Eagle earns his wings fixing stage

The Polk County Fairgrounds and Event Center board of directors was contemplating retiring its past-its-prime stage when Samuel Noack called Fair Manager Tina Andersen.

February 13, 2019 noon read more..

Dallas awards ceremony on tap

The 62nd annual Dallas Community Awards is a night to recognize those who have faithfully volunteered on behalf of others or gone above and beyond in their career or business.

February 12, 2019 8:09 p.m. read more..

Second tax payment due

The Polk County Tax Office reminds taxpayers who pay their property taxes in trimester payments that the second installment is due by Feb. 15.

February 5, 2019 6:26 p.m. read more..

WVCH not renewing CCO status for 2020

On Jan. 23, 2019, the Board of Directors of Willamette Valley Community Health, a CCO dedicated to serving Marion and Polk county residents covered by the Oregon Health Plan since 2012, voted with three abstentions, not to submit a letter of intent to apply for CCO 2.0, according to a WVCH news release.

January 30, 2019 noon read more..

Falls City cleans up river bank

One and a half tons of debris, including a long-abandoned car, was removed from the bank of the Little Luckiamute River near the falls in Falls City.

January 23, 2019 noon read more..

Chief offers outage communication tips

Monmouth-Independence Network staff took several measures to reach out to customers during an equipment failure-related outage in early December, Minet general manager Don Patton said.

January 23, 2019 noon read more..

Perrydale water will be off Jan. 24

Perrydale Domestic Water Association system is replacing valves and pipes that will result in a significant loss of pressure in the drinking water system, according to a press release from the association.

January 23, 2019 noon read more..

Shutdown hits home

Recreation Specialist Brian Florence stopped briefly in Dallas on Sunday before heading in to work at the federal detention center in Sheridan.

January 22, 2019 4:15 p.m. read more..