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Central, Dallas diving deeper for districts

With the 5A Mid-Willamette Conference district meet right around the corner, the Central and Dallas High School swim teams finished out their regular season on Jan. 29 at Corvallis with goals in mind for one of their biggest meets of the season.

February 6, 2019 noon read more..

Finding his own way

When Cooper Hise walks onto the wrestling mat, the rest of the Dallas High School wrestling team yells out “Coooop” in long, low tones as a show of support for their teammate.

February 6, 2019 noon read more..

Second tax payment due

The Polk County Tax Office reminds taxpayers who pay their property taxes in trimester payments that the second installment is due by Feb. 15.

February 5, 2019 6:26 p.m. read more..

Polk Warming Center open Feb. 3 - Feb. 10

The Polk County Warming Center is scheduled to be open from Feb. 3 through Feb. 10 at Praise Assembly, 189 Monmouth Ave. S, Monmouth. The hours are from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

February 1, 2019 5:11 p.m. read more..

WVCH not renewing CCO status for 2020

On Jan. 23, 2019, the Board of Directors of Willamette Valley Community Health, a CCO dedicated to serving Marion and Polk county residents covered by the Oregon Health Plan since 2012, voted with three abstentions, not to submit a letter of intent to apply for CCO 2.0, according to a WVCH news release.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..

Show some respect at sports events

A letter from the Oregon State Athletics Association encouraging parents to stop criticizing the officials and coaches was recently sent out, claiming that poor adult behavior is the reason why there is a shortage of high school officials in Oregon.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..