FALLS CITY — Funding supporting Falls City Direct Connect, a free bus that provides rides from Falls City to Dallas and Monmouth and back, is in danger after a grant for operations was rejected.
INDEPENDENCE — The Independence City Council unanimously approved on March 12 an agreement, in partnership with the city of Monmouth, to be a guarantor on an additional loan or line of credit for the Monmouth-Independence Network.
DALLAS — The Dallas City Council approved requesting proposals for a study about the feasibility and cost of forming an independent fire district including the city and three other fire agencies.
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DALLAS — An Oregon School Boards Association review of the two charter schools the Dallas School District sponsors shows advancement in some areas and room for improvement in others.
DALLAS — When former Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt began working as a property appraiser in the office almost 29 years ago, changes to properties had to measured and calculated by hand.
DALLAS — The Dallas City Council decided it would like to seek an interim city manager and extend its search for a permanent replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Ellis into the summer or early fall, rather than fill the seat by the end of June.
POLK COUNTY — Local officials are looking for other options after the Salem City Council voted on Feb. 11 to decline to continue working toward building a third bridge spanning the Willamette River in Salem.
MONMOUTH — Togetherness, team work and community partnerships were at the forefront of messages by Monmouth and Independence mayors at the State of the City event at Independence Cinema on Feb. 8.
DALLAS — Dallas recently learned that Mint Valley Paper, a paper products manufacturing company, is making a serious move to come to town, but that may not be the only industrial interest the city’s seeing.
Residents, the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce and local fire agencies are encouraging the city of Dallas make a stronger commitment to fire and EMS service consolidation.
Central School District is in negotiations with Oregon Child Development Coalition to extend the existing lease on the building and grounds on Sixth Street behind Henry Hill Education Support Center.
Gov. Kate Brown stood at her lectern in the walnut-paneled ceremonial office Wednesday morning to deliver a symbolic message as she released a budget she characterized as "ambitious."
Wednesday (Nov. 28) the Polk County Board of Commissioners will interview the five finalists who applied to fill the remainder of Commissioner Jennifer Wheeler’s term when she retires at the end of the year.
The city of Falls City will not appeal an Oregon Department of Environmental Quality fine for wastewater treatment monitoring violations issued in October.
- OSP investigating fatal March 16 crash
- Police logs and arrest report: March 15
- Marijuana bills roundup
- For the love of animals
- No appeals filed in Mint Valley decision
- Controversial vaccine bill passed out of committee, devastating those opposed
- Dallas requests proposals to study fire consolidation
- Independence man charged with theft
- OSBA evaluates Dallas-area charters
- Tabatha Faye Littleton
- First 'Canstruction' event hopes to build against hunger
- Emma Roberts 'exploring' new romance
- Kylie Jenner can't wait to spend 'quality time' with Travis Scott
- FC Direct Connect at risk
- Dallas hires Gene Green as interim
- Community Calendar: March 20
- Panthers softball defeated by Hillsboro
- Sports roundups for March 20