Wednesday Apr 16
Dallas police recover 1 of 2 stolen handguns; 2 of 3 juveniles held as persons of interest
Dallas police say they have recovered 1 of 2 stolen handguns and located and questioned 2 of 3 juveniles identified as persons of interest related to the alleged theft.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Republicans share differing views of GOP at primary debate for House seat
Two different interpretations of what it means to be a Republican were on display Friday night at a primary debate for House District 23. Rep. Jim Thompson, R-Dallas, is facing a primary challenge from the right in Mike Nearman, a software engineer from Independence.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Goat at Fairview Farm welcomes quintuplets
Three-year-old Vanilla gave birth April 2 to five baby goats, commonly known as kids.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Political debate set Friday for House candidates
The Republican primary candidates for House District 23, which encompasses Dallas and a portion of Marion County, will face each other in a debate Friday evening.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Oregon State Trooper injured, son killed in fatal crash Friday near Dallas
Oregon State Police identified the two people killed in a head-on crash on a rural Polk County highway Friday night, and one of the victims was the 18-year-old son of an off-duty state trooper.
Linn County: 2 killed in Saturday morning crash near Lebanon, according to Oregon State Police
Oregon State Police officials responded to two fatal crashes that left four people dead and sent several others to the hospital in the span of just six hours on Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Polk County shelves decision to fund public safety positions until May
Polk County's public safety officials still don't have an answer on whether they can hire more people after Thursday's joint meeting between the budget committee and board of commissioners.
4/2 School Notes
Chemeketa Community College will hold a community conversation on how to achieve education goals Wednesday at its Dallas Center, 1340 SE Holman Ave. Community members are welcome to join the discussion on how Chemeketa and the citizens of Polk County can collaborate to help students achieve academic success and contribute to a prosperous community.
Want to be mayor? Tell your story
The city of Dallas and the Oregon Mayors Association are inviting fourth- through 12th-graders to share what they would do "If I were Mayor a ."
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Annual - Chick Day' coming to Old Mill
Anyone looking to start a backyard flock or add to an already bustling barnyard, Chick Day is for you.
Tyco building prepped for resale
Roof and other repair work is taking place at the former Tyco printed circuit plant on Monmouth Cutoff Road in Dallas in recent weeks, preparing the building for sale.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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Navy serviceman, off-duty Washington County officer rescue men from burning vehicle in...
On his way back home from his stepfather' s birthday party in Dallas, Ore., Nick Kingston, 22, noticed a burning car on Springhill Road, near Gaston.
Polk County talks staff cuts, program expansions as budget process starts
The three Polk County commissioners plan to gather at the county courthouse in Dallas with three community members Monday to begin figuring out the county's budget for the next fiscal year.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Polk County history: Remembering Valsetz and Oregon company towns
There are several so-called "company towns" in the Pacific Northwest. The most colorful -- and best-known -- was in Polk County.
Prep notebook: Trio of area ADs get hall of fame nod
The Oregon Athletic Director Association will induct former McNary athletic director Mike Maghan, Silverton athletic director Jack Antonson and Cascade athletic director George Milionis into its hall of fame.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Architectural mag shows love for THA's Dallas project
Architectural Record profiles the Colonel James Nesmith Readiness Center in Dallas, Ore.