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Photo Gallery- 4-H camp held in Alpine, Wyoming

June 20, 2014
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Photo Gallery- 4-H camp held in Alpine, Wyoming

Photos courtesy of Franklin County Extension Office. 

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David Archuleta to hold online chat with LDS Church officials

June 20, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor David Archuleta, former American Idol singer, announced he is going to connect with youth around the world with an online chat hosted by LDS Church youth leaders on June 24. In an effort to connect youth around the world and promote church values, Archuleta, David L. Beck, Young...

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Rodeo ticket booth ok’d

June 18, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A new That Famous Preston Night Rodeo ticket booth, sporting a western storefront theme, will be constructed in the next few weeks on the south end of the rodeo arena adjacent to the Lions hamburger booth. The city council gave its approval for construction of the booth after...

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Celebrating 99 years in the alley

June 18, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer Grace Veibell of Cornish celebrated her 99th birthday doing what she loves, having a party at the Pop N Pins bowling alley in Preston. Grace, a 1932 graduate of Preston High School, has been bowling at the Pop N Pins since before owner Del Ray Talbot purchased the...

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Tunnel project memories recounted

June 18, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  (Editor’s Note: A story about the original pipeline installation taken from the Dayton City History recounts the memories of Lorus L. Kirkbride as provided by Ardella Kirkbride Bosworth.)  “Almost lost to history are the details and interesting stories of the Great Depression and water for the village of Dayton, Idaho,” Bosworth...

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PHS FFA does well at state

June 18, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston’s FFA Chapter returned from a state competition in Moscow with a second- and two third-place trophies in various events. Some 17 FFA members and two advisors from the Chapter attended a week-long career development event at the University of Idaho campus. Preston competed against other high schools...

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Preston 2014 Rodeo queens named

June 17, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Jessica Johnson, 20, was named the 2014 queen for That Famous Preston Night Rodeo on June 7, and her sister Emily, 17, was chosen as first attendant. The girls are the daughters of Kimber and Sherilyn Johnson of Benson, Utah. Jessica scored highest in horsemanship, modeling and speech...

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Napoleon Dynamite statue erected

June 17, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ten years after Preston and Idaho in general was put on the map by Jared Hess’s movie, Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Studios erected a bonze statue of their quirky star on one of their movie lots. The statue is near a tetherball pole and is close enough the ball...

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Donaldson hired as new girls’ coach

June 17, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  Sports writer Preston High School has a new girls’ basketball coach and he has extensive experience as both a player and a coach. Robert Donaldson, of Logan, was recently hired by the school district. Although Donaldson had not really considered coaching high school basketball, when he found out Preston was looking...

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Great Basin participants do well at state rodeo

June 17, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  Citizen sports writer A number of Great Basin rodeo high school participants did well at the state rodeo held in Pocatello last week, but missed out on a chance to go to the upcoming National High School Rodeo in Rock Springs. Only the top four cowgirls and cowboys in each event...

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