*DHS fall sports signups begin*CHS fall sports registration to start Aug. 10*Central to host football campJuly 29, 2015 4:43 p.m. read more..
*Horse Owner's Workshop Aug. 1*Neighbor's Night Out party planned*Boondock's hosts painting workshop*Free retirement seminar on tap*Two-McK Logging to hold reunion*West Valley $6 fundraiser sale*Music, food at Monmouth block party*Dallas Booster accepts donations*Mel Brown, friends perform free SundayJuly 29, 2015 4:08 p.m. read more..
The <em>Polk County Itemizer-Observer staff</em> was honored with 14 awards during the annual Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest.July 22, 2015 4:42 p.m. read more..
Michael Henich has lived on gravel Highland Road for 16 years, but in the last two years, he’s had a total 20 flat tires and blowouts.July 22, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
*Picnic, auction to benefit SFA series*IDA Art in the Park will be on Tuesday*Rep. Evans hold Measure 91 talk*Outdoor cooking class is Saturday*Flower arranging for youth is July 23*Polk job fair to offer opportunity*Horse owners workshop Aug. 1*Eola Hills hosts Friday Star Party*Reception honors BG restorationJuly 15, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
Athletic fees at Dallas High School will increase for the 2015-16 school year.July 15, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon men’s basketball coach Jim Shaw announced the latest additions to its 2015 recruiting class on Monday: Yanick Kulich and Janvier Alaby, both transfer students from California.July 15, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
POLK COUNTY — Thousands of cyclists are about to hit the road in and around Polk County.July 8, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Melissa Meyer is not one to shy away from a challenge. On June 28, she completed perhaps her greatest athletic feat, finishing the Ironman Coeur d’Alene, a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run, in Idaho in 14 hours, 36 minutes and 7 seconds.July 8, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Dallas isn’t the only community represented on Timberhill Tennis Club’s team. Central boys tennis coach Patti Youngren has been a member on the squad for several years and served as team captain on multiple occasions. This year saw several new challenges.July 8, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
*County taking sheriff applications*Pentacle names new exec director*Dallas police arrest two after warrant*Library to show 'To Kill a Mockingbird'*Library art wall to feature local photographer Mittag*Dallas Police officers look into report of dog attackJuly 8, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
*Dallas street resurfacing projects begin Monday*The Boondocks to hold 'first Wednesday' art workshops*Ash Creek Arts Center receives grant from PC coalition*United Way awards grants to Polk organizations*Dallas police receive grant for vehicle, body camerasJuly 1, 2015 3:06 p.m. read more..
When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.July 1, 2015 11:46 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — The Dallas High softball program has a new head coach. DHS Athletic Director Tim Larson announced Brandi Campos will take over from Al Perkins, who stepped down earlier in June.July 1, 2015 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — Has it been awhile since you’ve laced up your running shoes? You wouldn’t be alone, but July 4 offers a fun and relatively easy way to end your racing drought in the 43rd annual Monmouth-Independence Mini-Marathon.July 1, 2015 11 a.m. read more..