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Rumor the Fire Chief resigned. Any truth?

-- Posted by Old guy on Tue, May 24, 2016, at 4:54 AM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
City counsel was last night. We are following up this morning and we will have a story with what we have in tomorrows paper. thank you

Yesterday I went into the Idaho Youth Ranch and could not believe the prices! It is very upsetting that these items are All donated, yet there priced so high. This is a thrift store!! I understand they need to make a profit, but it's really sad that people who are struggling to get by can't even shop at the thrift store!!

-- Posted by Barelygettingby on Fri, May 20, 2016, at 11:27 PM

I can not express how excited I am that there is a new Sheriff in town. Aside from the fact that I have always wanted to say that. This town has needed some fresh blood for a long time. Maybe he can clean house and get rid of some of the crooks that "Enforce" the laws of this town and state. CONGRATS MOUNTAIN HOME!!

-- Posted by Elmorescared on Wed, May 18, 2016, at 5:30 PM

Homedog1,

You seem to think you know a lot about this community. Seems to me you fit the category you think you know so well. If it is that bad the interstate is not that far away. I would suggest stop looking at the cover of a book, open it up and read the pages. There are many people in this community that DO NOT fit the description you feel you know so well. Humble yourself and leave if you feel it is so bad here!

-- Posted by Bostonfan on Mon, May 16, 2016, at 8:41 AM

You know why we have such a bad economy? Because Mountain Home is a safe haven for deadbeats who don't want to work or take responsibility for their actions. Want to pass a bunch of bad checks, get by without a job and mooch some free food by playing the "poor me" card at area churches? Or maybe you want to rack up a couple of felonies you can plea bargain your way out of without any repercussions. Would you like to drive without insurance or a license? Let your animals run wild? Or better yet, get a place, live like a slob, not pay rent and flash your cash all over town. If you would like to engage in this kind of behavior in a community where the cops, the prosecutor and the judges look the other way, come to Mountain Home. You'll be glad you did.

-- Posted by homedog1 on Fri, May 13, 2016, at 7:39 PM

I think it's pretty sad I have to get local news from an outside source...........

http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local...

-- Posted by joe_smoe on Fri, May 13, 2016, at 7:25 AM

So, why are the WECRD Directors being recalled???

-- Posted by Albert Clement on Tue, Apr 26, 2016, at 2:17 PM

Because some uninformed people DON'T CARE WHAT HAPPENS TO THEIR TAX DOLLARS!!!!

-- Posted by Mr.427539 on Wed, Apr 27, 2016, at 10:26 AM
Response by Brenda Fincher-Publisher:
TAKE IT TO THE POLITICAL CORNER! thank you, B

So, why are the WECRD Directors being recalled???

-- Posted by Albert Clement on Tue, Apr 26, 2016, at 2:17 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
Please take it to the political forum. Thank you, B

WECRD RECALL OF BOARD: The initial 20 signatures needed to start the recall have been turned in to Barb Steele, Clerk of Court. They have been sent to the PA for review. They will then be returned to the Clerk of Court. The elections office states they may be available tomorrow (4/26 Tuesday) through a request for public information.

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Mon, Apr 25, 2016, at 7:10 PM

Anyone know if it is true that a petition has been started to recall the current WECRD board? Maybe MHN can do a report on what is going on and who is leading the effort to undo the will of the people.

-- Posted by Old guy on Fri, Apr 22, 2016, at 6:25 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
We did ask some questions and were able to confirm that inquires have been made to the court house with no other information available. There is nothing official as in a submission.

Dudewheresmycar,

You could submit a poll question that is meaningful. There is a link on the right side of the page to do that.

-- Posted by Old guy on Fri, Apr 15, 2016, at 4:56 AM

Again I have to ask, WHO comes up with the brilliant poll questions? We are in Mountain Home, the capital of single moms. What in the world do you think?

-- Posted by dudewheresmycar on Fri, Apr 8, 2016, at 6:28 PM

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