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Will the University of Idaho Gut University-Wide Programs in Environmental Science and Water Resources? (05/04/14)
MOSCOW, ID - On April 23, the UI Administration sent a message to all faculty and staff proposing changes to various academic programs as a result of the University of Idaho's Focus for the Future (FFF) program. Almost a year ago, the Idaho State Board of Education mandated that all institutions of higher education engage in a comprehensive and rigorous program prioritization process. ...
ODD FELLOWS' IPLAY INSTRUMENT PROGRAM ENTERS ITS SECOND YEAR OF HELPING LOCAL KIDS (05/01/14)
Mountain Home Lodge #19 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is entering the second year of its IPLAY program. IPLAY, or Instruments Provided to Local Area Youth, is a non-profit program aimed at providing Mountain Home's beginning band students with musical instruments that they can use throughout their junior high and high school band careers free of charge...
Beta Sigma Phi Honors Queens (02/20/14)
Members of the Elmore County Council of Beta Sigma Phi recently gathered to honor their chosen Valentine's Queens. After a delicious luncheon at Carmela Winery, each queen was introduced and crowned. Beta Sigma Phi is an International women's organization focused on Life, Learning & Friendship. It was founded in 1931...
A New ATV & SXS Rally Comes To Idaho (02/17/14)
There is a new ATV and Side-By-Side event that will be held in Mackay, Idaho this Summer, The Lost River Rally. This rally will feature many different group rides, a Fun Run and recreational motorsports activities for everyone to enjoy. The Lost River Rally will be held July 18th, 19th and 20th and is shaping up to be a full scale international event. Registration for the rally is now open and people are registering from as far away as Minnesota, Southern California and Canada...
Pay it Foward (12/24/13)
I was at Walmart on Sunday before Christmas there was a very attractive woman and her handsome husband in front of me and my daughter ready to be checked out. We both had our items on the conveyor belt with the divider between our items. As the nice couple in front was being checked out one of their items had fallen and it rang up twice, I was joking with the nice gentleman who had picked up this item and the clerk had taken it off and I said here if you need more items to purchase you can purchase mine. ...
In Mt HomeChristmas Lights (12/11/13)
It is the time of year again. Time to drive around and look at the Christmas Light displays in town. One that you do not want to miss is at 1265 Churkar Circle (off of South 5th Street West). The Roddin's display has grown over the years, and this year it is as spectacular as ever (I would say it is even better then last year). ...
New Owyhee Canyonlands guidebook features hiking, biking, camping and driving adventures (12/10/13)
MOUNTAIN HOME -- Idaho outdoor authors Steve Stuebner and Mark Lisk have teamed up to produce a new 240-page guidebook titled "The Owyhee Canyonlands - An Outdoor Adventure Guide." The 240-page book is now available for retail sales in Southwest Idaho. It retails for $19.95; full-color...
Gigantic Tumbleweed at the Tumbleweed house!! (12/03/13)
By: Carolyn Farmer Your story: March 28, 2007 our home was on the front page of the Mountain home newspaper because we had tumbleweeds up to the roof! We have never had that many again, however the other day I came out back to find the largest tumble weed that I have ever seen! It is at least 5 ft 9 inches as it is taller than my husband! I couldn't help but decorate it and put lights on it. However I only put the lights on long enough to take a photo...
Boise State University Graduate School Fair (10/30/13)
Learn about the many different graduate programs available at Boise State! The free event will be held Tuesday, November 12th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Jordan D Ballroom in the Student Union Building. Faculty and department representatives from graduate programs at Boise State University will be on hand to discuss program admission requirements, academics, funding opportunities and to answer your questions. ...
An Apology to the Media (10/20/13)
Hello, Have you seen it? It only takes a few seconds to discover or rediscover BEAMS, a free online novel idea. Thanks to feedback and criticism from all journalists from local, community, and city newspapers, BEAMS has improved is further developing and evolving...
A true man (10/19/13)
I have to admit my dad was more of a man and father than anybody i have come in contact with. He was always clear on a few life rules that i hold dear since he taught me. 1. always look a person directly in the eye when talking to them. that shows honesty and integrity. ...
New Instrument Program Brings Music to Mountain Home Junior High (09/30/13)
Mountain Home Lodge #19 of the Independent Order of Oddfellows (IOOF) has started a new musical instrument program to help beginning band students in Mountain Home access free instruments. Through Instruments Provided to Local Area Youth, or IPLAY for short, the IOOF has been gathering band instruments that beginning band students in Mountain Home Junior High can apply for during each application process. ...
A New Global Ambassador in Boise, Idaho (09/28/13)
Ann Roe is Boise, Idaho New Regional Coordinator Boise, Idaho -- September 26, 2013 -- Ann Roe has been appointed Regional Coordinator for Cambridge, Massachusetts-based EF Foundation for Foreign Study, the leader in high school exchange. In her new position, Ann is working with EF Foundation placement specialists to match international students with host families living in Boise and the surrounding areas. Ann is currently seeking host families for the 2014-2015 school year...
PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS (09/09/13)
In 1961 I met a beautiful young man serving in the army at Fort Bliss, TX. He was one of the kindest, gentlest, loving person I had yet to meet. We loved to ride to the top of a hill in El Paso and just sit and look at the lights of that city and also were able to see into Mexico. In the day time, you could see all of the Texas city and the dirt roads of the city of Jurez...
My Parents Love Me (09/08/13)
Even though my parents and I fight a lot I want them to know I love them because so many kids now a days think they aren't loved but they really are. some commit suicide because they don't think they're really are loved but they are. this is a note to all of the parents in the world make sure to let your kids know they are loved because I know that I am loved...
Support local firefighters (08/13/13)
Good morning to all my friends and family out there. The last couple days I've been trying to figure out what I can do for the firefighters that have been working on little sleep, food, and water and so hard to save our farming/ranching/Air Force town. ...
President (08/12/13)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 8-12-2013 SPLASH WITH MOXIE JAVA 'IT ONLY TAKES A DAY TO MAKE A SUMMER' Moxie Java sent 127 kids to Roaring Springs today and treated the Meridian, Garden City and Ontario Boys and Girls Club kids to free Roaring Springs tickets, a picnic lunch and a Splash with Moxie Java T-Shirt. ...
Constitution Party of Idaho to Meet (08/11/13)
Meridian--The Constitution Party of Idaho (CP-Idaho) will hold its 2013 Idaho Conference on Saturday, 17 August 2013, from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Fuddrucker's Banquet Room 3421 North Eagle Road, Meridian, Idaho. Among the speakers will be Frank Fluckiger, National Chairman from Utah. ...