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Parade parking changes

July 9, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Safety and accessibility for residents and visitors are the driving forces behind changes related to parking for That Famous Preston Night Rodeo parade, scheduled this year for July 31 and Aug. 1-2. The Preston City Council is concerned about these two issues and has discussed problems associated with...

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Celebrating the Fourth of July

July 9, 2014
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Shandon Thain, of Preston,
catches his trout during the event
held in Dayton last weekend.

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Photos by CINDEE REEDER    On Friday, July 4, 2014, Dayton’s 100th anniversary as an incorporated city was celebrated, as well as the 200th anniversary of the unveiling of the “Star Spangled Banner.”   Both events, particularly the national anthem and its patriotic value, were highlighted during the...

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FCMC picks CEO

July 8, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County Medical Center interim administrator Richard Westerberg named his replacement Monday. “We are exited to announce that Alan Bird has accepted the position as the new administrator for FCMC,” Westerberg said. “He is highly qualified and is a good fit for both this position and the community.”...

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Beck preaches patriotism

July 8, 2014
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Beck preaches patriotism    By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer Judging by two standing ovations, no one wanted their money back from Glenn Beck’s speech Saturday night at the Dahle Fine Arts Center. Beck spoke to nearly a full house of “malice towards none” and an abiding faith in the Christian commandment to...

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Grain mill up and running

July 8, 2014
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By ROBERT S MERRILL  Assistant editor A new grain mill at Valley Wide Co-op in Preston is now operational and an open house has been scheduled on Thursday, July 24, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tours of the facility will be given and lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., according to area and...

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Jared Jensen is Eastern Idaho’s king of KaBOOM

July 4, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Jared Jensen, of Cub River, markets excitement and fun to his customers. He sells fireworks. He also choreographs explosions to music for commercial firework shows for community or commercial celebrations. Jensen said there is something about the experience of lighting off fireworks that is very refreshing. People love...

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FCMC honors Alvey, Olsen for service

July 4, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County Medical Center recently honored Abbey Olsen and Kelli Ann Alvey for their years of service in the FCMC Junior Volunteer program. Both young ladies were awarded a $150 scholarship to help them on their way to achieving college degrees. Alvey served as president and Olsen was...

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Potatoes included in WIC program

July 3, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Rep. Mike Simpson’s persistence in getting language included authorizing potato use as part of the Women, Infant and Children food nutrition program has been successful. The language was included in the Fiscal Year 2015 House Agriculture Appropriations Bill which passed the House Appropriations Committee, 31-28. Simpson is a member of the...

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Enhanced patrols result in DUI arrests

July 3, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office participated in a statewide driving enforcement during from May 19-June 1. This enforcement was part of a grant provided by Idaho State Police, according to Karen Hatch, chief deputy for the department. “During this time deputies conducted numerous traffic stops and contacted motorists...

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Comments sought on snowmobile use

July 3, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  The U.S. Forest Service is due to publish a Federal Register Notice seeking public comment on a proposal that would standardize where and when snowmobiles are used on national forests and grasslands, including those in Franklin County. “We believe it is essential the public be engaged in decisions regarding travel management...

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