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Larson finds best in high-school students

Larson was named Secondary Teacher of the Year by her peers in the Central Education Association.

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Tonagel provides clear expectations

The 32-year veteran teacher was named Elementary Teacher of the Year by her associates in the Central Education Association.

DHS dispels rumors

No, Dallas High School is not banning same sex couples from prom. No, administrators are not requiring girls to send photos of themselves in their dresses for dress code approval prior to buying prom tickets.

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Changing of the guard in Perrydale

Veteran teacher named as assistant principal after McCartney retires in June

Long-time Perrydale teacher Dan Dugan will be the school’s assistant principal starting next year.

Utility fee option for street upkeep

Council looks at fee to pay for street, stormwater improvements

Residents of Monmouth may see a new charge on utility bills if the council proceeds with a transportation utility fee.

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Student brings gun to Dallas High

Quick response from police, DHS admin diffuses situation

Police say the student who brought a gun to Dallas High School on April 7 had no intention of using it to commit mass violence.

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Falls City manager leaves post Friday

Mayor to serve as interim leader

The city of Falls City began its search for a permanent city manager just in time to see its temporary manager leave.

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Western Oregon’s presidential announcement expected Thursday

An announcement was expected Tuesday, but has been delayed until Thursday.

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Dallas schools food program is growing

Dallas School District’s new food service program didn’t exactly hit the ground running, but now appears to be hitting its stride.

Charter school meets enrollment needs

New charter school Dallas Community School (DCS) will be offering kindergarten when it opens this fall.

Monmouth PD looking for owners of lost items

Police releases list of unclaimed property; people have until May 7 to identify belongings

Have you lost something recently? If so, the Monmouth Police Department may have it.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*Annual pow wow at WOU on Saturday*Gentle House to host bridal show*River Gallery to celebrate artists*4-H class to create art from trash*Cancer survivor dinner set May 2*Youth learn to preserve fruits*Dallas Mat Club begins fundraiser*Dinner and auction benefits Polk RFL*Swim celebrates cancer survivors*Explore spring through open house*Tea for two at Trinity Lutheran*Music, food and wine on Friday*Calvary Chapel to present 'the Truth Project' series

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WOU Smith Fine Arts Series

Jose James to perform jazz, hip hop, funk, blues with orchestra

Singer-songwriter Jose James has always been on the quest for new musical horizons, constantly evolving and blurring the lines between genres in the process.

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Dallas family breathes life into comic con

When the doors open at Cherry City Comic Con in Salem this weekend, that is the moment John Roach is looking forward to most.

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