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Dietrich, Porter snare championships

February 21, 2013
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Preston’s Devin Porter, wrestling at 120 pounds, cradles Pocatello’s Andre Aguinaga to win a district championship.

By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen Competing in an expanded district field, the Preston Indians wrestled for state berths at the district wrestling meet at Bonneville High in Idaho Falls on Feb. 13. In addition to a deep Bonneville team, other teams in the mix included Century, Rigby and perennial wrestling powerhouses Blackfoot and...

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Have you played the name game?

February 20, 2013
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Citizen Name Game

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Five-week food course offered by Extension

February 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The University of Idaho Extension is offering a five-week course on the basics of food preservation that begins on March 7. Classes will be held Thursday mornings, at 9 a.m., according to Laura Sant, Franklin County Extension educator. She said they will be held at the Robinson Building...

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City reviews flood grant report

February 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Proposals for a remediation plan to help alleviate seasonal flooding in the northeast section of Preston were explained to the city council on Monday. Derrick Sharp, of Whisper Mountain in Pocatello, has been working with the city for almost two years to help with design and implementation of...

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Idaho Legislature to set budgets

February 20, 2013
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Marc Gibbs

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Joint Finance Appropriations Committee, comprised of both House and Senate members, will start setting individual state budgets this week and the figure they will be working from is $2,783,000,000, some three percent higher than last year’s spending levels. Representative Marc Gibbs, of Grace, is a member of...

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West Side School Fundraiser slated for this Friday

February 20, 2013
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A Harold B. Lee Elementary “Hoedown” Fundraiser is set at 6:30- 8:30 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 22. Funds will go towards field trips for elementary students. There will be a $1 admission charge. A chili dinner, which Stokes MarketPlace has helped us with, will cost $3. There will also be a silent auction.

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Long-time Citizen staffer passes away

February 19, 2013
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RaNae M. Bartlome

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor RaNae M. Bartlome, a long-time member of The Preston Citizen family, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. For 15 years her accuracy and dedication to details made her a valuable member of the Citizen editorial staff. She had an engaging laugh and was...

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Annual FFA appreciation breakfast to be held at Craner Ag Building

February 19, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston High’s annual FFA breakfast will be held this Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Craner Agriculture Building on the school campus from 6:30-8 a.m. The annual event started in 2005 and is provided free of charge as a token of appreciation to those businesses and individuals in the...

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Papa Jay’s turns 17: It’s the place to be in Clifton

February 19, 2013
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Photos and story by LORI ANN SMART   Clifton residents came out and showed their support for the 17th annual birthday party of their local convenience/ jerky store, Papa Jay’s, on Saturday. There were jerky samples, fresh roast beef sandwiches and door prizes for those who came to join in the fun. Everyone could...

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Accident claims Cattani

February 18, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A long-time Banida-area resident, Karla Cattani, a longtime Preston High School teacher, died Sunday afternoon from injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident near her home. Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar said his office received a call about a snowmobile accident in the Banida area at 2:37 p.m....

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