DALLAS -- With money still to come from the Dragon Shot competition and the pop can drive, Dallas High School students raised $6,320 for Doernbecher Children's Hospital during their annual Doernbecher Week festivities.March 29, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- Western Oregon University has received a share of a $2.6 million grant to complete a seismic rehabilitation of the most heavily-used building on campus.March 29, 2006 midnight read more..
By ERIC BARKERMarch 29, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- Nursing a cold, Monmouth Police Officer Matt Olafson was grateful to be nearing the end of a graveyard shift -- and his work week -- during the early hours of March 14 when dispatch called in a report of an apartment fire.March 22, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH-INDEPENDENCE -- Five sophomore students from Central High School will head overseas later this year under the sponsorship of the Monmouth-Independence Rotary Club and the Rotary International's Youth Exchange Program.March 22, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- Local library users will have a chance to clear any overdue book fines they have and help the community at the same time between April 3 and 8.March 22, 2006 midnight read more..
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SALEM -- Concerned citizens can learn how to tell is a house has been a methamphetamine site at a 7:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, March 23, at the Pringle Park Community Center, 606 Church Street NE in Salem. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided by First Tech Credit Union.March 22, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- John Oberst, chairman of Monmouth's planning commission, will run for mayor during the general election in November.March 16, 2006 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- Polk County Fire District No. 1 wants local residents to be aware of a state fire safety law before they begin dusting off their barbecue grills this spring and summer.March 15, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- The number of students admitted to Western Oregon University this school year is 13 percent higher than it was at the same time year.March 15, 2006 midnight read more..
Sell it Quick aims at auction marketMarch 15, 2006 midnight read more..
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DALLAS -- Dr. Steve LaTulippe sits on the corner of a desk in his brand new office. There aren't any chairs. He's still waiting for the remainder of his lobby furniture, too.March 15, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- John Oberst, chairman of Monmouth's planning commission, will run for mayor during the general election in November.March 15, 2006 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- LaVay Jeffries, the former DMV worker who was fired last summer after he called Dallas police and flagged the file of a woman he thought was providing false information to get a driver's license, has won his wrongful termination battle.March 15, 2006 midnight read more..
Hooley tours aging CHS campusMarch 15, 2006 midnight read more..
INDEPENDENCE -- State officials will determine the legality of a decision by county leaders to allow Valley Concrete and Gravel Company to relocate its operations to agricultural land north of Independence.March 8, 2006 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- The blue-and-white fliers found on the front doornobs of area homeowners this month are from Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc., an independent nonprofit organization established to promote energy efficiency for customers of Pacific Power, Portland General Electric and NW Natural Gas.March 8, 2006 midnight read more..
INDEPENDENCE -- U.S. Rep. Darlene Hooley (D-Ore.) will speak at Central High School at 2 p.m. Friday, March 10. Hooley will discuss her request to the Government Accountability Office that it conduct a study on the correlation between modernized schools and student achievement.March 8, 2006 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Dallas School District is bargaining a new teacher's contract with Dallas Education Association (DEA). Currently, tentative agreement has been reached on 16 of the 33 articles and the process has gone smoothly, officials said.March 8, 2006 midnight read more..
INDEPNDENCE -- Independence officials are starting to put together a list of special events for Riverview Park Amphitheater this spring and summer, and it will be a busy schedule.March 1, 2006 midnight read more..
Testing set foMarch 1, 2006 midnight read more..
INDEPENDENCE -- A Central School District official faces a long list of criminal charges after allegedly harassing local police over the telephone, and later kicking an officer.March 1, 2006 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- Things are moving slowly rather than in a rush after the Oregon Supreme Court upheld Measure 37 last week. The state's highest court found that the controveresial land use law is not unconstitutional, reversing a Marion County circuit court judge's earlier ruling.March 1, 2006 midnight read more..
DALLAS -- Parents and local businesses have combined to put together a series of events between now and June to raise funds for the Dallas High School senior class all-night party.March 1, 2006 midnight read more..