Polk County Fairgrounds & Events Center Manager Tina Andersen has for years wanted to have an island theme for the annual fair.

August 7, 2018 8:33 p.m. read more..

Water Safety part two: Polk County Marine Patrol aims to educate

Participating in aquatic recreation such as floating and kayaking can be dangerous if you’re not prepared for the risks the river brings, which is why Polk County Marine Patrol spends time on the water giving out advice, information and sometimes citations to ensure that everyone stays as safe as possible.

August 7, 2018 7:15 p.m. read more..

Victims to file civil suit

Salem-based Gatti Law Firm, which is representing five alleged victims of Quinlyn Harden, sent a tort claim notice to state and law enforcement agencies on July 3.

August 1, 2018 noon read more..