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Preston sets public hearing

January 24, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City officials scheduled a public hearing on Feb. 13 before the planning and zoning commission to discuss proposed changes to a city ordinance that prohibits any type of remodeling or additions to single-family dwellings in business zones. The proposed change to the ordinance would allow expansion of...

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Override: West Side election March 12

January 24, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side School District’s annual supplemental levy override election is less than seven weeks away and will be held on Tuesday, March 12. The election this year will be conducted by the Franklin County Clerk’s office. A new law, passed two years ago by the Idaho...

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2013 Bowl Picks contest begins today!

January 23, 2013
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Poor air quality continues for Franklin County

January 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Air pollution levels in Franklin County have returned to a Stage 1 unhealthy category because of a high-pressure system that is forecast to remain over the area until at least Thursday. This has triggered wood-stove restrictions and a ban on open burning for Franklin County. These burn bans...

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‘Buffalo Coat’ up for discussion at library

January 23, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  “Buffalo Coat,” considered by many to be a classic of Northwestern U.S. literature, is the book up for discussion at the next “Let’s Talk About It” program at the Larsen-Sant Library in Preston. The discussion will be Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. Copies of the book by are available for...

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Centennial handcrafted items sought

January 23, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Larsen-Sant Library is sponsoring a One Hundred Years of Handwork exhibit as part of the Franklin County Centennial Celebration. The display will be held in the Community Room on Thursday. Jan. 31. to Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Myrna Fuller, who announced the show,...

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Part 3: Courts challenge school funding system

January 23, 2013
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By CLARK CORBIN Post Register Time and again, Idaho courts have ruled lawmakers are failing in their duties to meet the constitutional requirements for education. Beginning in 1990, a group of school district superintendents and parents calling itself Idaho Schools for Equal Educational Opportunity sued the state. The group alleged “the present level and...

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Police Chief selected

January 22, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The hardest thing for a new police chief is being the face of the department. Preston’s new top cop would like it better if he could be in the background. Mayor F. Lee Hendrickson appointed Ken Geddes, the Preston High School resource officer, as Preston’s Chief of Police...

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Deadline is Friday

January 22, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Women wanting a chance to win a beauty make-over should contact Franklin County Medical Center by this Friday, Jan. 25, to have their name entered in a drawing. The winner will be announced as part of a free Ladies Night Out on Feb. 6 at the hospital. For more information and/...

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Indians win in overtime against Eagles

January 22, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Preston notched two more victories last week as the regular season winds down. One was on the road against Blackfoot, 54-49 and the other at home against Marsh Valley, 59-54 in OT. Though the crowd was small, it was thunderous as play progressed against the Eagles on Friday....

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