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The Lewis and Clark expedition crossed Idaho in 1805 on the way to the Pacific and in 1806 on the return, largely following the Clearwater River both directions add something


The first non-indigenous settlement was Kullyspell House, established on the shore of Lake Pend Oreille for fur trading in 1809 by David Thompson of the North West Company add something


In 1812 Donald Mackenzie, working for the Pacific Fur Company at the time, established a post on the lower Clearwater River near present-day Lewiston add something


This post, known as "MacKenzie's Post" or "Clearwater", operated until the Pacific Fur Company was bought out by the North West Company in 1813, after which it was abandoned add something


Benjamin Bonneville - In the spring of 1833, Bonneville explored along the Snake River in present-day Idaho, drifting into the head of the Salmon River and eventually into Fort Nez Perce


From 1843 to 1849, present-day Idaho was under the de facto jurisdiction of the Provisional Government of Oregon add something


Idaho, as part of the Oregon Country, was claimed by both the United States and Great Britain until the United States gained undisputed jurisdiction in 1846 add something


It officially became U.S. territory with the signing of the Oregon Treaty of 1846, but a separate Idaho Territory was not organized until 1863, instead being included for periods in Oregon Territory and Washington Territory add something


Isaac Stevens - The tensions between the whites and the Native Americans would be left for others to resolve—Stevens is often charged with responsibility for the later conflicts in eastern Washington and Idaho, especially the war fought by the United States against Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce, but these events were decades away when Isaac Stevens left Washington for good in 1857


In the early 1860s, when the United States Congress was considering organizing a new territory in the Rocky Mountains, eccentric lobbyist George M. Willing suggested the name "Idaho", which he claimed was derived from a Shoshone language term meaning "the sun comes from the mountains" or "gem of the mountains" add something


The county was named after a steamship named Idaho, which was launched on the Columbia River in 1860 add something


The 1861 Nez Percé county has since been broken up into Nez Percé, Lewis, Boundary, Benewah, Latah, Kootenai, and Clearwater counties add something


Three counties were first designated as such by the Washington Territorial Legislature in 1861; they were subsequently redesignated as Idaho counties in 1864 add something


Congress decided to name the area Colorado Territory when it was created in February 1861 add something


Regardless, part of Washington Territory, including Idaho County, was used to create Idaho Territory in 1863 add something


Between and the creation of the Idaho Territory on March 4, 1863, at Lewiston, parts of the present-day state were included in the Oregon, Washington, and Dakota Territories add something


In 1864, Clinton DeWitt Smith removed the territorial seal and the state constitution from a locked safe, and took them to Boise add something


Black Bart (outlaw) - By 1867, he was prospecting again in Idaho and Montana


In the 1880s, Republicans became more prominent in local politics add something


James Gunn (congressman) - He worked in Virginia City, Nevada, and in California before settling in Hailey, Idaho, in 1881


Thomas C. Stanford - In 1884, at age nineteen he moved to Albion, Idaho


In the 1890s and early 1900s, the Populist Party enjoyed prominence while the Democratic Party maintained a brief dominance in the 1930s during the Great Depression add something


Benjamin Harrison - The following year two more states held constitutional conventions and were admitted: Idaho on July 3 and Wyoming on July 10, 1890.


James Gunn (congressman) - When Idaho became a state in 1890, Gunn was elected to the state Senate


Idaho was eventually admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, becoming the 43rd state add something


Edgar Rice Burroughs - Burroughs was educated at a number of local schools, and during the Chicago influenza epidemic in 1891, he spent a half year at his brother's ranch on the Raft River in Idaho


It opened its doors in 1892 and is the land-grant institution and primary research university of the state add something


It opened as a normal school in 1893 add something


Bill Haywood - In 1896, Ed Boyce, president of the Western Federation of Miners, spoke at the Idaho silver mine where Haywood was working


Lucius Roy Holbrook - Holbrook served with the 4th Cavalry Brigade at Fort Walla Walla, Washington, until December 22, 1896, and at Boise, Idaho Barracks, Forts Sherman and Wardner, Idaho, until May 1899


Lucius Roy Holbrook - In September 1900, he was reassigned to Troop H, 6th Cavalry Brigade at Boise, Idaho Barracks, Idaho, where he remained until February 11, 1901


Idaho State University in Pocatello opened in 1901 as the Academy of Idaho, attained four-year status in 1947 and university status in 1963 add something


