Polk Connect provides services

The Polk County Homeless Connect began in 2012 with the idea to both get an accurate count of homeless individuals in the county and to help get them into permanent housing.

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

Rickreall woman places at farm meet

In 2009, Jenny Freeborn watched as the final four competitors in the National Youth Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet worked together to propose solutions to challenges facing farmers.

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

District, charter to work it out

A crowd of parents of Dallas Community School students gathered in the Dallas School District’s board room Monday night worried that the district might consider shutting down the charter school.

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

Police investigate possible jumper

On Jan. 22 at 11:25 p.m., officers from the Independence Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle left unattended on the Independence Bridge that crosses the Willamette River.

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

For the love of song

Not long ago, Laura Dotson, the volunteer music director at Sheridan Japanese School, had to go to rehearsals with sunglasses and ear plugs.

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

Public agenda

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

January 24, 2018 noon read more..

Smart meters come to Indy

Pacific Power has started replacing meters with smart meters — and Independence and Polk County are the first to receive them.

January 17, 2018 noon read more..


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