Public Agenda

Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

More development on the horizon?

Dallas recently learned that Mint Valley Paper, a paper products manufacturing company, is making a serious move to come to town, but that may not be the only industrial interest the city’s seeing.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

State seeks volunteers to help vets

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is seeking volunteers to work with veterans in Clackamas, Deschutes and Polk counties who may not be aware of the state, county and federal benefits they qualify for or how to access them.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

Eagle earns his wings fixing stage

The Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center board of directors was contemplating retiring its past-its-prime stage when Samuel Noack called Fair Manager Tina Andersen.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

Three communities work together

Togetherness, team work and community partnerships were at the forefront of messages by Monmouth and Independence mayors at the State of the City event at Independence Cinema on Feb. 8.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

Dallas awards ceremony on tap

The 62nd annual Dallas Community Awards is a night to recognize those who have faithfully volunteered on behalf of others or gone above and beyond in their career or business.

February 12, 2019 8:09 p.m. read more..

Dallas schools seek safety net

The Dallas School District will draft a policy intended to increase its contingency fund, or ending-fund balance, by 1 percent each year over the next several years.

February 6, 2019 noon read more..