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Jolene Guzman

Stories by Jolene


More than just a sport

If you watch David Ribich and Dustin Nading, mid-distance runners on Western Oregon’s Track and Field team, interact with one another off the track, you would never know that they both nabbed national championship and All-American titles this past indoor track season; they’re guys who like to poke fun at each other and set up Dungeons and Dragons campaigns with their friends.

April 4, 2018 noon read more..

Council holds action on DAVC funds

The Dallas City Council delayed a decision regarding contracts with the Dallas Area Visitors Center to receive transient lodging tax money to pay for community events and tourism promotion.

April 4, 2018 noon read more..

One door closes, another opens

The Cinderella-team spirit that nearly had Dallas outvoting a city twice its size in the Moda Assist Program contest may continue in a grassroots effort to raise money for all-abilities playground equipment.

March 28, 2018 noon read more..

Dallas URD extended to 2042

The Dallas Urban Renewal Agency and Dallas City Council both approved resolutions March 19 night to extend the duration of the downtown urban renewal district until 2042.

March 28, 2018 noon read more..

Dallas council to consider DAVC funding

The city of Dallas’ Administration Committee recommended the Dallas City Council pull lodging tax money and end its agreements with the Dallas Area Visitors Center for event planning and tourism promotion.

March 27, 2018 4:44 p.m. read more..

Grant to help Falls City sewer

Business Oregon’s Community Development Block Program has awarded the city of Falls City a $330,000 grant for planning and engineering on a needed wastewater treatment plant upgrade.

March 21, 2018 noon read more..

DHS grad skis blind internationally

Bleich skis classical style, which puts the skis in grooves in the snow that serve as tracks. Unlike in many other situations, with cross-country skiing, he doesn’t have to move slowly or cautiously.

March 7, 2018 10 a.m. read more..

Dallas URD looks to armory site

The Dallas City Council — as the council and in its capacity as the Dallas Urban Renewal Agency Board — will consider moving the new senior center to the former armory property downtown.

February 28, 2018 noon read more..

CASA seeks volunteers to help kids

Polk County CASA (Court-appointed Special Advocates) is ever-so-close to achieving its goal to provide a CASA for every child in foster care, but it needs more volunteers to get there.

February 28, 2018 noon read more..

Celebrating Dallas

A commitment to serving seemed to be the unofficial theme to the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce’s 61st Dallas Community Awards.

February 21, 2018 noon read more..


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