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Silbernagel retires after 29 years with corrections office

One of Marty Silbernagel’s favorite events of the year is Polk County Community Corrections annual pizza party in October.

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Merritt ready to become director

When Jodi Merritt saw the advertisement for Polk County’s Community Corrections director position this spring, something clicked.

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DDA brings cash mobs to Dallas

A new trend has started in the Dallas community to support local businesses: Cash mobs.

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Pollen, pollen everywhere

The official count of allergy-causing pollen is tabulated at a station in Eugene, but those with the misfortune of being allergy sufferers measure the season in itchy eyes and throats, sneezes and congestion.

Polk County offers Fourth of July fun

Finding a way to celebrate Independence Day in Polk County won’t be a problem, whether you are looking for a laid-back day in the park or a thrill-ride carnival experience.

News

    Academic honors

    Academic honors for June 28

    Meyer retires from school board

    Dallas school board member Lu Ann Meyer retired from the board on Monday after serving 12 years.

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    NASA scientist explains eclipse

    Why does a total solar eclipse happen? If the sun rises in the east, why will the West Coast see the Great American Eclipse first? How will animals be affected?

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    Think safety first this Fourth

    Fireworks stands are open for business in Oregon, and state and local fire departments are urging people to keep their backyard and neighborhood displays safe and legal.

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Opinion

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters for June 28

Be safe this holiday

No one does Fourth of July as well as Polk County.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters for June 21

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Tech and education are a good mix

Editorial for June 21

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for June 14

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Free speech is not free

Editorial for June 14

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