CORVALLIS — Central survived a wild third quarter as the Panthers defeated Corvallis 38-28 in Mid-Willamette Conference football action Friday.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
UPDATE: Dallas defeated North Eugene 25-17, 25-20, 20-25, 25-23 on Tuesday in a Class 5A play-in match. The Dragons earned the No. 14 seed and will play at third-seeded La Salle Prep Saturday at 6 p.m.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — The Central boys soccer team entered its match against Lebanon on Oct. 21 with league title aspirations.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
The Dallas School District superintendent search consultant team won’t have a lack of material when it begins compiling its candidate profile.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
CORVALLIS — As Dallas’ boys and girls cross-country teams competed at the Mid-Willamette Conference Championships on Oct. 22, it was never about contending for a berth to the state cross-country meet. Instead, the Dragons looked to compete well at Crystal Lake Sports Park in Corvallis.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
PERRYDALE — In a football game that featured a combined 58 points in the first half, it was Perrydale’s defense that came up big in the second half, posting a shutout.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
To give riders of the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway an alternative to River Road South in Salem, Monmouth City Councilman and avid bike rider Marshall Guthrie has rallied officials in both Monmouth and Independence to co-sign a proposed alternate route.October 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Koubek qualified for council post*Time for tax relief, vote 'no' on 27-116*Jaffer is ready to step up for county*Write-in campaign reflects poorly*Keep Craig Pope as commissioner*Regulations have become excessive*Pickering will be a champion for Dallas*Johnson is a good fit for Monmouth*Business owner thanks community*Measure 88 will help local people*Continue to back our Dallas schools*Sixth-graders step up for arboretum*County can't afford to keep status quo*Chamber supports Dallas school bond*Trahan well suited for council position*Jaffer has needed BOC qualifications*Koubek will work hard for citizens*Keeping Pope best choice for county*Campaign lacking integrity, honesty*Jaffer would bring innovation to BOC*Bond will help us keep good schools*Candidate ready to serve Dist. 23*One person doesn't control water co-op*Koubek has vision to improve Dallas*Local barber shop thankful of support*Evans will best represent locals*Bond an important investment in DSD*Experience makes Pope a clear choiceOctober 29, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
A former Dallas police detective, Welsh simply had to cross Jefferson Street to begin her new career as the department’s community service officer.October 22, 2014 3:31 p.m. read more..
According to information provided by wildlife officials, cougars will usually sense people and leave an area inhabited by humans. However, they can be dangerous — especially to pets and children — if they feel trapped.October 22, 2014 3:27 p.m. read more..
*Memory screening clinic set Thursday*Dallas Lions Club benefit scheduled*MBA fundraiser set at Burgerville*Storybook pumpkin entries due soon*MICC Spooktacular Bingo is Saturday*Aquatic center has youth event slated*Chocolate fair set at Spirit Mountain*River Gallery plans 16th birthday event*New area orchestra seeking members*Fundraiser for local family set Tuesday*Hospital volunteers planning book fairOctober 22, 2014 3:19 p.m. read more..
*Jaffer would bring new outlook to BOC*Eagle Scout thanks project helpers*County needs team builder like Jaffer*Keep Pope working for Polk County*Political experience for Senate counts*Marijuana ads are misleading public*Leadership among Jaffer's best assets*Choose Johnson for Monmouth council*Davis would be a breath of fresh air*Jaffer is the change our county needs*Nearman not what Dallas area needs*Dallas school bond a wise investment*Support Evans for House District 20*Elect Smith for seat in Congress*Write in Thompson for representative*Those who know him will vote for Jaffer*Jaffer will work to improve economy*Careless drivers a growing concern*Character, integrity key traits of Pope*Koubek has Dallas' interest at heart*Jaffer will bring change to board*Jaffer knows how government works*Write in campaign takes courageOctober 22, 2014 11:18 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central cross-country coach Eli Cirino knew he had a tough day ahead of him. After watching the Panthers’ girls and boys teams take second and third, respectively, at Mid-Willamette Conference meet at Central on Oct. 15, Cirino spent the evening making his final decisions for varsity rosters for the MWC Championships scheduled Wednesday (today) at Crystal Lake Sports Park in Corvallis.October 22, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
ELLENSBURG, — Wash. Central Washington got a little revenge on Western Oregon. The Wildcats, who lost 36-34 on Sept. 24 in Monmouth, defeated the Wolves’ football team 24-20 on Saturday.October 22, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — What was billed as a showdown turned into a rout as Central lost to Silverton 38-6 in Mid-Willamette Conference football on Friday.October 22, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
CORVALLIS — Facing two of the Mid-Willamette Conference’s top teams, Dallas lost a pair of league volleyball matches last week.October 22, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
CORVALLIS — Central’s boys soccer team entered this week undefeated in Mid-Willamette Conference play after defeating Corvallis 2-1 on Thursday and Silverton 2-1 on Oct. 14.October 22, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Falls City’s charter directs that the mayor serve as administrator in the absence of a permanent city administrator. However, Mayor Amy Houghtaling said she thinks the city would be better off with a professional minding city hall.October 15, 2014 4:09 p.m. read more..
