Time to let the people decide

The Dallas City Council should listen with an open mind to guests invited to speak at a future meeting about forming a consolidated fire district.

January 16, 2019 noon read more..

January is School Board Appreciation month

The Oregon School Boards Association has set aside the month of January to honor the unpaid elected volunteers who serve on Oregon’s 197 local school boards, our 19 education service district boards, and our 17 community college boards.

January 16, 2019 noon read more..

Don’t drive while intoxicated

It’s somewhat strange to feel relieved at reading in the daily logs from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office that deputies found someone passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle.

December 21, 2018 11:35 a.m. read more..

How do you solve homelessness?

This year, thanks to partnerships between various local churches and Polk County Family and Community Outreach leaders, warming shelters have opened up during the bitterly cold winter nights.

December 12, 2018 noon read more..

Holidays trickle in

The holiday celebrations throughout Polk County kicked off on Small Business Saturday last week with a new tradition that we hope continues: Making Spirits Bright in Monmouth.

November 28, 2018 noon read more..