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County asks city for help with airport upgrades

January 3, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County Commissioner Scott Workman said the county is asking Preston City to consider in its next budget year helping to pay for improvements that have been done or are contemplated at the Preston Airport. “We’ve asked for $5,000 to help us pay for several improvements. This past...

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Crossley rewarded for teaching

January 3, 2013
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Preston High School Ag Instructor Larin Crossley works with sophomore Kati Talbot on a welding project before school ended for the holidays.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston High School’s Larin Crossley has received a nationwide Outstanding Teacher Award for his efforts as an agricultural instructor and will get to drive a new Toyota Tundra for two years as part of the recognition. Crossley is one of only six individuals nationwide who received the National...

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Murder mystery is first book for discussion group

January 2, 2013
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ALLINGER 2013 SCHEDULE

By CITIZEN STAFF  “Murder on the Middle Fork” is the first book that will be explored this year by Larsen-Sant Library’s discussion group. The group will meet Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. at the library. The book is based on a true story of one of Idaho’s strangest murders, which took place in...

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Legislators to tackle tough issues

January 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The 2013 session of the Idaho Legislature will kick off this Monday, Jan. 7, in Boise with the State of the State address by Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter and his budget projection. “We will have three main topics to deal with this year. One will be personal property...

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Air pollution level triggers residential burn ban

December 31, 2012
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For the full report click here http://www.deq.idaho.gov/air-quality/monitoring/daily-reports-and-forecasts.aspx

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Boise State to remain in MWC

December 31, 2012
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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,”...

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Basement jail exposed

December 31, 2012
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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...

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Hobson: WS basketball coach returns

December 31, 2012
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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...

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New Year’s Baby Contest

December 31, 2012
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Keep an eye on The Preston Citizen to meet the New Year’s 2013 Baby!

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Moosman memorial update given to city

December 29, 2012
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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...

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