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Dallas to roll out red carpet

Friday, the Dallas community will gather at Eola Hills Wine Cellars for a celebration to remember: It’s time for the annual Community Awards Banquet, where citizens and businesses will be recognized for contributing to the community.

February 14, 2018 noon read more..
   

Election season upon us already

Because representatives in the Oregon Legislature are concerned about whether or not voters will support additional taxes on some health insurance plans, managed care organizations and hospitals, a January special election will be held, with ballots mailed on Friday and due back to the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Jan. 23.

January 3, 2018 noon read more..


Getting to a sales-tax state

Oregonians, long proud of having no sales tax, now have two point-of-sales taxes — and one that rides the border of being such a tax.

December 27, 2017 noon read more..
 

Event to refocus on homelessness

When the organizers of the Polk County Homeless Connect event announced they had decided to refocus on those who are already homeless — away from also aiding those who are considered “at risk” of homelessness — it is understanding they would get some push back from those hurting in our communities.

December 13, 2017 noon read more..


Sometimes it really does take a village

As we are busy investigating our local Community Champions, digging up all the good things our neighbors are doing in our communities, organizations and groups in Dallas, Falls City, Independence and Monmouth are putting the finishing touches on plans to host Santa and light trees.

November 29, 2017 noon read more..


Keep safety in mind as holidays approach

Whether you choose to hit the shops on Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, or sit in your pajamas and search for deals online through Cyber Monday, holiday shopping means opportunities to brighten the day of a loved one.

November 22, 2017 noon read more..
   

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