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Dallas Bank of America to close in April

The Bank of America Dallas branch will close its doors on April 3.

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SW Polk hopes for new contract

In the face of Falls City area residents’ concerns, members of Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District Board vowed Monday night to strike a new contract with the city for fire service.

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Instructional time a challenge for charter school

An Oregon School Boards’ Association review of Dallas Community School, a charter school in Dallas, found it is out of compliance with state instructional hours requirements.

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Falls City secures loan for facility

The Falls City School District secured a loan to begin the first phase of building a new gym and classroom facility at Falls City Elementary School.

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A tale of two fire districts’ contract

We’ve been watching as negotiations between the Falls City Fire Department and Southwest Polk Rural Fire District have carried on and declared at an impasse.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 10

Election season upon us already

Because representatives in the Oregon Legislature are concerned about whether or not voters will support additional taxes on some health insurance plans, managed care organizations and hospitals, a January special election will be held, with ballots mailed on Friday and due back to the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Jan. 23.

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Letters to the editor for Jan. 3

Getting to a sales-tax state

Oregonians, long proud of having no sales tax, now have two point-of-sales taxes — and one that rides the border of being such a tax.

Plan ahead, designate

Driving drunk is never OK.

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