The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended an Air Quality Advisory to notify residents of Franklin County of degraded air quality. Due to a stagnant atmosphere and elevated pollutant levels, health impacts may occur, BURNING RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT. Air quality is cu…

Iverson Dental won the Festival of Lights Bedrace last weekend with a time of 38:40. The team included the sons and friends of Dr. Iverson. They won the $300 first place prize. A prize of $100 went to the Iverson Geezers for the second place time and $50 to the Meme Team for their third place time.

Local mayors put their feet where it counts, walking an average of 10,000 steps per day in October, earning for their communities $1,000 that can be used to encourage children to be active via programs or projects.

Mother Nature helped decorate town for Preston’s Festival of Lights last weekend, dropping a layer of snow on the city’s tree and ornaments. Santa’s appearance delighted children and youth alike.

Bernie Winn's recent fascination with Christmas trees has created a new family tradition with her children and grandchildren. It's even spilled over to her husband's business, Precision Diesel.

In the eyes of his friends, Raul Antonio Menjivar-Saabedra was looking for a way out of his misery when he threatened police and was shot in the parking lot of Stokes Market on Nov. 19. Local men, Dal Sellers and Eric Allred, say Menjivar was their friend. They had both visited him at the Lo…

Preston’s Cross-Country Club traveled to Boise Nov. 15-16, with 27 athletes to compete at the Nike Cross Regional Championships. This race featured teams and individuals from Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. There were more than 3,000 athletes and over 130 tea…

The Lady Pirates had a rough week with two more losses. They continued on the road with a game against Grace on Nov. 26, before the Thanksgiving break.

The Lady Indians are off to a great start with a 2-0 record so far. They traveled to Soda Springs on Nov. 19, host Shelley on Friday, Nov. 22, and Canyon Ridge on Saturday, Nov. 23. Tuesday, Nov. 26, they will be on the road at Twin Falls before taking a break until Dec. 5. All of the varsit…

The Lady Pirates scored 34 points in each of their two games so far but it wasn’t enough to win against Grace or Rockland. West Side spends the next week on the road with a game at American Falls on Wed., Nov. 20, Firth on Friday, Nov. 22, and Grace Tuesday, Nov. 26, all at 7 p.m. JV plays a…

The Pirates face undefeated McCall-Donnelly next Saturday at 1 p.m. at Eagle High School in their first 2A state championship game since 2014.

The last weekend of September held only a hint of Indian Summer for Preston. The rain and snow in the forcast did not deter local elementary teacher Dee Dee Ford from setting out on an epic adventure.

Friday, Nov. 8, the Franklin cemetery was gifted a new flag and pole placement, thanks to an Eagle project spearheaded by Josh Denton. The old pole had been taken over by a tree and the pulley had seized, making the change necessary.

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be the same without a turkey dinner. Unfortunately, all of the enjoyment of eating turkey can be ruined by getting sick. The good news is that there are ways to prevent foodborne illness from happening.

As online shopping has steadily grown during the past decade, brick and mortar retail businesses have been looking at new ways to address this shift in consumer behavior.

Scott and Kelly Womack, of Franklin, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Katelyn, to Thomas Robert Chadwick, son of Tye and Jan Chadwick, of Windsor, Colorado.

Blake and Stacy Rindlisbaker are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Nathan B. Rindlisbaker, to Kaycee Jo Goodrich, daughter of Maureen Goodrich. The couple will be married on November 9, 2019, in The Vineyards at Mt. Naomi Farms.

A lot has happened since October 27, 1929! Come share some memories and visit with Dale as he celebrates turning 90! Here are the details: Saturday, November 2, anytime between 1-4 p.m. at the LDS Whitney church building located at 1440 South 1600 East, Preston. No gifts please.

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