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VIDEO Preston: Capital for a Day

December 19, 2013
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Gov. Otter was able to listen to the concerns of Preston residents.  

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Stewart to serve on House committee

December 19, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  In a move that is unusual for a freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chris Stewart has been appointed to serve on that body’s Appropriations Committee. The former Weston resident, who still has ties here, was tapped to serve on the powerful committee earlier this month. That’s after being...

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Closed roads: Enforcement to begin on Friday

December 19, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Several seasonal roads in Franklin County will be closed to vehicular traffic in two days because of snowfall. Enforcement of road-closed ordinances will begin. County commission chair Dirk Bowles said if complaints are called in to the sheriff’s department citations will be issued, even though there has been...

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Slide-off season

December 18, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor As winter weather has settled into Franklin County, Sheriff Dave Fryar reminds motorists to use caution when traveling county and state highways during inclement weather and to cooperate with highway workers clearing the highways. Jason Sharp, a tow-truck operator who has been with West Motor for over 25...

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School food drive

December 18, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County schools collected more canned food and other commodities than ever, said Jenny Hollingsworth, who co-chairs the drive with Krista Christensen. The schools play a huge part of the Elks Christmas Baskets. This year they gathered over 7,300 items to help families. Both county junior high schools...

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Castleton to bring new boy band to Preston schools

December 18, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston’s Tyler Castleton has assembled a boy-band called “Beyond 5,“ (B 5) that is taking Utah by storm and look like they have a bright future. The group is made up of 15 to 18 year old boys Castleton found from auditions held across the country. B 5...

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Local businessman dies from short illness

December 17, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The community lost a hard working member of the business community with a bright future in the convenience store industry Saturday. Bradley Jason (B.J.) Larsen passed away as result of complications from a short illness. Larsen was the grandson of Kelly Spackman of Kelly’s Convenience Stores in Preston...

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Indians thump Marsh Valley

December 17, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians played well last week despite losing to Century 77-69 on the road on Dec. 10. Down by as many as 21 points in the fourth quarter, Preston was able to take advantage of Century’s foul trouble and close the gap considerably. Last Saturday they turned around...

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PHS girls beat Bear Lake

December 17, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Preston girls lost to Pocatello at home, but beat Bear Lake on the road last week, making it a pretty good week. They travel to Bonneville on Dec. 17, and host Malad on Dec. 21. Varsity plays at 7:30 p.m. Preston beat the Bears for the second...

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WS girls drop two games

December 17, 2013
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter West Side’s girls’ basketball team lost both of their back-to-back games last week. Against Marsh Valley on Thursday the Pirates lost 62-45 and on Friday lost 52-20 to American Falls. This week is packed with three games. They start with a conference game in Aberdeen on Wednesday, then...

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