MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 14-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her friend while playing a game of hide-and-seek, the Baxter County Sheriff's Office...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Mountain Home Air Force Base is changing some of its equipment to make sure women in the security forces have properly tailored protection.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Humane Society has received dozens of dogs and three cats after the animals were rescued from a hoarding situation in the small city of Mountain Home.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A California man convicted of mail fraud who escaped from a Utah jail by posing as a fellow inmate whose time had come to be released was captured in Idaho Friday,...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Voters in Mountain Home will decide next week whether to allow the off-premises sales of alcohol on Sundays, as more and more cities and counties consider the loosening...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Forrest L. Wood, who created one of the top brands in the boating industry and was a pioneer of bass tournament fishing, has died at age 87.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Lane County judge has blocked Oregon child welfare officials from sending a foster child to live at an Idaho facility after the boy’s attorney pointed out a technicality...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — Conservationists are concerned a U.S. Air Force proposal to lower the altitude of supersonic flights around an Idaho air base could have negative impacts on...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Two men have been charged with murder in the death of a 20-year-old north Arkansas man whose remains were found in December after he had been reported missing months...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho woman was arrested Thursday after authorities rescued 58 animals from her 600-square-foot (55-square-meter) home, most of them Papillon toy...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to better...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — A day care worker in Mountain Home has been charged with a felony after investigators said he inappropriately touched a child at the day care center.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty Tuesday to capital murder for the stabbing death of his estranged...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three young children are dead after deputies say the car they were in was hit from behind by a suspected intoxicated driver.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man charged in the murder of his landlady nearly two years ago has entered a modified guilty plea in the case.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northern Arkansas say the bodies of a man and a woman have been found inside a residence following an apparent murder-suicide.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Arkansas say they've arrested a deputy on allegations that he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old who attended the school where the deputy served as...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Leaders in Little Rock have approved a measure that would create an entertainment district in the city's River Market area, which would allow open containers of alcohol...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas city has approved the state's first downtown entertainment district where people will be allowed to drink alcohol while wandering...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Members of the Twin Lakes Home Brewers recently showed off multiple ways of brewing beer at the group's first public demonstration at Rapp's Barren Brewing Company in...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho transportation officials say commuters will again be able to use an overpass that's been closed since a deadly crash last year on Interstate 84.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The Baxter County Courthouse square now sports new blue-and-gold banners and hanging baskets of flowers thanks to the beautification efforts of two local...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say more than 250 airmen and up to 24 aircraft are temporarily moving to an Air Force base in Idaho as a runway at a Utah base undergoes renovation.
BAXTER, Ark. (AP) — Representatives for a Fayetteville company that supplies 3D printers recently presented award checks to six Mountain Home students.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Pinkston Middle School students received firsthand experience in local government this week, shadowing elected officials as part of the Student Government Day sponsored...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The true-crime podcast investigating the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould will return for a second season later this year, the podcast's author said.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — An elementary student in northern Virginia is hoping to hear from the Twin Lakes Area.
Khaled (last name withheld by request), a third-grade student at The Langley...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State University System has repealed its policy on free speech zones to comply with a new state law.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate was pronounced dead early Wednesday at the Baxter County jail.
Sheriff John Montgomery says jailers found 53-year-old Frank Compton of...
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The city of Mountain Home now owns a brush truck, thanks in part due to the recently instituted Public Safety Tax and the Mountain Home Rural Fire Protection District.
The truck is a brand new 2019 Ford F350 extended cab truck with custom outfitting by WildFire out of Alvarado, Texas. The truck is four wheel drive and has a 300-gallon tank fitted to the one ton chassis.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — The murder trial for a southwestern Idaho man charged in connection with the stabbing death of his landlady began in Mountain Home this week.
Scott Riggs, 41, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the death of 71-year-old Paula Febrache. Jury selection began Tuesday; the trial is expected to last up to six weeks.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Mountain Home, Idaho, priest accused of raping an intoxicated man who was renting a room from him will not face a new trial for now, and the Diocese of Boise says he will not be given any new assignment.
