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Warm, dry conditions to continue

June 12, 2013
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WILLOW VALLEY 6X4.5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor While May wasn’t a wet month, the community received more water than it has since December 2012. But things have been hot and dry so far in June. “We received 1.72 inches of rain in May. Yet it was still below the normal of 2.20 of an inch,”...

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Gifford to lead FCHS

June 12, 2013
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Gifford to lead FCHS

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ken Gifford was named principal of Franklin County High School last week. He will also serve as the assistant principal at the Preston Junior High School. The Preston School District did an internal search and he (Gifford) was one of the original teachers when the school was organized....

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County property tax deadline June 20

June 12, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By ROBERT MERRILL  Assistant editor Property owners in Franklin County and across Idaho have until Thursday, June 20, to pay their second half 2012 property tax payments this year. The property tax bill has two deadlines for payments in Idaho. The first half is due on December 20 every year. The second half is...

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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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Buttars sworn in as new Clifton councilman

June 12, 2013
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FAIR BOARD TOP SOIL

By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer Ryan Buttars was sworn into office after being appointed as councilman for Clifton City. Buttars will fill the vacancy left by Larry Palmer, who resigned in May to serve an LDS mission. Council members voted to approve Buttars’ appointment, which will end in January. Elections for the position...

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First grade students read 800 books

June 12, 2013
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HIT FROM HEART 2013

Pioneer Elementary emphasizes reading    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s been a big reading year for Mrs. Lisa Wakley’s first-grade class at Pioneer Elementary School. Her students read 11,000 books this year and three of them read over 800 books. Those three may have been the only students in the history of...

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