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Infant dies during house fire

An 11-month-old boy died in a Monmouth house fire on Aug. 9.

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Family member finds missing Dallas woman alive

Heather Mounce was found near where her vehicle was parked

Dallas resident Heather Mounce, who was reported missing on Saturday, has been found alive, Dallas Police reported Wednesday afternoon.

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Internment exhibit on display at Independence Civic Center

On the second floor of the Independence Civic Center stands a series of panels.

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Trust is key in cat show

Rose started out a stray cat, heading toward being euthanized, when she found Tiffany Clark’s family.

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Beautiful baby runs in family

Brylie Emigh is only 8 months old, but is already carrying on a family tradition.

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Rolling down the river

Great Willamette River Raft Race attracts teams for relaxing, fun day on the water

INDEPENDENCE — Waves collided against the shore. Sailors held on for dear life.

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Lifestyle

    Phone numbers for local resources

    Here are phone numbers for local resources in Polk County.

    MI TOWN

    The summer concerts in Main Street Park in Monmouth just keep getting better and better — and what could be more fun on a summer evening than packing a picnic supper and spending a great time with friends and family, listening to a variety of excellent entertainers.

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    Peters — Horn wedding

    Mack Peters, 25, of Tualatin, formerly of Boise, Idaho, and Jasmine M. Horn, 31, of Tualatin, formerly of Dallas, were married on June 24.

    ANNIVERSARY

    McCaw 60th anniversary

    Darrell and Blanche (Faxon) McCaw will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Aug. 16.

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Opinion

The eclipse — and eclipse visitors — arrive this week

Whether you’re looking forward to the Great American Eclipse Monday and all that goes with it, or dreading the predictions of tens of thousands of tourists flooding Polk County, it’s here.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Aug. 16

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Editorial

Educate visitors on fire danger

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters for Aug. 9

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Letters to the editor for Aug. 2

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for July 26

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