In an effort to celebrate educators in the Preston School District, the Preston Education Foundation hosted a gala dinner on May 6 for district employees: aides, bus drivers, cafeteria staff, cleaners, administrators, and teachers. 

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at 200 East 200 South, in Preston, on April 20 at about 10:30 p.m. Chad Daley sustained internal bleeding due to the collision and spent time in both Franklin County Medical Center as well as Portneuf Medical Center for his injuries.

It is May and we are still in legislative session. I hope that comes to an end next week. However, I do not want to Sine Die. Some say that means the legislature wouldn’t be able to comeback and conduct business. I don’t agree with that. I believe we have the authority to convene when we wan…

With billowy clouds dotting a blue sky and colorful flowers blooming May is a pretty time to celebrate Mother’s Day. Cards, candy, flowers, hugs and kisses fill the day for many. With my children spread out in various states, I started my own tradition of writing a letter to each of my child…

After losing to both Pocatello and Century earlier in the season, revenge was sweet for the Indians as they forced a three way tie with wins over both teams to close out the regular season. Unfortunately for Preston, seeding was then determined by their performance against common opponents. …

Local elementary teacher DeeDee Ford spent the last day of April and the first day of May doing something unimaginable to many. She competed in and ultimately won her age division of the Bonneville Salt Flats 100-mile Endurance Run. The original course was underwater due to recent storms but…

Sam Jeppsen, son of David and Tiffany Jeppsen, recently signed to run cross-country and track for Idaho State University where he will study to become an electronics engineer. Sam intends to work overseas in US embassies like his father did.

Megan Johnson, aka “Maddog,” daughter of Jake Johnson and Amanda Hull, accepted a partial athletic scholarship and signed to play softball for Miles Community College in Miles City, Montana under Coach Shawna Juarez. The junior college will be the perfect place for her focus on her generals …

The Lady Indians fell to Blackfoot last week. They have just a couple of games left in the regular season including one they played in Pocatello on May 4, (score unavailable at press time). Senior night will be Thursday, May 6, against Century at 4 p.m. Wins in both games could tie the distr…

The Lady Pirates finish the regular season with games against Bear Lake and Soda Springs this week. They travel to Bear Lake today, May 5, to play at 3:30 p.m. and host Soda Springs on Friday, May 7, at 4 p.m. for senior night. Both are conference games.

What does family dinner look like at your house? How often does your family eat together each week? Research shows many values for families that have frequent family mealtimes such as healthful eating habits and greater emotional well-being.

In horticulture, dormant oil is an inaccurate term today. It originally referred to less refined oils that were unsafe to use on plants after they broke dormancy. However, these older oils have been replaced with more refined, light-weight oils that have potential application to plant foliage.

There is a God, a nation, and music that each of us should hold near and dear.

Nitrogen (N) plays a key role in pasture productivity and is usually the most limiting nutrient in grasses. Adding commercial N fertilizer is one approach to boost productivity, but there are several formulations. Which one provides the best yield and economic returns on irrigated pasture?

We just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their kindness during what has been one of the most difficult yet miraculous times in our life. We are completely overwhelmed with gratitude. We are so grateful for all of the emergency personnel who assisted us that day and we appreciate…

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