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Franklin City holds short meeting, then goes into executive session

February 22, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer FRANKLIN – Franklin City held a short meeting last week, which lasted only 25 minutes before going into an executive session. The executive meeting was to discuss employee matters. Kevin Harris, of the engineering firm of Forsgren and Associates, informed council members and Mayor Todd Hawkes of a...

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Woolf confirmed as controller

February 22, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  editor@prestoncitizen.com Former Preston resident Brandon Woolf was confirmed by the Idaho Senate as the 21st state controller in January. At age 40, he is the youngest statewide constitutional officer in Idaho. The Citizen wrote about Woolf when he was appointed interim State Controller by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter after Donna...

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PHS cheerleaders to compete Monday

February 22, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM editor@prestoncitizen.com Preston High Cheerleaders will compete in the Region 5/6 high school cheerleading competition held Monday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. at Pocatello High School. This year’s Cheer Advisor Pandi Elison said they have done well in other competitions and hope to do well in this one. There are 19...

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Scoping meeting set at Larsen-Sant Library

February 21, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A big-game scoping meeting will be held in Preston on Monday, March 4, to discuss Idaho Department of Fish and Game proposals for this fall’s hunting seasons for deer, elk, mountain lion, black bear, pronghorn and gray wolf. The Preston meeting will be at the Larsen-Sant Library, 109...

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WS grapplers do well, qualify six

February 21, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  Six competing Pirate wrestlers all earned a spot at state and four out of six were crowned as district champions Friday at a district meet. The four champions are Carson Roberts (120), McCoy Roberts (182), Derek Wedel (195) and Sage Reddest (220). The rest of the Pirate wrestling team attending state...

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Dietrich, Porter snare championships

February 21, 2013
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Preston’s Devin Porter, wrestling at 120 pounds, cradles Pocatello’s Andre Aguinaga to win a district championship.

By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen Competing in an expanded district field, the Preston Indians wrestled for state berths at the district wrestling meet at Bonneville High in Idaho Falls on Feb. 13. In addition to a deep Bonneville team, other teams in the mix included Century, Rigby and perennial wrestling powerhouses Blackfoot and...

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Have you played the name game?

February 20, 2013
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Pirates sailing to state

February 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   DAYTON – The West Side Pirates punched their own ticket Tuesday night to the state 2A basketball playoffs next week with a fourth quarter surge that gave them a 45-39 victory over rival Soda Springs. Last night’s win came just one day after a double overtime victory...

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Five-week food course offered by Extension

February 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The University of Idaho Extension is offering a five-week course on the basics of food preservation that begins on March 7. Classes will be held Thursday mornings, at 9 a.m., according to Laura Sant, Franklin County Extension educator. She said they will be held at the Robinson Building...

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City reviews flood grant report

February 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Proposals for a remediation plan to help alleviate seasonal flooding in the northeast section of Preston were explained to the city council on Monday. Derrick Sharp, of Whisper Mountain in Pocatello, has been working with the city for almost two years to help with design and implementation of...

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