Trial dates set in murder case

Trial is set for May 13 to May 17 for Darin E. Shaw, 49, who is facing charges stemming from a shooting incident on Oct. 11 that occurred in the 9000 block of Corvallis Road, south of Independence.

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WOU runners hit their stride

Seniors Dustin Nading and Tyler Jones have crossed the finish line on their collegiate cross-country careers at Western Oregon University.

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Independence Ghost Walk 2018


How do you solve homelessness?

This year, thanks to partnerships between various local churches and Polk County Community and Family Health leaders, warming shelters have opened up during the bitterly cold winter nights.

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