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BYU-I adds Food Science major

February 2, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor For high school Ag students looking for a related major check out Brigham Young University-Idaho’s Ag program. Officials there have made some changes they hope will enhance and strengthen their offerings for students on campus. Van Christman, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Science at the...

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Raising Hogs

February 1, 2013
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Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM  Jessica Harvey raises hogs. She is not afraid to let people know about it either. Some hoggers are leery about people knowing they raise hogs. She likes it, in fact, she wants everyone to know. In fact, she does it on the side of her real job,...

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Massacre remembered photos

January 31, 2013
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Massacre remembered

January 31, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   On Jan. 29, 1863, over 500 Northwestern Shoshone men, women and children perished in the Bear River Massacre. Federal troops trapped and decimated the Tribe at the site of its annual “Warm Dance,” in present Franklin County, Idaho.       Some 150 years later, nearly 100 people braved...

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Wrestling registration set

January 31, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Little Warrior Wrestling season is starting in Preston and a sign-up/ registration meeting is set on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Preston High School cafeteria. Coach Travis Despain said he would like to meet all interested wrestlers before the season begins. “Registration will be at 5:30 p.m....

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SEICAA can help with heating bills

January 31, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The colder than normal temps and soaring heating bills may have some in the county looking for ways to trim costs. Kandi Avery, Franklin County coordinator for Southeast Idaho Community Action Agency (SEICAA), is prepared to help. She said they are still taking appointments for families who want...

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WS to give SAT

January 31, 2013
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West Side juniors will take the SAT test as required by the Idaho Department of Education on April 17. This test will take a bulk of the school day. The seniors will not be required to come this day. Senior students are strongly encouraged to work on their senior projects, according to Barzee.

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Derailment investigation continues

January 30, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Investigation into a fatal truck-train accident, which caused a derailment of 16 cars of a Union Pacific freight train near Dayton on Jan. 9, is still open. A cleanup process of damaged cars started last week and will continue this week, according to a Union Pacific employee who...

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Guns and ammo sales jump locally

January 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Long before the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut, where a 20 year old killed 20 children and six adults, firearm sales and concealed weapons permits Franklin County were climbing. Guns are getting hard to find and finding ammunition or ammunition-making supplies is even harder. The .223...

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Clear your hydrant

January 30, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A winter parking ordinance is now in effect within the Preston City limits and officials are reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking...

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