Fred and Cynthia Clark recently returned from a five-day trip to California to visit her parents, Norma and Gilbert Bourn, at Woodland. Their son Hans and Andrea Clark came from Anchorage, Alaska, and brought their son Spike Malcom, who was born in October.December 26, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- The medics from the Oregon Medical Command treated the scenario as the real thing, even though a battered Buick Skyhawk played the part of a Humvee and the training facility at Polk County Fire District No. 1 was a war-ravaged neighborhood in Iraq.December 26, 2006 midnight read more..
The Christmas carols have taken flight from the airwaves, and the department stores are no longer filled with sparkling lights and eye-catching displays. We're busily writing thank-you notes to friends and family and finishing off the rest of the fudge, cookies and other treats of the season, and trying to find boxes to pack away everything for another year.December 26, 2006 midnight read more..
On behalf of all the children of Monmouth and Independence, I thank you for supporting our schools. I appreciate the community weighing the short term, and the long-term growth and maintenance challenges facing Central School District. The district worked hard through multiple venues to listen to the community and to put together a bond proposal that you saw as necessary and needed.December 26, 2006 midnight read more..
*Wyden will visit area next week*Polk Public Health can help with immunizations *Polk SWCD sets policy meeting*Kids' theater program set*Dog training classes offered*Kids can study Egyptian culture*Ballroom dance lessons offered*Church group is recycling trees*Kids' pet photos shown at library*Workshop is all about mud, horses*Traffic accident on 22 is fatalDecember 26, 2006 midnight read more..
At this time of year, when stormy days and nights are more frequent than not, it is somehow reassuring to me to see the bright lights from the beautiful tree on the Western Oregon University campus as I'm driving along Highway 99.December 19, 2006 midnight read more..
*Honest act renews faith in humanity*Thanks to all who support ONG effort *Siren not annoying as some motorists *Siren is part of Dallas -- keep it *Boise is a victim, too -- of economics *Senior project was learning experience *Boise mill site has a long history*Many caring people eased family's grief*Thanks to those who helped in emergency *ACLU cannot just eliminate Christmas *Holton deserves a big pat on backDecember 12, 2006 midnight read more..
*Nominations open for Community Awards in Dallas*YMCA auction party is Friday at 6 p.m. *Food drive and dance recital due*Financial aid night scheduled at Central *Holiday project will collect at fairgrounds*Hospital slates one final flu shot clinic*Two holiday events slated at Guthrie*Church offers toys, baked goods, tamales*Parents sell trees, treats for grad event *Dallas High group to sing at Capitol*Families can make gingerbread houses *Falls City church plans two events *Pictures with Santa due in Falls City *Polk SWCD resets board meetings*Toy, food drive set in Falls City*Caldera finishes army basic training*Pentacle nears $1 million goal *Special shoot set for Dec. 10*Registration open for master gardeners*Buena Vista historic home will be open*Christmas concert set for Elsinore*CorrectionDecember 5, 2006 midnight read more..
*Lamb expresses appreciation *Teens safer in Iraq than on our streets?*What is Christmas really all about?*Regal employee comes through for trio*Boise Cascade gets a big "bah, humbug"*Great appreciation for 4-H groups*Uncaring people show their cruelty *Thanks to all who gathered for event *Actions speak loud and clear*Personal touch means so much*Thank you, Dallas Fire Department *A gift to charity is a winning idea*Farnstrom important part of communityDecember 5, 2006 midnight read more..