Wikipedia:WikiProject Idaho

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This project was formed to better organize information in articles related to the U.S. state of Idaho. This page and its subpages contain various suggestions to help focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please introduce yourself on the talk page and add your signature to the "Participants" section below. You are also welcome to add our user template to your user page.

This project template is under construction and anyone is welcome to rearrange things or help set up some of the subsidiary pages and templates.
WikiProject Idaho
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This WikiProject is about the US state of Idaho
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This project shall coordinate the creation and editing of articles related to the US State Idaho, its cities, sites, history, etc. It aims primarily to expand Wikipedia's resources on Idaho and present the state in a fair and accurate manner.

Project Divisions[edit]

  • Communities (talk)—Cities and towns
  • Physical geography (talk)— Regions, parks, climate, physical features
  • Transportation (talk)— Roads, trails, rail, ferries, and airplanes in and around Idaho
  • Culture (talk)— Education, music, art, religion, icons, mass communication
  • People (talk)—Includes Idaho natives and those residents who have shaped Idaho
  • Government (talk)—Government: federal, state and local politics and politicians in relation to Idaho.
  • History (talk)—History of Idaho during and prior to statehood
  • Economy (Talk)—Major Idaho industries, employers, trends, and history relating to the economy of Idaho


  • To request an image for an article, use {{WikiProject United States|ID=yes|ID-importance=|image-needed=yes}} or {{Image requested|in=Idaho}} on the article talk page. Either method will add the article to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Idaho
  • If you need to specify more locations (such as a road passing through eight Idaho counties), use {{Image requested}} and its multiple "in=" parameters.

Check out WikiMedia Commons for Idaho photographs. Please consider adding your Idaho-related photos to the Commons.


edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Idaho:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:


Most of the Idaho legislature pages need to be updated to include 2014 and 2016 elections. I'm slowly going through them all but would love help.IdahoSolo (talk) 20:23, 13 April 2017 (UTC)

Article alerts[edit]

Categories for discussion

Miscellany for deletion

Assessment statistics[edit]

Featured content[edit]

Featured article Featured articles[edit]

2008 Humanitarian BowlBoise National ForestWilliam BorahCraters of the Moon National Monument and PreserveCutthroat troutErnest HemingwayHarmon KillebrewSawtooth National ForestYellowstone fires of 1988

Featured list Featured lists[edit]

List of governors of IdahoList of longest streams of Idaho

Featured picture Featured pictures[edit]

Good article Good articles[edit]

Leonard J. ArringtonDavid B. BleakBurke CanyonBurke, IdahoBill HaywoodUSS Idaho (BB-42)Interstate 86 (Idaho)Kootenay RiverH. Rex LeeThe Oregon Trail (1971 video game)Potlatch RiverSnake RiverU.S. Route 195

Did You Know? Did you know? articles[edit]

2006 MPC Computers Bowl2008 Humanitarian BowlAcer chaneyiAcer smileyiAcer trainiAcer whitebirdenseJohn Merton AldrichAmalgamated Sugar CompanyPolly Bemis HouseBig Jacks Creek WildernessBirch Creek Charcoal KilnsDavid B. BleakBoise National ForestBoise homosexuality scandalMason BraymanReed BudgeWilliam M. BunnCarex aboriginumCastilleja christii1899 Coeur d'Alene labor confrontation1892 Coeur d'Alene labor strikeCoeur d'Alene miners' disputeCoeur d'Alene peopleCharles CoinerConcordia University School of LawDickshooter, IdahoDworshak DamNiles FulwylerJackson GillisGilmore and Pittsburgh RailroadGrizzly 399D. Mark HegstedHell's Half Acre Lava FieldHeyburn State ParkKent R. HillRosel H. HydeIdaho State Highway 50Idaho in the American Civil WarInterstate 86 (Idaho)John N. IrwinJordan Creek (Owyhee River tributary)Jeff KroghH. Rex LeeList of Idaho state symbolsList of longest streams of IdahoGlen Little (clown)Little Jacks Creek WildernessWesley P. LloydMassacre Rocks State ParkCharles MoyerMurphy Complex FireJohn Baldwin NeilDuane NellisJames C. NelsonNez Perce languageNorth Fork Owyhee WildernessOld EphraimPaleontology in IdahoMendel L. PetersonPole Creek WildernessPotlatch RiverPro-Life (politician)Saint Joe RiverSnake River Plain (ecoregion)Cy SneedThorvald A. SolbergEdward A. StevensonJanie ThompsonTreasure ValleyVirginia TrotterUtah-Idaho Sugar CompanyWeippe PrairieC. Ferris WhiteWhite Pine Series of Architectural MonographsGeorge M. WillingWilson Butte CaveWilliam A. Wilson (folklorist)Kalie Wright

