A 33-year-old Salem man died May 25 when his eastbound car crossed the center line on Highway 22 and crashed into another driver.May 30, 2001 midnight read more..
Polk County Commissioners and staff tried to get representatives from every concerned group to provide input for an ordinance on communication tower standards. Now that the Board of Commissioners has taken action on the ordinance, no one is complaining.May 30, 2001 midnight read more..
Although Dallas High School students have had mixed reactions about random drug tests, one thing is clear: since the school began participating in the SATURN drug testing study, no students have been disciplined for visiting places where drugs and alcohol are consumed.May 30, 2001 midnight read more..
Long since retired, Charlie and Billie Bair now spend much of their time at the Dallas Retirement Village. But for this couple, married 57 years, the village is not home. It's an avocation. The Bairs volunteer with Friends in the Journey, a program that provides companions for terminally ill patients when family and friends cannot or will not.May 28, 2001 midnight read more..
Disabled veterans in Oregon get a boost every day from the efforts of the 28 chapters of Disabled American Veterans. But the hard work put forth every day by members of local chapter No. 6 brought thunderous applause and heartfelt gratitude to its members at the annual convention in Springfield May 9 through 12.May 23, 2001 midnight read more..
he dark sky and drizzle added to the somber mood as officers, relatives and friends gathered May 15 in memory of police officers who have died in the line of duty.May 23, 2001 midnight read more..
While seat belt use has increased dramatically since the mid-1980s around the country, jumping from 15 percent in 1984 to 71 percent today, many people continue to fail to use seat belts during those short local trips when they're most likely to be involved in a traffic crash. That's why law enforcement agencies in Oregon will kickoff the summer season by stepping up enforcement during the Buckle Up America! Week/Operation ABC Mobilization leading up to the Memorial Day holiday extended weekend.May 23, 2001 midnight read more..
One of Polk County's newest specialists helps decrease school truancy and encourage positive activities for children.May 17, 2001 midnight read more..
Pedee Elementary School looks like it will have a second life as a charter school. Found to be financially unfeasable to keep as a district elementary school, Pedee School would cost the district less to keep open as a charter school than to shut down.May 17, 2001 midnight read more..
No kids were seriously hurt, but three adults were hospitalized, when a tanker truck collided with a Sweet Home school bus on Highway 99W May 16.May 17, 2001 midnight read more..
Harry Potter has triumphed in Dallas. Or has he?May 17, 2001 midnight read more..
Five cases of Meningococcal disease have been reported within the last 16 days, according to public health officials at the Oregon Department of Human Services. Of these, three have been confirmed. Four of the five cases occurred in Marion County and one in Polk County and all are children under the age of 5 years.May 6, 2001 midnight read more..
His father's word was law...May 2, 2001 midnight read more..