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Forest Service campgrounds ready for weekend

August 29, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Potable water will be available at the following campgrounds for Labor Day weekend: Willow Flat, Albert Moser Emigration Canyon and the Resource, Conservation and Development (RC&D) campground, now under supervision of the forest service. “There are no restrictions yet on building fires or cutting firewood. But things could...

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Indians open season at Garland

August 28, 2013
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KIDS BACK IN SCHOOL

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston’s second-year head football coach Nick Hyde said he hope to use a balanced attack this Friday against the Bear River Bears and use whatever weapons he has to compete in the Indians’ opening game of the season in Garland. The Bears are coming off of a 42-20...

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WS opens at home against Firth Cougars

August 28, 2013
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Check for game updates: https://www.facebook.com/prestoncitizen By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side opens the football season on Friday at home against the Firth Cougars and head coach Tyson Moser said the contest will be a great opportunity for the Pirates to see how they match up with the best this early in...

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Offices closed on Labor Day

August 28, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state and federal offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. Area banks, post office branches and The Citizen office will also be closed that day. However, some retailers will remain open. The Franklin County Landfill will be closed that day...

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FCMC board hears about customer training efforts

August 28, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Improved customer service is one of the efforts being actively pursued by Franklin County Medical Center’s board of trustees and administration. During its August meeting, the board heard a presentation by consultant Carol Taylor on customer service training efforts so far in 2013, hospital CEO Mike Andrus said. She met and...

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Football Contest 2013

August 27, 2013
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football entry

Grab this week’s Citizen for rules and this week’s games!            

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Beutler’s new digs

August 27, 2013
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PHS PIANO TEACHERS

Open house held to show new middle school facilities    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – An open house for the new Beutler Middle School, Dahle Community Center and Dahle Library (Beutler Middle School Library) was held on Wednesday. The event also honored the Dahle Family legacy and especially Cline and Jane...

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Christensen steps down from Preston School Board

August 27, 2013
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WILLOW VALLEY 5X7.5

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Verl Christensen announced he is stepping down as Preston School Board trustee after nearly 12 years of service. During that time he has been a part of some major remodeling and construction projects. School administration buildings were remodeled and some of the buildings constructed during his tenure include...

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Budget sequester slows livestock protection

August 25, 2013
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Livestock owners help fund predator control efforts    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Idaho livestock producers have teamed up with the state’s sportsmen to raise $700,000 annually to help fund predator control efforts. USDA Wildlife Services had their funding cut from $2.6 million in 2010 to $1.9 million this year, causing a reduction...

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Franklin city reviews plans for memorial park

August 25, 2013
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Former mayor wants to donate property    By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer A plan presented to Franklin City Council last week for a memorial park was put on hold, pending future review by council members. Jake Young, representing former Franklin resident Warren Robinson, explained that Robinson was donating property at 100 S. 300...

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