News in brief, June 29
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign through May 29 in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use.
Seven people were displaced following a fire on the 900 block of Southwest Maple Street on May 8.
Dallas resident Lane Shetterly has been elected to serve a four-year term on the board of directors of The Oregon Community Foundation.
For the rest of March and throughout April, Independence Police Department officers will have an opportunity to work overtime to look for and arrest impaired drivers.
There will be a “kicker” issued for this year, but there won’t be any kicker checks issued as there have been in the past.
Monmouth’s Officer of the Year award was presented to two officers in a tie vote: Detective Kevin Renfro and Officer Justin Reynolds, both for their outstanding work in 2015.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 personnel were recognized and honored for their efforts in 2015 on Feb. 27.
AARP Tax Aide program will provide tax assistance for low- and middle-income seniors in Dallas and Monmouth.
Caldelario Navarro earned Reserve Officer of the Year honors from the Independence Police Department for volunteering almost 200 hours of his time to the department, said Sgt. Tino Banuelos.
Salvation Army receives $2,000 grant; Polk County parcel part of timber sale; Minet manager to receive raise; Transgender experience seminar on tap; The Beatles music featured at WOU
Sheriff’s Office seeks Reserve Deputies; Hedrick joins Indy police officers; DPD seeks info about Sunday stabbing; Sen. Merkley to hold town hall meeting
*central district seeks budget members*"Understanding Islam' topic of series*Indy PD accepting academy apps
*Rempel poem chosen for publication*New manager hired at Polk CDC*Dallas Fire responds to care facility*Driver cited after accident at Main
*Grants help ACAC pay for programs*Polk deputies arrest burglary suspect