Mountain Home News Headlines News from the Mountain Home News newspaper in Mountain Home, Idaho en-us Subdivision development doesn't represent progress Dear editor, It was inevitable. Sooner or later, another piece of the open, natural space that is part and parcel of a community with a positive quality of life ratio would be targeted by a developer... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:24:31 -0600 Breaking: Burial site contained two sets of remains Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead announced on Monday that a burial site discovered north of Mountain Home on April 15 actually contained two sets of human remains. During the course of the... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:24:17 -0600 SHARE offers needed help Dear editor, A group of Mountain Home counselors has established a free support group called SHARE (Support, Help and Resources for Encouragement). The group meets Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:30... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:21:18 -0600 This is only an exercise... Rimrock High School student's project illustrates consequences of drinking and driving "Wake up! Come on!" Mylee Meyers frantically stood over her friend yelling at him to respond. It took a few... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:19:09 -0600 Tennis squad finds going tough during battles against B.K., Emmett Mountain Home High School's tennis team found the going tough as they battled Bishop Kelly and Emmett last week. Mountain Home boys 0, Bishop Kelly boys 7 Mountain Home girls 1, Bishop Kelly Girls 6... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:11:49 -0600 Lady Tigers score wins versus Skyview, Wood River Mountain Home's Lady Tigers found their niche at the plate as they scored a number of runs during wins against Skyview and Wood River but saw themselves coming up short in a loss to... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:11:11 -0600 Mountain Home Arts Council hosts fiddling poet's visit Music of the Appalachian Mountains and stories of Alaska will take the stage this week as the Mountain Home Arts Council presents fiddling poet Ken Waldman. Waldman begins his four-day residency here... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:08:11 -0600 Historic steam engine rolls through local area A piece of history rolled through Mountain Home and Glenns Ferry in recent days as a vintage steam engine crossed southern Idaho. Union Pacific's "Living Legend" Number 844 steam locomotive and... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:29:05 -0600 Marvin Nix Marvin H. Nix, 95, of Mountain Home, passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise on Friday, April 21, 2017. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:37:06 -0600 Surprise homecoming Tears start flowing as Chiara and Savannah Morin welcome home their father, Master Sgt. Stephen Morin, on Friday. The sergeant surprised his children after showing up at East Elementary School's... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:30:06 -0600 Rusty Thomas Rusty Thomas, 54, of Owyhee, Nev., passed away at St. Luke's Elmore Long Term Care in Mountain Home on Friday, April 21, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:37:37 -0600 Missing The Camas County Sheriff's Office has released an alert for two missing minors. Jacalyn Warren, 16, is white, five feet five inches and 125 pounds with brown hair and eyes. She has an identifying... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:07:38 -0600 Patricia Masten Patricia Louise (Varitek) Conant Masten, 66, of Mountain Home, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at her home. On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a viewing will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m.... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:24:12 -0600 Bobby Barker Bobby J. Barker, 74, of Wendell, passed away at the Twin Falls Care Center in Twin Falls on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Services will be at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home, on... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:16:44 -0600 Classic steam engine to roll through Mountain Home, Glenns Ferry A piece of history will roll through Mountain Home and Glenns Ferry over the next few days as a vintage steam engine crosses southern Idaho. Union Pacific's "Living Legend" Number 844 steam... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:45:52 -0600 Tigers compete at state event Mountain Home High School's team of motivational speakers saw two of its students make it to the semi final rounds during this year's state speech competition, which wrapped up April 8. Victoria... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:28:02 -0600 Tennis Tigers picks up individual wins during matches Tennis scores Mountain Home boys 1, Vallivue boys 6 Mountain Home girls 0, Vallivue girls 7 Mountain Home boys 0, Middleton boys 7 Mountain Home girls 0, Middleton girls 7 Mountain Home boys 1,... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:27:23 -0600 Softball team falls against Knights With the game scoreless going into the fifth, the Lady Knights of Bishop Kelly unloaded with six runs and added three more in the sixth as they overpowered the Lady Tigers during a home game at East... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:24:46 -0600 Tigers lose to Bishop Kelly Bishop Kelly unleashed a four-run lead in the opening inning and took advantage of six errors by Mountain Home as the Tigers trailed in a 4-14 loss to the Knights on Thursday. Down by six at the... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:13:46 -0600 Dodgeball event slated for Friday The spirit of friendly competition returns to Mountain Home High School later this week during a community dodgeball tournament. Open to local businesses, government and private organizations, civic... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:02:59 -0600 Sheriff's office addresses concerns on boat registration With people in Elmore County raising concerns over new registration requirements involving boats and other watercraft, Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead said that these changes shouldn't... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:57:39 -0600 Tigers set personal, season records during home track and field event Mountain Home High School's track and field team saw a number of its athletes set new personal records with a number of their season records also falling as the Tigers hosted teams from Ridgevue,... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:52:04 -0600 Mountain Home High School athlete wins Mr. MHHS title One of Mountain Home High School’s top athletes took home $500 in scholarship money while earning the title of Mr. MHHS during an award presentation on Saturday. The high school’s Business... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:49:29 -0600 Elm seed bugs pose problems locally As people in the local area continue to deal with a pest that's making its way into their homes, the University of Idaho extension office in Mountain Home outlined ways for people to combat these... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:47:48 -0600 Drop everything and read... Mayor Rich Sykes reads "Bark, George" by Jules Feiffer to children that gathered at the Mountain Home Public Library during its Drop Everything and Read Day celebration April 12. Featuring cake,... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:46:08 -0600 AF development class set The social and emotional implications of transition for military-connected students will be the focus of a professional development course scheduled for today and Thursday in Mountain Home. Parents,... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:41:52 -0600 Dealership's donation helps MHHS' speech, debate team A donation from a local vehicle dealership will help three Mountain Home High School students complete their quest to attend a national-level speech and debate tournament this summer. During a... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:35:57 -0600 Report: No water shortages expected across Idaho Idaho's water supply remains above average across the state with one basin seeing nearly double the amount of rain and snow for this time of year with others seeing their highest snowpack in two... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:20:49 -0600 'Charge!' Sponsored each year by Sabre Lodge No. 7, Free and Accepted Prince Hall Masons, dozens of children made the annual trek to collect their share of eggs. While the younger children searched the school... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:15:35 -0600 Students showcase talents at local fundraiser Many of them sang. Others played musical instruments. A few others simply hammed it up on stage. On April 12, individuals as well as small groups of performers took the stage at Mountain Home High... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:09:31 -0600 Report: State, county's population increased Idaho's population continued a steady shift with more people moving from smaller to larger counties between July 2015 and July 2016, according to estimates released recently by the U.S. Census... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:05:18 -0600