A Thursday forum on Measure 97, hosted by the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce at the Monmouth Public Library, may not have swayed anyone in the audience one way or another, but it set a fine example of how a debate should be run.September 28, 2016 2:18 p.m. read more..
Layer by layer, Bodie Bemrose is stripping off the new and restoring the old at the Taylor’s building at the corner of Monmouth and Main streets.September 28, 2016 noon read more..
The Smith Fine Arts Series is back for its 40th season, starting Friday with The Paperboys, Mexican son Jarocho mixed in with Irish Jigs and Reels, and a good dose of country and bluegrass. The series includes six performances this year, with performances through June.September 28, 2016 noon read more..
FALLS CITY — When Anna Lammers stepped onto the volleyball court for the first time as a freshman, she was looking for a way to be more involved in school. The only problem? Lammers was reserved — not two attributes for a successful volleyball player.September 28, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
ARCATA, Calif. — Western Oregon’s football team build a 27-point lead before holding off Humboldt State 48-42 on Saturday evening.September 28, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Dallas High School’s football team has been running over opponents all season long. That trend continued on Friday as the Dragons defeated Glencoe 51-18.September 28, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
On Saturday at about 10 p.m., Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of single-vehicle crash on Highway 22 near milepost 14, just west of the Highway 99W interchange, according to a report by OSP.September 25, 2016 5:12 p.m. read more..
It’s really difficult to concentrate on those necessary chores such as cleaning and dusting and even fighting that pesky mole that has left yet another mound of dirt overnight in the garden and flower beds (usually the mole wins), when the gorgeous blue skies and warm late summer days lure us to things like long walks and the opportunity to chat with a good friend.September 21, 2016 1:32 p.m. read more..
Members of Polk County and Dallas International Association of Firefighters Local 4196 will be hitting the streets for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill the Boot Fundraiser Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.September 21, 2016 noon read more..
PORTLAND — The Central football team picked up its first win of the season after defeating Glencoe 50-26 on Friday.September 21, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
Dallas police officers have arrested a Dallas High School teacher and coach on sex abuse charges following an investigation.September 14, 2016 4:28 p.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — The start of Falls City’s football team’s season has not gone according to plan. Injuries to several players, including starters Jeremy Labrado (quarterback) and Noah Sickles has left the Mountaineers to play at less than full strength — without an idea on when they will return. A 54-12 loss to Dufur on Friday was the latest setback.September 14, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
EUGENE — Midway through the fourth quarter of Dallas’ football team’s 63-35 win over North Eugene on Friday, a coach approached senior running back Tanner Earhart to tell him how many yards he had rushed for.September 14, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s David Ribich led the men’s cross-country team by winning the Ash Creek Invitational on Friday.September 14, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Central junior Bailie Hartford led the Panthers’ girls cross-country team to an 11th-place finish at the Ash Creek Cross-Country Festival on Saturday.September 14, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
Community notebook for Sept. 7: Caterpillar employee potluck; Heritage Museum to host centennial wagon train event; National Day of Service project set for Saturday; Jazz festival Sunday at vineyard; Freedom from smoking class offered; Polk County Master Gardeners to meet Sept. 14; Ash Creek Arts Center family art class Saturday; Young Eagles rally on Saturday; MI Chamber forum set for Sept. 14; Dallas Church to host guitar clinic.September 7, 2016 1:03 p.m. read more..
Letters to the editor, Sept. 7:‘Survivor’ not qualified for office; Road upgrades needed for safety; Kudos to Todahl: skate park hero; Thompson right choice for District; Great Music in the Park, Monmouth; A veteran’s last trip to state fair; ‘No’ vote for Trump.September 7, 2016 12:54 p.m. read more..
News in brief: Four arrested in Dallas meth bust; Orchestra accepts new members; ‘Marketplace’ sold back to city; Dallas DHS building complete; Hill to read from book examining race; Free trees to new Arbor Day; members; Thompson to host town hall on Monday; MV Advancements celebrates 50 years.September 7, 2016 12:39 p.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s football team dropped a thriller to Bend, falling 26-24 on Friday.September 7, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s volleyball team lost a trio of matches last week. The Pirates fell to East Linn Christian 25-13, 25-13, 25-21 and to Delphian 25-19, 20-25, 19-25, 25-16, 15-8 on Aug. 30 before losing to Willamette Valley Christian 25-20, 25-22, 25-17 on Thursday.September 7, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
PORTLAND — Falls City’s volleyball squad opened its season with a 21-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-12 victory over Portland Waldorf on Aug. 30. Stats were not available as of press time.September 7, 2016 11 a.m. read more..
McKAY — Dallas’ volleyball squad went 1-2 at the McKay Tournament on Saturday. The Dragons defeated McKay 25-18, 25-11 before falling to Hood River Valley twice, 25-20, 25-21 and 29-27, 21-25, 15-7.September 7, 2016 11 a.m. read more..