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Hi All:

FYI...Reading about the wildfire up near Garden Valley, the experts say its burning in mid-August type conditions. I'm guessing our nearby mountains both north and south are probly just as tinder dry. Use caution out there but get out there abd have some fun too.

Thanks,

Tim

-- Posted by bondyweb on Fri, Jul 18, 2014, at 2:09 PM

Thanks random stranger. I too love a good end to a K-9 situation. Good news is very nice these days:-)

-- Posted by OpinionMissy on Tue, Jul 15, 2014, at 2:44 PM

Good job, Opinion Missy. I love a happy K-9 ending too.

-- Posted by random stranger on Mon, Jul 14, 2014, at 5:08 PM

LOST DOG CLAIMED! Love a happy ending. He is back home with his family and kids. Thanks.

-- Posted by OpinionMissy on Sun, Jul 13, 2014, at 1:09 PM

YELLOW LAB FOUND IN MH: Older, large, yellow/golden, male, lab found yesterday around 11 a.m. Very nice dog that knows commands and is very well behaved/quiet and sweet. Has hip problems and was found with a collar but no tags/chip. Dog was very overheated and thin but is doing well. If he is yours, and you want him back, please call the Mountain Home Animal Shelter. VERY, VERY nice dog that deserves to spend the time he has left in a good home with lots of love and being spoiled. Thank you!

-- Posted by OpinionMissy on Sun, Jul 13, 2014, at 8:15 AM

What a fun-filled and enjoyable night at the golf course last night! Thanks to all that played a part in assembling one of THE BEST 4th of July celebrations I've ever had! Kudos to all, and God Bless America!

-- Posted by CoolBreeze83647 on Sat, Jul 5, 2014, at 12:05 PM

Outstanding fireworks display last night. Thanks to all involved.

And a belateled Happy Birthday to the Great State of Idaho (Founded: Jul 03, 1890)

Esto Perpetua

-- Posted by Pale Ale on Sat, Jul 5, 2014, at 9:48 AM

To the Lucky Boaters at Strike Dam who acquired new toys on Monday:

On the off chance you thought the items you "found adrift" on the lake were left there for you, they weren't. Thanks for ruining something we have done for over 12 years. Usually, when you find water toys moored out of the way, with a buoy and anchor it means they were put there on purpose and "finders keepers" rules do not apply. Multiple families have been able to enjoy each others toys over the years--you use what you want for awhile, then tie it back up and move on to the next one. That is until somebody decides to keep them all for themselves. If you happen to know the lucky boaters who have a new, easily identifiable old wakeboard (white top, red bottom, with bondo patches on it) and black kneeboard, invite them to return them. Though boat Karma has a way of maintaining itself, we may or may not have seen your boat pick the items up, or your trailer, or the vehicle you towed the boat with. If you'd like to return them you can post an anonymous reply or contact me at belike-39509@mypacks.net If not, enjoy them! But look out for that Karma!

-- Posted by Don't trust your neighbor on Wed, Jul 2, 2014, at 12:02 AM

M.H. School District 193

The U.S. Flag at the junior high needs to be replaced.

I first noticed it back in April and assumed it would be taken care of, since it was so obviously tattered/torn.

I was wrong, Again.

-- Posted by gmoney on Thu, Jun 26, 2014, at 4:35 PM

Might have missed them? Pleeeease

-- Posted by MrMister on Fri, Jun 20, 2014, at 9:00 PM

Just in case no one else has noticed yet, the link for a map to Rail Road park (on the calendar for Farmer's Market) takes us to Alabama.

-- Posted by sas212 on Fri, Jun 20, 2014, at 4:00 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher:
Thank you - that was part of Google being helpful to us. We have re-routed the directions with some assistance and reference to Idaho. Thanks, could of been a long drive for some!!

Thanks to Moral Majority for bringing my attention to the two letters he mentioned. I might have missed them had you not said something. Thanks again!

-- Posted by CoolBreeze83647 on Fri, Jun 20, 2014, at 2:29 PM

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