DALLAS — Dallas High’s boys soccer squad may have lost to McNary 9-0 on Sept. 16 and to St. Helens 2-1 on Thursday. But for the Dragons (0-3 overall), Thursday’s loss was an important sign of progress.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s women’s soccer team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with a 2-0 win over Montana State-Billings on Thursday and a 1-1 tie against Northwest Nazarene on Saturday. WOU sophomore Savannah Bogan scored her first goal of the season, giving the Wolves a 1-0 lead against MSUB in the 43rd minute. Junior Makana Pundyke scored in the 60th minute.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Perrydale corn feed set for Thursday*Friends of library to host annual sale*Help fight Malaria, eat more pancakes*Craft bazaar to benefit hospital*Try your hand at Scrabble at library*Art exhibit features mixed media*WOU volunteer, internship fairsSeptember 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
“We always liked it,” Glen Stonebrink said, noting the “family-like atmosphere.” “It was just a warm place to go.”September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*Air quality deters Polk County tourism*Ad campaign has reader wondering*Support bond to keep up schools*Slow down to avoid hitting animals*Elect Johnson for Monmouth council*Johnson will protect public interest*Godsey Road not safe for pedestrians*Vote yes on Measure 27-116September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
The façade improvement grants were approved unanimously by the Urban Renewal Agency, which comprises the Monmouth city councilors and the mayor.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Dallas split a pair of league matches, defeating South Albany 25-19, 25-23, 25-22 on Sept. 16 before falling to Corvallis 26-24, 25-13, 25-17 on Thursday.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
ALBANY — Senior running back Wes Riddell rushed for 300 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Panthers secure a 32-15 win over South Albany on Friday. Riddell also had 85 receiving yards and a touchdown as Central (2-1 overall) won its Mid-Willamette Conference opener.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Anna Wruck of Monmouth has returned for her senior season with the Tulane University women’s volleyball team.September 24, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
“Not to be mistaken as honeybees that gather pollen and flower nectar, yellow jackets are mostly meat eaters and are particularly fond of rotting fruit,” said Ross Penhallegon, horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service.September 24, 2014 9:42 a.m. read more..
The council held a public hearing, reviewed and approved for adoption the revised sign code with a minor change. The final step is to vote on an ordinance adopting the new code and a resolution establishing sign permit fees.September 17, 2014 2:43 p.m. read more..
*Reception for artist set to take place*Fundraiser for park, trail project on tap*'Art, aperitif' event slated for Thursday*4-H shooting sport meeting scheduled*Doll show, sale set for Saturday*Grange is hosting fall market event*Child safety seat clinic scheduled*Talk will highlight Gerlinger-Towmotor*Wood drift boats sought for festival*Fundraisers on tap for young Dallas girlSeptember 17, 2014 2:24 p.m. read more..
AJ Foscoli joins SEDCOR business retention and expansion team to help businesses in Polk and Yamhill counties.September 17, 2014 11:10 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — It’s not often a coach has tears of joy and a smile on her face after starting the season 0-2. But for the Central volleyball team, a five-set loss to South Albany on Sept. 10 and a 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 27-25 loss to Dallas on Thursday didn’t leave them feeling down. It gave them hope.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Jordan Pratt of Monmouth is in the midst of his senior season with the Stanford University football team.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — When Western Oregon senior Nicole Anderson signed up for cross-country during her sophomore year in high school, her expectations weren’t exactly high.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
BURNBARY, British Columbia — The Western Oregon football team scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter as the Wolves defeated Simon Fraser 38-14 on Saturday.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
SALEM — When Jesse Stuhr arrived at Dallas High as a freshman, it was his older brother, Clay, who helped convince him to join the cross-country team.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Dallas High’s girls soccer team kicked off its 2014 season with a pair of losses, falling to Canby 6-1 on Sept. 9 and Lakeridge 2-0 on Thursday.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
BEND — Despite 222 yards and three touchdowns from running back Wes Riddell, Central lost to Mountain View 46-30 on Friday.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Perrydale earned a 25-15, 25-15, 25-10 victory over Santiam to open league play on Sept. 9 before falling to Kennedy 25-9, 25-12, 25-18 as the Pirates (3-1 overall) suffered their first loss of the season.September 17, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
*New support group set to meet Friday*Cool cars, tattoos will be on display*Aviation event for youths is Saturday*Work party planned at Gentle House*Caterpillar workers slated for reunion*Benefit for cystic fibrosis patient set*Country dances to resume Saturday*Grange schedules Sunday breakfast*Wine, music picnic slated for Sunday*Bible study event will begin Monday*Fundraiser for Park, trail project on tap*Library postpones storytime sessionsSeptember 10, 2014 2:25 p.m. read more..
*Youth vision screenings scheduled*9/11 remembrance set Thursday*Public Health staffers to be honored*Tree planting set in Monmouth park*Church to offer nurse consultations*Hours at Dallas pool change for fall*PCL pays tribute to partners, employees*Indoor play park plans open houseSeptember 10, 2014 11:03 a.m. read more..
Benton County may begin sending inmates to the Polk County Jail due to anticipated shortage of space at other facilities Benton uses.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
HILLSBORO — Western Oregon quarterback Ryan Bergman threw for 413 yards and three touchdowns, but the Wolves lost to Portland State 45-38 Saturday night at Hillsboro Stadium. The game was a matchup between NCAA Division II WOU and FCS PSU.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
TURNER — Led by three runners finishing in the top 10, Central’s girls cross-country squad won the 13-team Darrel Deedon Cascade Invitational on Thursday.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Coming off an eight-win season, expectations are high for the Dallas High football team. But after a 28-20 loss to Crater on Friday, the Dragons are now facing an early-season test.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
PORTLAND — Dallas opened its 2014 volleyball season by going undefeated en route to winning the Madison Tournament championship Saturday.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central High made its Class 5A debut a memorable one, defeating Bend 46-34 Friday night at Panther Stadium.September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
Deadheading makes sense for repeat bloomers such as roses and highly modified annuals, such as marigolds, to keep them blooming, said Heather Stoven, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. For most other plants, she said, it is a matter of appearance and personal taste.September 3, 2014 noon read more..
Jesse Helt gained national attention when he accepted Miley Cyrus’ VMA award, giving a speech on the plight of homeless youth.September 3, 2014 11:15 a.m. read more..
Longtime CrossFit devotees, Devin and MacLarin decided to open a gym in Dallas, Harvest CrossFit.September 3, 2014 11:15 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Western Oregon junior Zach Holloway is dreaming big. And he’s ready to make those dreams a reality.September 3, 2014 11 a.m. read more..
EUGENE — Central lost its season-opening match to North Eugene 9-0 on Friday as the Panthers began their first season in Class 5A.September 3, 2014 11 a.m. read more..