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Clowning around for a cause

Mr. & Ms. Dallas Pageant at DHS on Saturday raises money for Doernbecher

This year’s Mr. & Ms. Dallas Pageant will be “dinner and a show.”

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No rules in self-defense

There are no rules when you are defending yourself.

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Proposed budget would add more staff

The proposed 2017-18 budget for the city of Dallas adds more staff and reflects a belief that unemployment will remain low and housing growth strong.

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Green Haven, Falls City agree on rates

The city of Falls City and Green Haven RV Park have reached an agreement on how the park should be charged for water until the city completes a water rate study.

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Dragons excited to show off depth

DALLAS — Dallas’ girls golf team has seen success in recent years, thanks in part to senior Kailee Curtis, who has earned her spot among the state’s best golfers. The rest of the players want to show that they are ready to do the same.

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Wagner asking community to take survey

The Wagner Community Library is asking for people to take a survey on possible support of a ballot measure to fund library operations.

News

    Two men arrested after assault in Dallas

    The pair was taken into custody without incident

    Police arrested two men in Dallas on Thursday on assault and menacing charges following an early morning fight.

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    URA considers old armory property

    Urban Renewal committee recommends buying land for development

    The Dallas Urban Renewal Agency Board reversed course on its decision last year to not purchase the former Dallas Armory site on Church Street in downtown.

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    Falls City approves court agreement

    The Falls City City Council now has a municipal court after adopting a contract with the city of Independence to try cases in its court.

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    Wagner asking community to take survey

    The Wagner Community Library is asking for people to take a survey on possible support of a ballot measure to fund library operations.

Sports

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    Panthers on the prowl

    INDEPENDENCE — Last year, Central’s baseball team struggled to find its identity. With a 12-14 record overall and 10-11 mark in Mid-Willamette Conference play, the Panthers showed they could be a threat — but not consistently. They’re out to change that perception in 2017.

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    Dragons excited to show off depth

    DALLAS — Dallas’ girls golf team has seen success in recent years, thanks in part to senior Kailee Curtis, who has earned her spot among the state’s best golfers. The rest of the players want to show that they are ready to do the same.

    Perrydale trio excels at Invitational

    BANKS — Competing at a meet with 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A schools, Perrydale’s track and field teams were looking to make a statement at the Rob Frank Invitational at Banks High School on Saturday.

    WOU ROUNDUP: Baseball takes three of four from Montana State Billings

    BILLINGS, Mont. — Western Oregon’s baseball team won three of four games against Montana State Billings. WOU won 14-7 and 8-7 on Friday before splitting the final two games, losing 18-2 and winning 8-3 on Saturday.

Lifestyle

Opinion

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the editor for April 19

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Let’s clean up the streets of Dallas

Editorial for April 19

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We have our warning: Prepare now for Cascadia earthquake

We’ve had our notice.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the Editor for April 12

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Wind storm Friday reminds us: prepare

Editorial for April 12

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Turn Polk County blue for prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention month.

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