Thursday afternoon at 4:20 p.m. the House adjourned. That was the 95th day, tying the record for the third longest session in history.  In 2009 we were in session for 117 days. The record is 118 days. No one was interested in trying to break the record. This week was about resolving the diff…

Quick highlights from the journalist history of Franklin County over the past 100 years Taken from the newspaper archives of the Franklin County Citizen and Preston Citizen.

Walter Iverson was named Mr. PHS following an evening of mock pageant activities on April 8. The event is a fund-raiser for Preston High School's senior class. Iverson's attendants were Austin Dodge (first) and J.R. Carter (second).

Mother's Day Tribute

Mother's Day Tribute

The Lady Pirates travel to Soda Springs on Wednesday, April 17 and play at 4 p.m. and then to Malad for a tournament on Friday, April 19.  Tuesday, April 23 they return home to play Soda at 3:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 24 they host Firth at 4:00 p.m.

Alyssa Wood, daughter of Jeremy and Cindy Wood, won’t have to choose between her favorite sports at the next level. The Preston senior has signed to play both basketball and soccer for Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon. The combined offers with cover her tuition at the two…

Last weekend, the Preston boys took seventh out of 21 teams,  with 141 points at the Grizzly Invitational, and the girls finished 11th with 69 points out of 22 teams. Madison High, a 5-A team, won the boys side with 264 and Bear River, Utah, another talented team, won the girls side with 267…

West Side traveled to Aberdeen for a 17-team invitational on April 12, and did a great job. The boys won with 105 points and the girls’ team finished in sixth. The Pirates will attend the Preston Invitational on Wednesday, April 17.

The West Side Lady Pirates were at home Friday afternoon competing in a District softball match with the American Falls Beavers and came up short in extra innings. They faced Ririe at home on Apr. 5 and again, fell just short with Ririe wining it 10-11.

Spring break didn’t seem to cause any lag in the Preston tracksters who took both the  boys and girls team titles at Saturday’s Shelley Invite. The boys won with 195 points well ahead of second place Hillcrest who came in at 107.5.  The girls team won with a score of 169 points to second pla…

West Side’s track & field program quickly got back on point following Spring Break by dominating a four-team meet hosted by Malad. The Grace boys finished second in the standings, led by their second-place 4x100-meter relay team while Malad and Sho-Ban finished third and fourth respectiv…

Preston got off to a slow start against Minco on the road April 3 and lost both games of the district doubleheader. They travelled to Burley on April 8 (score not available at press time) and square off against Wood River at home on Friday, April 12 starting at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 wi…

Elder Riley Earl Jensen has returned from serving in the Washington, Federal Way/Tacoma mission.

Dear Editor, Just a follow up on the East Oneida Slalom. After seeing what the county had done I thought the city and county had become divided on their agreement to provide recreational opportunities for the residents of Franklin County and the City of Preston.  Then I realized the county a…

Mr. and Mrs. Brett Page of Dayton, are very pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Caralee to Cameron Dey of Pocatello, Idaho.

Dear Editor, When I retired I made a list of the amenities I wanted in my retirement community and began a search of the Western United States.  I found many of those amenities in Franklin County, Idaho and retired here.  I am constantly amazed at the benefits I find by my choice.  As an exa…

To whom it may concern, My name is Max Newman, I am 13, and live in the Cub River Ranches. To get up to our house you take a county road. This road is 3600 East, also known as Nash Road. It is a dirt road and it is very busy. During the winter the road is very wet and muddy. With so many peo…

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