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Third place: Pirates regroup to bring home 2A hardware

March 5, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer West Side overcame a disappointing loss to Grangeville on Friday evening, regrouped Saturday morning and beat the Firth Cougars at Capital High School in Boise to bring home the third-place boys basketball trophy. Like it has been for many games this season, the Pirate defense clamped down on...

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Video Slide Show – West Side Captures Third at State

March 5, 2013
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Citizen to hold Easter Coloring Book contest

March 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The Preston Citizen is holding an Easter Coloring Contest with coloring books enclosed in the March 13 paper. The rules are different than they were for the Christmas Coloring Contest. The contest is open to adults and children of any age. The finished pictures will need to be...

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Work at the Cub River Guest Ranch involves the whole family

March 2, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Sharla Thain has managed the Cub River Guest Ranch at 1942 N. Deercliff Road for a couple of years. The ranch has been a great diversion from her work with the students at Oakwood Elementary in Preston where she works as a para-educator. “I like to interact with...

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School funding reinstated

March 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Funding looks like it will be reinstated to West Side and other school districts across the state if the Idaho Senate follows the lead of the House and approves House Bill 65. This was a bill that restores funding tied to the education reforms that voters...

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Community turns out for FFA breakfast

March 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A large crowd of residents, teachers and students attended a Preston FFA breakfast last Wednesday morning. The annual event started in 2005 and is provided free of charge as a token of appreciation to those businesses and individuals in the community that have supported the FFA chapter and...

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FSA announces CRP sign-up deadlines

March 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A four-week general sign-up period for the Conservation Reserve Program will begin in Franklin County and across the country on May 20 and will end June 14. In Franklin County 7,300 acres are available for the sign-up this year, according to Layne Peterson, executive director of the local...

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Video – PHS cheerleaders capture district crown

February 28, 2013
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Trustees wish Geddes well

February 28, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Preston School Board members expressed their appreciation for work Ken Geddes has done over the years working the halls of district schools as a resource officer. In their board meeting Wednesday they also wished him well as Preston’s Police Chief. Superintendent Joel Wilson said the trustees are working...

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Ground-breaking of horse complex set for summer

February 28, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Infrastructure work on the Horse Station at Cache Valley, located in Franklin, is expected to begin this summer. The Horse Station is a proposed horse–sports and commercial mixed– use project planned for 167 acres, just off U.S. 91 near the Utah/Idaho border. Ultimately it will host training and...

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