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Medals: Wrestlers place at state

February 26, 2013
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By ELLEN GREGORY and CONNOR WALDRON  For The Citizen Franklin County brought some fire to the state wrestling tournament at ISU’s Holt Arena last week with three wrestlers from Preston High and two from West Side fighting their way to a place on the medals stand. Preston senior Cameron Dietrich battled to third place at 113...

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WS heads to state

February 26, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer DAYTON – The West Side Pirates punched their own ticket last Tuesday night to the state 2A basketball playoffs this Thursday with a fourth quarter surge that gave them a 45-39 victory over rival Soda Springs. Tuesday’s win came just one day after a double overtime victory against...

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Transportation transformation in Franklin County

February 24, 2013
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer A century ago was a time of transition in Franklin County. People were moving from horses and buggies into the age of planes, trains and automobiles. The Trail Blazer notes that the first automobile brought to Franklin County was one owned by a Dr. States on April...

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Christensens still claim Banida area as home

February 23, 2013
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He traveled the world for LDS Church and still loves the area      By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Although Joe J. Christensen, 83, an emeritus general authority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has traveled the world in his church service, he maintains his roots and home are in...

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Plans underway for Easter Egg hunt March 30

February 23, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM editor@prestoncitizen.com Sheyenne Hunzeker, of Hunzeker Ford Mercury, is getting ready for the Community Easter Egg Hunt which will be held on Saturday morning, March 30. Hunzeker is seeking volunteers to help man the event and also distribute plastic hollow eggs for merchants to stuff. The filled eggs need to be...

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Video report on West Side vs. Soda Springs

February 22, 2013
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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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