Stories for February 2005

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Thursday, February 24

       

LIVING

2/23 LIVING engagement: hensley-marshall

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Monmouth, Independence recognize top citizens

;The Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce has announced its First Citizen and Distinguished Service Award winners. They will be honored at the organization's annual Community Awards Banquet on March 4.

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Dallas Post Office announces jelly bean contest winner

Barb Gibson (middle) won the Dallas Post Office jelly bean contest last week, an event that celebrated the Postal Service's release of commemorative stamps honoring former President (and jelly bean lover) Ronald Reagan. With Gibson are Dallas Postmaster Morrie Bart and Dallas Mayor Jim Fairchild. Gibson guessed 1,423 jelly beans were in the jar -- amazingly, just four over the actual amount of 1,419. For being closest, Gibson received a first-day cover of the new commemorative stamps, an Uncle Sam Teddy Bear -- and the jar of jelly beans.

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A little comfort for Bam Bam

DALLAS -- Bam Bam has spent the better part of 18 years in a small, mildew-riddled, jagged metal cage. She has had no meaningful contact with another living creature. No toys. No cuddles.

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Citizens meet with Wyden

MONMOUTH -- Questions regarding the cost of health care, reforming the social security system and the war in Iraq were just a few of the queries posed by community members to democratic senator Ron Wyden during his visit to Western Oregon University Feb. 21.

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Wednesday, February 23

        

Wednesday, February 16



LIVING

2/16 LIVING: engagement, bennett-barker

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LETTERS

We need to find something for the teens of Dallas to do.

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McArdle's WOU farewell is fond

The public is invited to attend a farewell reception for John McArdle from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 at The Cottage on the Western Oregon University Campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information: 503-838-8281.

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Thursday, February 10

  

State of city given for Dallas

DALLAS -- In essence, the city had a number of successes. But voters' denial of a public safety levy that would have improved the police and fire facilities put a damper on things.

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ROUND TOWN

What a fantastic week has just gone by. It was a powerful one for the people of Iraq, who voted for the first time in many years. It was done on a Sunday, and the threats of bombings were continuously carried out by insurgents who want Democracy to fail in Iraq and who want the American and allied forces would leave Iraq forever.

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Wednesday, February 9

   

Round Town

What a fantastic week has just gone by. It was a powerful one for the people of Iraq, who voted for the first time in many years. It was done on a Sunday, and the threats of bombings were continÿuously carried out by insurgents who want Democracy to fail in Iraq and who want the American and allied forces would leave Iraq forever.

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Western Oregon University settles lawsuit

MONMOUTH -- A former Western Oregon University student has agreed to a settlement with the state of Oregon in her sexual harassment case against the college and one of its professors.

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Western settles lawsuit

MONMOUTH -- A former Western Oregon University stuÿdent has agreed to a settlement with the state of Oregon in her sexual harassment case against the college and one of its proÿfessors.

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State of the City address

DALLAS -- In essence, the city had a number of successes. But voters' denial of a public safety levy that would have imÿproved the police and fire facilÿities put a damper on things.

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Fred Hendrix's Blues

WEST SALEM -- After two years of serious illness, and homelessness Fred Hendrix's life seemed to take turn for the better.

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Wednesday, February 2

             

Youth sports

Updates on the DBA Wildcats, Dallas Kid Wrestlers and LaCreole girls basketball.

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Round Town

Here we go into the month of February, and yet it seems like we have been enjoying spring for some time already.

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