Tigers' baseball squad picks up four straight victories
(High School Sports ~ 04/01/10)
It was a good week of baseball for Mountain Home last week as the boys' team picked up four wins. Mountain Home 4, Buhl 3 The Tigers were outhit by Buhl 8-4 Tuesday but made their hits count as they edged the visiting Indians 4-3 at Tiger Field. Both teams scored a run in the first inning and Buhl went up 3-1 in the top of the third, the Tigers getting one run in the bottom of the inning...
Council's games with Catholic Church plan will cost it come elections
(Letter to the Editor ~ 04/01/10)
Dear editor: Once again, city council has seen fit to delay the Catholic parish church project. And like before, the good councilwoman (Alain) Isaac is leading the charge. Just when the project was back on track with the city council overturning the planning and zoning commission's recommendations, and city planners drafting a revised conditional use permit, councilwoman Isaac has yet again blocked further progress by "going to war" with the parish with silly and mundane concerns...
Schools hurt by lack of courage
(Editorial ~ 04/01/10)
I'm appalled at what the Idaho legislature did -- or rather, failed to do -- this session. Specifically, I'm concerned about what happened with educational funding. The largest of the various state budgets, education took a 7.5 percent cut, leaving many school districts high and dry. Some districts, which had plenty of pork in their budget, are going to survive that hit...
Police continue investigating business break-ins, thefts
(Local News ~ 04/01/10)
Mountain Home police continue to investigate a pair of break-ins and thefts at a local bicycle shop last week. An unknown number of individuals kicked open the front door of the Sunset Strip business the morning of March 22, stealing two Haro style BMX off-road bikes, said Valerie Haberland, co-owner of Tony's Bicycle Shop...
Deputy clerk announces bid for county job
(Local News ~ 04/01/10)
Barbara Steele has announced her candidacy for Elmore County Clerk on the Republican ballot in the May 25 primary election. Steele is running against her boss, first-term incumbent Marsa Plummer. No Democrat filed for the seat, so the May election will determine the next county clerk...
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