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Dallas EMS restructures rates

Dallas Emergency Medical Services charges for responses will be going up effective in January.

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Indy Latino liaison reaches out

For three years, the city of Independence has had a community liaison focused on improving connections between government and Latino residents.

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Shinn to take reins of Dallas chamber

The Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center’s new chief executive officer is a hometown boy.

Bowling fundraiser set for Sunday

Polk County Special Olympics will host the Bowling Tournament Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Sunday at 1 p.m. at Starlite Lanes, 394 Main St., Dallas.

Dalton to serve on mayoral board

Dallas Mayor Brian Dalton will serve on the Oregon Mayors Association’s Board of Directors for 2017.

Falls City candidates

In Falls City, the mayor and three city council seats will be determined in the November election.

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Measure 98 would increase money for high school

Proponents say it would increase graduation rates, decrease dropouts for students across Oregon

Proponents of Measure 98 believe it will help improve the state’s lowly graduation rate and better prepare students for work and college after high school.

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Swartzendruber challenges Boquist for Senate seat

Both candidates for Oregon Senate District 12 want to be a voice for rural Oregon.

Look for ballots in the mail this week

Ballots for the Nov. 8 general election will be mailed out Thursday.

Apply now for agricultural easements

Do you want to keep your farm or ranch in agriculture for future generations?

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DDA welcomes RARE volunteer

She’s only been in Dallas for about a month, but Emma Guida is already a familiar face in downtown.

Dallas talks plans for 2017 eclipse

The city of Dallas is joining the conversation about how to accommodate the throngs of people expected to sweep into the area for the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse.

City council sends registration back

After hearing objections from local businesses, the Dallas City Council decided to pause progress on its business registration proposal to refine it.

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MaMere’s celebrates 125 years, new ownership, partnerships

Emily McNulty has fond memories of working at a bed and breakfast on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, where she grew up.

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Hall provides RARE opportunity for IDA

Imani Hall has spent the last month learning everything he can about Independence.