*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
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.
*Public safety levy hurts city dwellers*Youth club grateful for all the support*Volunteers made all the difference
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.
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.
*Some advice for drivers and ODOT*Graveside plants hold memories*Dr. Willey's care will be missed
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.
Class of 2015 blazes ahead
Congratulations, high school graduates.
*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
*Successful food drive benefits cities*Gift helps in support soldiers
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, an “unofficial” National holiday, honors the opening day of the first drive-in and is annually celebrated on June 6.
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.
*Thank you for yes vote for safety levy
Monday, June 1 is “National Say Something Nice Day,” an “unofficial” national holiday, that originated in Charleston, S.C.