*Multicultural fair slated Wednesday*Monmouth seniors plan soup, pie sale*Library schedules events for adults*Driver safety class slated for Saturday*Craft supplies sale set at senior center*Taco feed, auction benefit scheduled*Fiddlers to perform at Falls City event*Pioneer cemeteries topic of gathering*Rogue is throwing a 'pumpkin party'*Gospel bluegrass group to performOctober 15, 2014 2:40 p.m. read more..
About the candidatesOctober 15, 2014 12:02 p.m. read more..
Eight candidates are running for four seats: Incumbents Jim Fairchild and Jackie Lawson, and challengers Micky L. Garus, Bill Hahn, Joe Koubek, Kenneth S. Mayer, Steve Pickering and Paul K. Trahan. Mayor Brian Dalton is also running for re-election, but unopposed .October 15, 2014 11:57 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Dallas High junior Elizabeth Sutton doesn’t like standing still.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Needing a win to stay in the playoff hunt, running back Chase Mauk scored four touchdowns, leading Dallas to a 54-38 win over Corvallis on Thursday.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central lost to Crescent Valley 25-23, 25-22, 25-23 on Oct. 8. For the Panthers, it was a night of missed opportunity.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — The top teams in the Mid-Willamette Conference are about to clash.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — It’s been more than three decades since Falls City’s football team has qualified for the state playoffs.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s womens soccer team defeated Simon Fraser 4-0 on Saturday. Taylor Higa scored two goals and Allison Frost and Machaela Rapozo added goals for the Wolves (5-4-3 overall, 3-2-3 Great Northwest Athletic Conference).October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
On the walls of the recently completed first phase exhibit at Chachalu, you can learn about the tribe’s history and how it was “burnt,” first through being marched from distant homelands to the historic Grand Ronde Reservation, and later terminated as a tribe altogether in 1954.October 15, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
The five-year levy amount of $1.25 per $1,000 of assessed value on properties would not increase taxes, but maintain rates that have been in place since 2006.October 9, 2014 11:40 a.m. read more..
*Write in Thompson for House Dist. 23*Jaffer has number of key qualities*Nearman's strong beliefs an asset*Goss best choice for Sate House*Johnson will bring wisdom to council*Monmouth peafowl enjoyable to watch*Dallas school levy a good investment*Lions' cruise in keeps on growing*Consider Thompson as write-in choice*Many made MVCA event a success*Commissioner we need is Craig Pope*Help to maintain school buildings*Area youth garden benefitting many*Owner of Event Center an asset*School measure won't raise taxesOctober 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Dallas didn’t know what to expect when facing Central on Oct. 1 to open Mid-Willamette Conference play.October 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
ALBANY — Dallas’ boys team finished 17th at the Harrier Classic Saturday at Bryant Park in Albany. Junior TJ Cross placed 73rd and set a season best of 17 minutes, 57 seconds to lead the Dragons. Cross became the first Dallas runner to crack 18 minutes for the 5,000-meter distance this season.October 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
ALBANY — Dallas failed to hold onto a 14-12 fourth-quarter lead, falling to South Albany 18-14 on Friday in Mid-Willamette Conference football action.October 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Politics is subject of Western exhibit*New exhibit opens at Ash Creek gallery*'Apple Festival' on tap at Brunk House*Bambinos benefit slated for Friday*Grange schedules Sunday breakfast*State poet laureate to appear at WOU*Multicultural fair coming to libraryOctober 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Dallas Fire, EMS plan open house*Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce will host election forums*Polk Republicans schedule event*Bolman earns municipal clerk title*Oberst on LOC board of directors*FireMed signups continue to Oct. 31*Dallas mayor is appointed to boardOctober 8, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Wes Riddell burst through the 1,000-yard barrier and the Dallas defense Friday night at Panther Stadium.October 1, 2014 12:17 p.m. read more..
*Local oil paintings displayed at Dallas library*Monthly breakfast fundraiser on tap*Weekend craft sale will help nonprofits*Guthrie Community center set to host dance*National gospel event to be shown*Gospel quartet set to perform in Dallas*'Harvest Festival' taking sign-ups*Local benefit for African school set*Bazaar tables are available at centerOctober 1, 2014 11:07 a.m. read more..
The Oregon School Activities Association has fined Falls City High School $1,000 for violating football practice model rules.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Evans best choice for District 20 race*Tree planting help greatly appreciated*School bond a real win-win for district*Davis makes sense for House Dist. 23*Great value exists in bond measure*Is BOC incumbent the right choice?*Nearman stands up for what is right*Support for Ford program valued*Ignore the games, vote Pope for BOCOctober 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — For the second-straight match, Western Oregon found itself in a five-set thriller. And, for the second straight time, the Wolves came out on the short end of the outcome.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Facing the Mid-Willamette Conference’s top teams, Dallas (3-3) lost a pair of league matches falling to Crescent Valley 22-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-12 on Sept. 23 and Lebanon 25-7, 25-12, 25-9 on Thursday.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Volleyball players at Falls City aren’t complaining about a lack of court time this season.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City outscored Mapleton 30-0 in the third quarter as the Mountaineers earned a 74-42 win on Friday.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central senior Branson Wallace isn’t taking anything for granted. Wallace, one of the Panthers’ captains and defenders, has played soccer since he was a young child.October 1, 2014 11 a.m. read more..