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Checketts to return for book signing

April 4, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Popular local author Cami Checketts is returning to The Preston Citizen, 77 S. State, to sign copies of her latest two books, “Poison Me” and “Dying to Run,” on Friday, April 12, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Her book, Poison Me, is riddled with intrigue, romance, and a...

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Barzee, Telford to take on new roles in WS District

April 4, 2013
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Barzee, Telford to take on new roles in WS District

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor In just over three months West Side School District will get a new superintendent and a new high school principal. Spencer Barzee, named last April as assistant superintendent, will take over on July 1 to lead the district. Tyler Telford, who is currently the middle school principal and...

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Song Mashup Challenge – For Preston and West Side Students

April 3, 2013
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Preston and West Side students, we found this video by Highland High School’s Trouveres that went viral. That got us thinking. So, here is a challenge for students at the two local high schools. Make a video mashup of your own and we will help you promote it. Take a look here at HHS’s...

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Legislature expected to finish this week

April 3, 2013
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LDS CONFERENCE 2013

Education budget squabble causes delayed adjournment    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Idaho legislature is winding up business for the current session. Failure in the Senate to pass a $1.3 billion public schools budget last week extended the session by several days. The legislature, which had hoped to conclude business prior to...

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Library construction underway

April 3, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – Construction on the south side of the West Side High School library is on-going and recently carpet was laid. Counter tops, cabinetwork, secretary rolling door, glass wall and book shelves all installed. Assistant Superintendent Spencer Barzee gave that update to trustees during a recent meeting. “The...

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Preston Easter Egg Hunt – Video!!!

April 2, 2013
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Racing for eggs: Community Easter Egg hunts draw crowds

April 2, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston and Weston held their community Easter Egg Hunts Saturday at their respecting city parks. Preston’s egg hunt was sponsored and organized by Hunzeker Ford and Weston’s by Woodward’s Country Store. Plastic eggs had been distributed to Preston businesses and prizes were inserted in them for the Preston...

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Indians split with Bear Lake

April 2, 2013
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Indians split with Bear Lake

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston Indians baseball team faced Bear Lake in a double header at home on March 26. They won the first game 7-4 and lost the second 10-5. “The first game we played was nearly flawless,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “We had a strong pitching performance by Jason...

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WS track starts strong; does well at Cache-Box meet

April 2, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON –The West Side boys’ track team is starting the season strong this spring. Coach Tyson Moser said last week the team went to a meet in Malad with nine schools. “The meet was not scored but the boys won 15 out of 18 events,” he said. “This...

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Every calf counts

March 30, 2013
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A Mink Creek cattle ranch has caught the attention of the American Angus Association for excellence in sires  Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM    It’s calving time at the Mink Creek Cattle Company ranch and Greg Belew, the ranch manager, is putting in plenty of hours to make sure the new additions are...

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