The Idaho Statesman reports that the Rev. Victor Franz Jagerstatter's trial in 2017 was declared a mistrial after the jury could not reach a unanimous decision.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The families of three Idaho airmen who died in a fiery crash on Interstate 84 have filed tort claims against the Idaho Transportation Department.
The families say that inadequate signage and warnings ahead of a construction zone contributed to a June collision that killed four people, the Idaho Statesman reported Wednesday.
The three claims allege more than $12 million in damages.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The Baxter County Quorum Court recently recognized four of its justices of the peace that were attending their final meeting as county officials.
County Judge Mickey Pendergrass presented plaques on Dec. 4 to justices Rick Steiner, Bill Lucas, Marilyn Williamson and Neal Pendergrass, whose terms all expire on Dec. 31.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A Mountain Home High School graduate was recently honored as one of the top wildlife officers in the nation.
Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Andy Barnes, a 1998 graduate of MHHS, was named the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies' 2018 Colonel Bob Brantley Wildlife Officer of the Year in October. The Lawrence County (Missouri) conservation officer received the honor in October at SEAFWA's annual meeting in Mobile, Alabama.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A 38-year-old man has died following a boating accident on a northern Arkansas lake.
Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says Adam Jones of Mountain Home died following Friday's accident on Lake Norfork.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a pontoon boat that was circling in the lake and appeared to be unmanned at about 4:16p.m. Authorities located a seriously injured man and a woman on the shoreline nearby.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty.
The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177 kilometers) north of Little Rock, is free on $15,000 bail.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The days of Mountain Home firefighters potentially getting lost when responding to an emergency are now numbered. Thanks to a new system being put into place, the firefighters will be given directions and a host of other information in real time.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A 39-year-old Arkansas man has been arrested after Atlanta police accused him of making threatening telephone calls to CNN.
The Baxter County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that Benjamin Craig Matthews of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was taken into custody Tuesday and remains jailed on $15,000 bond. Matthews faces multiple counts of making terrorist threats and harassing communications.
It was unclear from online jail records of he had an attorney.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Several storm water runoff drains along Bomber Boulevard are being painted with artwork to raise awareness about what goes into them and ultimately ends up in the creeks around Mountain Home.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — To understand professional chef Robert Newton's career, you start with a base of Mountain Home and throw in a dash of Germany and a pinch of Vermont. Then add in almost two decades' worth of New York City before topping it off with a bit of Nashville, Tennessee.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — The price tag to build a 50-bed expansion to the Baxter County Detention Center and the revenues generated from a temporary sales tax to fund that construction, appear to be roughly equal.
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police say two people are dead following a crash on Interstate 84.
According to investigators on Saturday, 42-year-old Christopher Pierpont of Mountain Home was riding his motorcycle westbound on I-84 in southwestern Idaho when he struck a construction barrel and lost control of the motorcycle.
Police say 43-year-old Christine Pierpont, also from Mountain Home, was a passenger on the motorcycle.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — County officials, legislative representatives and law enforcement officers ceremonially broke ground recently on a 50-bed expansion to the Baxter County Detention Center, paving the way for construction to begin.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Black Bear sightings in the Twin Lakes Area are increasing due to a lack of food, according biologist Allen Cathey with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Normally, sightings of the bears increase during the spring. However, recent dry weather has caused a shortage of their primary food source during the summer.
"It's so dry, a lot of the berries that were just getting ripe have dwindled up and gone away," said Cathey. "There's just not that much food right now."
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — Hill Air Force Base officials say northern Utah residents can expect increased flight activity at the base near Ogden into late August as aircraft from units based at Hill and elsewhere participate in two training exercises.
Aircraft participating in the exercises include F35s from Hill, F-15s from Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho and F-16s from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada and Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri woman was killed when the boat she was on capsized on a northern Arkansas lake, injuring three others.
Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the boat capsized shortly after noon Sunday on Lake Norfork, a popular fishing and camping destination just south of the Missouri border.