MONMOUTH - When John Minahan was asked last spring if he would accept a promotion from interim to full-time president of Western Oregon University, he said he was only interested in the job if the move was supported by his campus peers.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- A "snow bus" will depart from Western Oregon University to Oregon mountain locations on seven weekends beginning in January, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of the trips along with WOU students and faculty.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
Everywhere we go these days, it seems that all conversations revolve around the weather, with most of us complaining about the rain and the wind and our general discomfort of going through yet another cold and nasty winter in the Willamette Valley.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
POLK COUNTY -- In a joint statement on Nov. 22, the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC), the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties attempted to clarify upcoming deadlines for state Measure 37 claims.November 29, 2006 midnight read more..
*Holidays are time to count blessings*Curt Lamb's words missed by reader*Many come through at Harter benefit*Heartfelt thanks to the community *AMD sufferers have a support group*Thanks for help on Eagle project *Equestrian team looks for support*Farnstrom foes are wrong, shortsightedNovember 29, 2006 midnight read more..
*Flu shots are still available*Perrydale FFA drives under way *English/Spanish conversation club *LVCS Christmas tree sale is on*Educator of Year nominations due*Transportation plan discussion due*Gentle House tea is set for Dec. 5*Kids crafts days offered at libraries *Locals to show dogs at nationals *Winter Holiday Concert slated*WVH Auxiliary selling candy*Local music students perform *Pulley joins staff*Family activities*Praying for peace*Wine tasting *Garden club talk *Health advisory board*Care network boardNovember 22, 2006 midnight read more..
From the Publisher's DeskNovember 22, 2006 midnight read more..
*Good luck getting flea market table*Thanks to hoops group, local trust*Praise for doctor and local hospital *Look into county parole office *Local business excited to share*Schools must be held accountable*Citizens await LUBA decision*November 22, 2006 midnight read more..
*County doesn't put inmates at risk*Library great source of fun *Ballot dropoff site is fine*Lower density housing needed *Public Works deserves praise *Thank you, good Samaritans*Wonderful lady touches lives*Appreciates voters' participation*Still not getting stories straightNovember 15, 2006 midnight read more..
*County doesn't put inmates at risk *Library great source of fun*Ballot dropoff site is fine*Lower density housing needed*Public Works deserves praise*Thank you, good Samaritans * Wonderful lady touches lives *Appreciates voters' participation*Still not getting stories straightNovember 14, 2006 midnight read more..
Now that Old Man Winter has moved in for the next few months, we're trying to think of creative ways to banish the dark days and cold rainy evenings. One thing that works really, really well at our house is to celebrate a Tuesday or a Wednesday - or whatever day works -- by giving the cook a break from meal planning and visiting one of our local restaurants.November 14, 2006 midnight read more..
*Pet photos with Santa again offered *Longtime Whitworth employee to retire*Polk namesake to be honored *History program due in Dallas*Storm KOs power to some residents *Library offers activities*Service will honor military*Work day for bike trails *Computer help for seniors*Bird-watching field trip set *Tribes celebrate anniversary*Memorial for lost loved ones *Fitness club hosts health fair *PCCCF funds are available*Senior center honors volunteers *Book Week set at libraryNovember 14, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- John Minahan could be made permanent president of Western Oregon University in December.November 14, 2006 midnight read more..
DALLAS (Thursday, Nov. 9) -- A temporary agent will begin operating the Dallas Liquor Store, 180 SE Mill St., next week while the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is in the process of selecting a contract agent to run the store permanently.November 10, 2006 midnight read more..
*Are you ready for some scares? *Thanksgiving help available *Local man finishes advanced training*WOU singers in concert tonight *Petting zoo set for Saturday*Dallas seniors host events *GOP chair resigns; elections set*M-I walking tour maps available *Planning board has openings*Faith students to honor veterans*CASA benefit is Nov. 11*Parenting classes are scheduled*Local event will honor Marines*Ag resources guide in print*Pentacle is collecting toys *Folk dance set for Nov. 11*Women's group meets Nov. 13th *Farm women selling holiday wreaths*Auction will help Ron Harter *Events postponed at Heron PointeNovember 7, 2006 midnight read more..
*Think about who real heroes are *Road workers are considerate *End of layaway is callous action*Kerry shows he's a selfish snob *Generous action much apreciated *Building inspection paid for by fees *Family appreciates thoughts, prayers *Concerning inmates and medications*Local food bank needs your help*Good Samaritans warm her heart*We all must work to protect elderly*Initiatives not always for best *Senior Center music jam rocks*Citizens can help Salvation ArmyNovember 7, 2006 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH -- Western Oregon University and the Beaverton School District have formed a unique partnership that could more closely align K-12 and higher education curricula, and ease the transition for high school graduates into college.November 7, 2006 midnight read more..
I can't remember not knowing how to read. Family legend says that I learned the words as my mother read to me when I was a small child. I do remember coming home from school when I was in the first grade and teaching my sister, Suzie, how to read so we could talk about books and share ideas.November 7, 2006 midnight read more..