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Big Game rules now available

May 23, 2015
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The 2015 and 2016 Big Game Seasons and Rules brochures arrived from the printer and should be available at license vendors and Fish and Game offices this week. They are available now online at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=63. Hunters will notice the brochure contains seasons for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion and gray wolves for...

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VFW plans flag raising on Memorial Day

May 22, 2015
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There will be a Memorial Day flag raising service on May 25, 2015, in the Preston Cemetery at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be performed by Preston, Idaho, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10323, said VFW member Vern Rogers. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have...

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Offices closed Monday

May 22, 2015
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By ROBERT MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state and federal offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Area banks and post office branches will also be closed that day. However, some retailers will remain open. The Franklin County Landfill will be closed that day as well. Garbage normally...

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Extension offering a pressure gauge testing

May 22, 2015
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The University of Idaho Franklin County Extension is offering a pressure canner gauge testing clinic on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Laura Sant, Family and Consumer Science Extension Educator, along with members from her staff, will be there to test your gauge and answer your canning questions. Lids can be brought to the Franklin County...

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PSD levy passes

May 21, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   The Preston School District (PSD) levy passed easily Tuesday, with only 12 percent of the voters going to the polls. The election attracted 555 of 4,555 registered voters in the district, with 398 of them voting for the levy and 155 voting no. School Trustee Chairman Fred...

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Preston man charged with theft of weapons

May 21, 2015
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Amy Macavinta staff writer | 0 comments Posted on May 20, 2015 by Amy Macavinta Police confiscated two guns and a number of additional firearm components last week from an individual who allegedly stole them from Al’s Sporting Goods, where he was employed. Austin Cordova of Preston, 18, was arrested and charged locally with five felony counts of...

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W.S. student suspended for dress code violation

May 21, 2015
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Debbie Bryce Idaho State Journal   DAYTON — In spite of a recent suspension over a pretty pastel dress, Evette Reay walked across the stage with the rest of her West Side High School class and accepted her diploma Wednesday night. Reay maintained a GPA of 3.9 and was accepted into the honors program...

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House of Pop now open in city

May 21, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Scott and Lindsay Madsen have recently opened the House of Pop, a drink and treat shack, located at the north end of Stokes Market parking lot. The address is 32 E. 200 S. They are open Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., as well as Friday...

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Local waters to be stocked with trout

May 21, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor All local reservoirs will be stocked with catchable trout by Memorial Day weekend, through the efforts of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. In the recent past, stocking traditionally has occurred soon after ice-off on reservoirs in Franklin County in late March or April. But the double-crested...

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Campgrounds set for weekend

May 21, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Two Franklin County Forest Service campgrounds will be open this year to recreational users over Memorial-Day weekend and large crowds are expected. Potable water should be available at Willow Flat and Albert Moser in Cub River Canyon. Willow Flat, the largest and most popular campground in the county,...

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