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The group huddled close together to block out the bitter cold as Stanley Norstebon took them around the ruins. Silhouetted against the cloudy sky, the jagged brick walls of the historic landmark were all that had withstood the test of time. A bit of caution was advised as Norstebon pointed out the features of what had once been Canyon Creek Station -- one of the last remaining structures in Elmore County directly connected to the Oregon Trail. ...
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Posted by a fellow parent on social media:

School Resource Detective Natalie Rogers is currently investigating a threat made on the social media site called, "whisper"... A picture was posted anonymously stating that someone heard that two students were going to shoot up the school.... It does not specify which school or when....Please know that there has been numerous similar threats made anonymously throughout different states on this site and many others which have been investigated resulting in these threats as being "hoaxes"...There is no need to be alarmed or concerned at this point as we do not believe this is a valid threat.. School officials and police are working together and taking necessary steps as a precaution to protect your children and create a safe learning environment for them..

Please know that Investigators are currently attempting to find the origin of this threat and will hold whomever is responsible accountable for their actions...If you have any information pertaining to this case please contact Detective Rogers at 208-599-4849 or visit our website at www.mhpd.net and leave a tip on our "silent witness" link located there...

-- Posted by Rocklady on Thu, Nov 20, 2014, at 10:49 AM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
Thank you. We were off line for a while and could not post our story for our readers but we just came back up.

Anyone have more specific info on the content of what was posted to a website called Whisper, which has caused the SD to initiate extra police presence at the high school? All parents have been called...KUDOS for keeping us in the loop, but I think school should be cancelled if there are talks of a potential shooting (I am speculating). Anyone happen to know more information? I have a teen that is in class now so I am curious and worried. Thx.

-- Posted by Rocklady on Thu, Nov 20, 2014, at 10:08 AM

The Chamber of Commerce had canceled the Christmas Parade, however we will have a parade. A group of people have come together to make it happen.

From Theresa Bowman

Meeting for Holiday Parade is Sat., Nov 22 at 4 at Mulberry Place to finish our plans! to greet and meet Santa! Sounds like a band music cookies and lots of stuff donated so far! need cups, napkins, hot chocolate mix, coffee tks all! Love our small town! Lets us know if u want to do a float or just walk all lite up with your family!

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Wed, Nov 19, 2014, at 12:07 PM

No school for Jr High tomorrow Wed, Nov. 19 due to frozen pipes.

-- Posted by uncommon sense on Tue, Nov 18, 2014, at 3:16 PM

For sure. Don't head east on the fwy. when the weather is bad.

-- Posted by dudewheresmycar on Sat, Nov 15, 2014, at 3:44 PM

I read of the indictments of the two leaders of AEHI...something for which I took a stand several years ago when I was younger and in better health. I thought getting them was a lost cause; hope it doesn't fall through the cracks.

I opposed AEHI because I was convinced they didn't have a real way to protect the world at large, and Elmore County in particular. I then learned of shady dealings in how the company was run. So I was gratified when I read of their arrests.

-- Posted by senior lady on Sat, Nov 15, 2014, at 2:37 PM

Thanks for educating me Old Guy, I can't imagine ITD turning around at the county line so there must be a big difference in the pavement material. I will ask our state representation.

Thanks and everybody drive carefully!

-- Posted by Where's our $ go? on Sat, Nov 15, 2014, at 10:59 AM

Where's,

All good points and questions. Just remember ITD maintains and clears the interstate and the county is not responsible. Sounds like something to ask your state leadership. Add into the mix, the section of I84 from Mt Home to Bliss is one of the most dangerous in the state but the county has to constantly call ITD to treat the roads and there you have where ITD's main concern is. Just listen to a scanner when the weather is bad.

-- Posted by Old guy on Sat, Nov 15, 2014, at 5:50 AM

So having driven on I-84 the past two days between Mt Home and Boise, it's obvious where the county line is. Ada county pre-treated the highway and kept it clean, whereas Elmore county seemed to be providing a practice ground for the next Olympic Curling team. The difference in road conditions was drastic. Am I the only one who noticed? Do Elmore County drivers not deserve a safe roadway to travel on? Bad enough the road system in Mt Home seems to be from the 60's...so where does our tax money go??

-- Posted by Where's our $ go? on Fri, Nov 14, 2014, at 11:30 PM

my two cents

How do you think the city keeps justifying the fee increases?

-- Posted by gmoney on Thu, Nov 13, 2014, at 3:08 PM

senior lady, you were right to respond that way. This sounds like a scam.

-- Posted by Sam_1776 on Thu, Nov 13, 2014, at 11:10 AM

Just a general comment...beware of a phone call featuring a recorded male voice saying you are named in an IRS lawsuit and to call a certain number. We didn't call the number, but emailed the IRS telling them about it. We could also file a police complaint.

-- Posted by senior lady on Thu, Nov 13, 2014, at 10:37 AM

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