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No overnight parking on streets begins Saturday

October 31, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes is reminding residents that overnight parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking vehicles, RVs or trailers on any city street in...

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Public Health Office closed Wednesday Nov. 5 for training

October 31, 2014
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The Franklin County Public Health office will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 5, for all-staff training. It will resume normal office hours on Thursday, Nov. 6. If you have any questions, please contact the Franklin County Public Health office at 208-852-0478.

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Big crowd for dessert and book

October 31, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Candy Larsen, of the Franklin County Reading Association, said they had the largest crowd ever at their Dessert and Book Night. “We had over 900 people, including about 375 families, go through our library activity and get books for their kids and family,” Larsen said. “We estimate that...

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Franklin County’s DYW to compete at Coeur d’Alene

October 30, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  for The Preston Citizen A Preston High School senior and 2014 Franklin County Distinguished Young Woman will be traveling to Coeur d’Alene, Nov. 1, to compete with 38 other young women for the state title of Idaho Distinguished Young Woman. This Friday, Oct. 31, Sarah Geddes, as part of the statewide...

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Search and Rescue board installed

October 30, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer The Franklin County Search and Rescue team held their annual banquet last week, congratulating the new board members and honoring the outgoing board and commander Brandon Smith. Smith presented the new board members, Quartermaster, Nile Checketts; treasurer, Todd Coburn; secretary, Dwayne Mickelson; seond vice, Zane Hendrickson, first vice,...

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Andersen inducted in USU Hall of Fame

October 30, 2014
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By LAURA STOKER  For The Citizen If you tell Cordel Andersen to do something, you better believe he will get it done. That’s according to his father, Kay Andersen, who fondly remembers Cordel’s freshman year as a wrestler. “When we went to the first tournament, we were joking and said, ‘When you come home,...

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Semi rollover

October 29, 2014
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A semi-tractor trailer overturned on Wednesday morning on U.S. 91 at the Cub River intersection. No injuries were reported. Fire department crews were on scene containing a minor diesel spill. Some of the contents of the trailer, which appeared to be agriculture in nature, also spilled.  The accident is under investigation by The Franklin...

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Sheriff to increase patrols, encourage safety on Halloween

October 29, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Both Preston Police Chief Ken Geddes and Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar said law enforcement would be out and about on Halloween this year patrolling communities on Oct. 31, to ensure the safety of children. Halloween this year falls on Friday. The biggest thing we want to concentrate...

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Candlelight tickets still available

October 29, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year’s Candlelight dinner will be held at the Robinson building on Sat. Nov. 8, with two seatings, one at 6 p.m. and the other 8 p.m. Tickets will be $20 a plate. Tickets are selling fast, but there are still some left. The Festival Candlelight dinner and...

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Firemen kept busy on Sunday with two fires

October 29, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Franklin County firemen were kept busy Sunday battling a house fire in Preston and a hay fire in Franklin. A call came in to the fire department on Sunday at 11:27 p.m. for a structure fire at 173 N. 100 East in Preston. When firemen arrived they found...

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