BELMONT, Calif. — Western Oregon University’s men’s basketball team improved to 6-0 after defeating Holy Names 76-65 on Friday and Notre Dame De Namur 87-48 on Saturday.November 29, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — During Holli Howard-Carpenter’s tenure as head coach of Western Oregon University’s women’s basketball team, the Wolves have struggled to find success in the win column.November 29, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
As we are busy investigating our local Community Champions, digging up all the good things our neighbors are doing in our communities, organizations and groups in Dallas, Falls City, Independence and Monmouth are putting the finishing touches on plans to host Santa and light trees.November 29, 2017 noon read more..
All-RegionNovember 22, 2017 noon read more..
MONMOUTH — When senior Tanner Omlid arrived at Western Oregon University two years ago, the men’s basketball team was about to embark on its historic run to the Final Four.November 22, 2017 noon read more..
INDEPENDENCE — When Central senior Isaiah Abraham scored the game-winning touchdown against Glencoe, he raised a finger to the sky.November 22, 2017 noon read more..
Insects lurking under leaves, climbing up stems and settling into the soil of houseplants frustrate indoor gardeners to no end.November 22, 2017 noon read more..
The All-Region football team was selected by the Itemizer-Observer Sports Editor Lukas Eggen along with heavy input from area coaches.November 22, 2017 11:44 a.m. read more..
A Polk County grand jury unanimously found that Polk County Sheriff's Sgt. Kevin Haynes and Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Lorence were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed Baltazar Escalona-Baez, 17, of Silverton, on the morning of Oct. 28.November 21, 2017 6:12 p.m. read more..
The city of Falls City has hit a snag in plans to take over maintenance of back flow devices on customer water lines.November 15, 2017 2:19 p.m. read more..
DALLAS — Among the words used to describe Emma Classen, loud isn’t one you’re likely to hear often.November 15, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University’s football team lost to Azusa Pacific 41-16 on Saturday.November 8, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
HILLSBORO — Dallas’ volleyball team’s magical ride ended in the quarterfinals of the 5A state tournament at Liberty High School.November 8, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — The Mountaineers aren’t done climbing yet.November 8, 2017 12:30 p.m. read more..
MONMOUTH -- There was no place like home for Western Oregon University cross-country runner David Ribich.November 4, 2017 3:37 p.m. read more..
Dallas school district to sell remainder of bondDallas School District will sell the remainder of its $17 million maintenance bond in December with an early payoff -- and room to issue more bonds, with voter approval, before payments end.November 1, 2017 3:08 p.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s football team defeated Corvallis 36-18 in the team’s season finale.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
MONMOUTH — Western Oregon University’s women’s soccer team defeated Simon Fraser 2-1 on Senior Day on Saturday.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
BEND — Facing the top seed in the state, Central’s volleyball team lost to Summit 25-19, 25-16, 25-20 in the first round of the OSAA Class 5A state playoffs on Saturday.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
GERVAIS — Central High School cross-country season came to a bittersweet end Thursday at the Mid-Willamette Conference District meet.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
JOSEPH — Perrydale’s volleyball team saw its season come to a close on Saturday. The Pirates lost to Joseph 25-20, 25-15, 21-25, 25-15 in the second round of the 1A state playoffs.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City football coach Laric Cook had been waiting for his players to put it all together.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
INDEPENDENCE — After the high of clinching a share of the Mid-Willamette Conference title, Central’s boys soccer team suffered a letdown, falling to Woodburn 2-1 on Oct. 24.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
GERVAIS — Dallas cross-country coach Monique Lankheet was visibly nervous during the wait behind the finish of the Thursday’s boys district race and the announcements of the team winners.November 1, 2017 noon read more..
Transformative. That’s the word AJ Foscoli used to describe his experience at one of Innovate Oregon’s all-day make-a-thon sessions.November 1, 2017 noon read more..