We passed a resolution in the House to put “IN GOD WE TRUST” near the state seal in the House and the Senate chambers. This is not a separation of church and state issue, because there is no favoritism from the Idaho government towards any particular religion. The influence of God played a v…

The Idaho Legislature is considering a resolution that will show legislative support for the Idaho Board or Education to conduct a review of high school graduation requirements to create multiple paths to graduation or a high school diploma.

West Side School District is currently seeking new buses thanks to a new round of grants issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a Volkswagen settlement. The settlement is for the emission scandal involving their attempt to use a cheating device to fool EPA emission tests…

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.

We had breakfast with 4H kids in Boise learning about how our government works. Participants in the Know Your Government program study the three branches of state government, introduce bills and follow them through the process. Students act as legislators, lobbyist and judges.

Talon Reese, a freshman at Preston High School recently travelled to Phoenix, Arizona with the Idaho Olympic Development Program to compete in the Region IV State Championships.

The West Side boys finished the regular season 7-0 in conference play. They host Soda Springs on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. and play at home again on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. Winning those first two games will guarantee the Pirates a state berth.

Preston heads into the 4A 5-6 District tournament as the number one seed and remain undefeated in conference play. They will host the lowest seed remaining from the district play-in games on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. and win or lose, they will play at home again on Feb. 22

Camilla Tew and Sesha Beckstead traveled to Pocatello on Saturday, Feb. 15, to compete against other Idaho girls wrestling teams in the second annual Idaho Girls Wrestling Championships. The event is in place of an official sanctioned girls state wrestling tournament, as girls wrestling isn’…

The Lady Indians would have liked nothing better than to have punched their ticket to state with a win over Burley but it was not to be. Now they must take the long way around and win three more games for a shot at the championship, including a play-in game with the third seed of district 3.

Body image is how we feel about our own body. Whatever their size or weight, children can develop a positive or negative view of their bodies. Body image concerns can begin in preschool. Therefore, parents and other adults need to promote a positive body image for all children and youth.

Alzina Thornton Egbert celebrated her 90th birthday on Feb. 16, 2020. She was born on Feb. 15, 1930 in Kuna, Idaho; the first child of Lavar and Alzina Thornton. She married Clair Egbert in 1950. They had six children: Herald, Alzina, MaraLu, Denise, Dean, Tami. Friends may visit her at her …

As President of Last Chance Canal Co. and also the Bear River Water User’s Association (BRWUA) I am writing to urge support of legislation introduced by Rep. Marc Gibbs and Sen. Mark Harris to commence the general adjudication of the Bear River Basin in Idaho. It will provide state funding a…

Alzina Thornton Egbert will be celebrating her 90th birthday on February 16, 2020. She was born on February 15, 1930, in Kuna, Idaho; the first child of Lavar and Alzina Thornton. She married Clair Egbert in 1950. They had six children: Herald, Alzina, MaraLu, Denise, Dean, Tami. Friends may…

As soon as our snow begins to turn slushy and the first patches of matted grass appear, I get antsy. My mind knows Mother Nature is just teasing, yet my heart can’t resist a peek in south-facing flower beds for the beginnings of daffodils. Winter is a difficult time for the gardener in us. W…

We wish to express a sincere thank you to The Preston Citizen and to our community for selecting us for the J. Walter Ross and Wayne D. Bell 2019 Community Service Award. We are humbled and honored by this award.

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