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Just read on social media that there is a meeting on 2/2/16 (Tuesday) regarding the elk that are starving to death in the Pine area.

The meeting is at 12:00 at the Pine Senior Center. Fish and Game people will be there.

Why do things like this never make the paper?

-- Posted by What?MHCorrupt? on Mon, Feb 1, 2016, at 9:36 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
We are happy to publish meetings that may benefit and inform our readers when they are submitted. Thank you. Please send your submissions to our editor or myself. I will get anything to the correct department. As we are a weekly newspaper on Wednesday we will not have it in the paper tomorrow but thank you for the information.

Have a wonderful positive day :)

When asked on social media, the new owners predicted a soft opening in late Feb with a hard opening sometime in March. Seems they have many of the recipes from the previous owner.

-- Posted by Old guy on Mon, Jan 25, 2016, at 6:45 PM

I've seen a lot of activity out at the old D.I. does anyone know if someone is planning to reopen it?

-- Posted by Mom2thebest2kids on Mon, Jan 25, 2016, at 3:30 PM


For me the key to the WECRD is whether or not the building will be self-supporting. I don't want to be paying a tax forever. Especially when 40-50 % of income is spent on cronyism.(look at past budgets on their web site)

Those of us in the city already have to many areas that our taxes pay for that are not beneficial to all residents and not self supporting ie.. Airport and Golf course and economic development office.

-- Posted by gmoney on Fri, Jan 22, 2016, at 2:57 PM

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our readers. We wish you a very safe weekend and a positive jump into 2016.

Stay Warm.

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Thu, Dec 31, 2015, at 10:50 AM

Things tend to be a bit crazy around here when it is a holiday week and dealing with changed & early deadlines. We do this change up in order to get all the publications produced and still where they need to be for distribution and the appreciated day off for staff to be with their families and loved ones. I wanted to take this opportunity today to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and hope you all have a sprinkle of good well, peace and love for you and your families. I am thankful for my family, friends, community and business that makes us all a part of what makes Mountain Home and our surrounding communities so special. May you all be blessed this holiday season. Merry Christmas. Brenda

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Tue, Dec 22, 2015, at 2:55 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher:
Thank you to who ever rescued our grand dogs Saturday. Bella (golden lab) and Danny (black lab) at the last possible moment after 3 days of zero incidents and with our hairless kids loading their truck and having a last minute hot bite escaped. Of course we are down to time of the essence and appointments elsewhere that stuff happens. Good news they are out of doggie jail and back at gma's. SIL had to work in buhl and Gooding today so he'll pick them up later. I think they'll be in the doghouse for a day or two!! Lol. Kids, you gotta love em'. Thank you!! 12/26

Mt Home News,

Thanks for finding that the meeting has been changed back to the original date/time. WECRD wonders why citizens are a bit upset but it is antics like constantly changing meetings and not letting the public know that cause that. Thanks again.

-- Posted by Old guy on Tue, Dec 15, 2015, at 4:54 AM

FYI, the WECRD may have cancelled the scheduled 16 Dec meeting but they are having a "special" board meeting on 15 Dec at 4PM. Only place it is listed is on their web page. Again why at 4PM when most are working and cannot make a meeting? Maybe Mt Home News can go and get the word out to the public as to what happened. Seems the WECRD board does not want public inputs.

-- Posted by Old guy on Sun, Dec 13, 2015, at 12:10 PM
Response by Brenda Fincher, Publisher, MHNews:
Tim just followed up and talked to the district and the special meeting has been changed back to Wednesday, December 16th at 4 p.m.

Hope everyone is getting in the Merry Christmas spirit and you, your families and friends are enjoying some holiday peace. We will be uploading the photos from the parade hopefully today for those that did not get to attend this past week. Have a great week, Brenda.

-- Posted by Brenda Fincher Publisher MHNews on Wed, Dec 9, 2015, at 10:51 AM

Mr Mister

Someone keeps deleting my responses to your comments.

-- Posted by gmoney on Wed, Nov 25, 2015, at 4:17 PM

Special board meeting that was posted on several FB pages and on the window at the office. They rarely update their web page to reflect changes. Hopefully when the 2 newly elected members are seated this practice stops.

-- Posted by Old guy on Fri, Nov 20, 2015, at 6:33 PM

Old guy: what meeting was held last night?

Reg. Bd. Mtg. November 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM CANCELLED


-- Posted by barkingmad on Fri, Nov 20, 2015, at 10:04 AM

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