In the News articles[edit]

Bowe BergdahlBryce Dejean-JonesJudy KennedyWayne Walker

Main page featured articles[edit]

Boise National ForestWilliam BorahCraters of the Moon National Monument and PreserveCutthroat troutMark FeltErnest HemingwaySawtooth National ForestYellowstone fires of 1988

Picture of the day pictures[edit]

Former featured article Former featured articles[edit]

Mark Felt

Delisted good article Former good articles[edit]

Hudson's Bay CompanyNorthern Pacific RailwayUnion Pacific Railroad


Active participants[edit]

To join WikiProject Idaho, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of participants. Participants should also place participant identification on their user page.

  1. Caldorwards4 04:49, 21 March 2007 (UTC)
  2. Faustus37 19:26, 30 March 2007 (UTC)
  3. porkins8888 30 January 2008
  4. Mjquinn id - 25 October 2008 = Templates and Categories
  5. TwistOfCain (talk) - Will work mainly on Southern and Eastern Idaho cities, as well as the Lemhi Valley area.
  6. Douglas Jones
  7. BDD 23:07, 15 April 2013 (UTC)
  8. Gtwfan52 (talk) 03:49, 14 May 2013 (UTC)
  9. Voltaire's Vaquero (talk) 05:28, 4 July 2014 (UTC)
  10. User:Redtitan - 26 November 2015 - Climate geek - I'll be adding weatherboxes and Köppen climate classifications to locations throughout Idaho where they currently don't exist or are outdated.
  11. Lena Key 01 January 2016 Boise area related articles
  12. Howpper, I focus on North Idaho
  13. IdahoSolo (talk) 20:06, 13 April 2017 (UTC) mostly politics

Former participants[edit]

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. .Robbie Giles talk (founder) - Keeping the project's recent additions link reasonably up-to-date. Also working on city and county sites in the North-central Idaho region. Also adding to articles on the Nez Perce and Coeur d'Alene tribes. - Inactive since December 2008
  2. Drumguy8800 (talk · contribs · count) Idaho is fantastic.. along with Montana. I mainly contribute to geographic articles.. recently about the Bitterroot Range and related topics - Only one edit since September 2009
  3. redsoxunixgeek 29 April 2007 - 2 edits since August 2008
  4. vatsun 10 July 2007 - Inactive since March 2009
  5. Luminece 10 July 2007 - Inactive since April 2009
  6. arkaydubya 22 March 2008 - Inactive since March 2008
  7. </post> Geek45 (talk) 13:28, 8 May 2008 (UTC) - 4 edits since October 2009
  8. IrishDragon (talk) 24 November 2008 - Inactive since June 2009
  9. Brandongilbert (talk) 22 May 2008 - Inactive since December 2009
  10. King of the Arverni - Inactive since April 2011
  11. Byron Shock - Inactive since January 2012

Participant identification[edit]

WikiProject Idaho participants should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Idaho participants.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Idaho participants]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WikiProject Idaho}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Idaho}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Idaho|invite}} linked pages

For other Idaho user templates see Category:Idaho user templates.


Code Result

Infobox for use on regions, cities, and boroughs; placed at the bottom of article pages.
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{{Infobox U.S. County}}

Infobox for use on counties; placed at the top of article pages.

Example at right shows a sample including Adams County.
Adams County, Idaho
Map of Idaho highlighting Adams County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.


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{{WikiProject United States|ID=yes}}

Template showing an article, image, category, or template is part of this WikiProject. Placed at the top of talk pages, not articles.

After tagging an article, you can add it and its talk page to Wikipedia:WikiProject Idaho/Idaho recent changes if you want it to show up before the next update.

WikiProject United States / Idaho (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
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Stub notice for Idaho articles not covered by one of the other stub categories; placed at the bottom of article pages


Stub notice for articles dealing with Idaho locations or geographical features; placed at the bottom of article pages


Stub notice for Idaho politicians; placed at the bottom of article pages


Stub notice for Idaho schools (but not colleges or universities); placed at the bottom of article pages

Link to Stubs[edit]

If the priority articles in the top of this page don't interest you, you can always expand one of these stubs.


The following periodicals are available through online subscription databanks, in either citation, abstract, or full-text format. If any editors would wish to get information from them, please drop me an e-mail indicating the subject, or the periodical, and period, and I will forward what I can find. John Carter (talk) 18:12, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

  • Advocate (Idaho) (1980-on)


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