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Central student help produce suicide prevention video

Power Peers class members plan and act in "Alone"

Jacob Hamilton gazes at a card that says: “Need to talk to someone?” as he wakes up in the morning.

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County requests Highway 22 safety corridor

ODOT determining if the highway qualifies

The Polk County Board of Commissioners is awaiting word from the Oregon Department of Transportation on a request to re-establish a safety corridor on Highway 22.

Willamina man dies in crash on U.S. 20

A Willamina man died Tuesday afternoon in a motor-vehicle crash on U.S. 20.

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City to gauge support

City hires firm to research public safety building options

The city of Dallas has hired a consultant to help gauge support for solutions to improve its police and fire stations — including building a facility to house both departments.

Toastmasters Club begins Tuesday

Dallas resident Ed Dressel knows many people dread public speaking.

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Fair attendance, revenue increases

Attendance and revenue were up for the Polk County Fair in 2017, mostly the result of pleasant weather on the fair’s closing day, said Fair Manager Tina Andersen.

Monmouth council looks at city growth

A proposal to update a Polk County plan for procedures involving the use of deadly physical force by law enforcement officers was tabled at the Oct. 3 Monmouth City Council meeting.

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Friends to host bi-annual sale

What started in 2016 as a way to let volunteers spend Summerfest with their families has turned into a financial benefit for the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

Marijuana taxes to be distributed

The first distributions of state marijuana tax revenues — nearly $85 million — will be distributed by Wednesday (Oct. 11).

DHS offers six CTE classes

Exactly 20 years ago, during the 1997-98 school year Dallas High School offered seven programs that would now be called “career and technical education.”

Police report

Information for the police report comes from law enforcement agencies. Not all calls for service are included.

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Community notebook for Oct. 11.


Community calendar for Oct. 11.

News in brief

News in brief for Oct. 11

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Cooper takes hobby to new level

Darrell Cooper quit bowling for a decade following a shoulder injury that affected his ability to play one of his favorite sports.



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