Still work to do in women equality
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The Youth MIC group met Thursday to begin discussions on how they can affect change in their communities. The Monmouth Independence Council, made up of young people aged 16 to 24, gathered with mentors and members of the Multnomah Youth Council to get ideas started.
Independence’s Sunset Meadows is up for a Moda Assist grant. Voting starts today online, and continues through March 20. The grant would help make Sunset Meadows an all-accessible playground.
In 2015 Voters approved the first public safety levy in Polk County, because of the budgetary crisis that we were in at the time. Together with public’s support, hard work from the staff and a vision, we have rebuilt our public safety system. With this current system we are providing effecti…
The Oregon School Boards Association has set aside the month of January to honor the unpaid elected volunteers who serve on Oregon’s 197 local school boards, our 19 education service district boards, and our 17 community college boards.
It’s somewhat strange to feel relieved at reading in the daily logs from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office that deputies found someone passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle.
This year, thanks to partnerships between various local churches and Polk County Family and Community Outreach leaders, warming shelters have opened up during the bitterly cold winter nights.
At Monday’s Dallas council meeting, Councilor Micky Garus suggested that the community consider closing its aquatic center, putting roughly $400,000 a year into public safety officers for Dallas police and fire, essentially eliminating the need for a safety utility fee.
- 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