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June 28, 2023

Don’t Sleep on Mountain Home

Mountain Home gets snubbed when we’re talking about why we love the Treasure Valley, but Idaho State Sen. Geoff Schroeder is here to tell us how we shouldn’t sleep on this sister city. From dog-friendly brew pubs, to beautiful tree-lined streets, and the new telescope at the nearby Bruneau Dunes State Park — there’s more to do than you might think. Plus, we dig into his first year at the legislature and why he thinks getting an F rating from the Idaho Freedom Foundation is a badge of honor.


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