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Construction for Phase I of Mountain Home’s Downtown Revitalization Project will begin Sept. 9. Construction will begin on Main St. starting at the East Jackson to East 2nd North St. block and travel towards East 5th North St. adjacent to Albertsons. There will be no available parking on the Railroad Park side of Main St. within the construction zone. Idaho Transportation Department-approved traffic control measures will be in place to minimize impact, but residents and commuters may expect minor delays during construction. The City encourages all drivers in this area to exercise extra caution for the safety of the workers. [read more]

MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho, (July 20, 2019) – More than 90 volunteers converged on Hacker Middle School in Mountain Home today to help build the school’s first-ever playground.Initially, about a dozen volunteers were expected to join city workers on the project, but once word of the project got out, dozens more offered their help. Mountain Home Mayor Rich Sykes worked alongside the volunteers and praised their dedication to helping the school’s more than 600 fifth and sixth grade students. [read more]

The general public may use non-aerial, safe & sane fireworks within the city limits from June 28th until midnight July 8th. The City will provide a designated location at Legacy Park for the general public to light off non-aerial common “safe and sane fireworks” from July 4th through July 8th, if they do not have a location elsewhere that allows them to be used. Any person using this location will be required to stay in the designated area, maintain fire safety and must clean up any debris left behind after they are done. Anything purchased at a fireworks stand within city limits would be considered safe and sane. If you have any further questions please contact the Fire Station at 208-587-2117. The City will be holding the annual Fire Works Show at Desert Canyon Golf Course on July 4th just after sunset. [read more]

Effective 7/1/2019 a burn ban will be implemented banning all open burning in the City of Mountain Home and Elmore County. During this burn ban, individuals may still burn in a small backyard fire pit. The pit shall be no larger than 3 feet in diameter and wood stacked no higher than 2 feet. The use of a fire pit is for recreational use only, this includes roasting marshmallows and hot dogs. You may not use it to dispose of yard waste during the burn ban. The burn ban will be lifted 10/20/2019. [read more]

MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (June 7, 2019) – The City of Mountain Home has already garnered more than $1 million in grants to support community improvement projects and programming during Fiscal Year 2019 alone. This is the first time the City has accomplished such a significant milestone, one which marks a sharp upward trend over the past three fiscal years. [read more]