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Curtains open for West Side High School musical March 21,22 and 23

March 21, 2013
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Curtains open for West Side High School musical March 21,22 and 23

By CONNOR WALDRON For The Citizen   With spring in the air, the West Side High School musical is just around the corner. This year students at West Side will be putting on a production of the musical “Hot Rod.” The musical is not based on the 2007 movie, quite the contrary, in fact....

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Looking for gold at rainbow’s end

March 21, 2013
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Idaho trout sales up 14 percent    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Sherman Wright, who owns Wright’s Rainbows, Franklin County’s sole commercial aquaculturist, said 2012 wasn’t a banner year for his certified disease-free trout. But it wasn’t a bad year either. He has raised and sold his fresh-water rainbows to restaurants for years....

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Cancer prevention event kick-off slated

March 21, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Cindy Smith, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event chairperson, announced they are holding a kick-off event on April 3, at 6 p.m. at Pop ’N’ Pin Lanes, 411 S. Highway 91. Anyone interested, including friends, family, neighbors, caregivers, cancer survivors or anyone else, is invited to...

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Fire danger looms

March 21, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The snow has really started to melt on the valley floor and even though a little of the white stuff remains, there is a looming potential for fire danger this summer and autumn unless significant moisture falls during the next eight weeks. “We could be in for a...

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Student financial workshop set

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor LinxFoundation Humanitarian Mission is holding a free family self-reliance seminar for jr. high school students on Friday, March 22, at different times during the day. The seminar will be held in the library. The foundation is training jr. high students to help them individually and their families learn...

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PHS students pitch their anti-hybrid schedule sentiments to school board

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor About 150 Preston High School Students walked out of class on Tuesday about 2:15 p.m. to protest a proposed hybrid schedule the Preston School Board would like to implement next fall. They trooped down State Street shouting their opposition to the proposed schedule change. But it was otherwise...

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Patrons approve $90,000 WS levy override

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – Patrons of the West Side School District overwhelmingly supported an annual supplemental levy override election on Tuesday, with 99 supporting the measure. Some 14 cast no votes. Only a simple majority was necessary to approve the measure. The results were made official when Franklin County Commissioners...

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The eagles have landed

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Several bald eagles have found a temporary home the past few days in large cottonwood trees in the Bear River bottoms west of Preston. Eagles can sometimes be seen in the Bear River Narrows canyon area and other portions of far northern Franklin County during winter months. But...

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‘Croods’ to be shown at Worm Creek Opera House

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   The movie “The Croods” will be opening nationwide on March 22 and it will also be showing at Preston’s Worm Creek Opera House. Be one of the first to see it in Preston. Croods will be playing this weekend, March 22, 23 and 25. The world’s very...

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Council changes zoning rules

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City Council members approved a change to the city’s zoning ordinance recently. The change eliminates group child care as a permitted use within a business district. It also prohibits new residential construction and enlargement of existing residences within a business zone. It does, however, allow improvements of...

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