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Fatal accident at Clow Corner Road

An Aloha woman died in an accident Thursday morning at Clow Corner and Highway 99W.

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Myrold to appear in court Tuesday

The Dallas High School teacher and coach charged with sex abuse involving a 17-year-old student will appear in Polk County Circuit Court on Tuesday at 9 a.m. for arraignment.

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DALLAS — Officially, Dallas’ girls soccer team’s match against McNary on Thursday will go down as a 1-0 loss.

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Homebrewing's best

Reporter Jolene Guzman volunteers as guest judge

Six beers went head-to-head during the Homebrew Competition at the Hop & Heritage Festival on Saturday.

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Two tricks are better than one

INDEPENDENCE — Some athletes grow up idolizing the superstars of a sport. It was far more personal for Central senior Tony Rincon.

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Professors spend ‘serve day’ at Oakdale

George Fox closes campus to help schools

Nathan Floyd, Jonah Stork, Zelene Reed, and Chelsi Durham-Rivera need to make their apple tower taller.




    Brunk House to host cider festival Saturday

    Apple cider and apple pie will be for sale

    With the weather turning colder and the leaves beginning to show their fall colors, it’s the perfect time for some freshly pressed apple cider.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    These Polk County groups would welcome individuals who have time or expertise to volunteer.


    Births for Sept. 21


    Anniversaries for Sept. 21


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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor for Sept. 21

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Test results don’t show true progress

The results are in for the most recent round of Smarter Balanced assessments, and it’s a mixed bag.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor for Sept. 14

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Superintendent’s Corner

Welcome to the new school year.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor, Sept. 7:‘Survivor’ not qualified for office; Road upgrades needed for safety; Kudos to Todahl: skate park hero; Thompson right choice for District; Great Music in the Park, Monmouth; A veteran’s last trip to state fair; ‘No’ vote for Trump.

Editorial: Falls City Fire Department

Thanks to fire volunteers in Falls City