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Smart meters come to Indy

Pacific Power to roll out new technology to all in Polk County

Pacific Power has started replacing meters with smart meters — and Independence and Polk County are the first to receive them.

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Deputies spruce up aging Titus 3

The upstairs of Titus 3 House in Dallas was a scene of organized chaos on Saturday afternoon.

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Dallas community creates calendar

Jan Ahrendt simply wanted a new cover photo for the Dallas Oregon Community Bulletin Board Facebook page.

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Wyden encourages residents to ‘step up’

“What can I do?” a young woman asked Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden at his Saturday Town Hall at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

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Baby on board

Bambinos begins classes, offers more ‘adult time’

Like the children the organization serves, Bambinos is growing.

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Dragons seek consistency

The first two games in Mid-Willamette Conference play revealed a stark reality for Dallas’ boys basketball team.

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    COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

    Community Notebook for Jan. 17

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    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events taking place in Polk County that are open to the public.

    LIBRARY CALENDAR

    Library calendar for Jan. 17

    The doctor is in

    Swallowing: An essential for life

    Did you know that a swallowing problem, medically termed dysphagia, may occur as a result of a medical problem?

Opinion

Citizens help deputies, vice versa

In the last week, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s have made news in somewhat unusual ways.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 17

A tale of two fire districts’ contract

We’ve been watching as negotiations between the Falls City Fire Department and Southwest Polk Rural Fire District have carried on and declared at an impasse.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 10

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.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 3

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