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Budget sequester slows livestock protection

August 25, 2013
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Livestock owners help fund predator control efforts    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Idaho livestock producers have teamed up with the state’s sportsmen to raise $700,000 annually to help fund predator control efforts. USDA Wildlife Services had their funding cut from $2.6 million in 2010 to $1.9 million this year, causing a reduction...

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Franklin city reviews plans for memorial park

August 25, 2013
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Former mayor wants to donate property    By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer A plan presented to Franklin City Council last week for a memorial park was put on hold, pending future review by council members. Jake Young, representing former Franklin resident Warren Robinson, explained that Robinson was donating property at 100 S. 300...

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Woolf starts election bid

August 24, 2013
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Brandon Woolf and his wife, Jana Lee, take time from a campaign
kickoff in Preston on Thursday for a photo. They said they wanted to start
things off in their hometown and have other events scheduled across
the state.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Idaho State Controller Brandon D. Woolf kicked off his election bid for the 2014 general election in Preston on Thursday evening at a reception in the Preston City Park. The Preston native and 1991 graduate of Preston High School was appointed interim Controller by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter...

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It’s about service

August 23, 2013
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Bloomfest contestants from left-to-right: Melanie Carter, Harley Larson, Carley Jepperson, Paisley
Smith, Kenidee Earl, Adilee Carter, Emilee Bostwick and Devony Jepperson.

Contestants vie for Bloomfest titles    By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern Eight hopefuls between five and 12-years-old competed for crowns and sashes at this year’s Bloomfest Princess Pageant on Wednesday night of fair week. This year’s pageant had less competition than usual. With nine awards and only eight contestants, every girl went home with...

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PSD announces attendance incentive

August 23, 2013
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Preston School Superintendent Joel Wilson announced an attendance incentive this week. “Our funding from the state is based on attendance from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31,” Wilson said. “The better attendance we have during this time, the more funding the state gives the district.” The Preston School District is urging families to postpone vacations...

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WS to honor runners at opening football game

August 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – All athletes who were part of this past spring’s 2A state track title teams will be honored at halftime during the opening football game of 2013-14 school year. Track coach Dan Line said both the girls and boys won 2A state track titles in the spring...

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