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County seeks translation service for 911 calls

February 4, 2016
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By CHARLES CHESNEY  Citizen staff writer Chief Deputy Karen Hatch’s proposal to Franklin County Commissioners at their Jan. 25 meeting, that they hire the language interpreter service of “In What Language” of Salt Lake City to provide translation services primarily for 911 emergency phone calls. A phone call that came to 911 from an...

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Hearings set to review Fairview water and senior citizen center upgrades

February 4, 2016
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Franklin County commissioners and the public will hear a review of an upgrade to the Fairview Water District and the Franklin County Senior Citizen Center on Monday, at 10 a.m. Both upgrades will be funded by Idaho Community Development block Grants; $500,000 to the water system and $106,000 to the senior center. A review...

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Pirates go 2-0 last week

February 4, 2016
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West Side’s Rieley Long looks for an open player during last week’s
game against Bear Lake. Pirates won, 66-53.

By ANNIE ENGLAND  Citizen sports writer This week the Pirates had another 2-0 game week against the Bear Lake Bears and the Aberdeen Tigers. “It was great to win on our home court again. Our boys played well, played hard, and did everything they needed to earn their wins. At this point in the...

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Parkinson gets to play ball with the Green Bay Packers

February 4, 2016
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Shayden Parkinson, bottom right, was able
to shake hands with his favorite player, Jordy
Nelson, (top center). They are pictured with
Shayden’s family: his dad, Shaun; his mom, Camille;
and his brothers.

By BECKY COX  Citizen staff writer Eight year-old Shayden Parkinson’s wish came true on Jan. 3, when he and his family flew to Green Bay, Wis., and watched a Packers football game. Local grantors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Eileen Peterson and Louise Moser, worked with the Green Bay Packers organization to grant Shayden’s wish....

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PHS FFA wins two district events

February 4, 2016
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Member of the PHS Dairy Foods team are (left to right) Caden Lindhardt,
Emmy Sadler, Amma Christensen, and Ryan Petterborg.

The Preston Chapter of the Future Farmers of America hosted seven schools of the Southeast Idaho FFA District for the Dairy Foods and Farm Business management career development events in December. The two teams from Preston finished on top for both events. The Dairy Foods team was made up of three new members but...

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West Side girls win over Bear Lake

February 4, 2016
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Lady Pirate Breanna Lind fights for a loose ball last week. West Side hosted Bear Lake and won, 51-21.  

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Shoshone dead honored with declaration of bright future

February 3, 2016
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Moving with the drumbeat during the honor song, these women remembered
their ancestors. Charlene Browning, (far left) is the direct descendant
of Chief Pocatello. Pocatello and part of his people learned of
Col. Patrick Connor’s approaching troops and fled Jan. 28, 1863.

By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen editor A feeling of solemn unity and friendship settled around several dozen people attending the 153rd Anniversary Memorial Service of the Bear River Massacre on Jan. 29. Geese flying over head, a child crying and distant gunshot during the ceremony brought the past into sharp focus. “What occurred 153...

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Olson named new city attorney

February 3, 2016
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Preston City sets new meeting time By CHARLES CHESNEY  Citizen staff writer The Preston City Council held its last meeting of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the city administration building, and discussed several items of importance. Topping the list was the appointment of a new city attorney. Tyler Olson was appointed and confirmed,...

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EMS seeks help to find residences

February 3, 2016
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen editor Franklin County emergency agencies are requesting local residents to help them help the agencies provide their services. First, residents and businesses should be clearly marked with their address. Reflective numbers are better, because emergencies are often at nighttime. “We can’t see black or silver letters on dark siding,”...

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Lady Indians take district bye; fall to Bear River

February 3, 2016
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen sports writer The Lady Indians earned a first round bye in the 4A 5-6 District Tournament that begins on Tuesday, Feb. 2. They will open the tournament at home in game four on Thursday, Feb. 4, against the winner of Tuesday’s Rigby/ Blackfoot game. All district games begin at 7...

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