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Swimmer’s itch reported at area reservoirs

July 26, 2013
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MORRISON WILLOW VALLEY 4X4

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern   Southeastern Idaho Public Health announced that cases of swimmer’s itch have been reported recently at beaches in southeastern Idaho this summer. “Swimmer’s itch is a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to microscopic parasites carried by waterfowl and snails,” said Tracy McCulloch, community health director with Southeastern...

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Fishing trailer set again at Johnson Reservoir

July 20, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Those who missed out on The Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s “Take Me Fishing” trailer at Johnson Reservoir last month will have two more opportunities to fish for free at Johnson Reservoir later this month. The trailer will be at the impoundment on Saturday, July 27, from...

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Hollingsworth named Queen

July 9, 2013
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WILLOW VALLEY 6X4.5

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern Preston resident Claira Hollingsworth, 20, was named That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Queen on May 31. Hollingsworth is the first rodeo queen from Preston in the past decade. Hollingsworth, daughter of Jeff and Lee Hollingsworth, also received the Horsemanship Award and Speech. She will ride in the Professional Rodeo...

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PGCC to host mixed couples scramble; tourney results listed

July 5, 2013
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oneida 3ON3 BBALL TOURNEY 2013

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston Golf and Country Club will be hosting a mixed (couples) scramble on Friday, July 12. It will be a shotgun start with a maximum of 30 teams. The cost is $20 for members with a cart and $30 for non-members with a cart. Handicap is not required,...

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Rodeoers do well

June 26, 2013
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ORCHARD ESTATES 2X2

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor One cowboy and two cowgirls from Franklin County participated in what some call the Rose Bowl of college rodeo, the National Intercollegiate Association Rodeo Finals in Casper earlier this month. Over 400 athletes from 100 colleges across the country participated in the finals held from June 9-15. Kiara...

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Horse Station: Franklin Council approves final plat

June 22, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Approval of a final plat for the Horse Station at Cache Valley was granted by the Franklin City Council on Wednesday evening. A performance bond for construction of infrastructure for phase one of the 167-acre, mixed-use project will allow developers to complete the sale of commercial lots to...

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Kids have a great time Fishing With An Officer

June 20, 2013
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FCMC CARA ALDER 3X6

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Over 80 people from southern Idaho and northern Utah braved brisk winds last week and participated in a “Fishing with an Officer” evening at Johnson Reservoir east of Preston. Local and area Idaho Fish and Game officers brought the Take Me Fishing Trailer to the small impoundment where...

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Inglet heads to bowling championships

June 14, 2013
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BRADYS 1X5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A Preston bowler will be representing the area and Idaho next month in the Junior Gold National Bowling Championships in Detroit. Misty Inglet competed in Boise recently at the 2013 Idaho State Pepsi Bowling Championships and finished in the top two in the entire state. That placing advanced...

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Athletes attend Special Olympics track event

June 12, 2013
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ADVANCED BLINDS 2X2

By LORI ANN SMART For The Citizen This past weekend hundreds of athletes converged upon Idaho Falls High School for the Special Olympics regional track competition. The events that were participated in were shot put, discus, softball throw, tennis ball toss and several running, walking, motorized and relay races. The motto of the Special...

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Weston continues to get bicycle groups

June 8, 2013
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WS SUMMER LIBRARY 2X4

BY CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – About 100 bicyclists are expected to race through Weston as part of a Logan Regional Hospital fundraising event July 13, Mayor Camille Larsen said. The group was the most recent to register their race and pay the refundable $200 fee with the city, she said. The fee is charged...

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