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FOL committee up and running

October 2, 2013
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LAMONTS DEAL 2013

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s time to start preparing for the Festival of Lights. Preston’s premier holiday activity will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 30. There is new life in the Festival as new Festival Committee leadership was organized this year. Mary Ann Cox is will be this year’s chairman,...

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Wood stove change-out money available

October 2, 2013
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MORRISON WILLOW VALLEY 4X4

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Department of Environmental Quality is sponsoring another wood stove change-out program on the Idaho side of Cache Valley. This program is very similar to the past two change-outs in 2012 and 2011, where residents can qualify for a $500 rebate, according to Melissa Gibbs, regional airshed coordinator...

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Cole’s interception seals win over Broncos

October 1, 2013
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BECKSTEAD DOW 3X2 9-2013

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor This story appeared on our website last week. Make sure to go to our website for breaking news: www.prestoncitizen.com  It was another big defensive night for the Preston Indians. The defense shut down the Blackfoot Broncos’ high-scoring offense and escaped with a 7-3 conference victory at home Friday...

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Indians drop two on the pitch

October 1, 2013
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FCR&B MECHANIC 3X4 10-2

By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen staff The Preston Lady Indians had a tough week in soccer playing Highland and Century. Century continues to be one of the top teams in 4A, and 5A Highland has yet to lose a game. Playing tough competition is the best way to improve. Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Indians traveled...

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Girls place 3rd at Cache/Box

October 1, 2013
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2014 CALENDARS 4X8 10-2

By ELLEN GREGORY  For The Citizen With the prestigious Bob Firman Invitational now in the books, Preston runners tested their speed against local teams at the 2013 Cache-Box Invitational, held at Utah State’s course on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Senior Caitlin Elgan ran to fourth place in the girls’ race. The Preston girls’ team finished...

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WS thinclads score well at Pirate Invitational

October 1, 2013
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FCExtO DEPUTY CLERK 3X4 10-2

By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports writer West Side cross country hosted the Pirate Challenge on Friday. The course was set in Dayton and it was designed last year by the boys’ team coaches. It was a small meet; only Malad’s team and Preston’s JV team were there. On Wednesday, the cross country team is...

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PHS Soccer wins 1 and loses 1

October 1, 2013
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  By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen staff Preston had a mixed week in boys’ soccer beating Highland 3-2, but, losing to Burley 3-0. Both are strong teams that provide excellent competition, but do not count in district standings. The Indians also played at home against Bonneville on Tuesday, Oct. 1 (score not available at press...

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WS volleyball team wins two

October 1, 2013
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FOLLOW ME TO ZION 3X5 1 10-2

By ALYSSA NIELSEN  Citizen staff The West Side volleyball team had two district games this last week. On Wednesday, they traveled to Aberdeen to play the Tigers; and on Thursday, they hosted the Soda Springs Cardinals. West Side won both games, Aberdeen in a difficult five matches and Soda Springs in three matches. West...

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Youth pheasant hunt on Oct. 5

September 29, 2013
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WEST SIDE DAHLE CENTER

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The local chapter of Pheasants Forever, with help from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, is sponsoring a youth pheasant hunt on Saturday, Oct. 5, northeast of Preston. The first weekend in October marks the youth pheasant season opener statewide. The annual event is for youngsters 10-15...

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Growing Nile fish in Niter water

September 28, 2013
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RIVERDALE RESORT 5x3 1 9-18

Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM    Raising warm water fish in the cool, clear waters of Southeast Idaho may seem far-fetched until someone discovers the tilapia farming operation of Dutchboy Farms in Niter. John Lambregts, an aqua-culturist and owner of Dutchboy Farms, raises tilapia that are originally from the warm waters in...

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