Her new job, director of curriculum and instruction, was a position the district eliminated in 2008 during budget cuts.February 25, 2015 1:48 p.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central may have lost to the Mid-Willamette Conference’s top team, but the Panthers received a big boost on Friday.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — In the moments before a match, Central wrestler Tanner Swinehart is focused on one thing. But it’s not his opponent.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
If you are not careful, you don’t see them — tiny little twigs poking out of the mud left from a recent flood.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Locked in a battle for third place in the Mid-Willamette Conference with Central, the Dallas girls basketball team split a pair of league contests last week.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — The Dallas High wrestling team is used to invading the Memorial Coliseum each year for the OSAA state wrestling championships.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — From the moment the season started, Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team had its eyes set on one goal.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
CORVALLIS — In the moments after a 53-27 loss to Silverton on Feb. 4, the Dallas boys basketball team’s season appeared to be on the brink of collapse.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
If you are concerned about taxes paid just for county government, Polk County does have one of the lowest permanent rates in the state.February 25, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
*Lent discussion series kicks off*Youth classes set at Extension office*Driver safety class slated for Saturday*Poultry swap meet due at fairgrounds*Relay for Life sets vendor fair benefit*Author will discuss Oregon during war*Free baby shower slated on Saturday*Gallery set to host reading on SundayFebruary 18, 2015 11:18 a.m. read more..
For anyone interested in the art, Kovash will hold a beginning quilter’s class at the Pedee Women’s Club clubhouse in Pedee on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. It is the first of a series of classes to be offered on the third Wednesday of the month at the clubhouse.February 18, 2015 11:10 a.m. read more..
Volunteers of service clubs and other small nonprofits may or may not have accounting backgrounds, which can make things tricky come tax season.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
Gerald Melin is the new face on the Falls City City Council, filling the vacancy left when former councilor Terry Ungricht was sworn in as mayor in January.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
SILVERTON — The Dallas High wrestling program has seen its share of talented wrestlers. After Saturday night, one Dragon stands alone amongst the program’s greatest.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
SILVERTON — For the 43rd time this season, Central High senior wrestler Tanner Swinehart prepared to face his opponent.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
CORVALLIS — Dallas High sophomore Jolie-Rae Ford is returning to state after a record-setting performance on Saturday.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team shot a season-best 59.6 percent from the field en route to a 68-45 Great Northwest Athletic Conference victory over Simon Fraser on Thursday.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — The first time Dallas’ and Central’s girls basketball teams clashed, the Panthers earned a 51-36 win.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — A pair of Mid-Willamette Conference losses saw the Panthers drop to fourth place in the Mid-Willamette Conference standings. The Central girls basketball team lost to Dallas 62-31 on Feb. 11 before falling to Crescent Valley 53-45 on Friday.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
PERRYDALE — Perrydale isn’t ready to see their season come to a close just yet.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — As Dallas’ and Central’s boys basketball teams squared off for likely the final time this season, it was a revealing moment.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Both of Western Oregon University’s cross-country teams were honored last week by being named a United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team for the 2014 season in recognition of their performance in the classroom and athletically.February 18, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
Dallas and Central swimmers preparing for state swim meet this weekend.February 11, 2015 3:23 p.m. read more..
Dallas may have its eyes set on the Class 5A state tournament, but the Dragons are one of the favorites to win the district team title.February 11, 2015 2:26 p.m. read more..
*Artists will display favorites at exhibit*Ice cream social fundraiser on tap*Sweetheart Dance planned for Friday*Electronics swap meet set Saturday*Extension offering activities for youths*Valentine's square dance set Saturday*String quartet will perform on Sunday*Pancake dinner set for Shrove Tuesday*Vendors sought for 'Relay' eventFebruary 11, 2015 11:16 a.m. read more..
The city of Dallas Public Works crew is getting up close and personal with every foot of sewer line in the city — even more so than before.February 11, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
*Levy is worthy, but eye consolidation*Do patrols impact insurance rates*Keep marijuana out of city of Dallas*Can't afford to pay more taxes locally*Senator's bill is simply appalling*Marijuana won't be good for Dallas*High taxes make selling home tough*County's tax base was misrepresentedFebruary 11, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
One thing Louisiana native Rebecca Chiles is sure of: Southern hospitality is not just in the south.February 11, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
LACEY, Wash. — It was heartbreak again for Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team as the Wolves fell 48-47 to Saint Martin’s on Saturday.February 5, 2015 10:54 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — As the Dallas girls basketball team enters the second half of Mid-Willamette Conference play, coach David Brautigam knows one thing: Everything is up for grabs.February 5, 2015 10:52 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — The Dallas boys fell into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Mid-Willamette Conference after dropping a pair of home games last week.February 5, 2015 10:50 a.m. read more..
MONROE — The Central wrestling squad placed fourth out of 14 teams at the Monroe Invitational on Saturday.February 5, 2015 10:45 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — For many teams, the first day of practice represents a team at its most hopeful. When senior Shea Coker first arrived at practice for Falls City’s girls basketball team, it provided anything but.February 5, 2015 10:44 a.m. read more..
*Native plant sale slated in Rickreall*Monthly breakfast fundraiser on tap*Sunday breakfast planned at grange*Orchestra recital scheduled Monday*Parenting seminar scheduled in Dallas*Demonstration of grape pruning set*New pastor joins Salt Creek churchFebruary 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
Who says you can’t be a fiddle player, step dancer and singer-songwriter all at the same time?February 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
The Polk County Board of Commissioners on Jan. 28 approved submitting a five-year public safety tax levy to voters for the May 19 vote-by-mail election.February 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
Nearly half of Monmouth’s streetlights are brighter and clearer — and using 65 percent less energy than they did before.February 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
The city of Dallas is considering adopting new “citizen involvement” rules when it comes to planning and land use decisions.February 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
The rehabilitation project on Falls City’s beloved staircase between Third and Prospect streets is steaming along, with the help of a large group of volunteers.February 4, 2015 11 a.m. read more..