‘Model’ couple

When Dave Jones and Louise Nicol met in Arlie Holt’s English class at Dallas High School in 1965, Dave believed Louise was as good as engaged to someone else.

August 15, 2018 noon read more..

Bring your blasters to NNO

For maybe the first time in National Night Out history, organizers are asking community members to come ready for a fight — a water gun fight.

July 31, 2018 4:46 p.m. read more..

Woman rescued after jump into falls

Emergency workers and good samaritans rescued an injured woman from the Little Luckiamute River after she was hurt in a jump from the falls in Falls City on Saturday.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

100 Beds in 100 Days

With 12 beds donated so far, and another $610 in financial donations made — which can buy about eight more beds — the Polk County Resource Center is on its way to making the goal of receiving 100 beds by Aug. 31.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

DEQ fines Meadows Investment

The Oregon Department of Environment Quality has issued a civil penalty to Meadows Investment, a part of Fowler Homes, for violating its water quality construction storm water permit on the Barberry Node development in Dallas.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

Falls City approves $2 recycling fee

Steep increases in the cost to recycle materials appear to be stabilizing for Republic Services, which serves several communities in the Mid-Willamette Valley, including Dallas and Falls City, said Julie Jackson with Republic Services.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

Visitors center reports good attendance

So far, so good for Dallas Area Visitor’s Center events during the 2018 season, though there’s still room for improvement, said JD Shinn, director of the DAVC, at the July 16 Dallas city council meeting.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..