Jolene Guzman

Staff writer


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URA considers old armory property

Urban Renewal committee recommends buying land for development

The Dallas Urban Renewal Agency Board reversed course on its decision last year to not purchase the former Dallas Armory site on Church Street in downtown.

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Proposed budget would add more staff

The proposed 2017-18 budget for the city of Dallas adds more staff and reflects a belief that unemployment will remain low and housing growth strong.

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Green Haven, Falls City agree on rates

The city of Falls City and Green Haven RV Park have reached an agreement on how the park should be charged for water until the city completes a water rate study.

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Clowning around for a cause

Mr. & Ms. Dallas Pageant at DHS on Saturday raises money for Doernbecher

This year’s Mr. & Ms. Dallas Pageant will be “dinner and a show.”

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No rules in self-defense

There are no rules when you are defending yourself.

DSD radon levels below EPA ‘action level’

Results of tests for radon found that Dallas School District schools found amounts below Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended “action level” in all locations measured.

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Ready for an emergency? Don’t forget your pets

Willamette Humane Society’s booth at Saturday’s Community Prepare Fair had an emergency kit for a kitten on display.

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Sheriff’s department hosts self-defense classes

Situational awareness helps you avoid a bad situation in the first place

We all know texting and driving is dangerous, but what about when you are paying more attention to your phone than what is happening around you in other everyday circumstances?

County could ask for levy renewal early

Voters may be asked to consider renewing the Polk County public safety levy a year sooner than expected.

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CASA receives more money

On Thursday, Polk County Budget Committee approved giving Polk County CASA $10,000 more than was proposed in the 2017-18 budget.

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