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.

April may be known for its finicky spring weather in southeast Idaho, but here is a “forecast” anglers can really rely on to plan their outings. Personnel from Idaho Fish and Game’s hatcheries in the Southeast Region will be releasing nearly 34,000 catchable-sized rainbow trout at various lo…

As part of its annual energy cost adjustment, Rocky Mountain Power proposes a 1.1 percent decrease overall for customers in its 2021 annual energy cost adjustment. Typical residential customers using 800 kilowatt-hours per month would see a decrease of approximately $9.00 on their annual ele…

Idaho Fish and Game is holding its annual online auction for confiscated/salvaged furs, antlers and carcasses, which ends on April 9. All items for auction were either found, seized as evidence or salvaged. 

Individuals who are 16 years of age and older are now eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccine through enrolled providers within Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Butte, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties. Appointments for this priority group are being released beginning March 31, at 9 a.…

It's been several weeks since the the collective heads of local residents were scratched in an effort to remember which business these two doors once opened to on State Street. They were "rediscovered" as Todd Goodsell began remodeling the Adventure Video building into a chapel for the Frank…

Addison Moser, daughter of Shad and Heidie Moser, is moving to the next level of competition after signing to play soccer for Iowa Western Community College (IWCC) on March 11. She will study Health Science on an athletic scholarship there.

Preston’s track & field program is off to a strong start with great performances by both the boys and girls teams. They swept the titles at the Burley quad on March 19, and the boys won the Cache Box Invitational in Logan on Mar. 24-25. They travel to Boise on April 3, to compete at Bora…

Early spring weather is always challenging for sports and West Side Softball is no exception. With a young team and their first two games being canceled due to weather, the Lady Pirates feel a little behind the curve to start out and their competition has been tough.

The Preston baseball team won their games against Bear Lake and Logan last week. Their next game is at home against Shelley after Spring break, on Tuesday, April 6 at 4 p.m. Hopefully April will bring some warmer weather for both fans and players to enjoy.

Twelve teams participated in the Preston High School Alumni Basketball Tournament over the March 20 weekend. Eleven teams came from Preston but the winning team was one that represented West Side’s Classes of 2011-2016.

Preston swept a doubleheader with Burley on the road for its first two wins of the season, Green Canyon hammered Bonneville and Sky View lost a competitive game at 6A Northridge.

Cherrie production in southeast Idaho is a fickle business. Sour or pie cherries are suitably hardy for our climate. Unfortunately, their name matches their flavor. Eaten fresh they’ll make you pucker…though the birds don’t seem to mind. Sweet cherries on the other hand are a summer-time del…

Thursday, January 21, 2021 was a beautiful winter day for Khyleigh JoLondra Brown, daughter of Tonia Brown of Preston and the late Mark Heath, as she married Wyatt Kent Cazier, son of Kent and Amber Cazier, of Riverdale.

The children of Brent and Christine Perry are happy to announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Brent andChristine were married on March 19, 1971, in the Los Angeles California Temple. They have five married children and 11 grandchildren, one of which are newly weds. Brent is retire…

We all have different interests. That is what creates vibrancy and makes life interesting. I am a strong believer that we each need something, call it hobby or passion, that we are interested in. Life has it’s share of frustrations. Without enjoyable diversions it can get one feeling downcas…

It has been an interesting week in the legislature. We are at the end of the ninth week. The word is we will recess around the March 25, then come back to deal with the new round of federal stimulus money. Idaho doesn’t know what to do with all the money we have from the previous stimulus. H…

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