All things gaming: Twitch plays Pokemon and Smash Bros

All things gaming: Twitch plays Pokemon and Smash Bros

Mario Garduno Online Editor     Plug in your controllers and pick your favorite character gamers, because it’s time to talk about all things gaming. The gaming community is always changing, getting more innovative as the years progress. Some video games are even being played together just through millions of users’ computer screens.     Millions of people flocked … Continue reading »

Covered Wagon Government Issue Revealed

Covered Wagon Government Issue Revealed

David Catts Sports Editor       In Mountain Home, Idaho, 1971, the Covered Wagon GI Coffeehouse existed to oppose the Vietnam War and support GI rights. GI – Government Issue – was a common term applied to US Army servicemen. Almost entirely composed of current and former airmen and GIs, this organization provided legal and moral … Continue reading »

Films for the new year

Films for the new year

  Marion DeVore   A&E Editor      As the new year starts, producers are getting ready to kick into high gear for the summer blockbusters. So which movies coming out will keep movie-goers paying? Here’s the classified information: I review the movies so movie-goers know which movies are worth paying for and which viewers … Continue reading »

Drug epidemic

Drug epidemic

Jenna Crowe     Staff Reporter      Many communities in the United States are plagued with drug abuse, but people often don’t suspect that abuse is taking place anywhere close to home.      According to a study published by Healthy Americans in October 2013, Idaho is ranked 26 in the U.S. for death by … Continue reading »

Bennet bears get a daycare

Bennet bears get a daycare

Serena Webster Staff Reporter      A daycare to better serve the student-parents at Bennett Mountain High School has received final approval by both the school board and city council. The school currently has thirteen mothers and one father that will benefit from the daycare.      Juana Gonzalez, a student at BMHS and a … Continue reading »

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Amnber Phipps Staff Reporter      A number of Mountain Home High School students are dedicating their time to playing club sports in the Boise-metro area. Playing club sports allows students to pursue sports not offered in Mountain Home or it allows them to focus on their primary sport during the high school off-season.   … Continue reading »

Technology takes a toll

Technology takes a toll

Jenna Crowe Staff Reporter     Technology has changed generations for thousands of years, but the impacts are greater than anyone could imagine. The technological advances of our time affect every generation, but mostly on adolescents.     In March 2013, a study was conducted by Pew Research Center to showcase the effects of technology on adolescents. This study … Continue reading »

Festivities include other cultures

Festivities include other cultures

Macey Holland Staff Reporter      As December 2013 come to an end, a new beginning is starting.  Along with the usual festivities of New Year’s, there is the Chinese New Year.      Chinese New Year is one of the longest celebrated holidays in Chinese culture.  It starts January 31 and ends on February … Continue reading »

Commercial-free radio station

Commercial-free radio station

Serena Webster Staff Reporter      A new station, KZMG on 102.7, has come to the radio in Mountain Home. The special thing about this station is that it has no commercials. They are trying to keep it commercial free for the rest of the year, and hope to play until they go broke. It … Continue reading »

Mall in Meridian

Mall in Meridian

Amnber Phipps Staff Reporter      A new mall has been opened called The Village in Meridian. It’s designed with European architecture and contains cafes, restaurants, their own cinema, clothing stores and shops, and even a play area for children. According to their website it is said to be “Treasure Valley’s unique and unexpected destination.” … Continue reading »