May 20, 2019
Salem-News.com (Apr-29-2019 18:59:00)
Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of ViequesDr. Lawrence Wittner, special to Salem-News.com
The fascinating story of how people unable to vote still ultimately earned a victory in our democracy.
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Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants. Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, it attracts substantial numbers of tourists.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 14:27:00)
No Injuries in Helicopter Crash at McMinnville AirportSalem-News.com
The incident was reported to the FAA and NTSB for investigation.
(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) -
Friday evening about 5:05, the McMinnville Police responded to a report of a non-injury helicopter crash at the McMinnville Airport.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 13:23:00)
Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation BustedSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
14,497 cannabis plants were removed and destroyed.
(JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.) -
A several-month long investigation into black market marijuana exportation from Oregon to several Midwestern states has revealed a large scale indoor marijuana growing operation, which was not licensed or legal, in southern Oregon.
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 12:58:00)
Netanyahu Wins, Palestinians LoseRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
To this day, Israel has not defined its borders. Ever.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -
Despite three pending corruption charges, Benjamin Netanyahu won a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister.
Salem-News.com (Apr-26-2019 08:45:00)
Automobile Insurance for Non US Citizens: Difficulties and OptionsSalem-News.com
It is compulsory to have liability insurance in most U.S. states.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Everyone needs to get around. If you're visiting the United States, but not a U.S. citizen, you'll still need car insurance if you want to drive while in the USA.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2019 15:48:00)
All About CBD? Full Cannabis Legalization Should Be Your PriorityMadeline Martinez, Oregon NORML Op-Ed
Stand up for truth, justice, and equality and advocate for the re-legalization of cannabis.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
In this op-ed, Madeline Martinez, chairwoman of the board of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Women’s Alliance, explains why you must push for full legalization of cannabis if you’re all about using CBD.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2019 14:20:00)
Oregon Navy Apprentice Highlights the Power of PenpallingSalem-News.com
Penpal writing boomed in the 1970s, in a world that was disconnected by vast distances.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
‘Nobody writes anymore these days’ is a saying you may hear often, but it seems like the days of pen pal letters are far from over. St. Helens navy apprentice, Elsen White, recently visited his old school to meet students who had been his pen pals during his deployment in Japan.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 21:05:00)
Human Rights Solidarity with Sri LankaWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com Human Rights Ambassador
This tragedy reaches around the world, affecting all those that cherish life.
(YORK, UK) -
I was shocked and saddened to hear of the devastating terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Men, women and children, from all walks of life and of different nationalities were among the victims.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 13:33:00)
Missing 83-Year Old Oregon Man RescuedSalem-News.com
"Steadfast dedication from our Search and Rescue volunteers and strong community partnerships are what saved this individual's life." - Sheriff Curtis Landers.
(SOUTH BEACH, Ore.) -
Darkness, close proximity to trees, and updrafts from the steep terrain made the hoisting operating difficult. The Coast Guard helicopter burned significant fuel while expertly hovering above the responders.
Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 00:02:00)
The Assange MatterRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
“I know nothing about Wikileaks.” -Donald J. Trump [April 11, 2019]
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -
At this point, I am not sympathetic about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's arrest in London after being evicted from the Ecuadoran Embassy after six years in exile. Assange allegedly collaborated with Russians to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.