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Owen finds happiness everywhere

June 1, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor If there is a happier person in Franklin County than Dorothy Owen, they may be hard to find. It seems every adventure in her life, even the difficult ones, she describes as fun. Collecting histories, long trips on motorcycles with her husband and rearing 10 of her 11...

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Get ready to spray apples for codling moth

June 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Backyard apple orchardists who don’t want “buggy” apples this summer need to start spraying for codling moths in the near future. Utah State University is trapping to monitor codling moth activity. It will soon be time to begin spray programs to minimize the worm damage, according to Stuart...

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Department joins fundraising effort for vehicle

May 31, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is joining efforts with law enforcement agencies throughout southeastern Idaho in raising funds to purchase a Lanco Bearcat vehicle for use in a seven-county region. The vehicle is needed, according to Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar, to assist law enforcement agencies who are...

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National Guard to host retiree appreciation event

May 31, 2013
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By Tim Marsano  POC: Col. “The Idaho National Guard will host two “Retiree Appreciation Days” at Gowen Field in Boise this summer. The Idaho Army National Guard event will be on Wednesday, July 17, and the Idaho Air Guard’s will be on Sept. 8. Both events provide an opportunity for former Idaho National Guard...

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Gail Miller to speak at singles fireside Sunday

May 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Three Preston LDS Stakes will be hosting a Tri-Stake Single Adult Fireside with Gail Miller (wife of the late Larry H. Miller) as the keynote speaker. All those who are single adults and above the age of 31 are invited to attend on Sunday, June 2, at 6...

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Bus center to undergo remodeling

May 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor For those from Franklin County commuting to Logan on the Cache Valley Transit District (CVTD) buses, there is a major remodeling project scheduled for the Transit Center at 500 N. 150 E., Logan. The construction is slated to begin on Monday, June 3, and will require bus operations...

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City starts intersection work

May 30, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Work has finally started on a project to open 400 East at U.S. 91 in Preston. City officials have been discussing the effort for several months. The access to the highway was at one time open, but closed several years ago after a federally funded highway-widening project was...

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Co-op looking for concessions

May 29, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor A Valley Wide Co-op Agronomics official came to a Preston City Council meeting last week looking for concessions from the city for its rebuild of a grain mill in Preston. Company representative Sid Jensen told the council he was there to gather information. Even though the company has...

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120 seniors graduate from PHS

May 28, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN Citizen staff writer On Thursday 120 seniors and 12 foreign-exchange students participated in Preston High School Commencement Exercises. The gymnasium was nearly full with friends and family supporting the graduates as they took the final steps of their high school career. The processional, “Olympic Fanfare and Theme,” performed by the PHS...

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West Side graduates forty-six

May 28, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff “Make Our Mark!” Forty-six West Side seniors graduated to that theme last week, where they shared laughter, tears and hugs as they took their final walk as members of West Side High School. Salutatorian Samantha Winward told fellow students to prepare for the future without fear. “We are happy...

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