The land's history is tied to the history of surveying. As more and more settlers streamed into Oregon, each with a land claim, the need for a unified way to locate and mark off property increased. The Oregon Land Law created a system of surveying still in use today.September 25, 2001 midnight read more..
He was on his way home from seeing his parents in New Jersey when the United Airlines jet he was on was hijackedSeptember 19, 2001 midnight read more..
The Dallas Chamber of Commerce has joined the effort to help the victims of the Tuesday's attacks on the East Coast.September 13, 2001 midnight read more..
The Friends of the Independence Public Library are holding a book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
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Life turns on a dime.That's the lesson Melissa Vaughn said she'll take away from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
While Polk County residents try to come to terms with the tragedies on the East Coast, the rural nature of the county may protect it from such attacks.So said Ronald Tammen, director of the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
Diane Adams of Monmouth wants more for her kids than she feels the public schools can provide.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
When schools opened this year in Willamina, students found their health clinic closed over an ideological battle with Yamhill County.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
Parents and other community members who want to help shape local education will have a chance to offer their views in upcoming planning meetings. The Dallas School District will hold meetings at each district school over the next two months.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
Comments range from anger to empathy in hours following tragedy.September 12, 2001 midnight read more..
"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."John F. Kennedy spoke these words to spur the country's youth into community service. But when Kennedy first conceived of the Presidential Classroom Scholars Program, he couldn't have foreseen Jeff Benson.September 5, 2001 midnight read more..
As Dallas continues to grow, so does its student population. But the school district hasn't built a new school in more than 25 years.September 5, 2001 midnight read more..
Some 10 million children are not covered by health insurance in the United States.So the government statistics say.In Oregon, officials estimate that some 73,000 children are uninsured.Paul Mannen and his fellow parishioners at the Dallas First Presbyterian Church want to do something to change that.September 5, 2001 midnight read more..
Davis is under supervision until June 28, 2004 on charges of kidnap, rape and sodomy in the first degree and second-degree assault.The convictions stem from an afternoon attack almost 11 years ago on a lone female jogger on a jogging path in the 900-acre Salem park. The rape led to the creation of a safety patrol that still exists in the popular park.September 4, 2001 midnight read more..