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FCMC Holiday Craft Boutique set for Nov. 17

November 9, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor While Kevin and Nida Jensen, of Pocatello, waited in Primary Children’s Hospital for their premature son Christian to gain the weight and strength necessary to leave, Nida crocheted animal beanies at his bedside. Kevin is a student at Idaho State University. Christian was in the hospital for a...

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Garbett becomes judge

November 9, 2012
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By SHERRY BROWN  The News-Examiner Family, friends, well wishers, fellow judges and county and law enforcement from both Bear Lake and Franklin counties packed the Bear Lake Courtroom to witness the swearing in of 43-year-old Todd Garbett, newly selected Bear Lake County Magistrate Judge. Garbett’s father Rick Garbett, colleague Steve Fuller and presiding district...

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Offices to close on Veterans Day

November 9, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Government offices, the postal service and banks in Franklin County will be closed on Monday for Veterans Day. Franklin County offices will close. The landfill will also close. Trash normally collected in the county on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday. The landfill will be open regular...

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Hunn re-elected; propositions defeated

November 8, 2012
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Franklin County voters retained local Magistrate Judge Eric Hunn in a non-partisan ballot. Hunn received 4,413 yes votes to 873 no. Local voters mirrored a statewide vote and repealed all three of  state Superintendent Tom Luna’s education reform laws. Proposition 1 would have limited the power of teachers unions. Proposition 2 would have provided...

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Foodbank needs turkeys

November 8, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Idaho Foodbank is calling for turkey donations for the holidays to help families who struggle to put food on the table. While the Eastern Idaho Foodbank has a goal of acquiring a minimum of 11,000 turkeys, local foodbank representative Brenda Hover said they are trying to gather...

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Dry winter forecast

November 8, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor October, the first month of the new water year, ended up just like the last month of the past year and that was warm and dry. Local officials, who were concerned about dry conditions in August, are already alarmed about a winter forecast of above-normal temperatures and below-normal...

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Local Election Numbers in Charts

November 7, 2012
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Here are the local election results in charts provided by Franklin County.  

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Video Slide Show – West Side Football

November 7, 2012
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Local election

November 7, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The following unofficial election results for local and District 32 candidates were posted Tuesday night by the Franklin County Clerk’s office: • Prosecutor Vic Pearson, Republican 2,996. Tyler Olson, Independent 2,476. • Sheriff Dave Fryar, Republican 4,262. Alan G. Riggs, Democrat 1,303. • Commissioner District 3, Dirk Bowles,...

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Residents pick Pearson, Fryar

November 7, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County will have two new people serving in elected positions following the Nov. 6 general election. Vic Pearson Republican Vic Pearson defeated Weston resident Tyler Olson, an Independent, for the county prosecutor’s position. Pearson received 2,996 votes to Olson’s 2,476. The margin of victory for Pearson was...

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