Dallas High School's leadership class wrapped up its annual Doernbecher Week with the always-popular Mr. Dallas Pageant on Saturday night. Students competed in swimwear, talent and formalwear during the event that benefits Doernbecher Child-ren's Hospital of Portland.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
INDEPENDENCE - When it came time to decide what she should do for her senior project, Amy Dixon-Frerichs didn't think twice.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
MONMOUTH - As the members of the Moser family were being announced as the collective winners of the First Citizen of the Year award at the Monmouth-Independence Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet on March 20, a question was posed to the audience.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Sunnyside's JC Penney is part of the community, according to store manager Jonica Bridges.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
The city of Sunnyside is applying for a grant/loan package valued at nearly $220,000 to improve a portion of East Lincoln Avenue.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Community Calendar is a listing of upcoming events taking place in Polk County that are open to the public at large. To submit an event for calendar consideration, please send it at least two weeks before the event date to the Itemizer-Observer via fax (503-623-2395) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
*Crime punishment worthy investment*Many positives to cycling exist*All should pay for needed schools*Retired Polk sheriff supports Butterfield*Recent laws designed to protect cyclists*Cyclist appreciates courtesy on road*Oakdale jog-a-thon a resounding successMarch 25, 2008 midnight read more..
*Donations sought for benefit auction *Soils to be topic of garden meeting*Monmouth church to host musician *"Lazer Vaudeville" show due at WOU*Hospital scholarship deadline is March 31*Pasture management workshop scheduled*Hospital volunteers schedule book fair *CCC-Dallas offering computer classes*Artist to speak at exhibit reception*Cookbook to benefit Relay For Life*"Curiosity Auction" seeking donations *Choreograph waltz classes start April 2 *Fire district seeks committee members *MVCA administrator rewards reading*Group supporting grandparents to meet *April 6 talent show benefits food bank *Cancer survivors sought for Relay*Breakfast to benefit Dallas seniors fund*Book on teaching reading available*Facility in search of pony groomers*Volunteer training offered by hospice*Help needed for literacy program *Enhancing memory topic of workshop*Church to show animated films*Parenting class begins April 9 *U.S. flag retirement collection under way*Humane society's nominations open*Meals for seniors available in area *Hospice to offer grief support group *F.C. school budget to be discussed *Equine workshop coming to DallasMarch 25, 2008 midnight read more..
Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental agencies in Polk County. To submit a meeting, send it at least two weeks before the actual meeting date to the Itemizer-Observer via fax (503-623-2395) or e-mail (email@example.com).March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
It's a quieter week in MI Town, with many of our Western Oregon University students away on spring break. Elementary, middle and high school students are also taking a break from classes and other school responsibilities so families can enjoy time at the beach, a few days catching up on sleep or hanging out with friends.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
A story headlined "M-I to recognize community leaders," which appeared on Page 1A of the March 19 Itemizer-Observer, misidentified one of the award winners. Itsel Venegas, an eighth-grader from Talmadge Middle School, was one of the students of the year honored. The I-O regrets the error.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..
MABTON - The Mabton School Board last night stated it has decided to allow seniors not meeting state standards to appeal for the right to walk with the class of 2008 at graduation.March 25, 2008 midnight read more..