Thomas Riggs, Jr. - From 1901 to 1903 he worked as a mining engineer in Idaho, Montana, and Utah


Edgar Rice Burroughs - In 1904 he left his job and found less regular work; some in Idaho, later in Chicago


Bill Haywood - On December 30, 1905, Frank Steunenberg was killed by an explosion in front of his Caldwell, Idaho home


Hec Edmundson - He is responsible for organizing the Idaho cross country team in 1908, which set the foundation for a team that would win nine Pacific Coast Conference titles


Hec Edmundson - He returned to Moscow, Idaho to coach the UI track team in 1913


Hec Edmundson - He returned to Idaho as both track and basketball coach in 1916 and his basketball teams compiled a 20-9 record in two seasons


Since 1919 there are 44 counties in the state, ranging in size from add something


Henry Dworshak - In 1920 he moved to Burley, Idaho, to become the publisher of the "Burley, Idaho Bulletin"


Abe Goff - After serving as a private during World War I, he entered the University of Idaho's College of Law, graduating in 1924


The school opened in 1932 as Boise Junior College and became Boise State University in 1974 add something


Abe Goff - He worked as a special lecturer at the University of Idaho law school from 1933 to 1941


Idaho's all-time highest temperature of was recorded at Orofino on July 28, 1934; the all-time lowest temperature of was recorded at Island Park Dam on January 18, 1943 add something


Vardis Fisher - Between 1935 and 1939, he worked as the director of the Idaho Writer's Project of the Works Progress Administration of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration


Norman Borlaug - From 1935 to 1938, before and after receiving his Bachelor of Science in forestry in 1937, Borlaug worked for the United States Forest Service at stations in Massachusetts and Idaho


Leonard J. Arrington - Under a scholarship to the University of Idaho, Arrington studied agricultural science in 1935, later changing to agricultural economics


Central Idaho is home to one of North America's oldest ski resorts, Sun Valley, where the world's first chairlift was installed in 1936 add something


Henry Dworshak - In 1938 Dworshak won the open House seat in the Idaho Second Congressional District


Abe Goff - In 1940, he was made president of the Idaho Bar Association


Abe Goff - In 1941, he was elected to the Idaho State Senate


Thomas C. Stanford - He moved to Boise, Idaho , Idaho in 1945 due to ill health and died there


Since 1946, statewide elected constitutional officers have been elected to four-year terms add something


Terrel Bell - After earning a B.A. from the Southern Idaho College of Education at Albion in 1946, Bell started a career as a high school teacher and bus driver


Henry Dworshak - However, Dworshak was defeated for a full term in the 1948 general election by former Idaho Attorney General Bert H. Miller


Bull Connor - In 1948, Connor's officers arrested U.S. Senator from Idaho, Glen H. Taylor, the running mate of Progressive presidential candidate Henry Wallace


Moondog - In 1949 he traveled to a Blackfoot Sun Dance in Idaho where he performed on percussion and flute, returning to the Native American music he first came in contact with as a child


The Idaho Legislature has been continuously controlled by the Republican Party since the late 1950s, although Democratic legislators are routinely elected from Boise, Pocatello, Blaine County and the northern Panhandle add something


James A. McClure - After his discharge from the Navy, he attended the University of Idaho's College of Law, graduating in 1950


James A. McClure - From 1950 to 1956, he served as prosecuting attorney for Payette, Idaho County; he served as city attorney for Payette, Idaho from 1953 to 1966


Harmon Killebrew - In the early 1950s, Idaho Senator Herman Welker told Washington Senators owner Clark Griffith about Killebrew, who was hitting for an


Judy Garland performed the elaborate song-and-dance routine "Born in a Trunk in the Princess Theater in Pocatello, Idaho" in the 1954 version of the film "A Star is Born" add something


Terrel Bell - He later earned an M.A. from the University of Idaho in 1954, and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Utah in 1961


The last time the Democratic Party held a majority in either house of the state legislature was the House of Representatives in 1958 by one seat add something


Excavations at Wilson Butte Cave near Twin Falls in 1959 revealed evidence of human activity, including arrowheads, that rank among the oldest dated artifacts in North America add something


James A. McClure - During this span, he was a member of the Idaho State Senate, serving from 1961 to 1966


Butch Otter - Teresa's Academy in Boise, Idaho in 1962.


It has not supported a Democrat for president since 1964 add something


Last contested in 1966, Inspector of Mines was an originally elected constitutional office add something


Edward Kienholz - In 1966, Kienholz began to spend summers in Hope, Idaho, while still maintaining studio space in Los Angeles .


