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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Dallas High should change mascot*Profits from berries benefit CHS seniors*Leaders don't serve the people*Does council want new businesses?*Father's Day event was a success

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Our nation’s Declaration of Independence

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Public safety levy hurts city dwellers*Youth club grateful for all the support*Volunteers made all the difference

Kudos to Falls City volunteers

For a moment last week, we were holding our breath. A favorite part of the Fourth of July weekend in Polk County — Falls City Third of July celebrations — might not happen.

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Student health center good for all

If you haven’t heard about it, Central Health and Wellness Center will provide all students in Polk County — and, well, the entire community — with health, mental health and dental care.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Some advice for drivers and ODOT*Graveside plants hold memories*Dr. Willey's care will be missed

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Focus should be on students

The state legislators are again attacking the future of education, attempting to put a stop to fifth-year programs such as Dallas High School’s Extended Campus.

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Class of 2015 blazes ahead

Congratulations, high school graduates.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Graffiti at park not appreciated*Remember vets with poppies*Businesses help students 'Achieve'*Rally helps hospitalized vets*Welcome home warmed hearts*Thanks to all who support recital

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

*Successful food drive benefits cities*Gift helps in support soldiers

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Positive role model sends can-do message

Western Oregon University has a true gem on the athletics staff. While the athletes compete for glory in competition, this person is content to be in the background.

National drive-in movie day June 6

National Drive-In Movie Day, an “unofficial” National holiday, honors the opening day of the first drive-in and is annually celebrated on June 6.

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All welcome at Relay for Life

Everyone in the community is welcome to join the Relayers at the event and help “Give Cancer the Boot.” Plenty of activities throughout the day and well into the evening are scheduled, so even if you’re not on a team, you can find something that may interest you.

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*Thank you for yes vote for safety levy

Say something nice on Monday

Monday, June 1 is “National Say Something Nice Day,” an “unofficial” national holiday, that originated in Charleston, S.C.

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