Sunday, April 20, 2014

Covering Dallas, Monmouth, Independence, Falls City and surrounding areas since 1868

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE (Wednesday, April 16, 3 p.m.)

Two suspects located, search continues

BREAKING NEWS (Wednesday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.)

Dallas investigating stolen gun case

FIELD OF DREAMS

FIELD OF DREAMS

Fundraising efforts kicking into gear for new playing field, track surface at Dallas High’s Gallaspy Stadium

Library funding now in jeopardy

Library funding now in jeopardy

FALLS CITY — Wagner Community Library’s short-term funding reprieve through release of the Wagner Library Trust may have to wait longer — if the struggling library receives the funding at all.

FC insurance issue clarified

FC insurance issue clarified

How to classify fire department volunteers OK’d

Talmadge Road to see upgrades

Sidewalk improvements planned

Dallas schools need more upgrades

Dallas schools need more upgrades

DALLAS SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES COMMITTEE REPORT

Science-fiction author to visit Dallas Tuesday

DALLAS — Award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin will speak at the Dallas Civic Center, 945 SE Jefferson St., on Tuesday at 5 p.m.

4/16 NEWS IN BRIEF

*BOC candidates forum is Thursday*Child abuse prevention walk slated*Dallas Fire unit set to be honored

Bartenders become Arena’s new owners

Bartenders become Arena’s new owners

INDEPENDENCE — Miranda Garrison and Julia Parks didn’t imagine they’d be bar owners when they started working at Arena Sports Bar & Grill about 10 years ago.

Unofficial motto of this group: Go take a hike

Unofficial motto of this group: Go take a hike

That’s exactly what the Monmouth Senior Center’s ‘Silver Striders’ walking club does every Thursday

Partnership helps minority students

Partnership helps minority students

Grant will allow Central, WOU to build on new ELD program

New charter school proposed for Dallas

DALLAS — A new charter school may open in Dallas in fall 2015.

Classrooms, teachers judged in DSD surveys

DALLAS — Students in Dallas School District have begun taking surveys evaluating their classroom environment and teacher performance.

Grant focuses on college credit

Grant focuses on college credit

POLK COUNTY — Dallas, Central, Falls City and Perrydale school districts, Western Oregon University, Chemeketa Community College and Willamette Education Service District are part of a consortium that received a $500,000 grant to expand college credit opportunities for high school students.

Christmas comes in April

Christmas comes in April

FCHS putting new weight room equipment to good use

EHCS desperate to find new home fast

EHCS desperate to find new home fast

McMINNVILLE — Eola Hills Charter School, now housed in a temporary location after a fire destroyed its building near Rickreall in October, has mere months to find a new location or it may lose its charter.

4/16 School Notes/Academic Honors

*Project ACHIEVE to hold open house*Kindergarten sign-ups scheduled*Theater class will stage free plays*Locals qualify for LBCC honor roll*Area student selected for program

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