Response to incidents may increase by 20 percent in 2016
If call levels hold from the first three months of the year, Dallas’ Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is on track to respond to more than 4,000 incidents in 2016.
People driving into Falls City will be greeted with a new “welcome” sign.
After-school program gives kids a chance to design, study roller coasters
Yes, the roller coaster physics class in Falls City really is as fun as it sounds.
Dallas Food Bank sees fewer ‘extras’: soap, shampoo, juice, coffee, pancake mix
Rising costs and shrinking donations ARE forcing the Dallas Food Bank to reduce what it gives to clients. Now the organization is hoping the community can provide a helping hand.
May 11 News in Brief
Homelessness is difficult to define or quantify, but in the latest report by the Oregon Department of Education, Marion and Polk counties had 1,449 students in the K-12 system who were considered homeless.
Polk County offers unique golfing experiences that everyone can enjoy.
It’s a sport built on seemingly contradictions.
The reopening many in Dallas were waiting for happened last week: Chen’s Family Dish welcomed customers back starting May 3.
Polk County Relay for Life is holding a canned food drive from now until the event, on June 4 and 5.
The old Valley Concrete site along the Willamette River has been cleaned up and readied for development.
House District 23 drew a crowd of candidates in 2014.
Incumbent Polk County Commissioner Jennifer Wheeler believes she has more work to do in the office she has held for five years.
DALLAS — May brings flowers — and baked goods, fresh vegetables and other goodies — when Polk County Bounty Market opens Thursday in Dallas.
The dedication for the newly named Ian Tawney Memorial Park will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
County budget committee approves money for local veterans support officer
DALLAS — For decades, veterans in Polk County who needed help with their benefits claim had to go into Salem, where the closest Veterans Affairs office is located.