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Youth pheasant hunt on Oct. 5

September 29, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The local chapter of Pheasants Forever, with help from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, is sponsoring a youth pheasant hunt on Saturday, Oct. 5, northeast of Preston. The first weekend in October marks the youth pheasant season opener statewide. The annual event is for youngsters 10-15...

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Growing Nile fish in Niter water

September 28, 2013
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Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM    Raising warm water fish in the cool, clear waters of Southeast Idaho may seem far-fetched until someone discovers the tilapia farming operation of Dutchboy Farms in Niter. John Lambregts, an aqua-culturist and owner of Dutchboy Farms, raises tilapia that are originally from the warm waters in...

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National Fire Prevention Week coming in October

September 27, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor National Fire Prevention Week kicks off locally on Monday, Oct. 7, with several school classes and other groups touring the local fire station. Fire commissioners and firemen will lead the tours. They will continue all month and besides students, tours will include various church and scouting groups, said...

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MRAP arrives

September 25, 2013
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By Chief KEN GEDDES  Preston Police Department The Preston Police Department acquired a Mine Resistance Ambush Protected Personnel Carrier (MRAP) from the United States Army within the past week. The military has chosen to make equipment available to law enforcement agencies to increase domestic security in our country. MRAP’s are armored fighting vehicles designed...

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SIPH flu clinic scheduled

September 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Southeastern Idaho Public Health office in Preston will hold flu clinics this Thursday and Friday in the mornings and all day on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the office, 42 W. 100 S. With flu and cold season upon us, public health officials at SIPH would like to...

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Groll’s dirt bike to Canada

September 25, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Chris Groll, of Preston and his brother, Matt of North Logan, spent the better part of a week in August completing a 1600-mile dirt bike ride that begins in the Malad Range of southern Idaho and ends in the Selkirk Mountains near the Canadian border. It’s called “The...

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Storage

September 25, 2013
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Look for a story about Kristy Clawson, from Clifton, in next week’s LDS Living supplement of The Preston Citizen. Clawson has been actively acquiring and using food storage most of her life.

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Preston School Board tables immersion program

September 25, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor State Representative Marc Gibbs and ITD engineer Ed Bala came to the Preston School Board meeting to discuss possible changes to the entrance of Preston Junior High School that could help traffic flow. Further study on the proposal is needed and funding would need to be secured. The...

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PGCC hosts 3 tourneys

September 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Preston Golf and Country Club hosted three recent tournaments at the local course. A third-annual Bye Bye Birdie Mixed Scramble sponsored by Stokes MarketPlace was held on Saturday, Sept. 14. The club hosted a Rocky Mountain Section PGA Pro-Men’s presented by Stokes on Sept. 9, and on...

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WS v-ball team struggles

September 25, 2013
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter DAYTON – The West Side volleyball team struggled this week, losing all three of its games. On Wednesday, the Pirates hosted Malad, a district rival, and lost the game in four matches. Then on Thursday, they went to Preston for a tri-match with Marsh Valley and Preston. The...

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