Great American Eclipse Countdown:



The eclipse — and eclipse visitors — arrive this week

Whether you’re looking forward to the Great American Eclipse Monday and all that goes with it, or dreading the predictions of tens of thousands of tourists flooding Polk County, it’s here.

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Educate visitors on fire danger

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Dallas needs to weigh options

Editorial for July 26

Eclipse to provide chance to show off

Editorial for July 19

Be inspired to take action

Editorial for July 9

Volunteers make the difference

With the Fourth of July festivities behind us and Summerfest around the corner, followed quickly by the Polk County Fair and the Great American Eclipse celebrations and parties, we want to take a moment to thank the volunteers that make it all happen.

Be safe this holiday

No one does Fourth of July as well as Polk County.

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Tech and education are a good mix

Editorial for June 21

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Free speech is not free

Editorial for June 14

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Friday Court provides hope

Editorial for June 7

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Cancer never sleeps; neither do Relayers

Editorial for May 31

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Athletes teach life lessons

Central junior Bethanie Altamirano finished first in the 400-meter run at the OSAA Track and Field State Championships in Eugene on Saturday, and while she did it, though she may not realize it, she set an example for all of us.

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Events all weekend highlight community

Editorial for May 17

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Let your voice be heard and vote

While the May 16 ballot is not as packed as the November 2016 one was, your vote is important as ever.

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Let’s clean up the streets of Dallas

Editorial for April 19



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