‘Socialism’ eats kicker
Regardless of how you vote, remember ballots are due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. It’s probably too late to get them in the mail, so look for a drop box near you (see page A3) and be sure to swing by and deliver it. The good news about the drop boxes is no postage is required.
The city of Dallas has taken over planning the city’s events for 2019. Previously, the Dallas Area Visitors Center was charged with organizing the Polk County Bounty Market, the Fourth of July, Summerfest and Winterfest, along with a few other things sprinkled in such as the Old Timers Picni…
Facebook and other social media outlets have a myriad of benefits to users — connecting people, families and communities. They can provide an open forum for discussion about local issues or spread information quickly — whether good or bad.
We are writing to share that our Budget Reduction Day planned for Friday, May 3 is changed to Wednesday, May 8. Many of you have heard about the education funding concerns in our state, and you know the governor’s proposed budget still means budget reductions for our district and most distri…
Dallas has joined efforts in welcoming our two- and three-wheeling friends to town, from building a bike hostel above Latitude One to looking at bike trails, repair stations and generally increasing access for those who prefer to travel via bicycle.
At the Itemizer-Observer, we encourage and welcome letters to the editor. We appreciate the time you take to let us know what’s on your mind, from thanking people and organizations who have helped make a project reality, to letting us know when you have an adverse experience, to sharing posi…
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.
- Falls City man arrested after making threats
- Gale’s Lodge to welcome veterans soon
- From volunteer to chief
- A new boutique hotel will welcome guests this summer
- Police logs and arrest report
- Public safety levy passing in early results
- Paula Rae Riha
- May 21 Special District Election
- Dallas to relive ‘Promise’
- Monmouth budget committee talks public works, Minet debt