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  1. Speed not a factor in Independence crash fatalityRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Police say it wasn't the speed of the vehicles, but how one struck the other -- a T-bone crash on the driver's side -- that likely is responsible for Thursday afternoon's crash in Independence being a fatality.

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  2. Explore the Willamette on Sunday with paddle outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Join the Cascade Paddlers on Sunday for a flatwater, 12-mile canoe and kayak outing on the Willamette River from Independence to Salem.

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  3. Letter: Replace Polk incumbentsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    This is the lowest ranking for Polk County since recordkeeping began, the lowest in Western Oregon and lowest among all Oregon's O&C timber counties.

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  4. Letter: Jaffer would bring caring and creativity to Polk CommissionRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    He grew up in here and, with his wife, Renee, has raised three outstanding children.

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  5. Republicans share differing views of GOP at primary debate for House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    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.

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  6. Holding Court: For the love of milk and dairy womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Carrying the day was Kliewer's announcement that the Oregon Dairy Women are staging a Dairy Princess Reunion on Aug. 31 at the Oregon State Fair this summer, and they are inviting all past winners to attend.

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  7. Students compete in the Oregon Geographic Bee with D.C. trip on the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    What sea in the Arctic Ocean separates the Taymyr Peninsula from the Novaya Zemlya archipelago? The two Oregon Geographic Bee finalists held up a sheet of paper scribbled with the same answer in an auditorium packed with parents and students Friday.

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  8. Polk County history: Remembering Valsetz and Oregon company townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    There are several so-called "company towns" in the Pacific Northwest. The most colorful -- and best-known -- was in Polk County.

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  9. Audit: Gervais has success with broadbandRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Rural broadband systems that expanded with federal aid, such as one built a few years ago by Gervais Telephone Co., offer customers greater speeds at prices comparable to those of privately financed networks.

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  10. Top local, state polluters, pollutantsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Here are the Marion and Polk county companies that released the most toxic chemicals to the environment in 2012, along with pounds released.

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  11. Polk County investigation nets six arrests, drugs and cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Six people were arrested Friday after an investigation by the Polk County Interagency Narcotics Team of drug sales in Monmouth and Independence.

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  12. Wyden's battle against NSA continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Not so long ago, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden waged a lonely battle against what he considered overly excessive surveillance practices by federal agencies in the name of fighting terrorism.

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  13. Did they really find gold in Independence?Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    An Aug. 29, 1890 article in the Independence West Side tells of two findings of gold at Independence.

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  14. School-based health center a goal in PolkRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Polk County's Family and Community Outreach Department is hoping to open its first school-based health center this fall.

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  15. Parts of Monmouth evacuated after car hits gas mainRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    A car that accidentally hit a gas main caused evacuations of several blocks in Monmouth early Wednesday morning.

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  16. New food cart allows you to chow down for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    Charity never tasted so good, say customers at Dad's Burgers & More! on 12th Street.

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  17. Dog helping crime victims at Yamhill DA officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    The Yamhill County District Attorneys Office is using a facility dog to help reduce the stress and anxiety of victims and witnesses of crime as they work through the criminal justice system.

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  18. City leaders share goals, achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    The mayors of Monmouth and Independence touted their cities' separate and cooperative 2013 growth projects during their recent State of the Cities Address.

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  19. Budding singer, songwriter shares his message in songRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    For almost a year, Matt Beltz, driven by a creative ambition to explore his musical side, has been writing and recording a song almost every day.

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  20. Cooper Building restoration underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | Statesman Journal

    The manager of the J.S. Cooper Building restoration project in downtown Independence hopes to bring back the "vibrant life" of the building during its 19th-century infancy for the benefit of the city's 21st-century citizens.

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