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Prevention – Work done by city crews mitigate flood problem

February 2, 2012
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Prevention – Work done by city crews mitigate flood problem

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Work done by city crews this summer to prevent flooding in the northeast section of the city paid off last week when record rainfall and frozen ground led to several isolated water problems in the county. Last winter several residents living near the Preston Golf Course experienced flooding...

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Obrien gets Coach of the Year

February 1, 2012
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Obrien gets Coach of the Year

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side’s first-year head volleyball coach Jerri Obrien has been named 2A Volleyball Coach of the Year by the Idaho State Coach’s Association. Obrien took the Pirates to the state championships and West Side won the state crown several weeks ago. “It is an honor to...

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Massacre remembered by tribe

February 1, 2012
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Massacre remembered by tribe

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Northwestern Band of Shoshone Tribal Chairman Jason Walker welcomed nearly 200 people to the 149th annual memorial ceremony last Sunday morning commemorating the Bear River Massacre. The temperature was in the mid-to upper-20s and a strong breeze came from across the fields in the Bear River bottoms...

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Wrestling PHS grapplers do well at Minico tournament

February 1, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen The notable Red Halverson wrestling tournament, held this Friday and Saturday at Minico, brought together much of the competition Preston High wrestlers will face at the state tournament in four weeks, with 20 teams in attendance and most of those being 4-A schools. “The Preston wrestlers had a...

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West Side wrestlers

January 31, 2012
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By Amy Lemmon WS sports writer   The West Side wrestlers have done an awesome job for the last two weeks. They have gone to the Sugar Salem Tournament and there were a total of 19 schools who competed. The schools ranged from 2A-to-4A in size. Our own Carson Roberts took fifth place in...

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Don’t Miss the Super Bowl Picks Contest!

January 31, 2012
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Don’t Miss the Super Bowl Picks Contest!

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Dr. Gibby to leave Preston – bound for Texas practice

January 31, 2012
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Dr. Gibby to leave Preston – bound for Texas practice

By CITIZEN STAFF  After more than two decades as a medical provider and part of Franklin County, Dr. Mark Gibby and his family are saying farewell. “My family and I have really enjoyed our years in Preston, but we just feel like it is time for something different,” Gibby said. He and his family...

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Beutler to retire

January 31, 2012
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Beutler to retire

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor An “institution” at West Side School District announced his retirement this week. Melvin Beutler, who has been superintendent for 25 years and with the district for 33, announced to school board trustees he will retire at the end of the current school year. Beutler, who is 65 years...

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Big game scoping meetings scheduled

January 31, 2012
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  POCATELLO – With the official first day of spring still two months away, it is hard to imagine that it is already time to plan big game regulations for the 2012 hunting season. However, that is exactly what Fish and Game will be doing over the next few months, and we need your...

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Girls win on Senior Night

January 31, 2012
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Girls win on Senior Night

By COURTNEY PRIESTLEY WS sports writer DAYTON – Heading into Thursday’s game the senior girls couldn’t help but be sad. This was their Senior Night and even if they might have had a really hard time with this sport, this was it. They couldn’t help but be a little emotional. For the full story subscribe...

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