Powered by Max Banner Ads 

Local

Boise State to remain in MWC

December 31, 2012
By

USU Sports Information COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West Conference and Boise State University today jointly announced, effective immediately, Boise State will remain a member of the Mountain West in all sports. “Without question, conference affiliation has been an odyssey for Boise State, with all the unexpected turns and changes that term suggests,”...

Read more »

Basement jail exposed

December 31, 2012
By
ONEIDA ACAD BID

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Keys mailed to Preston City officials go to the old jail and may have uncovered a mystery of sorts– or added to the mystery. The keys came from Herman Petersen who said he was the great grandson of William (Bill) Head. Head was the Franklin County Sheriff for...

Read more »

Hobson: WS basketball coach returns

December 31, 2012
By
TAX FORMS 2012 2x3

By CITIZEN STAFF  New West Side High School girls’ basketball coach Kelli Hobson is returning to her roots, having played basketball in Dayton some years ago. Following her time as a Pirate, she played college-level volleyball and basketball at Colorado Northwestern for two years. That’s where she met her husband, Bryon, who played as...

Read more »

New Year’s Baby Contest

December 31, 2012
By
LUCKY BABY 2013

Keep an eye on The Preston Citizen to meet the New Year’s 2013 Baby!

Read more »

Moosman memorial update given to city

December 29, 2012
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor An update was given to the Preston City Council on a memorial granite bench recognizing Cody O. Moosman for his ultimate sacrifice to his country and community this past summer. Specialist Moosman, from Preston, was killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan last July. The...

Read more »

City controls variance, special-use permits

December 28, 2012
By
TAX FORMS 2012 2x3

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City leaders took control over a variance and special-use permit procedure Monday following a public hearing that no one attended. In the past the city’s planning and zoning board had the authority to grant variances and issue special-use permits. Council action this fall suspended that authority. The...

Read more »

FCMC gets results of survey

December 27, 2012
By

By CITIZEN STAFF  Of nearly 1,000 surveys distributed to Franklin County residents by the Franklin County Medical Center, almost two-fifths were returned, with respondents giving their opinions on everything from hospital cleanliness to compassion of staff and their experiences with the billing department. Initial results were presented to the FCMC Board of Trustees last...

Read more »

City, county, other offices to close for New Year’s holiday

December 27, 2012
By

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state and federal offices will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, in celebration of the New Year’s holiday. The post office plans to operate on a reduced schedule on Monday, Dec. 31. The lobby will be open from 8 a.m.-noon. Postmaster Val Porter said...

Read more »

Community digs in: Helping hands help the Elks

December 26, 2012
By
Young men and young women showed up to sort through canned items, then placed them in boxes to be sealed and ready for delivery.

By JEAN CARTER  The Preston Elks Lodge has been a beehive of activity this past week, as volunteers gathered at the lodge to put Christmas boxes together for an estimated 850 families who need a helping hand during the holidays. Jenny Hollingsworth and Krysta Christensen coordinate the event, and both said they are over-whelmed...

Read more »

Bodily gives back

December 26, 2012
By
Amanda and Stanton Bodily pose for a photograph at the Ronald
McDonald House in Phoenix, Ariz.

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor When Amanda Bodily was a senior at Preston High School last year, the Indian cheerleader wanted to recycle formal prom dresses for her senior project. She hoped to have the support of girls who have attended formal dances or proms in recent years, and she did. The plan...

Read more »


 Powered by Max Banner Ads