Stories for November 2005

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Wednesday, November 30



Lighting of trees opens holidays

DALLAS -- The Dallas community will enjoy its traditional downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Chemeketa, Dallas High are near deal on new building

POLK COUNTY -- Chemeketa Community College, Polk County, the Dallas School District and the City of Dallas are cooperating on a proposed real estate transaction intended to improve services to Polk County students and residents.

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Recent Dallas High grad dies in crash

DALLAS -- Before starting the Dallas School Board meeting, Chairman Bob Ottaway extended his and the district's sympathy to the Serafin family for the loss of Emily Serafin, 21, of Salem.

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Wednesday, November 23



It's almost Pageant time

RICKREALL -- One of the grandest Polk County holiday traditions, the annual Rickreall Christmas Pageant, is slated for four performances this year, starting at 8:10 p.m. on Dec. 5, 8, 9 and 10.

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Dallas hospital bans cigarettes

DALLAS -- West Valley Hospital and its parent facility in Salem last week joined a short list of hospitals across the state that are completely smoke free.

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Tree farm bustling despite fire

POLK COUNTY -- POLK COUNTY - "Partly crippled, but not dead," was how the local manager of Holiday Tree Farms described the harvest situation for his company's Red Prairie Division northwest of Dallas after a fire tore through and destroyed a maintenance shop Nov. 17.

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Wednesday, November 16

        

Golf results

The Seventh Annual Turkey Shoot is played in wind and rain at Cross Creek.

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Schools staying in budget's limits

;DALLAS -- Kathy Hammer, Dallas School District business manager, reported Monday night that the district's $21.5 million general fund budget is "Eighty-seven percent expended or encumbered" as of October 31.

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Plenty of projects await fund balance

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- Fewer expenses and greater-than-expected revenues last year, along with increased state support, are some of the factors contributing to a beginning fund balance for 2005-06 of $1.1 million more than projected, Central School District officials said.

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Wednesday, November 9

               

Lamb enters commision race

DALLAS -- Sue Lamb will pursue Position No. 2 on the Polk County Board of Commissioners, and planned to file with the county clerk on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

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Between Friends

Central High School Principal Sylvia Warren signs an agreement of friendship with Norihiro Noshioka, principal of Sapporo Yamanote High School, during halftime of the recent Central vs. Yamhill-Carlton game.

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Tuesday, November 8



Wednesday, November 2

        

Building a bridge with language

MONMOUTH -- "Thank you for ... " Jorge Antonio Loera says, narrating out loud as he writes his letter. He pauses, then looks up at his tutors.

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Korean food comes to Dallas

DALLAS -- Dallas has a new restaurant opening up this week. Less than two months after longtime landmark "The Place" closed down for good, Sean Chang, owner of the Thrifty Market, has revamped and reopened the old building at 608 Main St. as a teriyaki/sushi house.

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Meth forum draws lots of testimony

MONMOUTH -- Oregon lawmakers said they have set the curve for the nation's fight against methamphetamine by strengthening penalties and making it more difficult for production of the drug by putting ingrediants like espsueophedrine available on the prescription-only list.

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