Voters block sanctuary state repeal, grocery tax ban

On election night, Oregonians blocked attempts to overturn the state's sanctuary status for undocumented immigrants and affirmed public funding for reproductive health care, holding onto its status as a socially liberal state.

November 7, 2018 7:47 a.m. read more..

SW Polk, Dallas to end contract

The city’s administrative contract with Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District will end in 11 months, and in preparation for the loss of revenue, the Dallas City Council voted Monday to delay major purchases and hiring for Fire & EMS.

November 6, 2018 3:41 p.m. read more..

Gomberg, Donohue vie for District 10 seat

Republican Thomas Donohue, of Pacific City, challenges incumbent David Gomberg (D-Otis) for the House’s District 10, which covers the western part of Polk County, including Falls City.

October 24, 2018 2:01 p.m. read more..