Welcome to Mountain Home

The City of Mountain Home, Mountain Home is the largest city and county seat of Elmore County,  the population was 14,206 at the 2010 census. Mountain Home was originally a post office at Rattlesnake Station, a stagecoach stop on the Overland Stage Line, about seven miles east of the city, on present-day US-20 towards Fairfield. With the addition of the Oregon Short Line railroad in […]

Letters to Santa

Its that time of the year….”Letters from Santa!” The annual event where firemen deliver letters from Santa. Santa’s mailbox is set up outside the front door of The Mountain Home News office. If your child writes a letter, drops it in the mailbox(with a good physical address) we will take those to the North Pole to […]

Removal of Snow and/or Ice

REMOVAL OF SNOW AND/OR ICE As the weather starts to turn colder, Mountain Home will see many snowy, cold days. This means it is time to prepare for the maintenance of sidewalks bordering both commercial and residential properties. Please be a courteous neighbor and do your part to prevent an accident from occurring and allow […]

***Attention City Residents*** Possible Garbage & Recycling delay due to weather conditions

***Attention City Residents*** City Residents please be advised that due to weather conditions there may be a delay in your trash service. We are asking all City residents to leave their garbage & recycling totes out and Republic Service will be collecting it in the next day or two, or as soon as conditions permit.

2015 Golf Fees


Update on New City Animal Shelter as of October 6th, 2014

Update on  New City Animal Shelter as of October 6th, 2014 As of October 6, 2014 the contractors are finishing up all the electrical, H vac & plumbing, they are hoping to start sheet rocking the inside by the end of this week, this facility is located at 295 Elmcrest Street. The city is planning for […]

“What the H is going on in Mountain Home Idaho”

Mountain Home is making a website, showing people what is going on. Events, Classes, Businesses and more. Make sure you check out the website by clicking on the link “What the H is going on in Mountain Home Idaho”

Public Works Updates & Projects

For Public Works updates and projects, please click here.