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Area farmers may be left high and dry

March 6, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor With all the snow that has been on the ground across the valley this winter, many people may think we are going to have plenty of water this coming summer. “We are much better off across the low lands of Franklin County than we were last year at...

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GPBA names new officers

March 6, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Several members of the Greater Preston Business Association attended an annual banquet Thursday night and Ron Keller Tire was named Business of the Year for 2013. Dax Keller accepted the award in behalf of his company, which has facilities in Preston and North Logan. He praised his employees...

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Farming guppies

March 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Over the past 20 years, Preston High School FFA advisor Larin Crossley has seen a lot of animals raised by students for Supervised Agriculture Experiment work. He has seen students raise the biggest bulls, boars or lambs they could find. He said he has even seen students raise...

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PHS sweeps cheer competition

March 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM editor@prestoncitizen.com Preston High School cheerleaders swept the district competition held at Pocatello High School recently. This is the first time the Preston cheer squad has qualified in all four areas since the IHSAA recognized cheer as a sport, said Coach Pandi Elison. “They did very well. They took first in...

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Third place: Pirates regroup to bring home 2A hardware

March 5, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer West Side overcame a disappointing loss to Grangeville on Friday evening, regrouped Saturday morning and beat the Firth Cougars at Capital High School in Boise to bring home the third-place boys basketball trophy. Like it has been for many games this season, the Pirate defense clamped down on...

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Video Slide Show – West Side Captures Third at State

March 5, 2013
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Citizen to hold Easter Coloring Book contest

March 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The Preston Citizen is holding an Easter Coloring Contest with coloring books enclosed in the March 13 paper. The rules are different than they were for the Christmas Coloring Contest. The contest is open to adults and children of any age. The finished pictures will need to be...

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Work at the Cub River Guest Ranch involves the whole family

March 2, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Sharla Thain has managed the Cub River Guest Ranch at 1942 N. Deercliff Road for a couple of years. The ranch has been a great diversion from her work with the students at Oakwood Elementary in Preston where she works as a para-educator. “I like to interact with...

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School funding reinstated

March 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Funding looks like it will be reinstated to West Side and other school districts across the state if the Idaho Senate follows the lead of the House and approves House Bill 65. This was a bill that restores funding tied to the education reforms that voters...

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Community turns out for FFA breakfast

March 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A large crowd of residents, teachers and students attended a Preston FFA breakfast last Wednesday morning. The annual event started in 2005 and is provided free of charge as a token of appreciation to those businesses and individuals in the community that have supported the FFA chapter and...

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