Thursday afternoon, city managers led an impromptu meeting with concerned citizens about water rates in the city of Independence.
Here we go again. Polk County has joined with other O&C counties to sue the government for more money, alleging mismanagement of timber plans.
The Polk County Budget Committee has approved $40,000 to hire a veterans service officer to exclusively focus on helping local veterans.
In a blink of an eye, I went from zero to 42 years in a career I have loved, from news reporter to publisher of my hometown newspaper.
Kids in fourth grade will have a couple years to get used to it, but by the time they enter middle school, new physical education requirements will ask them to be active for at least 45 minutes a day, Monday through Friday.
What a weekend in Monmouth, as thousands of fans and student-athletes gathered for the NCAA Division II men’s basketball West Regional at Western Oregon University.
Don’t let the gloomy weather get you down. There are plenty of things to be bright about in Polk County.
The Mid-Valley AgFest and Polk County Home and Garden Show proved to be a smashing success last weekend — and perhaps for a bigger reason than you might expect.
Friday night Dallas showcased the individuals and businesses who worked to make the city a better place to live, work and play over the last year.
The Oregon State Legislature is meeting for its short session shenanigans, 35 days in even-numbered years.
The board of directors of Monmouth Independence Networks (Minet) decided Thursday to indefinitely table an idea of the telecommunications company providing free WiFi access to residents and visitors of both cities in exchange for possible debt relief from the two cities.
For the fifth year, Polk County Service Integration will host the Polk Community Connect event from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Valley Life Center Church, 1795 SE Miller Ave., in Dallas.
After an Independence man lost his life in a tragic car-bicycle crash on Hoffman Road on Dec. 30, it has the town of Monmouth asking: What could be done to prevent such tragedy from repeating itself?
Welcome to 2016
Heading into 2016, here are some projects we’d like to see make some progress.
‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’
(Also known as, “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”)