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Committee approves FC budget

The Falls City Budget Committee approved the city’s 2017-18 budget Thursday, on the same night it was presented.


Library Calendar for April 26

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Community calendar for April 26

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Community Notebook for April 26


Volunteer opportunities list for April 26


Public agenda for April 26

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Costs outpace revenue in DSD budget

General fund cuts necessary, but no layoffs in Dallas School District’s 2017-18 proposal

Dallas schools 2017-18 budget proposal, introduced to the district’s budget committee Monday, features more money, but that is countered by rising costs.

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Students take part in exchange program

For Dallas High School senior Maurice Dalton and sophomore Lindsey Krumroy, a chance to discover a foreign language and culture was irresistible.

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New 15-year bond would replace station

Southwestern Polk Rural Fire Protection District Administrator Fred Hertel said he isn’t certain of the age of the district’s Rickreall fire station.

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American Gas & Tech to name school after Fink

The man who sold the former Tyco Building in Dallas to American Gas & Technology will have part of the facility named after him.

Duck faces charge of manslaughter

The man arrested last week in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 22 will face manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, along with five other felonies.

News in brief

News in brief for April 26

Bill targets dam safety

A bill is working its way through the Oregon House of Representatives requires operators of “high hazard” dams — which includes Dallas’ Mercer Dam —to develop an emergency action plan.

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Theater creates drama

Monmouth city officials and councilors butted heads with organizers of the Applebox Childrens Theater at the April 18 city council meeting.

Dallas High presents ‘Bully Plays’

Dallas High School will present a series of student-directed plays Thursday and Friday.



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