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Saturday, October 10, 2015
Have you made up your mind on who will get your vote for mayor and city council during next month's elections in Mountain Home?
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A day of rock 'n' roll, cars and bikes...
by Tim Bondy Mountain Home News Car and bike aficionados met in a parking area just off Airbase Road on Sunday during an inaugural Rock and Roll Car and Bike Show. With DJ Bobby Ray Eckley playing classic rock, a food shack serving hot food and cold drinks, the crowd mingled with the owners of the vehicles...

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These are the final comments from the Mountain Home, Idaho mayoral candidates during an Oct. 5, 2015 political forum. The candidates are John Parrett, Rich Sykes, Harold Booth, Rita Harris and Ron Monasterio. The Mountain Home Elks Lodge hosted the event. For more information call 208-587-3331. Thanks.

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Thank you for posting the video of the candidate's forum.

-- Posted by Geoff Schroeder on Fri, Oct 9, 2015, at 12:47 AM

When you have a minute view on the website where we have uploaded a video that Tim Bondy did at the forum.

We are experimenting with ways of presenting information to our readers. I so appreciate their efforts. Great Job Tim and Joy!!

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Thu, Oct 8, 2015, at 3:21 PM

I was extremely impressed with the community turn out and support of the Mayoral and City Council Forum last evening held at the Elks Lodge. Thank you to those who participated in the planning, organizing and hosting of the event. A special thank you to the candidates who participated in the forum. Best wishes to all of the candidates.

-- Posted by Albert Clement on Tue, Oct 6, 2015, at 9:43 AM
Response by Brenda Fincher:
Thank you and please use our political forum for this nature of comments. Have a great day Al and I too was impressed. It made for a very long day for our working community and yet they took time to attend and participate. Thank you to all involved. Brian's coverage will be in tomorrow paper.


They advertised the dog show on different groups on Facebook

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Thu, Sep 24, 2015, at 11:27 AM

Hard to believe someone dropped the ball on advertising the really neat dog show, playday, going on at Carl Miller Park this Saturday. The city Parks and Rec put it on each year and it's fun. I you want to enter a dog, register from 8 to 9 am. Cost is 3 dollars per dog. Fun starts at 9 and lasts till, well, till it's over. Raffle and demos. Check it out.......you'll like it!

-- Posted by goatbeard on Thu, Sep 24, 2015, at 7:57 AM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
sorry, we did not know in advance or we would of given them a shout out!!

Thanks for posting the pictures. As a parade participant, I don't get to see much of the parade and enjoy seeing what went on.

-- Posted by Old guy on Tue, Sep 15, 2015, at 4:59 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
My husband too! He is VFW and was in it, and this year I had no Gbabies here, just our two moms!! Glad you enjoyed! B

We have started the upload of our photos from AFAD this past weekend that Brian and Tim took. For those of you that did not get a chance to attend or just want to look at the photos and scenes again from home please enjoy. Please keep in mind that this is an absolute download from their cameras that are raw images and contain duplication. This is due to the fact that they may take multiple shots of the same view in order to get viable images for history or reproduction. Tomorrow we will also have an uploaded copy of the AFAD special addition magazine that we produced for our community and visitors. Please visit our supporting advertisers that made this possible. Thanks again. Have a great week and thanks, B

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Tue, Sep 15, 2015, at 2:32 PM

FACE BOOK, What a phony piece of somke and mirrors crap that is. Just my opinion.

-- Posted by dudewheresmycar on Sat, Sep 12, 2015, at 8:05 PM

Very Very happy for the coach that is 2-0. He was, and I still consider him a long time Mountain Homey. I wish him all the success. Now for coach that is 2-1. He is most likely coaching at the JV level as he did here. He is most likely not the head coach at the JV level. He won 1 game last year in Mountain Home coaching the JV team. Congrats to the coaching staff of the previous 2 years. You left Mountain Home with no fundamentally developed quarter backs, receivers, or linemen at any level of the program. My own little college comparison would be coach Pete and UW. He was left little to nothing and their record will reflect this, not his coaching ability. So good luck with your inherited team, and thanks for your part in helping to destroying Mountain Home Football. It will take time and a lot of hard work, but the future of Mountain Home Football looks bright.

-- Posted by dudewheresmycar on Fri, Sep 11, 2015, at 7:40 AM

Let me take another second to beat you to the punch. Yes, I did in fact just compare Mountain Home football to the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Florida State Seminoles. But it works.

-- Posted by My-2-cents on Thu, Sep 10, 2015, at 10:26 PM

Sounds like ole Kelz is a little (or a lot) bitter. Frankly, I don't have strong feelings one way or the other as far as who the best coach is for the football team. And whether the coach ended up being last years interim coach from the end of the season, or whether it was the out of state guy who never showed, or whether it was the guy who did get the job, chances are very strong that any of them would be 0-2 at this point. It isn't realistic to expect a team at has won 4 (?) games in 4 (?) seasons to jump out of the gate at 2-0 already. That is great for the other coaches who moved on to start out 2-0, but what sort of talent did they inherit? Again, I don't necessarily care who got the job. Tom Osborne (Nebraska) and Bobby Bowden (Florida State) were two of the best coaches in the modern college era. But if run happy Osborne went to FSU and pass happy/trick play Bowden went to Nebraska, it would take each of them years to morph the team into their style of winning. This isn't a knock against our boys or the coaches, but expecting a winning season of 5-4 is probably way too optimistic for season 1.

-- Posted by My-2-cents on Thu, Sep 10, 2015, at 8:25 PM

My thoughts exactly

-- Posted by ktlm on Thu, Sep 10, 2015, at 2:37 PM

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