Dallas Street hearing slated

The Dallas City Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday on the proposal to ask voters for a 10-year, $10 million bond to pay for residential street repair.

Savoy, Weekly sentenced to more than 8 years

Two men were sentenced to 100 months in the Department of Corrections with 20 years of post-prison supervision at Polk County Circuit Court this afternoon.

‘No confidence’ at CHS

Teachers at Central High School have voted “no confidence” in Principal Greg Mitchell, 88 to 11 percent, said Central Education Association president Ben Gorman.

Walk-in immunization clinics open next week

Polk County Public Health is holding walk-in immunization clinics on Tuesday and Feb. 17 ahead of School Exclusion Day.

OSP investigating fatal crash in Polk County

POLK COUNTY – Oregon State Police troopers and emergency responders were dispatched to Highway 221 near milepost 14 at approximately 2 p.m. on Feb. 10.

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A sign of what’s to come

The classic Blue Garden building facade will be completed this week

For the first time in about 30 years, the old Blue Garden sign will add its light to Main Street in downtown Dallas.

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Falls City program gets nod

Merkley honors after-school education for enrichment opportunities

Education seemed to be the theme during Sen. Jeff Merkley’s town hall meeting in Falls City on Friday.

MVCA raises food for M-P Food Share

Mid-Valley Christian Academy raised 264 pounds of canned food items for the Marion-Polk Food Share.

Feb. 10 Police report

Information for the police report comes from law enforcement agencies.

Dallas district asks Gov. Brown for clarity on gender issues

The Dallas School Board sent a letter to Gov. Kate Brown and state lawmakers asking for clarity on the Oregon Equality Act as it applies to transgender students’ use of locker rooms and restrooms.

Feb. 10 Community calendar

Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events taking place in Polk County that are open to the public. To submit an event:

Dallas students honored at competition

Three Dallas High School students earned regional distinction and nine qualified to perform in the national competition at the Southern Regional Oregon State Thespian Acting Competition held in Dallas and Independence on Saturday.

Police will not request money

Scammers can pose as officers looking for help in sting

Scams can be scary, and the latest IRS calling scam can get worse than threatening messages on your answering machine, said Ellen Klem, director of consumer outreach and education for the Office of the Attorney General.

Dallas man arrested on homicide charge

Police arrested Cody Moore on Feb. 3 on criminally negligent homicide and first-degree criminal mistreatment charges.

Former WOU students guilty on sex crimes

Two men were convicted on sex charges on Feb. 3, Measure 11 crimes involving a single victim.