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Citizens help deputies, vice versa

In the last week, deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s have made news in somewhat unusual ways.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 17

A tale of two fire districts’ contract

We’ve been watching as negotiations between the Falls City Fire Department and Southwest Polk Rural Fire District have carried on and declared at an impasse.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 10

Election season upon us already

Because representatives in the Oregon Legislature are concerned about whether or not voters will support additional taxes on some health insurance plans, managed care organizations and hospitals, a January special election will be held, with ballots mailed on Friday and due back to the Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Jan. 23.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Jan. 3

Getting to a sales-tax state

Oregonians, long proud of having no sales tax, now have two point-of-sales taxes — and one that rides the border of being such a tax.

Plan ahead, designate

Driving drunk is never OK.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Dec. 27

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‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’

’Twas the night before Christmas,

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Dec. 20

Event to refocus on homelessness

When the organizers of the Polk County Homeless Connect event announced they had decided to refocus on those who are already homeless — away from also aiding those who are considered “at risk” of homelessness — it is understanding they would get some push back from those hurting in our communities.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Dec. 13

The doctor is in

Screening reduces cancer risk

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Letters to the editor for Dec. 6

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