Thursday Nov 28
Winners announced in fall colors photo contest
It was early in the morning at Silver Falls State Park on Oct. 4, and Joe Johnston was waiting for the sun to rise over the 177-foot cascade of South Falls.
Inspiration Garden takes shape
Inspiration Garden in Independence's Mountain Fir Park was a tad bit less inspiring in the rain and overcast skies of November than in the full bloom of summer, but is a grand sight nonetheless to Bill Leedy's eyes.
Pedestrian dies, another hurt in crash
One pedestrian was killed and another seriously injured Wednesday night after they were struck by a car near Capital Manor in West Salem.
Fire district levy defeated at polls
Polk County Fire District No. 1 did all it could to inform the public of its need for new funding, but voters turned down the district's tax levy request during Tuesday's vote-by-mail special election.