Violations prompt school to suspend sports players
(Local News ~ 10/16/13)
A party in Glenns Ferry has resulted in a series of suspensions of students from school activities there and severely impacted the school's sports program. The Glenns Ferry Pilots football team already missed its game against Wendell on Oct. 11 and will not play Declo on Oct. 18 because some of its members were suspended from school for two weeks, a Glenns Ferry School Board member told the Glenns Ferry Gazette newspaper...
The 'Shifty 50' is dead
(Editorial ~ 10/16/13)
Let's make one thing abundantly clear: The "Shifty 50" does not exist. Nor did it ever exist. It's time to kill the rumor once and for all. There! Done! Unfortunately, we know there are a few people out there that still won't believe it. This community seems to have its fair share of conspiracy enthusiasts out there that want to believe in there's a group of people out there that control every aspect of what happens in this city...
Fight the new socialism
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/16/13)
Dear editor: Socialism doesn't work because you eventually run out of spending other peop)e's money, yet this regime is bent on doing it "Reid's way or no way." "Compromise" is something only the Republicans are supposed to do, and between the Democrats, the RINO's and this "new age" voting public, we've "compromised" ourselves into a $17 trillion debt, where Obama still will not cut spending...
City council candidates highlight local issues
(Local News ~ 10/16/13)
For two hours last week the three candidates for the two open seats on the Mountain Home city council answered questions from a near capacity crowd at the city library meeting room. All three had at one time served together and all stressed their ability to work with each other and find consensus and compromise...
Survey: Residents discouraged by local issues
(Features ~ 10/16/13)
Mountain Home remains an ideal community to settle down and raise a family but is saddled by a number of issues that keep people discouraged, according to results from a survey held last spring. The Chamber of Commerce and the city's economic development office conducted the poll in April to gain a better understanding of what people like about the community and what needs to be improved...
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