Avoid a poinsettia massacre
CERT group there in case of emergency
Tribe celebrates restoration
Western starts holiday season with tree lighting
Stein logged 24 years as a Dallas firefighter
Marx leads national organization
Evans makes a name for himself with firefighters
CHS posts fall honors
Shetterly make see fifth term -- or not
Police chief takes turn in Kosovo
McWilliams gets acquainted with players
Monmouth arrest report
Comments from our readers
Dallas seeks industrial land
Gosh, Mr. Peabody, the Pilgrims ate with their hands?
District acts on a property offer
Do our schools need concealed weapons?
Burglarly suspect first to get Tasered
Holiday events off and running
Dallas hoopsters ready to take their shot
A time to give thanks
Business notes from around the county
Polk County residents sound off on cultural issues
Town, Western both depend on each other
Obituary notices 11/26
Missionaries discuss their work
DHS posts fall honors
Tony Olliff is more than happy to be right back where he started.
The stunning finish shows truth can be stranger than fiction.
The event draws more than 200 participants from around the area.
Team and individual totals
The football team comes up empty on two late drives.
Dallas graduate Jared Smith plays in all 12 football games for Akron University.
Sean Kelly and Robert Day combine for 60 points in the 109-85 victory.
The women's basketball team will play its first 11 games away from home.
Meduri's fines help waste disposal plan
War claims the life of Independence man
Monmouth couple wins honors for their restored WWII-era Piper L-4H
Joe Meduri cleans up his operation (and his reputation)
Auction salvages Central sports
Plans made to refurbish entry to the city
A Polk County son's eyewitness account
First Christian Church starts its roofing project
Goldschmidt brings vision to higher ed board
Opinions from our readers
Accident slows down Highway 22
There must be a better way for plastic robots to settle their differences
Death brings war home
Obituaries for 11/19
Historian tells stories about Oregonians in the Pacific
Local woman leads agriculture group
'Mikado' another hit for Pentacle
Pedee women have successful bazaar
Chamber looks at area's main business
Annual event raises money for high school drama
Rising rodeo star finds unusual ally in Western president
Students deal with fear and bigotry through drama
The Pirates will make their postseason debut on Friday at home against McKenzie.
The Central boys soccer team outscores Sutherlin 4-1.
Dallas High School presents `Treasure Island'
The top-ranked Tigers show they didn't win the past two 3A boys soccer titles with smoke and mirrors.
The team will host a meet at Dallas High School on Saturday, Nov. 15.
The Perrydale Pirate golf scramble is on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Cross Creek.
The Redhawks hang on to second place in the GNAC.
Seniors lead the way as the Wolves hold off Humboldt State.
Why can't my son take a decent school photo?
Proposal would redefine residential "family"
Weapon touted as "less lethal"
League of Conservation Voters ranks lawmakers
Bush out to stifle freedom of expression
Dallas downtown businesses open for the holidays
Antique dealer pursues love of 'old junk'
Police log for Nov. 12
Letters for Nov. 12
Memorial resolution shows strength of community
Brother goes to Japan on a mission of peace
Monmouth couple charged with drug offenses, identity theft
Public meeting held at fairgrounds
Plaintiff threatens lawsuit against sheriff's office
Bruning discusses "Oregonians in the Pacific"
Kansas City draws local Chiefs fan
Obituaries for Nov. 12
Seniors offer "Saturday Store"
Dallas High students' work displayed at Western
Yet maintenance needs still looming
Valley finally experiencing genuine fall weather
Mayor, vets find a way to keep everyone happy
Dallas, Central football seasons come to an end.
Former says being county commissioner only a temporary job
City, veterans grappling over fate of memorial
The 7th-grade football team powers past Banks and Newberg.
POLK COUNTY -- Leaving Independence on Corvallis Road, Ed McGill sees gravel everywhere.
The No.2 Pirates football team now has a week off and will host McKenzie for a Class 1A state quarterfinal.
The football team finishes 0-9 and work already is beginning to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.
DALLAS -- Dallas High School construction students have a new home for their program. Now they want to share the good fortune by helping others build new homes.
DALLAS -- Owning and operating his own restaurant has been everything Mark Stulce of Dallas expected.
Two circles and a triangle? You call that art?
INDEPENDENCE -- Last month, citizens in Independence got their first look at feasibility studies and drawings for two urban development projects the city has long envisioned for downtown.
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FALLS CITY -- Before opening Boondocks Bar and Grill at 318 N. Main St. in Falls City, Jim and Aimee Baxter had to do a lot of cleaning, remodeling and just plain fixing up.
The Panthers finish a frustrating and disappointing football season with a loss at Taft.
Monmouth generation gap; Independence memorial
Central's boys soccer team visits Junction City on Saturday, Nov. 8.
INDEPENDENCE -- If you're not a student or teacher at Independence Elementary School, you might wonder about a curious phenomenon that occurs there every first week of November.
INDEPENDENCE -- Curators at the Independence Heritage Museum still need help taking inventory.
Stamp campaign with Sable House gets big response
The Panthers just miss a top-10 finish in the 3A cross country meet.
Carlos Martinez leads the boys soccer team to a win against Sutherlin.
Federal grant helps future teachers prepare for career
POLK COUNTY -- Three Polk County programs were honored at the Oct. 16 Quality of Life award banquet at Chemeketa Community College's new West Salem viticulture center.
A diving save by Moani Mundo helps preserve a tie for WOU.
Western Oregon is holding a softball camp on Sunday, Nov. 9.
WOU's early 10-point lead doesn't last very long.