Opinion

  

Happy Fourth of July

It’s that time of year again, where we come out as a community and celebrate our nation’s birthday, Independence Day

June 27, 2018 noon read more..
 

Adding physical ed a good step

If there’s one thing we don’t like to see, it’s teachers — kindergarten teachers — in tears at a school board meeting because their students are out of control.

June 20, 2018 noon read more..


Parent, teacher grateful for Dallas staff

First and foremost, as a parent of an employee, a new graduate, and a current teen enrolled in the Dallas School District, I would like to thank the educators and administrators who provided opportunities for my kids to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

June 20, 2018 noon read more..
  

The house that two cities built

According to people who were involved in city leadership at the time, high-speed internet services were at least a decade away from coming to the rural cities of Monmouth and Independence.

June 6, 2018 noon read more..
 

Be informed and prepared in emergency

On May 30 the Oregon Office of Emergency Management attempted to assist the city of Salem in notifying their residents about a water consumption concern in their public utilities service area.

May 30, 2018 2:49 p.m. read more..


Relay kicks off Saturday

It’s that time of year again, when people will pitch tents and take turns walking a track for 24 hours, all while dressing up in various themes, carrying a baton and rallying together against cancer.

May 30, 2018 noon read more..