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Baseball sign-ups underway

February 2, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Even though there’s still a little snow on the ground and its cold outside, Little League Baseball sign-ups for boys 7-14 years old will begin on Monday, Feb. 20. Sign-up forms are available at Preston City offices and at Big J Burgers in Preston. The forms must...

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Locals sought for DEQ air-quality committee

February 2, 2012
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Locals sought for DEQ air-quality committee

By RODNEY D.BOAM Citizen editor POCATELLO – The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) held a meeting at the Robinson building last Monday, hoping to find people to serve on a local air quality public involvement group. This page is sponsored by Stokes MarketPlace. Melissa Gibbs, an air quality analyst for the Idaho Department...

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Prom dress project

February 2, 2012
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Prom dress project

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Amanda Bodily, 17, and a senior at Preston High School, is going green on prom dresses. She would like to recycle formal gowns for her senior project. She hopes to have the support of girls who have attended formal dances or a prom in recent years. The plan...

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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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