BLM considers permanent base at city airport
(Local News ~ 05/18/16)
The city council approved a measure last week that could lead to the construction of a permanent base at the Mountain Home Airport dedicated to servicing aircraft battling range fires across southern Idaho. A letter of intent signed by Mayor Rich Sykes sets aside up to five acres of vacant property on the northeast side of the airport as part of a non-binding deal between the city and Bureau of Land Management...
Memorial Day observances set
(Features ~ 05/18/16)
Mountain Home will host Memorial Day services beginning at 11 a.m. May 30 at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial Day represents a tradition that dates back more than 150 years and continues to bring veterans, families and friends together in the Mountain Home area, said Jack Schafhausen, American Legion vice commander for the Department of Idaho...
Welle, James to wed
(Engagement ~ 05/18/16)
Chris and Renae James of Mountain Home have announced the engagement of their daughter, Leeann Kathrine James, to Daniel Stanley Welle from Mountain Home. The bride-to-be graduated from Mountain Home High School in 2013 and went on to complete two years of college at the College of Western Idaho...
Rocky Top BMX Racing
(High School Sports ~ 05/18/16)
The Rocky Top BMX track in Mountain Home hosted the Leukemia and Lymphoma "Race for Life" bike race on Sunday. About 30 racers, coming to town from places as far away as Utah, battled each other plus 30 mile per hour wind gusts and some light rain showers for a win in the first race of the season at Optimist Park. Josh Clever, from the Kuna-based 208 Tangent Rift race team, takes some air over a jump. Clever took first place in the 16-year-old intermediate moto class...
(Obituary ~ 05/18/16)
Clair "Denny" Densley, age 80 of Mountain Home, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016, at the Cottages of Mountain Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at St. James Episcopal Church in Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
(Obituary ~ 05/18/16)
Francis (Franz) Lee House of Hammett passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, after a brave battle with lymphoma and Alzheimer's disease. A memorial service will be held in Holdenville, Okla., on or about June 5, 2016, managed by the Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville Okla. Inurnment will be in Yeager Cemetery with full military honors. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
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