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Mountain Home Schools Shut Down Due to Violent Threat
Pretty scary situation in Mountain Home this morning, but luckily it looks like authorities are taking all of the necessary precautions to keep our students and faculty members safe at area schools after a violent threat.
A little bit of everything
The days are flying by and 2018 is slowly coming to a close. In two weeks we celebrate Christmas and the following week we will welcome in 2019. It has been a whirlwind year here at the newspaper and in my life in general and I am sure many of you feel the same way.
They created a 2,600-mile trail across the Northwest. And it starts outside of Boise.
Ras and Kathy Vaughan wanted to blaze a trail — sort of. As longtime backpackers, they were frustrated by the culture of fastest possible times and the growing numbers of people on popular routes like the Pacific Crest and Appalachian trails. Instead, the Washington couple wanted to try routes that
Leaders in Learning: Yoga to ease test anxiety
GLENNS FERRY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Inside Stacie Pollard's fourth grade class at Glenns Ferry Elementary School, she found her students were stressed anticipating tests. KMVT’s Morgan Rumpf has this week’s Leader’s in Learning diving into the stress solution.
'American Idol' winner Taylor Hicks comes to Idaho in search of good food
“American Idol” season five winner Taylor Hicks sampled some of Idaho’s signature dishes on a recent visit to the state as the host of U.S. food travel show “State Plate.”
Mountain Home airman reunited with military working dog
BOISE — Tuesday marked a special homecoming and reunion for two members of the United States military in Boise. As a part of the reunion, two close friends became family. Almost a year after saying goodbye to his military working dog, Air Force Technical Sergeant Dustin Cain is now finally back toge
Boise Group to Hold Anti-Urban War Event in Boise on Thursday, Dec. 6
In November, Mountain Home Air Force Base released an environmental study of proposed training exercises that would take place in and over the City of Trees, but a group of Boiseans is having none of it.
Former Idaho death row inmate headed back to prison after ‘heated argument’ over dog
After 21 years in prison — 14 of them on death row — Donald Manuel Paradis walked out of an Idaho courtroom on April 10, 2001, as a free man. This week, an Ada County judge ruled Paradis will be sent back to prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and use of a firearm during the commiss
Man killed in Mountain Home trailer fire
MOUNTAIN HOME -- One man was killed when a trailer home caught fire in Mountain Home early Friday morning.
St. Luke's realigning health system
St. Luke's is currently undergoing a realignment throughout its system of hospitals and clinics including St. Luke's Elmore. St. Luke's recently created the new roles of Population Health Vice Presidents who will oversee geographical regions of the health system. According to the hospital this is pa
Abuse victims in Mountain Home have gone all the way to Payette for shelter. Now there’s help
When Kim Middleton needs to find somewhere safe for her rural Idaho clients, she often starts hundreds of miles away. “When people are high-risk, they go to Payette,” said Middleton, the executive director of the Elmore County Domestic Violence Council.
St. Luke’s replaces hospital leaders with nurses — and it’s got more job changes ahead
The hospital leaders in charge of St. Luke’s Health System facilities in Nampa, McCall, Mountain Home, Ketchum and Jerome have been replaced as part of a restructuring. The former site administrators’ jobs were eliminated, according to a memo St. Luke’s CEO David Pate sent out to staff this month. I
Toddler hospitalized after trooper discovers suspected abuse during N. Idaho traffic stop
SHOSHONE COUNTY, Idaho — An Idaho State Police trooper is being credited with saving the life of a 2-year-old child, after noticing signs of a severe abuse during a traffic stop in Shoshone County on Tuesday.
THE TRUTH #28 – Many wild horse foals died at the BLM’s Bruneau off-range facility in Idaho, and the BLM tried to cover it up
THE TRUTH #28 – Many wild horse foals died at the BLM’s Bruneau off-range facility in Idaho, and the BLM tried to cover it up.
Local Roundup: Pirates earn double-overtime victory
HORSESHOE BEND — A crazy back-and-forth game ended in favor of the Pirates after two extra periods had to be played on Saturday.
Potentially historic water right hearing wraps up, decision anticipated in 2019
BOISE — A potentially historic request to transfer water from the Treasure Valley to Elmore County received support from state legislators on the final day of public testimony, but opponents and advocates remain wary of the potential effect on the Boise River.
Commissioners to revoke music festival permit
Learning that vendors of the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival and its two sister festivals in Central Point, Oregon, and Mountain Home, Idaho, have been offered “10 cents on the dollar” owed them was the final straw for Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist and John Lindsey.
St. Vincent de Paul needs more toys to meet demand for Christmas giveaway for children
Last year, St. Vincent de Paul handed out toys to nearly 1,400 children from Southwestern Idaho during the Christmas holiday season.
Elmore, Ada Counties Discuss Anderson Ranch Reservoir Water Use
Elmore County has applied to appropriate water from the Anderson Ranch Reservoir which supplies a substantial portion of Ada County's water. This could set a precedent for water rights and sharing and we look at this request from Elmore County and parse out its impact on the Treasure Valley.
1 dead in Mountain Home trailer fire
MOUNTAIN HOME — A man died in an early morning trailer fire in Mountain Home, according to Mountain Home Fire Chief Mark Moore.