rural areas are treasured for their beautiful scenery and picturesque nature. However, you don’t have to be in the middle of nowhere to have a great time. The capital city of Boise has some fantastic and unique things that make it a memorable place to spend a vacation. From interactive animal exhibits to some beautiful hiking trails and everything in between, Boise has all the qualities of a fun vacation!

Zoo Boise is one of the most popular places for both visitors to the city as well as lifelong residents to check out, and for good reason! Their mission is to conserve and protect wildlife all over the world, and they have a goal to make

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There are certainly a lot of sights to check out when you are in Idaho’s state capital of Boise. From unforgettable exhibits in Zoo Boise and the Aquarium of Boise to one of the biggest farmer’s markets you can imagine, the attractions of the city are truly endless. This is in no small part because of Boise’s large size as well as how long the city has been around. There are many interesting things to check out while in the Boise area that will help give you a taste of what Boise was like in the earlier days of the Gem State’s existence. Taking a trip through Old Boise has a really nice and comforting nostalgic feel that is sure to please any history buff.

Renovations in what is now the Old Boise Historic District began in the 1970s. Many people

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Idaho is so cold! Or, at least that’s the reputation it holds with many who maybe aren’t as familiar with the state. This isn’t much of a surprise, as the state happens to have low temperatures and is covered with large amounts of snow for a reasonable part of the year. This isn’t to say that Idahoans just stay inside and keep to themselves all winter though, quite the contrary in fact. Some of the most fun activities in the Gem State are only available during this time of the year, and many living in Idaho cannot wait for that snow to start falling!

One of the most popular cold weather activities for people living in Idaho is zipping down the mountains on skis or on a snowboard. If skiing or snowboarding is one of your favorite hobbies, you will

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