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Utilities add online management

Customers of Monmouth’s utilities can now pay and manage accounts online.

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Marijuana facility moves forward

Indy processing, grow business approved amid controversy

Organic Investments, a marijuana processing and growing facility, got the green light from the Independence City Council after its business plan was appealed twice.

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Monmouth approves ‘inclusive’ resolution

After hearing from dozens of WOU students, residents, council says yes

The Monmouth City Council received a standing ovation from Western Oregon University students and Monmouth residents who filled Volunteer Hall at the council’s April 4 meeting.

Monmouth officially ‘inclusive’

After hearing from dozens of WOU students, residents, council says yes

MONMOUTH — The Monmouth City Council received a standing ovation from Western Oregon University students and Monmouth residents who filled Volunteer Hall at the council’s April 4 meeting.

Dallas clinic to host fundraiser

The Dallas Lions Club is partnering with the Dallas Community Free Clinic on April 22 to expand services offered that day at Trinity Lutheran Church, 320 SE Fir Villa Road, Dallas.

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Ready-to-use office space

Indy Commons offers ‘plug and play’ for entrepreneurs

The old Independence Opera House is in use, but instead of dances or performances, it will be packed with entrepreneurs and business people.

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Kubista selected as Central’s super

Jennifer Kubista will start as the district’s lead administrator in July

Jennifer Kubista is not the type of person to jump for the sake of jumping.

Talmadge to host 11th annual health fair Thursday

See a 3-D printer at work at the 11th annual Talmadge Middle School Community Health Fair Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Indy council to decide on pot business

Organic Investment’s application has been appealed to planning commission, council

The Independence City Council will decide what will happen next for Organic Investments, a production and processing facility for cannabis.

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No joke: Markets open April 1

It’s no April Fool’s joke: The Independence farmers markets kick off their 2017 season on Saturday.

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