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10 PHS wrestlers qualify for state

February 17, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen   The Preston Indian wrestlers tangled with both Pocatello and a sparse Century team at the District Tournament on Wednesday at Century High School. The Indians placed second and qualified 10 for state this coming weekend. District champions include Kieton Keller, Tyson Hall, and Bubba Fitzgerald. Preston wrestlers...

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County now in new Legislative District

February 13, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Legislative faces remain the same for area voters, but District 31 has become a thing of the past thanks to an Idaho Supreme Court ruling and redistricting efforts of an appointed Commission. A proposed redistricting map, the result of a federal mandate to equally divide population within voting...

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Franklin horse complex named

February 10, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   FRANKLIN – A planned horse and commercial development in Franklin has an official name. “The Horse Station at Cache Valley” was selected after much internal discussion, public input, and market research and other steps,” said Earnest Bleinberger, of Strategy 5 LLC, the principal developer of the complex....

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West Side wrestlers

January 31, 2012
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By Amy Lemmon WS sports writer   The West Side wrestlers have done an awesome job for the last two weeks. They have gone to the Sugar Salem Tournament and there were a total of 19 schools who competed. The schools ranged from 2A-to-4A in size. Our own Carson Roberts took fifth place in...

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Record rainfall recorded

January 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Local officials are thankful the record precipitation that was recorded on Saturday turned to snow and temperatures dropped or flooding in some areas of Franklin County could have been worse than it was. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said the Preston...

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Predicted heavy snowstorm fizzles

January 19, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The weather pattern across Franklin County and most of the Intermountain West has changed. But large amounts of snow that were forecast on Wednesday did not materialize. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said warmer-than-expected temperatures persisted throughout the night and kept...

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Bear River Massacre commemoration set

January 18, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   The commemoration of the Bear River Massacre will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m., at the memorial site off Highway 91, approximately four miles northwest of Preston, just past the Bear River bridge. The memorial usually is an opportunity for the tribal members to...

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West Side girls win

January 12, 2012
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By COURTNEY PRIESTLEY WS sports writer   The West Side girls delivered again Wednesday night with another basketball victory. They played the North Gem Cowboys and won 53-35. The Pirates came out really strong in the first quarter and scored 16 points. The hot trend just continued to add from there. It was good...

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Reservoirs offer good ice-fishing

January 11, 2012
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Reservoirs offer good ice-fishing

  By ROBERT S. MERRILL   assistant editor         Good ice, good weather, and good fishing is drawing area residents to Franklin County reservoirs this winter to try their luck at ice fishing.   Both Doug Allen, Smithfield, and his fishing buddy Matt Allen, Hyde Park, said they frequent the ice-covered...

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Polaris Giveaway

January 10, 2012
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Polaris Giveaway

By DAVID KUNZE Preston Lions     Northstar’s Ultimate Outdoors, partnering with the Preston Lions Club, had a packed house Dec. 16. It was a celebration of the generosity demonstrated by the citizens of Preston and Franklin County. The event at Northstar was in support of the Angel Tree Project for needy children in...

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