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WS exploring natural gas for Dayton area

July 30, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side Superintendent Spencer Barzee reported to trustees recently that he has been working to obtain natural gas for the Dayton area for nearly a year. Discussions and efforts have been tied up with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission until recently, according to Barzee. “Four weeks...

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Farmers should be controlling summer weeds

July 30, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Area farmers should now be looking for and spraying Leafy Spurge, Field Bind Weed (Morning Glory) and Canadian Thistle. These are common, problem weeds across the area that can be controlled now, said Aaron Hull, Franklin County weed supervisor. Hull said his department is charged with spraying county...

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WS gets arts grant

July 30, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Superintendent Spencer Barzee said the F.M., Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation has recognized the West Side Performing Arts Committee’s work and awarded it another $2,000 to supplement funds for quality, live performances held in the Dahle Performing Arts Center. This foundation has been very...

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Worm Creek Opera House

July 29, 2015
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Worm Creek Opera House: Pixels      

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Library 100 years old

July 29, 2015
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer The Larsen-Sant Library will kick off the 100-year anniversary of a public library system in Preston during rodeo weekend with a float in the parade, said library co-director Laura Wheatley. Over the next three months, activities will be held in honor of the anniversary. They include a...

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10 FS projects authorized in county

July 29, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant Editor The Forest Service has authorized $29,081 to be spent on 10 projects in Franklin County this summer and fall. Lynn Ballard, Forest Service spokesperson, said projects must be located on or adjacent to National Forest System lands within Resource Advisory Committee boundaries. Projects in Franklin County include: •...

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Biathlon crowd growing

July 29, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year’s Preston biathlon has more contestants than last year and race sponsor Chris Groll, of Groll Family Fitness, said he expects even more to show up at race time. As of last Wednesday Groll said they had 80 entries in the Preston event. The biathlon starts at...

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Got tickets?

July 28, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor That Famous Preston Night Rodeo 2015 is expected to be the best yet. With an arena jumbotron to show video highlights, three days of rodeo parades, sidewalk sales, new talent and more. The rodeo will begin at 8:30 p.m. on July 30, 31 and Aug 1. John Harrison...

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New PSD super

July 28, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The make up of the Preston School Board changed in the month of July. Brandon Roberts, a Preston businessman, and Brook Palmer, the wife of Spencer Palmer, a dairy farmer, took the places of Brian Jensen and Chad Womack as trustees. Fred Titensor the out-going chairman of the...

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Quagga caught

July 28, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The deadline has passed for the closure of the check stations at area reservoirs in Franklin County, and yet they are still operating. County Commissioners are committed to keep the reservoirs open until at least mid-August said Lyla Dettmer, district manager for Franklin Soil and Water District. “We...

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