James and Xochithl Frankman are relieved that their daughter, Anna, has been found. The Weston couple said their 16-year-old daughter and her friend, Emma Stokes, were located yesterday, July 17, in Colorado.

A fire in the early hours of July 9, destroyed $50,000 worth of structures and their contents near 400 South State in Preston.

            The State of Idaho is confident that its boat checking stations, including the one in Franklin, are protecting Idaho waters from invasive species like Quagga mussels.

            The Weston City annual Pioneer Day celebration will be Sat., July 20, and event chairman, Janie Vahshotlz, invites the public.

                  Franklin city hosted a public hearing to air concerns about the Mountain View Ranches Subdivision Wed., July 10. Fifteen citizens attended the meeting to ask questions about the construction phases, retaining ponds, privacy fences, water and sewer issues. Answers were field…

     The Preston City Council has been wrestling with how best to allocate city culinary water rates and amounts. There were a series of public open house events, as well as public hearings, on how large the monthly city water allotments should be, and what they should cost. In the end, the …

            Darin Dransfield, CEO of the Franklin County Medical Center, gave the Franklin County Commissioners an update on the recently completed hospital addition, during their July 8 meeting.

            The grand marshal of That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade this year is Preston native, Michael P. Lower. For him, rodeo weekend provides the opportunity to catch up with old friends who come back to town, and to meet new people who attend the town's celebration for the first time. 

Multiple Preston soccer players participated in Logan’s Cache Valley Cup soccer tournament Wednesday July 10- Saturday July 13. Many participated as individuals on a variety of teams but three Preston teams were put together as well — one by Venom, the Preston competitive girls’ team and two…

Preston city softball and t-ball are coming to the end of their respective seasons.  This year four coach pitch softball teams were formed for 7-8 year olds and 12 t-ball teams. At the 10U and 12U there are about six teams and both groups include a Bear Lake and Marsh Valley team.

With her days at Iowa Western at a close and her days at Utah State just beginning, Paige Moser added to the prestigious 28th Annual 2018-19 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award to her list of accomplishments.  She was formally recognized at NATYCAA’s Annual Convention on June 9-11 at the World…

Preston Golf and Country Club’s Tuesday Men’s League played a Modified scramble the first week of June. Doug Roper and Substitute Scott Bailey shot the low round of the night with a 29. In the optional games, Joe Green/(sub)Garrett Ward, Kyle Jordan/Val Sparrow, and Mike Anderson/Steve Bergq…

Preston Little League baseball is in full swing and the program continues to grow. Finding coaches proves to be one of the greater challenges. Preston could have added two more teams this season if they had been able to find more people willing to coach. Instead they had to roster more boys …

Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton in Oregon has benefitted from the talents of Preston graduate Sadie Garner. She has been their starting second baseman during her two years at the school. 

Bethany Dow, daughter of Scott and LeAnn Dow, signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Snow College on April 15. She accepted a full ride scholarship to the school where she will study elementary education.

In Preston the sport of bowling is alive and well as evidenced by success of a Preston team at the  2019 Idaho State Tournament. It was held at Meridian Lanes in Meridian for four weekends - April 13 through May 5 - where over 200 teams participated. 

Come wish Roger Carter a “Happy Birthday” at an open house in the Preston City Park underneath the Rotary Shelter on Saturday July 20, from 6:30-8 p.m. No gifts please.

            Elder Matthew Rallison, son of David and Sherri Rallison, of the Franklin 1st Ward, has returned from serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Washington Vancouver Mission.

Ty Keller son of Cliff & Theresa Keller has been called to serve in the Farmington New Mexico mission. He enters the MTC on June 26.

Walter Iverson has been called to serve in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Mission. He reported to the Mexico City MTC on June 18, 2019.

Terry and Christine Larson are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, McKenzie Lynne Larson to Bridger Hall, son of Brett and Kristi Hall on June 29, 2019 in Preston, Idaho. Bridger and McKenzie are both graduates of Preston High School. The couple is registered at Amazon.com

Tawnee Kay, daughter of James and Tammy Simmonds and Dax Travis, son of Travis and Tamra Dahle have chosen to be married in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple on June 22, 2019. There will be a reception held on June 21, 2019 in Preston, Idaho.

Robert and Phee Crosland of Mink Creek are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Angelo Tomaso Crosland to Gracie Noel Higginson, daughter of Kevin and Dana Higginson Maus of Eagle, Idaho on June 22, 2019, in the Logan Temple.  We invite family and friends to attend a reception in t…

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