PEDEE — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering families an opportunity to try muzzleloading, archery, fly fishing, trap shooting and a pheasant hunt at the Family Fish, Hunt, Explore workshop Saturday and Sunday.August 28, 2014 6:42 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — The annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches’ poll selected the Western Oregon volleyball team to finish sixth in 2014, receiving 38 points. The Wolves finished 10-18 overall and 7-11 in GNAC play in 2013.August 28, 2014 6:41 a.m. read more..
The pair both pleaded guilty to a single count of murder through a plea agreement, reached during a two-day settlement conference with the Polk County District Attorney’s Office. Judge Charles Luukinen sentenced Fears and Mersch immediately following their guilty pleas.August 27, 2014 5:25 p.m. read more..
Building activity in Independence is reminding Mike Danko of the mid-2000s.August 27, 2014 1:35 p.m. read more..
Falls City Alliance hosts sixth annual Bad to the Bone Festival.August 27, 2014 1:29 p.m. read more..
“You have fallen between and through the cracks,” Avera said. “I have no doubt that you were the one who fired the gun. … You are responsible morally, if not legally, for the death of the elk. I hope you are holding yourself accountable,” said Judge Sally Avera.August 27, 2014 1:21 p.m. read more..
Police were still looking for the second suspect in the case, Elieshawa Dozier, 18, as of Monday evening.August 27, 2014 11:15 a.m. read more..
The inspection at Healing Green was considered a success.August 27, 2014 11:15 a.m. read more..
The museum building along Highway 99W near the Polk County Fairgrounds & Event Center and the historic Brunk House off Highway 22, which the museum operates, are sorely in need of repairs to protect the artifacts they house.August 27, 2014 11:10 a.m. read more..
Marquis Spa expansion being contested.August 20, 2014 11:40 a.m. read more..
To submit your items to the Community Calendar, email the Itemizer-Observer newsroom at firstname.lastname@example.org, send via fax to 503-623-2395, or deliver them in person to 147 SE Court St., Dallas. All events should be submitted two weeks in advance of the date of the event.August 20, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Thursday concert will benefit YMCA*Neighborhood sets potluck gathering*Friday blood drive set in Monmouth*Benefit for WVH Foundation slated*Pentacle Theatre production to open*Area church center of Saturday activity*Wine country bike, dine event slatedAugust 20, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Fall prep sports will start Monday * Polk Pedalers plan out-of-area ride * Dallas offering kickball tourney * CHS hoopsters win title at Albany * WOU to host hoops coaching clinic * Tickets for Wolves' season-opener * CHS fall sports sign-ups continue * DHS fall sports deadline nearing * Falls City set to host tournamentAugust 13, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
The motorcycle collided with the pickup’s driver-side door, ejecting Richard Romano on impact and seriously injuring him.August 13, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
A Monmouth man was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident.August 13, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
A young Joseph Quinn got tired of sleeping in a drawer, so he built himself a bed.August 13, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
“We were looking at ways in which we could notify citizens of emergencies or large events that may affect them,” said Ron Foggin, Dallas city manager. “The challenge for us is getting people signed up to be notified.”August 13, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
“It felt like I was getting crushed by my brother,” Potts said. He said next time he would ride on the inside so he could do the crushing.August 9, 2014 7:56 a.m. read more..
Here are the parade entry winnersAugust 6, 2014 11:05 a.m. read more..
Until now, residents with pets could only have their pets visit, not live in a residence with them.August 6, 2014 11:01 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Oak Knoll Golf Course is a beautiful 18-hole course to look at. Just be ready for some challenges.August 6, 2014 11 a.m. read more..