Pacific Power to roll out new technology to all in Polk County
Pacific Power has started replacing meters with smart meters — and Independence and Polk County are the first to receive them.
The upstairs of Titus 3 House in Dallas was a scene of organized chaos on Saturday afternoon.
After serving one year of a four-year term, Independence City Councilor Ken Day resigned on Jan. 2.
The statewide special election on ballot Measure 101 is Tuesday. Ballots need to be in the Polk County Clerk’s office by 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
News in brief for Jan. 17
“What can I do?” a young woman asked Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden at his Saturday Town Hall at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.
Jan Ahrendt simply wanted a new cover photo for the Dallas Oregon Community Bulletin Board Facebook page.
A citizen complaint led to the discovery of a large quantity of methamphetamine on Sunday afternoon.
A citizen helped Sgt. Tyrone Jenkins restrain Hunter Merkel until further assistance arrived on Friday.
Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events taking place in Polk County that are open to the public.
Bambinos begins classes, offers more ‘adult time’
Like the children the organization serves, Bambinos is growing.
Police report for Jan. 17
Polk County Community Corrections lists these individuals as “most wanted” for January.
Community members contribute to vision for new leader at CHS
The search is on for a new principal at Central High School.
The Central School District board of directors learned the district has a few things to work on when it comes to its finances, but Business Manager Cec Koontz said most of them have already been addressed.