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Indians win 6-0

October 9, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indians defeated Shelley on Oct. 3 with a decisive 6-0 shutout in boy’s soccer . “It was cold, and we started that way a little,” said Coach Robert Bowles. “Once we got going we had great scoring chances and Zac Roper got back to scoring, with a...

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Toy Swap, back again this year

October 7, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   Last year a group of women wanted to do something nice for the community by helping everyone have a better Christmas. The ladies  decided to put on a free toy swap. They had so much fun they decided to do it again this year. “We felt like...

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Horse Station: Group begins active real estate sales

October 6, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Commercial and other real estate parcels at The Horse Station at Cache Valley in Franklin are now on the market, according to developers of the project. The Horse Station is a proposed horse sports and commercial mixed use project planned for 167 acres, just off U.S....

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PSD to chart 10 year plan

October 6, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston School Board will begin touring all of the district’s facilities during the month of October to assess the needs of the district and gather information to write a 10-year plan. The completed kitchen upgrades for the Pioneer and Oakwood school kitchen are finished, giving cafeteria workers...

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Good hunt expected

October 6, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Deer hunting in Franklin County and across the rest of southeastern Idaho should be fairly good when the season opens next Wednesday, Oct. 10, with an abundance of two-point bucks. Local Idaho Department of Fish and Game officer Korey Owens said a mild winter last year helped populations...

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Gleed spearheads fundraiser

October 5, 2012
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The Gleed family poses for a photograph with their new puppy Addie. From left to right: Kenzie 5, their mother Lisa, Jordan 17, their father Matt, Garret 13 and six year-old Austin, who was diagnosed with diabetes.

By CITIZEN STAFF  A Preston High School senior wants to see her brother and others like him suffering from Juvenile Diabetes, or Type 1 Diabetes, to benefit from a cure, some day. Jordan Gleed did her part toward that end, recently, by sponsoring a fundraiser where $2,300 was raised from Franklin County residents of...

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DEQ puts air quality findings online

October 4, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Those interested in knowing what air pollution levels are in Franklin County can now check on an Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) website or call a 24-hour hotline at (208) 239-5028. Based on federal standards, DEQ calculates a daily Air Quality Index (AQI) based on the most...

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Cattle rustling on the range

October 4, 2012
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Jay Wilde, who runs black Angus cattle on Forest Service ground, brought his animals to his Birch Creek Ranch recently. Wilde got back in the cattle business in 1995 after being a diesel mechanic for 20 years. There is growing concern among cattlemen in southeast Idaho that more of their livestock are disappearing. Area...

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Dr. Patten gets FCMC board OK for full medical privileges

October 4, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Dr. Daniel Y. Patten is now “official.” He received the Franklin County Medical Center’s board of trustee approval for full medical privileges during their September meeting last week. Patten will begin seeing patients starting in October. His office will be with Dr. Lynn Eskelson, M.D. and Dr. Chelsie Morrison, D.O. Those...

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WS schools get top ratings

October 4, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Two of three schools in the West Side School District have received the highest ratings possible in the state for Annual Yearly Progress. The Beutler Middle School and high school each received a five-star rating, according to Superintendent Barbara Taylor. She said the Harold B. Lee Elementary school...

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