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Salem-News.com (January 19, 2017 12:30)

Educational Family Trips in the US

Reduce stress and enjoy the trip by planning activities ahead.

(SALEM, Ore.) - luxury Apt near the Pentagon CityFun family days out and breaks away with your kids are a chance to make wonderful memories, and they also provide a great educational opportunity for your offspring!

Whether you are looking for an exciting and informative day trip in the Salem area or setting your sights on a bit of cross-country culture, there are loads of options to explore.

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Salem-News.com (January 18, 2017 21:38)

Man Survives Throat Slashing Outside Burger King

The suspect is in custody.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Burger King stabbingA Burger King employee was stabbed outside the restaurant in north McMinnville this evening. The incident began across the highway in the WalMart parking lot, at the coffee stand, and appears to be random.

“The suspect was lurking around where I work and trying to come in our door,” wrote Jordan Schnepp on the YamCo facebook page. He works at the coffee stand.

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Salem-News.com (January 18, 2017 20:35)

Severe Weather Continues Across Oregon

Freezing rain, ice, high winds and blowing snow create blizzard-like conditions in the Columbia River Gorge

(SALEM, Ore.) - oregon winter weatherInterstate 84 is closed between Troutdale and Hood River due to ice; the highway is also closed between Pendleton to Ontario as blowing snow creates blizzard-like conditions. OEM and the Oregon Department of Transportation urges motorists to stay off the roads.

As severe weather continues to rage across the state, Oregon's Office of Emergency Management activated the state Emergency Coordination Center (ECC).

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Salem-News.com (January 18, 2017 14:25)

Will President Obama Free Leonard Peltier?

President Obama Should Grant Leonard Peltier Clemency “in best interest of justice”

(SALEM, Ore.) - Leonard PeltierNative American activist Leonard Peltier was convicted in 1977 for the deaths of two agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Wrongfully convicted, by most accounts.

41 years is a very long time, more than a lifetime for some. That is how long Leonard Peltier has been imprisoned. Long enough.

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Salem-News.com (January 17, 2017 12:00)

5 Years in Prison is Payback for a Criminal Debt Collector

Illegal, aggressive tactics against debtors result in prison time

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - bill collectorJohn Todd Williams, the owner of a debt collection company based in Georgia, used illegal and aggressive tactics to squeeze millions of dollars from thousands of victims. Now Williams is paying his own debt—to society—in the form of a five-year prison sentence.

Williams ruthlessly tricked victims into paying by pretending to be a law enforcement officer/lawyer and illegally threatening arrest and other legal action.

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Salem-News.com (January 16, 2017 16:10)

I Am Jane Doe Reveals Backpage.com's Crimes Against Children

How does a parent protect a child from their own community?

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.comI Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the iconic Village Voice.

The documentary follows the journey of these young girls and their mothers in real time as they run headlong into a collision course not only with Backpage but with judges, powerful corporations, special interest groups, and an outdated internet freedom law.

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Salem-News.com (January 16, 2017 00:01)

Carole Lombard's Deadly Plane Crash Happened 75 Years Ago Today

"At the foot of the mountain, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard’s husband, waited in the faint hope that some of those on the plane may have survived."

(SALEM, Ore.) - Carole LombardJanuary 16th marks the 75th anniversary of the night Hollywood actress Carole Lombard lost her life in a mysterious, tragic plane crash southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, claiming all 22 souls aboard.

A Transcontinental Western Airlines (TWA) Douglas DC-3 slammed into a mountain about 35 miles from Vegas, taking with it, Lombard, her mother, press agent and passengers including 15 US servicemen. Nobody ever figured out what happened.

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Salem-News.com (January 16, 2017 10:17)

Truth Troubadour: An Act of State - The Execution of Martin Luther King

"We Shall Overcome the lies about his assassination just as the King Family did by winning the civil trial in 1999"

(OAKLAND, Ore.) - Vic SadotThe song, An Act of State - The Execution of Martin Luther King, is based on the book of the same title by King family lawyer, William Pepper.

The book tells the story of the trial that Pepper won on behalf of the King family in 1999 in a Memphis court where a jury of 6 black and 6 white jurors unanimously found Loyd Jowers and unnamed government conspirators guilty of murdering Martin Luther King.

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Salem-News.com (January 15, 2017 01:02)

Keizer Mother in Custody After Death of Teen Son

Names are being withheld until next of kin are notified.

(KEIZER, Ore.) - Salem-News.comKeizer Police officers arrived on scene shortly thereafter and confirmed the teenage boy had died and is the victim of an apparent homicide.

The victim’s mother was also on scene and was taken to the Keizer Police Department where she is in custody and is cooperating with the investigation.

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Salem-News.com (January 13, 2017 23:12)

Two People Found Dead After Report of Gunshot Wound

Details are sketchy as the investigation is underway.

(TURNER, Ore.) - death investigationOn the morning of Friday the 13th at about 9:55, Marion County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a gunshot wound at a residence outside of Turner‏.

Two deceased people were found inside of a residence in the 5700 block of Valley View Rd SE.

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Salem-News.com (January 13, 2017 23:00)

Salem Police Officer Involved in On-duty Shooting

Stay tuned to Salem-News.com for information as it comes available.

(SALEM, Ore.) - police shootingThis is all we know at this time:
A Salem Police Officer has been involved in a shooting on duty. The officer is not injured.

The condition of the suspect is not available at this time.

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Salem-News.com (January 13, 2017 22:07)

Man Killed In Plane Crash Near Cape Blanco Made Distress Call

It is believed he suffered some sort of medical issue prior to the crash.

(CURRY COUNTY, Ore.) - plane crashWhile out training, a U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew overheard a radio conversation between an 80-year-old male pilot and Federal Aviation Administration Seattle personnel.

