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Here a chick, there a chick

July 12, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s been a big year so far for people raising backyard chickens. Chicken coops seem to be popping up in Franklin County and across the country. Hatcheries are seeing a boom in chick sales. After a fire this spring destroyed 25 freshly hatched chicks in Banida, Idaho, Lauren...

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Idaho Falls man dies in ATV accident

July 10, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   CUB RIVER – A 72-year-old Idaho Falls man died Thursday afternoon near Willow Flat Campground in the Cub River area as a result of injuries suffered in an ATV accident on Hillyard Canyon Road. Robert Cleveland was driving four-wheeler alone, riding with family members, when the accident...

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Heat can take a toll on seniors

July 10, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor MaRee Carter, RN, Access Home Health in Preston, said families and neighbors should watch out for the elderly during the extreme heat we are experiencing. Prolonged and hot temperatures can be very difficult and sometimes dangerous for seniors Cater said. She said seniors don’t move as much and...

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Preston to apply for healthy living grant

July 9, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City could qualify for a $2,500 grant to find ways to improve conditions for healthy eating and active living. Laura Sant, Franklin County extension educator, recently explained to city officials that she had coordinated a local research project called, Generating Rural Options for Weight Healthy Kids and...

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Photo gallery-Dayton celebrates the 4th

July 8, 2015
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Photos by SHANE LIND

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The bands played on

July 8, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Riverdale Resort brought in 45 bands for the second Lala-POOL-ooza on Saturday, June 27. There were 45 bands on four stages and as many as 1,000 people in attendance thoughout the time the music played. It started at noon and they were done by about 9:30 p.m.  ...

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