James A. McClure - In the 1966 election, McClure ran for the U.S. House from Idaho's first Congressional district


Marilynne Robinson - Robinson was born and grew up in Sandpoint, Idaho, and did her undergraduate work at Pembroke College, the former women's college at Brown University, receiving her B.A., magna cum laude in 1966, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa


Vardis Fisher - Fisher died in 1968, at the age of 73, in Hagerman, Idaho


Harmon Killebrew - Killebrew started the 1968 season in a different venue; he served as a prosecution witness in a case where his name was being used to sell stocks in Idaho, unknown to him


Mike Crapo - Crapo graduated from Idaho Falls, Idaho High School in 1969, earned a B.A. in political science from Brigham Young University in 1973 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1977


Larry Craig - In 1969 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Idaho


Hewlett-Packard has operated a large plant in Boise since the 1970s, which is devoted primarily to LaserJet printers production add something


Since the late 1970s, Boise has emerged as a center for semiconductor manufacturing add something


However, Democrats did hold the governorship from 1971 to 1995, despite the state's Republican tilt add something


Dennis Erickson - Beginning at his alma mater, Montana State University, in 1971 under Sonny Holland, he became an offensive coordinator in 1974 at the University of Idaho under newly-promoted head coach, Ed Troxel, and stayed for two seasons


Edward Kienholz - In 1973, Kienholz and Reddin moved from Los Angeles to Hope, Idaho and for the next twenty years they divided their time between Berlin and Idaho.


Afterward it was an appointed position and ultimately done away with entirely in 1974 add something


Church was the last Idaho Democrat to win a U.S. Senate race, in 1974 add something


Larry Craig - Craig was elected to the Idaho Senate in 1974 and reelected in 1976 and 1978


Evel Knievel - Unable to obtain permission, he settled on a jump over the Snake River in Twin Falls, Idaho, which he attempted on September 8, 1974 in the X-2 Skycycle


Dirk Kempthorne - Kempthorne attended and graduated from San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino, California. He attended San Bernardino Valley College, transferred to the University of Idaho, where he graduated in 1975 with a degree in political science, and served a term as student body president


Edward Kienholz - In 1977 he opened "The Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery" at their Idaho studio.


Leonard J. Arrington - In 1977, he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Idaho , and in 1982 Utah State University awarded him an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree


Butch Otter - Otter ran for Governor of Idaho in 1978.


Larry Craig - In 1980, Craig was elected to an open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 1st congressional district


Mike Simpson - Simpson was elected to the Blackfoot, Idaho City Council in 1980.


Randy Weaver - To follow Vicki's vision of her family surviving the apocalypse in a remote area, the Weaver family moved to a property in remote Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and built a cabin there in the early 1980s


Mike Crapo - While practicing law in Idaho Falls, Idaho in the 1980s, he was active in the Republican Party's campaigns for seats in the state legislature


Dennis Erickson - A pre-season playoff pick, Idaho finished the disappointing 1981 season with six consecutive losses, and were winless in seven games in the Big Sky


James A. McClure - In 1981, McClure joined Republican colleagues Jesse Helms of North Carolina and Steve Symms of Idaho in an unsuccessful fight to return to a purchase requirement for participation in the food stamp program


Mike Crapo - His brother Terry Crapo was majority leader in the Idaho House of Representatives and a growing political figure until his death from leukemia in 1982


Mike Crapo - Terry Crapo's death from leukemia in 1982 prompted Crapo to run for an open seat in the Idaho Senate


Mike Simpson - In 1984 he was elected to the first of seven terms in the Idaho State House of Representatives.


Mike Crapo - Mike Crapo, prompted by his brother's death, successfully ran for the Idaho Senate in 1984


The 1985 film "Pale Rider" was primarily filmed in the Boulder Mountains and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area in central Idaho, just north of Sun Valley add something


Dirk Kempthorne - Kempthorne was first elected to public office as mayor of Boise, Idaho in 1985, where he served for seven years


Butch Otter - In 1986, Otter returned to politics and was elected Lieutenant Governor of Idaho.


Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something


The 1988 film "Moving", starring Richard Pryor, has the main character take a promotion in Idaho add something


Mike Crapo - He became Senate President "pro tempore" from 1988 to 1992, in which position he served as Acting Governor of Idaho for 12 hours in January 1989


Mike Crapo - In 1988, Senate President "pro tempore" Jim Risch unexpectedly lost reelection to the Idaho Senate and Crapo was elected by his colleagues to that position


Mike Crapo - On January 27, 1989 Crapo served as acting governor of Idaho for 12 hours


Located between Nampa and Boise, Meridian experienced high growth, from under 10,000 residents in 1990 to over 75,000 in 2010 and is now Idaho's third largest city add something


Nampa, about west of downtown Boise, became the state's second largest city in the late 1990s, passing Pocatello and Idaho Falls add something


Nampa's population was under 29,000 in 1990 and grew to over 81,000 by 2010 add something


The Boise Open professional golf tournament is played at Hillcrest Country Club since 1990 as part of the Tour add something


Dawn Wells - Wells spent summers in her early years in the Teton Valley of eastern Idaho, and relocated there in the 1990s


River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves starred in the 1991 movie "My Own Private Idaho", portions of which take place in Idaho add something


Butch Otter - In 1991, when the Idaho Senate was evenly divided between 21 Republicans and 21 Democrats, Otter's tie-breaking votes kept the body under GOP control.


However, Republican margins were narrower in 1992 and 1976 add something


Mike Crapo - Crapo was elected to Congress in 1992, representing Idaho's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives


Butch Otter - In August 1992 Otter was pulled over on Interstate 84 near Meridian, Idaho for suspicion of driving under the influence.


Mike Simpson - Simpson served as Speaker of the Idaho State House of Representatives from 1993 until his election to the U.S. Congress.


Edward Kienholz - Kienholz died suddeny in Idaho on June 10, 1994, from a heart attack while hiking in the mountains near their home


James A. McClure - In September 1995, the new home of the College of Mines and Earth Resources at the University of Idaho was dedicated as James A. McClure Hall


Randy Weaver - In 1997, the District Attorney for Boundary County, Idaho charged Horiuchi with involuntary manslaughter, but the indictment was removed to federal jurisdiction based on the Supremacy Clause and eventually dismissed at the federal prosecutor's request


Spencer Nelson - Spencer attended Pocatello, Idaho High School and was named the Idaho A-1 Player of the Year as a senior in 1998


Evel Knievel - In 1999, Knievel celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Snake River Canyon jump at the Twin Falls, Idaho mall


Salena Jones - Early 2000 saw Salena starring at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Idaho, backed by the Hank Jones Quartet including such current luminaries as Russell Malone, Lewis Nash, and featuring trumpeter Roy Hargrove, singer Dianne Reeves and Freddie Cole


Tisha Sterling - Sterling has now retired from acting and currently resides as a florist in Ketchum, Idaho with her daughter, Heidi Bates Hogan, and where her mother, Ann Southern, lived for many years until her death in 2001


James A. McClure - On December 12, 2001, the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Boise, Idaho was renamed for McClure


Butch Otter - Brady, the former publisher of The Post Register in Idaho Falls, had ran for governor in 2002, losing to incumbent Republican Governor Dirk Kempthorne.


Larry Craig - In May 2003, Craig put a hold on more than 200 Air Force promotions in an attempt to pressure the Air Force to station four new C-130 cargo planes in Idaho, saying he received a commitment from the Air Force almost seven years earlier that the planes would be delivered


From 2004 to 2005, Idaho grew the third-fastest, surpassed only by Nevada and Arizona add something


The 2004 cult film "Napoleon Dynamite" takes place in Preston, Idaho add something


Dennis Erickson - Idaho had just completed its first season in the WAC in 2005 when previous head coach Nick Holt resigned in early February, after just two seasons


In the 2006 elections, Republicans, led by gubernatorial candidate CL "Butch" Otter, won all the state's constitutional offices and retained both of the state's seats in the United States House of Representatives add something


Larry Craig - However, in late 2006 he appeared to endorse the right of individual states to create same-sex civil unions, but said he would vote "yes" on an Idaho constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages when pressured to clarify his position by the anti-gay rights advocacy group "Families for a Better Idaho"


Dennis Erickson - On February 8, 2006, the University of Idaho announced the re-hiring of Erickson as its head football coach


Larry Craig - Prior to the nomination of Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne, Craig was mentioned as a possible candidate to succeed Gale Norton as United States Secretary of the Interior in March 2006


David B. Bleak - On 14 June 2006, Bleak's family presented his Medal of Honor to the Idaho Military History Museum, where it is now displayed, alongside that of fellow Idaho recipient Gurdon H. Barter


