County-wide burn ban now in effect
(Local News ~ 07/01/15)
Due to the worsening fire danger conditions in Mountain Home and surrounding communities, a county-wide burn ban took affect July 1. A measure signed by the county commissioners earlier this week follows similar steps adopted by the Mountain Home Fire Department and Mountain Home Rural Fire Protection District that prohibit all open burning of yard waste and debris...
Issues aired during WECRD town hall event
(Local News ~ 07/01/15)
A need for greater transparency and concerns over anticipated operating costs highlighted a list of issues aired during a town hall meeting Monday evening hosted by the Western Elmore County Recreation District. More than 100 people gathered at Mountain Home High School during the nearly three-hour meeting for an update on an effort to build a community recreation center here that would offer programs under a partnership with the Treasure Valley YMCA...
County's water concerns are secondary over landfill
(Letter to the Editor ~ 07/01/15)
Dear editor, Living in the past. That's where the Elmore County Commissioners are when they pipe-dream about getting future water for Elmore County from the improbable expansions of Anderson Ranch Dam and Arrowrock Dam reservoirs. Raising either dam would not pass the scrutiny of an environmental impact study...
Saindons to mark 50th anniversary
(Anniversary ~ 07/01/15)
Dave and Jan Saindon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 3, 2015. They married in Glasgow, Mont., and lived in Mountain Home for 48 years. Dave worked for the Civil Engineering Service at Mountain Home Air Force Base, and Jan was a homemaker before returning to her teaching career...
Reed, Russell to wed
(Engagement ~ 07/01/15)
Danielle Alysh Reed of Mountain Home has announced her engagement to Steven Gregory Russell of Prairie, Idaho. The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of Mountain Home High School. She is the daughter of Brian and Shannon Reed of Mountain Home. The groom-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Ariz. His parents are Terry Russell of Prairie and Kathy Jones of Phoenix, Ariz. The couple plans to wed July 25, 2015, in Prairie...
(Obituary ~ 07/01/15)
Clarence D. "Chick" Gidley, age 91 of Mountain Home, peacefully passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Graveside service with military honors was held on Monday, July 6, 2015, at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home. Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.
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