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PSD students participate in the Great Shake Out

October 26, 2011
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PSD students participate in the Great Shake Out

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The students in the Preston School District participated in one of the largest earthquake drills on record at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, with over 85,000 other students and faculty from other Idaho schools. Millions of other students from locations including California, Nevada, Arizona, Canada, and Guam...

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PSD gives 25¢ raise to classified employees

October 26, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   From their newly remodeled offices in the old math building at Preston High School, the Preston School District (PSD) trustees authorized a $.25 raise for the district’s classified employees in the most recent school board meeting. “We have classified employees who have not had a raise in...

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Video Slide Show – Fall Colors in Cache Valley

October 25, 2011
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Heaters may pose fire hazard

October 22, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Franklin County Fire District Marshal Scott Martin is warning people about overloading electrical circuits, especially in older homes this time of year, when electric heaters are starting to be used. He said in many of these residences, the wiring just can’t handle the demands of electrical space...

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Pumpkin cookies to die for

October 21, 2011
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Pumpkin cookies to die for

A friend of mine once gave to me A most delightful recipe. Each time it’s used, I feel I spend  a precious moment with that friend.  Back in 1998 the Preston 4th Ward Relief Society took on an ambitious project, a ward cookbook. Walt Ross, former owner of The Preston Citizen, was a staunch...

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Law enforcement to patrol on Halloween

October 21, 2011
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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, patrolling communities on Monday, Oct. 31, to ensure the safety of children. Halloween this year falls on Monday. “The biggest thing we want to concentrate...

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Horse complex open house

October 21, 2011
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Horse complex open house

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Several residents of Franklin, including Mayor Wayne Priestley, and the surrounding community met this past week with private developers of a proposed multi-use horse complex to explain the project, gather input, and answer questions. The open house format in the city building lasted three hours and...

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No cars on streets

October 20, 2011
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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 Tuesday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking vehicles, RVs, or trailers on any city street in Preston is prohibited from...

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Halloween Fun Run/walk up Oct. 29

October 20, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Joggers, walkers, ghosts and goblins may want to start preparing costumes for the second annual Halloween 5K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk, sponsored by the Franklin County Special Olympics. The event will be held Oct. 29, at 9 a.m. at the parking lot of LDS North Stake Center, 310...

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Angel Tree organizers ready for sign-ups

October 20, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Hidie Nye announced Friday the Angel Tree Organization will be taking names for families who are in need of gifts for Christmas. Sign-ups will begin Nov. 1 through Nov. 8. Those seeking gifts for this holiday season should get on the list at the SEICAA office at 16...

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