INDEPENDENCE — Restrictions on gatherings have meant adjusting the usual events and adding new ones.
Editor’s Note: Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County. To submit a meeting, send it at least two weeks before the actual meeting date to Itemizer-Observer via email (email@example.com).
MONMOUTH — Monmouth residents asked city officials for specific and timely responses to their concerns regarding racial bias at the July 7 Monmouth City Council meeting.
DALLAS – The Dallas City Council approved a zone change for a parcel off of Southeast Academy street from industrial to medium density residential, but it delayed a decision on a new Rickreall Creek Trail route proposed on the property by developers.
FALLS CITY – There was a brief period of time when the city of Falls City wasn’t sure it had a legally approved budget for 2020-21, but it turns out all requirements have been met.
SALEM - College life will look a lot different when students return to school in the fall, with students being asked to stay 6 feet apart and many traditional campus activities off limits.
DALLAS — The idea began with members of the Dallas Wingdingers radio-controlled aircraft club talking about what new planes they would buy with their federal stimulus checks.
MONMOUTH — Few details have been made public about a meeting that apparently took place last week with Monmouth city staff and residents about the issue of peafowl being harmed and killed.
DALLAS – Seniors graduating from Dallas High School and Morrison Campus Alternative School are in for a pleasant discovery the next time they are out and about in town.
Editor's note: The Republican candidate for Oregon House District 20 and Democrat candidate for Oregon Senate District 12 been updated to reflect the Secretary of State's tally.
POLK COUNTY — Incumbent State Sen. Brian Boquist is running unopposed in the Republican primary for Senate District 12, but the race for the Democratic nomination to run against him attracted four candidates.
- Central School District to start classes online in the fall
- Rickreall interchange work could cause delays
- Dallas man drowns in Willamette River
- Michael Moore
- Independence man dies in car crash
- Polk County COVID numbers on the rise
- Census takers start knocking
- Gregory Dwaine Jurgenson
- Monmouth citizens recount incidents of bias
- Gallery: Truth & Freedom United rally