People in need could always count on Pat Lewis, whether it was at his auto clinic, the Dallas Texaco or Dallas Muffler. Now, at age 47, Lewis needs the help himself. Admitted to the hospital on April 22, he needs a heart transplant operation in order to survive.April 25, 2001 midnight read more..
When Marianne Putintsev grows up she wants to have her stories printed in the newspaper. Just like her big sister. Marianne isn't the only person in Dallas proud of Viktoria Putintsev. When Viktoria stepped up to accept the honor of Oregon's Journalist of the Year in San Francisco earlier this month, there were many folks back home in Dallas full of pride.April 25, 2001 midnight read more..
Knowing the Canadian province with the most industry or perhaps the population capital of Mauritania could help you on your way to winning the state National Geographic Bee.April 18, 2001 midnight read more..
It began in 1996 as a way for Grand Ronde and Willamina community members to share how they wanted to develop their land. It evolved into highly charged public hearings -- three this year -- and the withdrawal of the City of Willamina. Now the Grand Ronde Regional Problem Solving project will finally take shape.April 18, 2001 midnight read more..
Dallas' softball team will be seeking its first Pac-9 Conference victory April 17 at home against Tualatin. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.The Lady Dragons also are scheduled to host McMinnville April 18 and play at Forest Grove April 20, ending the first half of league play. Above, Dallas' Miryke Montague delivers a pitch in a game earlier this season against Central.April 16, 2001 midnight read more..
The public is encouraged to attend community forums to meet the candidates.April 12, 2001 midnight read more..
The most drastic budget cut the Dallas School District Board will have to face is the closure of one of its elementary schools. Dallas Schools Superintendent Dave Voves proposed closing Pedee Elementary School at the district's April 9 budget committee meeting. Pedee students would transfer to Bridgeport Elementary next school year.April 11, 2001 midnight read more..
The search to replace retiring Dallas School District Superintendent Dave Voves continues with interviews set up through April and up to May 3.April 11, 2001 midnight read more..
She's taken a high school language program from a few students around a table and turned it into three growing, thriving classes. Former students come back to the class to help out or just hang out. Everyone from students to principals credits her for doing amazing things. But don't tell that to her. She'll want you to instead focus on her students and their accomplishments.April 11, 2001 midnight read more..
In a time when some areas struggle to meet the demands of the state's education reforms, Polk County shines. Central High School's Japanese language program is just one example of that.April 11, 2001 midnight read more..
If one subject can bring different sectors of the Dallas community together, that subject is Dallas' future.April 11, 2001 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Dallas Disposal, 1030 W. Ellendale, will host its annual spring cleanup event on Saturday, April 7. Please bring your yard trimmings, wood debris, and scrap metal in seperate loads. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and end promptly at 2 p.m., to allow time to process the material in one day. No household garbage will be accepted.Please contact Dallas Disposal at 503-623-2552 if you have any questions.April 5, 2001 midnight read more..
The trial of accused kidnapper Frank J. Milligan has been postponed to Nov. 5.April 4, 2001 midnight read more..
Two recent Dallas HS graduates will star in Pentacle Theatre's next production, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Erin Sutherland, class of 1999 and Jacob Tawney, 2000, appear as the sweet lovers Philia and Hero in this highly comic production.April 4, 2001 midnight read more..