Access to the internet can be a challenge in Idaho, especially in the state’s rural areas. That’s why, with online learning continuing in many districts until the end of the current school year, Idaho Public Television is continuing to bring the classroom into viewers’ homes with free broadc…

A big smile showed on the face of Carson Hansen, son of Chad and Jeana Hansen, as he stood before the congregation of the Preston 2nd Ward on Jan. 10, in recognition of his baptism into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Preston South Stake Center. Congratulations Carson!

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.

Scott Wells, city manager, and Jay Nielson, city planner of Wellsville, Utah, described their city’s past growing pains and gave advice to Dayton officials during their January meeting.

The Indian grapplers have had an outstanding season so far. Their wins over Grace, Bear River and West Side last week extended their undefeated winning streak in duals to 14-0. Coach Doug Higley noted that this is a first in the history of Preston High School wrestling. Today, Wednesday, Jan…

The Indians split their games last week losing to Hillcrest and defeating Mountain Crest. They opened league play on the road against Pocatello Jan. 19 (score unavailable at press time) and travel to Hillcret on Thursday, Jan. 21 for a 7:30 p.m. game. On Saturday, Jan. 23 they continue on th…

Three female wrestlers from Franklin County: Camilla Tew and Sesha Beckstead from West Side, and Riley Bodily from Preston, were invited to and attended the prestigious Rollie Lane 2021 Invitational Tournament in Nampa, Idaho held Jan. 8-9. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, this yea…

The West Side boys had a good week, with wins over Firth and Rich. The Pirates have their first conference games this week when they travel to Soda Springs on Thursday, Jan. 14, to play at 7 p.m. and host Bear Lake at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16.

The Preston girls won their first conference game last week and hope to add a second on Jan. 12, when they play Century (score unavailable at press time). The wins over Pocatello and Marsh Valley extended their winning streak to five before falling to Green Canyon. The Indians host Pocatello…

The Lady Pirates had a busy week with three games in four days. Their schedule will be a little lighter this week with two conference games. They travel to Malad tonight, Wed., Jan. 13, to play at 7 p.m. and host Soda Springs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13. It will be their first meeting wi…

Stuff! It doesn’t take long to collect stuff. Shopping activates the pleasure centers of the brain. Many use shopping to self-soothe. What may start as getting an occasional new item can turn into daily deliveries. Suddenly you look around and see clutter everywhere. We often don’t think abo…

My husband and I had a very heartfelt experience in the Family History Center last Friday.  Wednesday evening, I received a call requesting an appointment with a gentleman, not sure of his age but probably late 20's or early thirties, from Whitney, who is fairly new in the area.   

Dustin & Jessica Jensen of Riverdale, ID, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Justie Jensen to AJ Stevens, the son of Steve & Jamie Stevens, of Riverdale, ID. AJ & Justie were married Sept. 19, 2020 at Cherry Peak Resort. AJ & Justie plan to reside in Idaho…

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