*Musicians sought in youth competition*Family reading club under way*Humane society sets benefit performance *Pancake dinner set Tuesday in Dallas*Hospice to offer volunteer training *Church to host concert on Feb. 8*Indoor park plans valentine activitiesJanuary 29, 2008 midnight read more..
"Northwest Passage," Western Oregon University's student journal of literature and the arts, was incorrectly referred to as "Northwest Passages" in a story headlined "WOU student editor cites meddling" in the Jan. 23 edition of the Itemizer-Observer.January 29, 2008 midnight read more..
Public Agenda is a listing of meetings for governmental agencies within Polk County. To submit a meeting, please send it at least two weeks before the actual meeting date to the Itemizer-Observer via fax (503-623-2395) or e-mail (email@example.com).January 29, 2008 midnight read more..
DALLAS - Former Dallas Police detective Scott Roth received his sentence on Jan. 11 on charges filed in July 2006 over a missing case file.January 29, 2008 midnight read more..
*Economic stimulus plan doesn't add up*Dental team really steps up for us*Personal attack sad and regrettable*Ethanol editorials raise valid points*Local care center deserves praise*Mountaineers are enjoyment for fan*Price of progress isn't worth it*Gallery thanks event supporters *Area food drive a major success *Kings Valley event fun for communityJanuary 29, 2008 midnight read more..
DALLAS - Polk County Relay for Life planning committee chairman Rick Bennett was diagnosed with leukemia in 2002. He has been in remission for five years.January 23, 2008 midnight read more..
Monmouth Public Library has an afternoon of activity planned on Friday, Jan. 25, as it hosts the Kid-A-Lympics. The event, for children ages 6 to 11, takes place at 1 p.m. Participants will be tested on speed, agility and sense of humor with silly relays and games planned. For more information: Krist Obrist, 503-751-0182.January 23, 2008 midnight read more..
Thursday, Feb. 7, is the deadline for Polk County residents and businesses with damage resulting from the severe storms of early December to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration.January 23, 2008 midnight read more..
Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental agencies within Polk County. To submit a meeting, please send it at least two weeks before the actual meeting date to the Itemizer-Observer via fax (503-623-2395) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).January 23, 2008 midnight read more..
*Budget committee seeking members*Garden club meets Thursday in FC*Pet author to speak at Dallas gathering *Area diabetes group meeting on Thursday*Make a valentine at Dallas library *Continuing education classes set at CCC*Polk health board to meet Monday*Caregiver issues addressed in classes*Gospel Express due in Monmouth Jan. 27*HAM radio licenses granted to locals*Senior classes set at Monmouth center*Two Dallas students join Youth ChalleNGe*Decisive Parenting program offered*Red Cross gala around the corner*Lifeguard certification offered at WOU pool*Caregivers support group meets at WVH*Sleep disorders are topic of OSU workshop*Fairy tales part of library program*Ex-club members to meet in Dallas*College HonorsJanuary 23, 2008 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH - Speaking before a crowd of about 30 people gathered in Western Oregon University's nursing school last week, U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith took a moment to address a small group of future students of the program.January 23, 2008 midnight read more..
*Food drive is set for this Monday *Dallas team enters annual Science Bowl*Fundraiser to benefit Kings Valley center*Flu shots are still available in county*Hospital auxiliary is selling candy*Polk SWCD plans Tuesday meeting*Senator honored by health group*Workshop targets disabled authors *Ex-Dallas resident earns fashion degree*Grief support group to meet*Perrydale fundraiser around the corner*Garage sale planned at senior center*Library offers Harry Potter movie*SWCD native plant workshop on tap*Central jazz band schedules event*Free tax help offered by AARP*Theater performance benefits Alzheimer's*FFA scholarships available to youthJanuary 15, 2008 midnight read more..
*Place restrictions on all smokers*Students step up, show character*Firefighters go above, beyond call*Volunteers key to event's success*Residents enjoy holiday lights*Historical society appreciates grant*Cub Scouts benefit from helping hand*Community must unite against drugs*Dallas church is like a family*Group calls off annual dinner*Choir thanked for performanceJanuary 15, 2008 midnight read more..
What fun the college football games have been this holiday season - and to see our Western Oregon Wolves win the Dixie Rotary Bowl over the Colorado Mines, Oregon State Beavers win the Emerald Bowl over Maryland, and University of Oregon Ducks beat South Florida in the Sun Bowl have just made the season so much sweeter.January 8, 2008 midnight read more..
*New art exhibit opens at WOU*Literacy program seeks volunteers*Radio operators to meet Thursday*Friends of bridge to meet in Pedee*Folk dance set for Saturday night*Computer classes offered in Dallas*Polk soil, water committee to meet*Ski transportation available at WOU*LaCreole group gathers Thursday*Bank to conduct area food drive*Election potluck at senior center*Stew luncheon on the horizon*Irrigation workshop scheduled Jan. 16*PCHS plans annual members meetingJanuary 8, 2008 midnight read more..
*Fire siren has important role*Point well made on global warming *Counties need federal funds*Real estate office thanks donors*Clothing drive again a success*Water issues not sheriff's venue*Heartfelt thanks to church family*Many help with Christmas Cheer*Strangers' acts show kindnessJanuary 8, 2008 midnight read more..
DALLAS - Kris Gunther of Dallas has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum.January 8, 2008 midnight read more..