Great American Eclipse Countdown:



Forecasts call for sun on Monday

POLK COUNTY -- Come Monday morning, the skies will be ready for prime eclipse viewing in Polk County.

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Dallas Post Office offers collectible cancellation

The stamp, designed by Dallas City Letter Carrier John McMillian and city of Dallas employee Jeremy Teal, features an artist’s rendition of the Dallas Courthouse in dark relief during the eclipse.

Phone numbers for local resources

Here are phone numbers for local resources in Polk County.

Safeway fuel station to open for 24 hours during eclipse weekend

DALLAS – The Safeway fuel station will be open 24 hours beginning Thursday (today) and will remain open through the weekend.

OSP conducting death investigation

POLK COUNTY – The Oregon State Police and local Polk County agencies are conducting a death investigation on Dayleen Kay Crowder, 52, from Grand Ronde.

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Family member finds missing Dallas woman alive

Heather Mounce was found near where her vehicle was parked

Dallas resident Heather Mounce, who was reported missing on Saturday, has been found alive, Dallas Police reported Wednesday afternoon.

McMinnville man will serve prison sentence for deadly crash

The man charged in fatal hit-and-run on Highway 22 in April will serve 12 years in prison.

Body of Grand Ronde woman found near Highway 18

Oregon State Police seeks information regarding a woman found dead near exit 25 on Highway 18 on Tuesday

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Eclipse events in Polk County

Eclipse events are taking place countywide.

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Eclipse: prepare for your experience

With the solar eclipse on the horizon, it’s time to get prepared by stocking up on glasses, food, water, gas and patience.


Library calendar for Aug. 16


Community calendar for Aug. 16.

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Community notebook for Aug. 16

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Auction day brings range of emotions

On the outside, Owen Jones looked calm, cool and collected.

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Beekeeper shares interest

George Woodward likes Oregon honeybees.



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