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Friday, January 28, 2022
Students wearing masks in classroom

Federal judge dismisses school masks challenge in The Dalles

Four parents who had sought a court order to end the enforcement of mask mandates in the North Wasco County School District have been...
COVID testing materials

Samaritan updates COVID testing, patient mask requirements

Samaritan Health Services announced this week changes in testing and patient mask requirements related to the recent COVID-19 surge in Oregon. With omicron becoming...
Water flooding a road

Marys River flood warning expires but advisory in effect for region

The National Weather Service’s Portland office issued a flood advisory to remain in effect until 4 p.m. Friday for several areas of the state,...
Philomath High School

Senior All-Night Party group plans meetings, fundraising event

The Philomath All-Night Party Committee has monthly meetings coming up and welcomes volunteers to join the effort. The group has also set up a...
COVID-19 vaccinnation

COVID shot clinics for kids and their families set for Jan. 10 and 31

The Benton County Health Department in collaboration with the Oregon Health Authority and the Philomath School District has organized COVID-19 drop-in pediatric vaccination clinics...
Road closed sign on South 13th Street

Flooding impacts south end of Philomath, rural areas

A flood warning that’s currently in effect for the Marys River will continue through Tuesday afternoon, according to the most recent National Weather Service...
The Philomath Area Chamber of Commerce office at Timber Towne

Chamber seeks nominations by Jan. 21 for Samaritan Awards

The Philomath Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear about individuals “who enhance and enrich the livability of our community through volunteer work” to...
Flooding on South 13th Street

Flood warning issued for Marys River at Philomath

Editor's note: This story was updated at 1 p.m. with the latest information from the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a flood...

Year in Review: Top 10 news stories of 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic rolled into 2021 and never really left with a lot of people probably wanting to put the past 12 months in...
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

Samaritan awards $445,000 in grants to local nonprofits

The five hospitals of Samaritan Health Services have awarded $445,585 in Social Accountability grants to local service organizations to be distributed during 2022, the...
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