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Indians drop two on the pitch

October 1, 2013
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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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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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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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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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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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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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National Fire Prevention Week coming in October

September 27, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor National Fire Prevention Week kicks off locally on Monday, Oct. 7, with several school classes and other groups touring the local fire station. Fire commissioners and firemen will lead the tours. They will continue all month and besides students, tours will include various church and scouting groups, said...

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MRAP arrives

September 25, 2013
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By Chief KEN GEDDES  Preston Police Department The Preston Police Department acquired a Mine Resistance Ambush Protected Personnel Carrier (MRAP) from the United States Army within the past week. The military has chosen to make equipment available to law enforcement agencies to increase domestic security in our country. MRAP’s are armored fighting vehicles designed...

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SIPH flu clinic scheduled

September 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Southeastern Idaho Public Health office in Preston will hold flu clinics this Thursday and Friday in the mornings and all day on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the office, 42 W. 100 S. With flu and cold season upon us, public health officials at SIPH would like to...

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