Teens get chance to build airplane

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 292 will begin a Youth Build on Sept. 2, lasting through the end of June 2018.

Commissioners honor Salem Health

Salem Health West Valley Hospital was recognized by the Polk County board of commissioners on Aug. 16 as an Outstanding Community Partner.



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One project at a time

Rotarians work to build a better world through local, international service projects

You see Dallas Rotarians hard at work during Summerfest’s Breakfast in the Park and Tom Newton Car Show every year.

Man drowns in Dallas pool

A 22-year-old Dallas man died after being found unresponsive at the Dallas Aquatic Center Saturday afternoon.

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Vets help fix home

Brandon Doeden had recently purchased a fixer-upper home outside of Monmouth on Airlie Road when his life screeched to a halt.

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Community yard sale Saturday

Event open to all to clutter-sellers and treasure-seekers

For all the treasure hunters and treasure hoarders in Monmouth, a grand opportunity is coming to Main Street Park on Saturday: the annual Monmouth Community Yard Sale.

Grant provides for fair ‘safety zone’

The Siletz Charitable Contribution Fund of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon supports fair giveaway.

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Van Meter uses new lease on life to chase his dream

Kurt Van Meter counts himself lucky to be alive.

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Lifelong dream realized at Illahe Vineyards

Eclipse chasers find joy, delight in Great American Eclipse viewing party in Polk

At about 9:25 a.m., Lisa Hoople looked up at the sun shortly after the Great American Eclipse began at Illahe Vineyards in Dallas.

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Mounce found safe on cliff in Florence

Dallas resident Heather Mounce Davison, who was reported missing on Aug. 12, was found alive and was the subject of a dramatic rescue on Aug. 16.

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Local law enforcement behind bars for cause

Mike McConnell wants to put Falls City Mayor Terry Ungricht in jail.

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Man’s tractor collection showcases foreign models

Over the past 30 years, Monmouth resident John Lang has collected antique tractors. After his retirement, he turned a casual hobby into a full-time passion.

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‘Bee’friend pollinators

If you want a super pollinator in your backyard, build a bee box and fill it with tubes perfect for mason bee nests.

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Cities provide warm welcome, fun times

Dallas Mayor Brian Dalton rolled out the welcome mat early for those looking for a place to watch the Great American Eclipse.


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