MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team defeated Alaska Fairbanks 68-61 on Thursday and Alaska Anchorage 89-71 on Saturday.February 22, 2017 11:10 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — Central girls basketball coach Julie McDonald knew one thing headed into Friday’s showdown against Dallas. The Panthers better be ready for a war.February 22, 2017 11:10 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central junior wrestler Caleb Sedlacek had no plans to become a wrestler.February 22, 2017 11:10 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — It was bound to be an emotional night for Dallas’ boys basketball team on Friday. Senior night — against Central — meant a packed crowd and adrenaline pumping.February 22, 2017 11:10 a.m. read more..
GRESHAM — Dallas senior Jolie-Rae Ford ended her high school career on a high note on Saturday, recording a fifth-place finish in the girls 100-yard freestyle at the OSAA 5A Swimming State Championships on Friday and Saturday.February 22, 2017 11:10 a.m. read more..
POLK COUNTY – State, county, city government agencies a three-state region along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will conduct the first major test of emergency plans in preparation for the predicted 9.0 Cascadia subduction zone earthquake.February 21, 2017 2:22 p.m. read more..
Older buildings may suffer significant damage or collapse in case of a 9.0 quake.February 21, 2017 2:08 p.m. read more..
Getting ready requires a little planning, but it's not impossible.February 21, 2017 1:53 p.m. read more..
The Falls City City Council approved its draft water master plan Thursday, authorizing it to be sent to the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Water Resources Department for review.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
CORVALLIS — For Dallas’ wrestling team, the district title was back where it belonged. The Dragons won the team title at the Mid-Willamette Conference District Wrestling Championships on Friday and Saturday for the seventh time in eight years.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Headed into Friday’s game against South Albany, Central’s boys basketball team was looking for a kick start.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
SEATTLE — Western Oregon’s track and field team set a new school record at the Husky Invite on Friday and Saturday. The women’s distance medley relay team of Suzanne Van De Grift, Megan Rose, Olivia Woods and Kennedy Rufener broke its own school mark by 15 seconds with a time of 11 minutes, 50.03 seconds.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
PERRYDALE — Perrydale’s boys and girls basketball teams are headed to the postseason. They face very different paths to the state playoffs.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s boys basketball team ended the regular season with a pair of wins, beating C.S. Lewis 58-47 on Friday and Jewell 60-37 on Saturday.February 15, 2017 noon read more..
CORVALLIS — Central senior wrestler David Negrete (220 pounds) won his third district title on Saturday night at the Mid-Willamette Conference District Wrestling Championships. “I’m glad I became a district champion again,” Negrete said. “It makes me feel good and shows everyone I can do this.”February 15, 2017 noon read more..
The new face of the Dallas Area Visitors Center’s programs and events isn’t someone new at all.February 8, 2017 1:27 p.m. read more..
Fewer 11th-graders in Polk County have used marijuana, alcohol and tobacco or illicit drugs than their peers in the past.February 8, 2017 noon read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s girls basketball team defeated South Albany 69-56 on Friday. The Panthers built a 53-22 lead entering the fourth. Elizabeth Chavez scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Panthers. Annika Riddell recorded 13 points. Meagan Mendazona and Alexis Barba each scored nine.February 8, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — If there’s one characteristic that’s defined Dallas’ girls basketball team it’s this — resiliency.February 8, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s boys and girls basketball teams earned a pair of wins last week. The boys defeated Oregon School for the Deaf 61-17 on Jan. 31 and Livingstone Adventist 48-36 on Thursday, while the girls beat OSD 37-16 and Livingstone 37-21.February 8, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior Tanner Omlid recorded a triple-double on Saturday, leading WOU’s men’s basketball team to an 84-70 win over Seattle Pacific. Omlid recorded 18 points, 15 rebounds and 11 steals — a school record. It was the Wolves’ first triple-double since 2003.February 8, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
DALLAS — This isn’t anything new for Dallas senior swimmer Jolie-Rae Ford. She’s been a fixture as a top contender at the Mid-Willamette Conference district championships ever since she arrived as a freshman — earning a trip to the state championships in each of her first three seasons.February 8, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
PERRYDALE — The saying goes that there ain’t no rest for the weary.February 1, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s girls basketball team lost three games, but the lessons players learned could prove invaluable over the long term.February 1, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..
ALBANY — Dallas’ girls basketball team rolled to a pair of league wins. The Dragons defeated Woodburn 77-11 on Jan. 24 and South Albany 69-43 on Friday.February 1, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..
SEATTLE — Western Oregon’s track and field team set five school records at the University of Washington Invitational on Saturday.February 1, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central senior wrestler Sam Crow isn’t sure how many times he’s replayed the match in his head — but it’s been a lot.February 1, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..