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Franklin city okays wastewater proposal

January 16, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer The Franklin City council room was filled with about 40 residents last week, listening to a proposal for the phase two process to the government mandated wastewater facility plant. Four choices were discussed during the public hearing; do nothing at all about the wastewater, which would result in...

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WS gets art grants

January 16, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The West Side School District has been awarded two separate grants totaling $12,350 by the F.M., Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation, a fund within the Idaho Community Foundation. The first grant of $9,000 will improve individual access to band and orchestra instruments for Harold...

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It takes a village to raise a hunter

January 16, 2014
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By JENNIFER JACKSON  IDF&G Regional Conservation Educator This past general deer season in southeast Idaho was like any other season in recent years, with one major exception. This year, Fish and Game conservation officers and community partners shared in the hunting tradition with various youth in this region’s first-ever mentored deer hunts. Similar to...

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Eye-screening help given

January 15, 2014
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Mike Andrus, of FCMC, Shaun Parkinson of Valley Wide Co-op, Nicole
Bingham of Eye Care for You and Kris Beckstead of Beckstead Realty
each present checks of $500 to the Preston Lions Club. President Brad
Wall and Lions member Brad Palmer accept the donations to support
the Lions eye-screening program.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Four local businesses have donated $500 each to help the Preston Lions Club with operational costs of a Plusoptix vision screener. The state-of-the-art eye screener permits a greater coverage of vision conditions in a smaller amount of time compared to the screening techniques of the past, according to...

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Flu poised to hit Franklin County

January 15, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Franklin County Medical Center officials in Preston have not started to restrict visitors to the facility yet because of the flu or flu-like illnesses. The local hospital is continuing to monitor the situation locally, said FCMC officials. “We do not have any restrictions in place at the current...

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Local SAR assist in avalanche

January 14, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County Search and Rescue played a major role in the rescue of a snowmobiler buried in an avalanche near the Utah-Idaho border on Saturday afternoon. “He had already been dug out by people that were with him,” said Brian Checketts, the first vice commander of Franklin County...

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History revealed: New York Deli to move

January 14, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Dee and Glenda Hebdon, of Preston, stopped by the building Mis Amores recently vacated on Monday for some pictures and a trip down memory lane. The New York Deli will move into the facility when remodeling is completed. While the exterior of the building was being removed it...

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Mink concerns discussed

January 14, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A group of Preston residents found no relief from the Preston City Council to their concerns about a mink farm planned just outside city limits in 2016. Ron Smellie and five other business owners and residents told the council they have serious concerns about the impact a proposed...

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Keller paces Indians at Madison

January 14, 2014
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By KATIE GREGORY  For The Citizen Over the weekend Preston wrestlers brawled at the Madison Invitational and six placed. There were 12 schools represented and all provided stiff competition. Kieton Keller took first place and Jovany Silva secured second. Tayson Reid fought his way to third place and Stilman Palmer worked for fourth. Austyn...

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Preston jumps on Pirates 67-42

January 14, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter DAYTON – West Side was cold as a cucumber on Friday night in a cross-county home game against Preston and nothing was going into the hoop for the Pirates during the first quarter. Preston scored the first 15 points and the score at the end of the first...

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