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Missionaries

July 7, 2015
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July 8, 2015 FROM SPAIN – Elder Casey Buttars, son of Ryan and Janis Buttars, of Clifton, Idaho, returns home July 8, 2015, from the Spain Barcelona LDS Mission. TO TEXAS – Dawes Christensen, son of Clendon and Joy Christensen, will be serving in the Lubbock Texas LDS Mission, Spanish speaking. He enters the Mexico City...

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Weddings

July 7, 2015
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July 8, 2015  PIEDRA – ATKINSON   Armando and Araceli Piedra of Hyrum, Utah, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer, to Jordon, son of Jay and Theresa Atkinson of Preston, Idaho. Jordon and Jennifer will be married July 11, 2015, in Logan, Utah. A reception in their honor will be held...

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Keeping flowers colorful

July 5, 2015
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Blue Walker’s Low Catnip are surrounded by
yellow Coreopsis. Both are perennials that
bloom all summer and are drought tolerant.

Tips offered to keep gardens from overheating  By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Hanging baskets and flower planters look wonderful every spring in commercial greenhouses. But after they are brought home and are subjected to summer temperatures, often times blooms start to fade and plants begin to struggle. Area gardener, Launa Moser who has...

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Lions Club essay winners named

July 3, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen Editor The Preston Lion’s Club held a patriotic essay contest recently. Winners were named from Harold B. Lee and Oakwood Elementary schools. From Harold B. Lee fourth grade, Kaylee Julian and Samantha Roberts were named class winners. Julian was named grade winner. Jadelyn Ravsten was the fifth grade class...

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15 counties designated drought eligible

July 3, 2015
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Late last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Clark and Jefferson counties in Idaho as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by drought. This brings the total Idaho counties that carry Primary Disaster Designations to 15. “An expedited process for drought was introduced in 2012,” said Idaho State...

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Biathlon in the works for Aug. 1

July 2, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston biathlon will be held on Saturday Aug. 1, during rodeo weekend. Groll Family Fitness is sponsoring this year’s event. A new one-mile run/walk was added this year as a fundraiser for the Special Olympics it will begin at 7:30. “We would like to get children and...

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Four-County Alliance explained

July 2, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The purpose of a Four-County Alliance of Southeastern Idaho was explained to the Preston City Council by Kathy Ray, executive director of the organization. Ray, who is based in Malad, said the alliance serves Franklin, Caribou, Oneida and Bear Lake counties. “Our purpose focuses on economic growth and...

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Dayton 4th of July celebration schedule

July 1, 2015
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Dayton 4th of July celebration schedule

Sponsored by the City of Dayton Location: Pavilion behind West Side High School 6:15        Bell Ringing (through Dayton) 6:30        Fun Run Registration ($5 per participant/$25 per family) 6:55        Flag Raising 7:00        Mile Run (West Side Track) Age groups 5-8, 9-12 7:30        5k Run (Lineup West of W.S. bleachers) 7:15-9:00    Pancake Breakfast ($4 per plate...

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Hot dog daze

July 1, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Buddy, Buster, Max, Lucy, Sadie and Ginger are fairly common pet names. But they’re also the names of just a few of the pets that died last year because they were left in cars on warm, but not necessarily hot, days while their owners were shopping, on errands...

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Campgrounds, waterways will be crowded

July 1, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Potable water will be available at Willow Flat and Albert Moser campgrounds for the Fourth of July holiday, said Forest Service officials. Potable water will also be usable for Emigration Canyon and the Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D) campgrounds, now under supervision of the Forest Service. Grasses and...

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