Powered by Max Banner Ads 

Blog Archives

Spackman in fish movie

December 30, 2011
By

By STEPHEN ALLEN For The Citizen  Bruce Spackman, of Preston, went fishing at Ilwaco, Wash., this past summer and found himself one of the stars on the national TV movie “Fishing the Pacific Northwest.” Bruce, along with family members, booked a salmon fishing trip with Pacific Salmon Charters of Ilwaco, Wash. After boarding the...

Read more »

West Side wins by 1

December 29, 2011
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   It’s a good thing West Side boys built a sizable lead and played superbly during the first three quarters of basketball in Dayton on Wednesday. The Pirates needed a 16-point cushion going into the fourth period in order to survive a Marsh Valley onslaught during the final...

Read more »

Unique program offers scholarships

December 29, 2011
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A new program that is unique in the State of Idaho and possibly across the intermountain West will assist West Side School District teachers obtain Master’s level degrees. The district is offering scholarship funding up to $6,000 for teachers who agree to pursue the higher education. Monies...

Read more »

Larsen-Sant Library book group themes announced for 2012

December 29, 2011
By

    BY CITIZEN STAFF  “Growing Older, Growing Wiser” is the theme for the 2012 Let’s Talk About It five-session series to be held at the Larsen-Sant Library. Sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. with books available for check out now. A scholar, usually drawn from an area university, will discuss...

Read more »

New equipment on tap for FCMC nursing home, hospital

December 29, 2011
By

By CITIZEN STAFF  Proposals for bids are being accepted for a new fire sprinkler system at the Franklin County Nursing Home. The bid proposal is to cover design, materials, installation and testing of the system, which is to comply with a federal requirement, said Hospital CEO Mike Andrus.  (See the full story in The...

Read more »

Weston native runs in Utah for U.S. Congress

December 29, 2011
By
Weston native runs in Utah for U.S. Congress

BY CITIZEN STAFF  Weston native Chris Stewart is running for Congress in Utah’s Second District. He recently announced his intentions to seek the federal post on the Republican ticket, joining what is already becoming a crowded list of candidates. Thanks to redistricting and the addition of a fourth seat for Congress in Utah, the...

Read more »

Citizen of the Year Award nominations sought

December 28, 2011
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The Preston Citizen will present its first-annual Wayne D. Bell/ J. Walter Ross Citizen of the Year Award in February. The person selected will be announced in our annual Progress Edition. The award will be presented to a resident of any community in Franklin County for outstanding...

Read more »

City officials accept annual audit results

December 28, 2011
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Preston City Council listened to and accepted an annual audit presented by Matt Armstrong of Deaton and Company at Monday’s city council meeting. He praised the city for its austerity and careful use of taxpayer funds last year with the continuing economic slowdown.  (See the full story...

Read more »

New Year’s closings listed

December 28, 2011
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state, and federal offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, in celebration of the New Year’s holiday which falls on Sunday, Jan. 1, this year. The post office lobby will be open from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. Postmaster Val Porter said...

Read more »

Opera House in need of digital projector

December 28, 2011
By
Opera House in need of digital projector

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The Worm Creek Opera House is in need of a new projector. The digital age is forcing the Franklin County Theatre Arts Council to look at a new way to show movies. Movie theaters across the country are changing from movie reels to the digital world. “The movie...

Read more »


 Powered by Max Banner Ads 

Fall Sports