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Developers share ideas for Valley Concrete

City of Independence gets three request for qualifications with visions for site

Three developers have submitted requests for qualifications, vying for the chance to work on and purchase the old Valley Concrete site in Independence.

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Central School District unveils new website

Central School District launched its new website on Nov. 17, and it’s easier to navigate and manage, said Superintendent Buzz Brazeau.

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Dallas seeks new owner for building

The city of Dallas is looking for a new owner for the long-vacant former Carnegie Library building in downtown Dallas.

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Falls City high school maple trees removed

Two maple trees that adorned the entrance of Falls City High School for at least a century were taken down earlier this month after they were determined to be a safety hazard.


*Perrydale Senior Tea slated for Tuesday*Donate to help KVCS garden grow*KVCS is seeking teacher's aide*MCVA seeks donations for auction*KVCS' Kings Crossing opening Saturday*Indy student earns scholarhip

This is a drill; it is only a drill

Central High School will be the location of an active shooter drill on Tuesday.

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Dallas updates policy on guns

School board clears the air on whether or not staff can carry

The Dallas School District is set to make a minor change to it policy regarding allowing staff to bring concealed weapons to work, but plenty of research, discussion and thought got it there

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Dream takes shape as land is cleared

Just a concept until last week, the building Luckiamute Valley Charter School board members and administrators have dreamed of for years has begun to take shape.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

Their words and deeds will stay with me for a very long time.

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YOUR GARDEN: Kym Pokorny

Nut harvest, handling and storage important

Hazelnut, walnut or chestnut trees in your home orchard can keep you in nuts for months if you know the best ways to harvest, handle and store them.

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Grand Ronde area crime spree

A Willamina man is accused of stealing a television, a pickup, a bicycle, a 1976 Chevy Corvette, a Ford F250 pickup, and a Dodge Ram pickup, all in the same day.

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*WOU host MICC November mixer*Illustrator is library artist of the month*'Gratitude' them for DAS music jam*'Suds and Science' talk on tap at 'Dog'*WOU pantry holds food drive*FEFC hosts Friday bluegrass jam*Pet photos with Santa Saturday*Naomi to serve lunch on Friday*Falls City to host Thanksgiving meal*Trinity o host annual free dinner

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Success for school lunch in Dallas

Partnership with Central shows positive results for students eating lunches

The first year of the Dallas School District’s new food service program may not have been a “success” in the profit and loss column, but officials believe it is headed in the right direction.

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Police ‘academy’ open to Indy residents

Independence Police Chief Bob Mason announced a new community police academy, which will start in February 2016.


*Motor home fire results in death*Polk Extension to hold sewing classes*Boondocks to hold weekly workshop*Dallas approves change on 4-acre parcel*Corps of Engineers to host workshop*Nonprofit Share Tank hits Salem Friday*WVH volunteer services fundraiser on tap