Saturday shortly after 2 p.m., the house at 135 Broad St. N. in Monmouth began to burn. Polk County Fire District No. 1 firefighters finished carefully creating ventilation points for the fire to get into walls and the attic, and set scattered hay ablaze using flares.January 31, 2018 noon read more..
After allegedly setting a house on fire, the two suspects in a December arson in Dallas reportedly made cellphone videos claiming responsibility as the house burned and fire crews arrived.January 24, 2018 noon read more..
The Dallas High School swim team had several placers in the Taft Invitational on Thursday, leading the team to a third-place finish at the meet.January 24, 2018 noon read more..
The Panthers ended a years-long losing streak to Corvallis Friday night in a game that was decided in overtime.January 24, 2018 noon read more..
Central’s boys basketball team opened Mid-Willamette Conference with a pair of thrillers.January 17, 2018 noon read more..
Dallas’ wrestling team defeated South Albany 42-21 in a Mid-Willamette Conference match on Thursday.January 17, 2018 noon read more..
MONMOUTH — For the first time in nearly a decade, Western Oregon University’s women’s basketball team defeated Western Washington 54-50 on Saturday.January 10, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
JEWELL — Perrydale’s girls basketball team earned a pair of league wins, defeating Crosshill Christian 38-14 on Jan. 2 and Jewell 46-23 on Thursday.January 10, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s girls basketball team defeated West Albany 72-58 on Jan. 3.January 10, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
INDEPENDENCE — In each of the past two seasons, Central’s boys basketball team took a 4-5 record into league play — leaving players looking for a breakthrough. “We’ve been that team that’s .500 and trying to get that big win,” coach Tim Kreta said.January 10, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s girls basketball squad has experienced some big swings. The Mountaineers opened the season with three losses before going on a five-game win streak, followed by a three-game losing streak after a 39-37 setback against Crosshill Christian on Friday.January 10, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
FALLS CITY — Falls City’s girls basketball team lost to Alsea 48-30 on Dec. 27. The Mountaineers (5-4 overall) played Jewell Tuesday after press time.January 3, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
December’s Dallas School District bond sale brought in more revenue than expected.January 3, 2018 noon read more..
Because representatives in the Oregon Legislature are concerned about whether or not voters will support additional taxes on some health insurance plans, managed care organizations and hospitals, a January special election will be held, with ballots mailed on Friday and due back to the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Jan. 23.January 3, 2018 noon read more..
For lifelong friends Nicole Turner and Kymmie Mills, 2017 was time to cheese it up. Turner and Mills are co-owners of The Speak Cheezy food truck.January 3, 2018 noon read more..