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It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas, Lutefisk is in the air!

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Starting today, it’s time refocus on COVID-19 prevention. The new restrictions passed down by Gov. Kate Brown are not what any of us wanted to hear, especially now that the holiday season has arrived. Pandemic fatigue is a real thing. We all feel it, but we need to muster the will to see the…

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The general election campaign is in full swing, so now our editorial page is open to your letters addressing candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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The root cause of the American government’s catastrophic coronavirus response is not the elected officials in office. It is the people who put them there. In our representative democracy, America’s elected officials reflect the American people’s preferences and priorities.

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We got some responses to our July 22 story about the conflicts between people at the July 18 rally in Dallas.

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School districts statewide have the task of hitting a moving target in building reopening plans for next fall. Virus cases are on the rise and it isn’t known what restrictions and requirements will be in place by the end of this month, let alone in September when school resumes.

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Mascot should be KnightsPride, History, Community, these are the arguments that should have been made for retaining the DHS mascot, The Prune Pickers. Dallas was built on the prune economy, with hundreds of acres of prune orchards and several prune dryers, situated all around Dallas, employi…

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Freelance reporter Tom Henderson, and Robert(Bob)Dunn, the subject of our story on A1 titled “World War II veteran gets parade for his birthday” both did us an enormous favor this week.

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The Dallas School District will investigate the history of its high school’s mascot, the Dragons. It was designated as the mascot in 1938, selected by Dallas High School students, reportedly to give the school’s sports teams a more intimidating image to play under as compared to the previous…

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Last week, the large turnout for Black Lives Matter protests in Monmouth surprised me. In this community, it had always seemed more likely to see a White person waving a Confederate flag than a protest sign. If you’re offended that I made such assumptions, I urge you to reflect: What have we…

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To Dallas High School and Central High School graduates: congratulations on your achievement. This year has been historic — some would say historically strange — but that didn’t stop you from finishing your education. Nice work.