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Statewide impaired driver enforcement pays off big in county

April 12, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County Sheriff’s office participated in a statewide impaired driving enforcement from March 15-22. This enforcement was part of a grant provided by the Idaho State Police, according to Chief Deputy Karen Hatch. “During this time period deputies conducted numerous traffic stops and contacted motorists to enforce...

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Twiss takes helm of local U.S. Bank

April 12, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The new U.S. Bank manager in Preston, Scott Twiss, is happy about his job, but more than that he is happy to be in Preston. He replaces Robin Anderson, who moved on. The southeast Idaho native has lived in Montpelier, Grace and Soda Springs. He always had a...

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Burn permits required

April 11, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Signed permits will be required in Franklin County on Tuesday, April 15, for open burning. Scott Martin, Fire District Fire Marshal, said the permits will be needed until Oct. 15. They may be needed beyond that date, depending on weather conditions this summer and fall. Martin said his...

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Preston business notes phone scam

April 11, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Recently, a Preston business received a phone call from someone claiming to be with Rocky Mountain Power, who said it was behind on payments and threatened to shut off power if an immediate payment of $1,500 wasn’t made. The caller told the owner to deposit money in a...

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Girl’s event on Saturday at library

April 9, 2014
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    By CITIZEN STAFF   Young ladies are invited to visit the Larsen-Sant Library dressed as princesses this Saturday at 11 a.m. That’s because the annual Girls Activity is a Princess Tea Party, said Teresa Rasmussen, assistant librarian. It’s for girls ages 5-8. For more information, call the library at 208-852-0175.

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Election write-in candidate deadline

April 9, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor April 22 is the last day any resident of the county can declare as a write-in candidate for the upcoming May primary election. County election clerk Camille Larsen said anyone interested in filing for the six county positions up for election can come into the clerk’s office in...

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