Fire department open house set for tonight
(Local News ~ 10/08/14)
An open house Thursday evening will culminate a week-long observance aimed at promoting fire prevention and encouraging people to check smoke detectors in their homes. The Mountain Home Fire Department's annual open house will run from 5-8 p.m. at Station One located behind Paul's Market...
Suspect ID'd in burglaries
(Local News ~ 10/08/14)
The Mountain Home Police Department has identified and located a person of interest in connection with a number of burglaries involving local businesses. The break in the case came as police investigators acted on tips and information provided by the public, said Officer Melanie Broughton, a spokesperson with the city police...
Jensens celebrate 50th
(Anniversary ~ 10/08/14)
Jack and Penni Jensen of Herriman, Utah, formerly long-time residents of Mountain Home, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Oct. 18 at the Kuna LDS church, 315 E. Deer Flat Rd., from 6-9 p.m. The event will be hosted by their children and all their friends are invited to attend...
Most civilians don't have a clue what military life is like
(Letter to the Editor ~ 10/08/14)
Dear editor: Tyson Baker's letter last week stirred up plenty of folks, but one must consider that most civilians have no clue of military life. A 20+ year career in uniform has nothing at all in common with ANY civilian endeavor. Over the years, I've even heard remarks that military pensions are government giveaways (like welfare), and that people make military careers because they can't handle it on the outside. That so?...
Marking the end of a season...
(Features ~ 10/08/14)
Sunny skies and warmer temperatures drew larger-than-expected crowds to downtown Mountain Home on Saturday to celebrate a community tradition. Marking its 18th year, the community's Fall Harvest Festival marked the unofficial end of southern Idaho's yearly farming season...
New arrival - Julio Ramirez
(Births ~ 10/08/14)
April and Jose Ramirez of Glenns Ferry have announced the birth of a boy, Julio Manuel Ramirez, on Sept. 12, 2014, in Mountain Home. At birth, Julio Manuel Ramirez weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Clay and Julie Mills of Hammett and Jose and Maria Ramirez of King Hill...
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