The Dallas City Council, in a close vote, directed City Manager Greg Ellis to request proposals to perform a feasibility study exploring forming a regional fire district.
With the 5A Mid-Willamette Conference district meet right around the corner, the Central and Dallas High School swim teams finished out their regular season on Jan. 29 at Corvallis with goals in mind for one of their biggest meets of the season.
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Over the weekend, sophomore Kimberly Holgate, of Dallas High School, and junior Leslie Torres, of Central High School, competed in the Girls 5A Mid-Willamette Conference Wrestling Districts Tournament, with both girls placing but not advancing to the OSAA 5A State Wrestling Tournament.
Three organizations submitted letters of intent to the Oregon Health Authority to apply for 2020-2024 coordinated care organization contracts, according to an OHA news release.
Brian Matthew Warren, 25, of Salem, was arrested in Monmouth on Jan. 28 on four counts of third-degree theft and four counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.
The Polk County Warming Center is scheduled to be open from Feb. 3 through Feb. 10 at Praise Assembly, 189 Monmouth Ave. S, Monmouth. The hours are from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.
Police logs are entries from the daily reports from Dallas Police Department and Polk County Sheriff’s office. Not all calls are included. The status of incidents reported may change after investigation.
Graduation rates for 2017-18 at local schools show little movement from the previous year, according to data released by the Oregon Department of Education on Thursday.
Frank Joseph Guida IV, of Albany, was sentenced in Polk County Circuit Court to serve 10 years in prison for selling “super substantial” quantities of methamphetamines during several undercover narcotics operations between May and August of 2018.
On January 23, 2019, the Board of Directors of Willamette Valley Community Health (WVCH), a CCO dedicated to serving Marion and Polk county residents covered by the Oregon Health Plan since 2012, voted with three abstentions, not to submit a letter of intent to apply for CCO 2.0, according to a WVCH news release.
Grabbing 41 votes, the Western Oregon University softball team was picked to repeat its finish in the conference standings by taking third in the GNAC Coaches’ Preseason Poll, the league announced on Thursday.
Perrydale Domestic Water Association system is replacing valves and pipes that will result in a significant loss of pressure in the drinking water system, according to a press release from the association.
Monmouth-Independence Network staff took several measures to reach out to customers during an equipment failure-related outage in early December, Minet general manager Don Patton said.
With Western Oregon University head baseball coach Kellen Walker back in action from taking time off last season, the Wolves baseball team is gearing up for another successful spring.
Western Oregon University’s softball team will be hit hard from the get-go with three big series, but head coach Lonny Sargent said he’s feeling good about where the team is at as it edges closer to the start of the season, Feb. 1.
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