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Buttars sworn in as new Clifton councilman

June 12, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer Ryan Buttars was sworn into office after being appointed as councilman for Clifton City. Buttars will fill the vacancy left by Larry Palmer, who resigned in May to serve an LDS mission. Council members voted to approve Buttars’ appointment, which will end in January. Elections for the position...

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First grade students read 800 books

June 12, 2013
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HIT FROM HEART 2013

Pioneer Elementary emphasizes reading    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s been a big reading year for Mrs. Lisa Wakley’s first-grade class at Pioneer Elementary School. Her students read 11,000 books this year and three of them read over 800 books. Those three may have been the only students in the history of...

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Bowles named director of nursing

June 12, 2013
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By FCMC  Patricia Bowles, RN, has been named the new Director of Nursing Services at Franklin County Medical Center. Bowles has held numerous management positions at FCMC during her 31-year career in nursing. She most recently served as Hospital Quality Management Coordinator. She has also worked as a case manager and in other various...

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Weston continues to get bicycle groups

June 8, 2013
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BY CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – About 100 bicyclists are expected to race through Weston as part of a Logan Regional Hospital fundraising event July 13, Mayor Camille Larsen said. The group was the most recent to register their race and pay the refundable $200 fee with the city, she said. The fee is charged...

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Computer system growth explodes at local hospital

June 7, 2013
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BY CITIZEN STAFF  The information age has not left Franklin County Medical Center behind. “Growth in computer systems has nearly exploded at FCMC in recent years due to federal government mandates known as ‘meaningful use,’” Hospital Administrator Mike Andrus said at a recent board meeting. A report on computer systems at the medical center...

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Fire danger looms

June 7, 2013
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FAIR BOARD TOP SOIL

Officials worry a long, hot, dry spell could mean a busy summer for  local, area firefighters      By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor There is a looming potential for fire danger this summer and autumn, unless significant moisture keeps falling during the next eight weeks. “We could be in for a bad fire...

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Bagley offers a place of peace, comfort for women

June 6, 2013
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By LIS STEWART  Herald Journal staff Seven miles northeast of Preston, nestled between the rolling hills near the banks of the Bear River sits El Shaddai Sanctuary and Refuge, a place of comfort and peace where owner and counselor Gloria Bagley hopes women can come to grow closer to God. Strolling around the pond...

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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

June 6, 2013
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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

For anyone interested in attending the Preston Youth Boys Basketball Camp, it will be held June 10-12. All incoming third- through-fourth graders will start at 8 a.m;. fifth and sixth graders will begin at 10 a.m; and first and second graders will attend at 1 p.m. The cost is $25. All seventh and eight...

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Massacre remains returned to tribe

June 6, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor TREMONTON — On Saturday, May 26, more than 150 years after the Bear River Massacre, two teenage remains, a boy and girl, were laid to rest at the Washakie tribal cemetery just north of Plymouth, UT. Two other tribal members were also interred after the remains were returned...

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Harris gets $24K fellowship

June 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Melinda Harris, a Preston Junior High history teacher, was awarded a $24,000 fellowship from the James Madison Fellowship foundation to further her education. “I have wanted to apply or this for 10 years, but never had the courage until this year,” Harris said. Harris will work on a...

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