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Second place: Pirates in play-in game

February 25, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports writer SODA SPRINGS – West Side settled for second place in the fifth district basketball tournament, suffering a loss to Soda on Monday night 60-35. In order to make it to the state tournament, the Pirates now will have to win two play-in games on Thursday and Saturday of...

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Large crowd attends FFA b’fast

February 25, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A large crowd of residents, teachers and students attended a Preston FFA breakfast Thursday morning. The annual event started in 2005 and is provided free of charge as a token of appreciation to those businesses and individuals in the community that have supported the local FFA chapter and...

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Video Report – Preston and West Side Boys’ Basketball Roundup, Feb. 14, 2014

February 24, 2014
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Accident claims snowmobiler

February 24, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant Editor   A 21-year-old Logan woman died Saturday afternoon in Franklin Basin east of Franklin from injuries suffered in a snowmobile accident. Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar said Raysha Renee Nielsen, of Logan, apparently hit a tree and suffered severe injuries. “At 3:37 p.m. Franklin County Dispatch received a...

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Women at Work, Tech Expo planned

February 24, 2014
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BY CITIZEN STAFF Idaho State University is hosting a Women and Work Conference Wednesday, March 5, and a Tech Expo 2014 on March 20. The Center for new Directions is presenting the women’s conference, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Building in Pocatello. More than 225 girls, including some from Franklin County,...

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Making little wood Toys

February 23, 2014
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Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM    Hardy Stucki is a modern-day Geppetto, however, the Preston toy maker doesn’t make dolls that come to life like Pinocchio; he does create toys that bring people to life. His basement bedroom was turned into a toy building workshop where he and his wife Sylvia churn...

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Bombeck’s humorous writing awaits ‘Let’s Talk About It’ attendees

February 22, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Those attending the next “Let’s Talk About It” session Wednesday evening, Feb. 19, at the Larsen- Sant Library are in for a humorous treat. They’ll be reviewing some of the writing of Erma Bombeck, well-known, long-running humor writer whose column appeared in newspapers across the country. The program starts at 7...

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Preston High School FFA serves annual community appreciation breakfast

February 21, 2014
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Indians lose by 2

February 21, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer After a first-round bye in the 4A 5th/6th District Tournament, the Indians faced Century at home on Thursday night and dropped the game by two points, 63-61. Despite an early lead, Preston got off to a slow start that had them playing catch up most of the game. To...

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WS beats Aberdeen 42-40

February 21, 2014
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By Alyssa Nielsen WS sports reporter   West Side stayed alive Thursday night in a loser-out district basketball game in Dayton against  Aberdeen. The Pirates won 42-40. Thursday night’s victory was the second playoff game West Side played this week. On Tuesday they went to Soda and got beat in the first game of...

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