The pilot was reporting he had lost vision in his right eye and was signaling an emergency code today.

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Salem-News.com (January 13, 2017 16:35)

Top 6 Benefits of Biblical Fellowship

“We must cherish one another, watch over one another, comfort one another, and gain instruction that we may all sit down in heaven together.” ~ Lucy Mack Smith

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.comWhether you are a Sunday and Wednesday churchgoer or more of an Easter and Christmas churchgoer, you probably enjoy the fellowship and socialization the church offers when you visit.

Fellowship is, indeed, one of the primary purposes of church. Believers gather to worship, learn, study and socialize. It is the latter of these that attracts many of the regular participants, and it’s no wonder why.

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Salem-News.com (January 13, 2017 11:11)

Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensaries May Be Forced to Switch to Recreational Licenses

Consumers Hurry up and Wait as Oregon's cannabis market is shored up.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis grow operationFor a few months now, Oregon has allowed medical marijuana sales and recreational marijuana sales to cohabit side by side through different sets of regulations.

However, due to new changes in legislation, marijuana dispensaries are being forced to choose between serving medical or recreational marijuana users as of January 1 of this year.

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Salem-News.com (January 12, 2017 16:21)

Santiam Canyon Cities Declare Local Emergencies

Detroit and Idanha area residents needing assistance with snow removal for medical access may call Marion County Emergency Management at (503) 588-5108.

(SALEM, Ore.) - The cities of Detroit and Idanha officially declared Local Emergencies on Wednesday, due to the recent series of winter storms.

Both cities are seeking county assistance to help clear snow and ice that is blocking access for emergency vehicles and to restore access to Idanha's water system.

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Salem-News.com (January 12, 2017 13:05)

LendingTree Launches $50,000 Small Business Grant Contest

The registration submission period closes @5pm EST on January 13, 2017.

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) - LendingTree Small business owners face a long list of challenges, and for many, the obstacle of securing financial resources needed to grow a business claims the top spot on the list.

That's the driving force behind LendingTree's inaugural $50,000 Small Business Grant Contest, where LendingTree will present the winning small business a $50,000 grant to help fund future growth.

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Salem-News.com (January 11, 2017 22:44)

A Few Good Men, Too Many Chemicals: Toxic Exposure of US Marines and Government Lies

The year after TCE was found in agricultural wells on and off the base at El Toro, the entire set of water distribution engineering drawings were redrawn.

(SOMERDALE, N.J.) - TCE chemical poisonsThis explosive new book details the tragic story of U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA, and Camp Lejeune, NC, who were exposed to organic solvents, benzene, and other carcinogens in the drinking water, and through dermal contact and inhalation while working with toxic chemicals without protective clothing and face masks.

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Salem-News.com (January 11, 2017 14:49)

Salem Police To Continue Specialized DUII Patrols

Stay alert and stay alive....that's your mission.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drunk driverDuring the holiday period between December 15, 2016 and January 2, 2017, officers working on these focused patrols arrested nine people for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and issued one citation for a Minor In Possession of Alcohol.

They also issued 49 citations and warnings for other violations.

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Salem-News.com (January 11, 2017 14:20)

Hope Fades for a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Only 31% of Americans overall support the United States' blocking international recognition of Palestinian statehood. So who's calling the shots?

(SAN FRANCISCO) - mother palestineTrump has appointed two strident advocates of Israel's right-wing settler movement to the key positions of U.S. ambassador to Israel and chief negotiator.

Ambassador-designate David Friedman insists the United States should end the "two-state narrative" and claims that moderate Zionist groups like J Street who support it are "far worse than kapos — Jews who turned in their fellow Jews in the Nazi death camps."

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Salem-News.com (January 11, 2017 01:23)

Gaza's Lack of Electricity, a Problem With No End in Sight

Electricity is turned on for 4 hours and then cut off for 20 hours every day.

(GAZA STRIP) - gaza electricityUnemployment has reached its highest level in history. Another obstacle is electricity which is only available for about four hours each day.

These dynamics increase psychological pressure on human beings of all ages. Hope remains because anything is possible but the lack of electricity creates serious problems. Sometimes the electricity is even turned off during the 4 hours it should be on. This causes great stress.

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Salem-News.com (January 11, 2017 00:15)

Heavy Snow Falling in Portland and the Valley Floor

A complex low pressure system is bringing another round of snow to the Willamette Valley.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - A Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow is in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday, issued by the National Weather Service.

Snow levels are down to the valley floor. 2-6 inches of snow is expected to accumulate, with heavier amounts to fall across the higher elevations on the west side of the valley.

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Salem-News.com (January 10, 2017 23:31)

Prescription Opioid/Heroin Epidemic Expected to Worsen in 2017

Without prevention, outrage and leadership, the fatal scourge will progress.

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - I recently wrote an article that generated quite a flurry of concern and discussion -- the evil reach of George Soros in his attempts to legalize drugs in the U.S. and also Partnership for Drug Free Kids funded by the FDA and Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin. Links to these articles are shown below.

Since Partnership is heavily financed by the FDA and Purdue Pharma that may be the reason they did not attend FDA meetings approving OxyContin for children...

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Salem-News.com (January 10, 2017 12:39)

Law Enforcement Investigating Fatal Crash Following Reported Kidnapping

Alleged kidnapping ends in two deaths.

(ONTARIO, Ore.) - Just as Ontario Police arrived on scene, the suspect, 49-year old Anthony Wayne Montwheeler, of Nampa, Idaho, fled in a 2014 black Dodge pickup.

Officers received information that there was an adult female, 40-year old Anita S. Harmon, of Weiser, Idaho, who was being held against her will, in the pickup. Officers pursued the suspect in the city then traveled south onto Highway 201.

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