By CRAIG COLEMANDecember 28, 2005 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Mayor Jim Fairchild and Councilor Wes Scroggin attended the National League of Cities Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier this month. The National League of Cities is a lobbying and advocacy group for local governments.December 28, 2005 midnight read more..
MONMNOUTH -- Dr. James Epple, who served Monmouth-Independence families for 35 years, retired from his dental practice on Dec. 15.December 21, 2005 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY - Promising leads and willing informants are integral ingredients to completing a drug investigation.December 21, 2005 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- It's 35 degrees in the covered arena at M&B Ranch in Dallas. Parents huddle around a propane heater for warmth. Pee Wee the dog shivers in her blanket. Her mistress, Caitlin Koloen, is in the arena helping the trainers set up the night's practice.December 21, 2005 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- With only a week and a half until Christmas, many people are still wading through crowds at malls, trying to find that perfect gift for family members and friends.December 14, 2005 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- City officials last week approved the creation of an urban renewal district (URD) that encompasses most of Monmouth's downtown area and commercial core.December 14, 2005 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- When he arrived in Dallas four months ago, Sergio Aquino said he was surprised how much Oregon reminded him of his native Argentina.December 14, 2005 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- This time of year a northly wind can add a frigid bite to otherwise tolerable temperatures. Standing outside in an open parking lot, the icy breeze slices through the gaps in knit clothing -- not optimal conditions for Christmas cheer.December 14, 2005 midnight read more..
SALEM -- An overwhelming majority of the 442 male and female Marion County Jail inmates who took part in a recent survey regarding methamphetamine abuse admitted to having used the drug.December 7, 2005 midnight read more..
Mental Health Foster HomesDecember 7, 2005 midnight read more..