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Morrison students continue to step up to help during holidays

For more than 10 years, students at Morrison Campus Alternative School in Dallas have been braving the mixed bag of Oregon winter weather to ring bells for the Salvation Army.

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Guilty of animal neglect

Alpaca farmer convicted in one of worst cases of abuse in county

Robert Silver, who formerly co-owned Jocelyn’s Alpaca Ranch outside of Falls City, may face prison time after a jury convicted him of 18 counts of animal neglect.

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Stately trees near FCHS pose safety hazard

Arborist recommends removal, replacement

Both trees — which are at least a century old and could have been there since the school was built in 1902 — have significant rot issues and may soon, if not already, be a safety hazard.

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It’s music to their ears

KVCS students excited about having program back in classrooms

Dollar is the first dedicated music teacher the school has had in two years.

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Local Jewish community celebrating Hanukkah with food and family

While Christians are busy decking the halls and scurrying around trying to buy the perfect present to go under the Christmas tree, those of Jewish faith are lighting up the world.

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CLASS 5A GIRLS BASKETBALL: Davis picking up the pace

Senior point guard excels in new, faster offense

DALLAS — After a pair of home wins over Mountain View on Friday and Redmond on Saturday, one thing is clear for Dallas’ girls basketball team: Things are going to be different.


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    A new way to look at math

    One of the main differences with the K-5 math curriculum, called Engage New York, is it teaches students how to explain what they’re doing and gets them to really think about the math problems.

    Community school plan moves ahead

    New charter school hopes to open in Dallas in time for 2015-16 year

    Dallas Community School, a proposed charter school, did not receive the federal start-up grant it was seeking, but will proceed with recruiting students and opening next fall.



    Dallas theft ring is broken up

    Officers have arrested several subjects, but haven’t been able to recover all the stolen merchandise. They are asking anyone who may have purchased items from three of the six suspects arrested to contact police.