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Youth hunters enjoy Pheasants Forever outing

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Up to 28 young hunters took part in a youth pheasant hunt held recently in the Glendale area. The local chapter of Pheasants Forever, with help from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, sponsored the hunt. There were 28 local hunters who participated, along with their parents,...

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West Side Raiders win championship

October 23, 2012
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer Little did the rest of West Side know, but there was another West Side football team that won a championship this past week. This football team is the West Side Raiders. It is a group of sixth graders that were in a league that consisted of West Side,...

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WS wins district title over Cardinals 20-0

October 23, 2012
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By CONNOR WALDRON WS sports writer The West Side football team played the Soda Springs Cardinals in Soda on Thursday and won the district title 20-0. The Pirates will be competing for a chance to be the 2A State Football Champions. The opening game will be on Thursday at West Side against North Fremont....

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Penalties hurt Preston

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A couple of major penalties in the second quarter of the Preston-Century football game in Pocatello’s Holt Arena Friday night gave the Diamondbacks some much-needed momentum in its 35-20 victory over the Indians. Preston looked good at the outset of the game, scoring on its first possession. Running...

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West Side play set to debut

October 23, 2012
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My Dad the Secret Agent (From the show web site.) An original musical written by West Side’s own Jaron Packer. Believe it or not, this show is based on a true story; with a few artistic liberties. This show is filled with excitement, comedy, intrigue, and a message to move a mountain. Come one...

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USU Becomes Bowl Eligible With 41-7 Rout Of New Mexico State

October 22, 2012
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LOGAN, Utah — Utah State football became bowl eligible for the second-straight year with a 41-7 rout over New Mexico State at Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium on Saturday afternoon. USU becomes bowl eligible in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1960 and 1961 seasons, after Saturday’s win put Utah State...

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IDWR denies water rights for dam

October 19, 2012
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  By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Proponents of an irrigation/hydroelectric dam on the Bear River, approximately 15 miles northeast of Preston, were dealt a second setback late Thursday afternoon when the director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources upheld a previous denial of a water-right request deemed critical for the project....

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Bogus 911 calls cause problems

October 19, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Deactivated cell phones are causing some problems for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and Preston City Police. Our dispatchers have noticed a number of 911 emergency calls coming in to the office when an emergency does not exist, said Chief Deputy Dave Fryer. “It certainly isn’t an epidemic,...

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Working detectors needed in homes

October 19, 2012
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By ROBERT MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County Fire Marshal Scott Martin said area residents need to have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes and workshops, especially with the onset of colder weather. And now is the time to change batteries in these units if that hasn’t already been done, he said....

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Bowlers finish 2nd

October 19, 2012
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By MISTY INGLET  On Sept. 22 four youth bowlers competed in the annual High 4 tournament in Boise. The High 4 tournament is where the top two boys and top two girls from each bowling center in the state compete as a team against the other centers. Preston’s High 4 team consisted of Z.J....

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