Reward offered for information in suspected arson in Falls City
On Friday (today) shortly after 3 a.m. the Polk County Sheriff's Office, along with the Falls City Fire Department responded to a fire at an unoccupied house at 279 Mill St. in Falls City.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 has a new fire chief.
Steve Milligan was chosen to fill the Central School District board vacancy left by Kathy Zehner’s retirement.
‘Pokemon Go’ craze hits Polk County
In the early part of July, the Independence Police Department saw an increase in reports of suspicious persons.
Michael Holland was appointed by the Dallas City Council Monday night to fill the vacancy left by councilor Murray Stewart’s resignation.
Dallas city council approved purchasing the old RadioShack building at the corner of Washington and Jefferson streets in downtown Dallas Monday night.
The Buena Vista Ferry will close for maintenance on Thursday.
New small farms and dairy specialist to serve Polk County
The OSU Extension program is welcoming two new employees who will work with Polk County growers to provide resources.
Falls City’s Emergency Preparedness Group is looking for new members to help with outreach to more citizens.
More than 20 professionals gathered at Wells Fargo Bank on Thursday evening with the goal of inspiring Polk County’s next generation of leaders.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 has temporarily closed Buena Vista Station 40 for lack of volunteers from that area.
July 20 Public Agenda
July 20 Police report
VSC presents ‘Midsummer’ for second season, to open July 27
Valley Shakespeare Company at Western Oregon University is back for its second season, this time weaving the playwright’s most famous comedy, inspired by the foolishness and craziness of love.