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District considers options to expand

Dallas School Board looks at various lots for future elementary school needs

The Dallas School Board approved at a real estate option agreement that allows the district flexibility in selecting a future school site — if needed — in Dallas’ Barberry node development.


*DHS Class of 1956*DHS Class of 1985*Independence High Class of 1950

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Athletic fees to increase by $25 at Dallas High School

Athletic fees at Dallas High School will increase for the 2015-16 school year.

More meals, storage for TMS school lunch program

Talmadge Middle School will get a larger freezer next year.


EOU announces spring dean's list*Salem Hospital awards scholarships*Local students named Ford Scholars*OSU announces honor roll for spring


*Chemeketa CC sets summer hours*Summer campus tours now at WOU

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Western’s campus to go tobacco-free

New policy goes into effect in fall for all students, visitors, staff

The tobacco-free policy was signed by then President Mark Weiss on May 18.

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District considers tax on construction

New excise tax could mean more money for Dallas School District

The Dallas School District continues to gather information about possibly implementing a construction excise tax to help pay for capital improvements.


*LaCreole Middle School to hold sixth-grade camp

Dallas school board to examine sports fees

The Dallas School Board may consider a proposal in July to raise athletic fees.

Central board declares vacancy

Board member needed for Zone 7

After write-in campaigns for two zones in Central School District, the board of directors has a vacancy.

DSD adopts budget

The Dallas School Board adopted its 2015-16 budget with the addition of more staff, thanks to a better-than-expected May state revenue forecast.


*Santiam Christian announces honor roll*Students graduate from Connections*Monmouth native named to dean's list*LBCC names local honor roll students


Hanes named Distinguished Educator*IHS Class of 1950 award funds*Class of 2015 earns scholarship*Dallas approves staff contracts

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WOU public safety gets new badges

Campbell Hall and Mount Hood will soon grace the shoulders of public safety officers at Western Oregon University.