A legislative error theoretically placed this region in the Central Time Zone, but this was corrected with a 2007 amendment add something


As of 2007, the population in Nampa was estimated at 84,000 add something


The Lewis-Clark valley has an additional independent ammunition components manufacturer and the Chipmunk rifle factory until it was purchased in 2007 by Keystone Sporting Arms and production was moved to Milton, Pennsylvania add something


Larry Craig - In 2007, Idaho Hall of Fame Association inducted Larry Craig into the Idaho Hall of Fame, despite his well-publicized arrest and guilty plea in an airport sex sting, following the failure to appeal


Larry Walters - Kent Couch, a 47-year-old gas station owner from Bend, Oregon, reportedly flew in his lawn chair on Saturday, July 7, 2007, landing in a field about 3½ miles NNW of North Powder, Oregon, about from the Idaho border


Dawn Wells - While driving home from her birthday party celebration on October 18, 2007, Wells was observed swerving across the roadway, was found in possession of marijuana and was arrested by Idaho police


According to the Pew Research Center on Religion & Public Life, the self-identified religious affiliations of Idahoans over the age of 18 in 2008 and 2014 were: add something


In 2008 Barack Obama's 36,1 percent showing was the best for a Democratic presidential candidate in Idaho since 1976 add something


Republicans lost one of the House seats in 2008 to Minnick, but Republican Jim Risch retained Larry Craig's Senate seat for the GOP by a comfortable margin add something


Total 2008 Population Est.: 1 523 816 add something


Walt Minnick's 2008 win in the First Congressional District was the state's first Democratic Congressional victory in 16 years add something


James A. McClure - In December 2008, the 83-year-old McClure suffered a stroke and was sent to the intensive care unit at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho


Idaho has four regional community colleges: North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene; College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls; College of Western Idaho in Nampa, which opened in 2009, College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls, which transitioned from a technical college in 2017 add something


Josh Ritter - On November 22, 2009, Ritter played at a Benefit Concert at Moscow, Idaho Junior High School in Moscow, Idaho for Jim LaFortune, an Earth Science teacher at the school struggling with a brain tumor


Minnick lost his seat in the 2010 election to Republican State Rep. Raul Labrador add something


Mike Simpson - In 2010, Simpson took up the cause, alongside his former Democratic colleague, Walt Minnick, the lead sponsor of the bill, to secure a third federal judge for Idaho.


McCall College is a non-affiliated 2-year private college in McCall, which was founded in 2011 and later opened in 2013 add something


Harmon Killebrew - In his career, Killebrew hit 573 home runs, which as of 2011 is currently 11th all-time, 1,584 RBIs, 1,559 walks, which is currently 15th all-time, and he easily holds the all-time home run record among players born in the state of Idaho with 573; Vance Law is second with 71


Daniel Pearl - The Boston Globe reported that they learned of the posthumous baptism from Helen Radkey, an excommunicated Mormon, who said she had found a record of the baptism that indicates Pearl was baptized by proxy on June 1, 2011 at a Mormon temple in Twin Falls, Idaho


Dennis Erickson - As of August 2012, Erickson was out of coaching and residing near Coeur d'Alene in northern Idaho


Stephen Covey - Covey died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Idaho, on July 16, 2012, due to complications from a fall, having lost control of his bicycle on a steep road the previous April


In 2014, Idaho emerged as the second most small business friendly state, ranking behind Utah, based on a study drawing upon data from over 12,000 small business owners add something


The 2015 TV series "The Grinder" is set in Boise, Idaho, although it was not filmed there add something


Harmon Killebrew - In his career, Killebrew hit 573 home runs, which as of 2015 is currently 11th all-time, 1,584 RBIs, 1,559 walks, which is currently 15th all-time, and he easily holds the all-time home run record among players born in the state of Idaho with 573; Vance Law is second with 71


In 2016, Meridian's Michael Slagowski ran 800 meters in 1:48,70 add something


The table below shows the racial composition of Idaho's population as of 2016 add something


Butch Otter - In May 2016, CCA, which had by changed its name to CoreCivic, was found in contempt of court for having failed to comply with a court order regarding the Idaho State Correctional Institution


Butch Otter - In May 2016, CCA, which had changed its name to CoreCivic, was found in contempt of court for having failed to comply with a court order regarding the Idaho State Correctional Institution


The current governor is Republican Brad Little, who was elected in 2018 add something