PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Luckiamute Valley Charter School’s Pedee Campus announced its second term honor roll recently.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

It’s pretty quiet on the campus of Western Oregon University this week, with students enjoying a week of spring break.

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*Easter candy sale underway*Extension offering classes for youths*Doll show, sale set for Saturday*Medical missionary will speak in Dallas*Casino set to host wine and spirits fair*Parenting class offered at KVCS*Book sale benefit planned Monday

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Through the eyes of an artist

Tomlinson finds potential art in everything from words to sticks

INDEPENDENCE — Robert Tomlinson’s art studio in Independence is stacked with spray-painted branches, twigs, gold-painted sunglasses, dominos and dice.

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*Soup, pie sale set Thursday at center*Dallas seniors will serve up soup, pie*Museum planning family day event*Local youth state finalist in pageant

YOUR GARDEN: Kym Pokorny

Here’s the scoop on fertilizers

Spring is the time for thinking about fertilizers. Organic options are a great way to go.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

See you Thursday for soup and pie at the Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St. Doors open at 11 a.m.





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Elks to celebrate milestone event

The lodge will open its doors and invite members of the community to learn more about what the Elks organization does. People can stay and enjoy a dinner at the Elks, too.

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*Reception for art exhibit is Thursday*Spring gun show set this weekend*4-H photography class scheduled*Worm composting workshop slated*Family art program scheduled by ACAC*Old-fashion square dance set Saturday*'Chili challenge' postponed to fall*Authors will speak on Pacific Highway*Donations sought for 'country store'*Pentacle will host benefit for Central




Snakes are a gardener’s friend

Snakes eat a variety of pests.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

Hopefully by now we’ve all sprung ahead and even the pesky digital clocks in our vehicles have been changed over to daylight saving time.