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Courtney Lewis has served in her current role as The City’s Economic Development Director for just short of two years, but the impact she is making here is already being recognized by her peers. On Nov. 5, Lewis attended the Idaho Economic Development Association award ceremony in Boise; she was surprised to hear her name called as the association presented its Economic Development Professional of the Year Award. [read more]

A Public Hearing will be held on November 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 160 South 3rd East Street, Mountain Home, Idaho, before the Mountain Home Planning and Zoning Commission. This hearing is to obtain citizen input on a request by Weitz and Company, Inc., to Annexation and Zone as I-1 property North of West 5th North Street, between Elmcrest and North Haskett, west of North Haskett Street and North Sawmill Road, and west and north of the City Landfill, several parcels of land containing approximately 400 acres to be utilized as Railway Industrial Park. This annex and zone will also include and encompass two parcels owned by the City of Mountain Home consisting of approximately six acres. [read more]

What do the Mountain Home Air Force Base and St. Luke’s have in common? Much more than you might think. There’s the outsized impact on the surrounding community, for starters, which is why St. Luke’s stays connected with base leadership and aware of the military’s evolving needs. Sticking close to the community – including, in Mountain Home, a sizeable military presence and a population connected in one way or another to a bustling base – is one of the ways St. Luke’s shapes services and programs tailored for unique needs, community by community. [read more]

The Idaho chapter of the American Planning Association recently recognized the City of Mountain Home, Horrocks Engineers, Inc., Mountain Home Urban Renewal Agency and Idaho Transportation Department for their collaboration on the City’s downtown revitalization plan. Representatives from the various entities accepted the 2019 Idaho APA Outstanding Plan Award during an Oct. 3 ceremony in Boise. The prestigious annual award honors an outstanding written plan in the state of Idaho. [read more]