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Christmas tree permits on sale

October 27, 2012
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By ROBERT S MERRILL Assistant editor   Caribou-Targhee National Forest officials have announced the availability of Christmas Tree cutting permits for the 2012 season. Caribou-Targhee National Forest officials have begun selling Christmas Tree permits and are processing them now out of the Montpelier Ranger District. Permits will also be available at each Ranger District...

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Hollingsworths planning lighted display this year

October 27, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   Despite the purchase of Edwards Floral and being a full-time Genix Representative, Jeff Hollingsworth is trying to get his long-time Christmas light display ready for the holidays. Their 26-year-tradition will shine for another year. The Hollingsworth-lighted display has always been a great addition to Preston’s Festival of...

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West Side defeats North Fremont in playoff game

October 26, 2012
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Here is a report by our sister newspaper, the Logan Herald Journal, on the Pirates’ win. http://news.hjnews.com/allaccess/article_8b6ac0fc-1f2b-11e2-8743-0019bb2963f4.html   View a great photo gallery: http://news.hjnews.com/multimedia/photo/sports/collection_30626f74-1f1d-11e2-a361-0019bb2963f4.html

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Absentee balloting on-going for election

October 26, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Absentee balloting is on-going at the Franklin County Clerk’s office for the November general election. Voters can cast ballots absentee until Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. “We have had over 300 residents vote absentee already,” said election clerk Camille Larsen. “That’s a really good response for this...

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FCMC survey due to go out this week

October 26, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  What do you think about your local hospital, the Franklin County Medical Center? You could get a chance to make your feelings known as early as this week. A random sample of 1,000 Franklin County households are due to receive a printed “community market survey” which they will be asked to...

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FCMC plans remodeling projects

October 25, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  No walls are being knocked out or nails driven yet. But preparations are continuing for a remodeling project at both the hospital and nursing home at Franklin County Medical Center. CEO Mike Andrus said construction could start by late May or June on remodeling and improvements at both facilities. Details are...

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City crews clearing leaves

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow is reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking vehicles, RVs or trailers on any city street in Preston...

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Halloween safety reminder issued

October 23, 2012
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Local law enforcement to be out in force on October 31   By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Both Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow and Franklin County Sheriff Don Beckstead said law enforcement will be out and about on Halloween this year patrolling communities on Oct. 31, to ensure the safety of children. Halloween...

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Equine virus back on the radar

October 23, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Equine owners in Franklin County are being cautious and vigilant after three horses were euthanized across the Utah Border in Cache Valley last week. The horses showed signs of the deadly and highly contagious herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDOF) has quarantined the Cache...

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Flu shots now available at Public Health

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Southeastern Idaho Public Health in Preston is now giving flu shots by appointment. Wendy Hobley, Region 6 public health nurse manager, said public health officials across the state are recommending this year everyone older than six months receive a flu shot. This is the second year that recommendation...

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