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Salem-News.com (Jun-30-2016 18:25)
Fire Season begins July 5 in West Oregon DistrictSalem-News.com Weather
Open burning has been banned in Benton and Polk counties.
(PHILOMATH, Ore.) -
Due to increasing fire danger, the Oregon Department of Forestry has officially declared that fire season will go into effect at 1 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, in the West Oregon District.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2016 23:01)
Merkley Statement Re: His "NO" Vote on Puerto RicoSalem-News.com
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after voting against S.2328, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA):
(WASHINGTON D.C.) -
“Puerto Rico faces a crisis, and needs support from Congress to get on its feet. But the 3.5 million Americans living there shouldn’t have to sacrifice their right to self-governance in order to get the help they need.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2016 21:38)
Teen Drowns in Swift Moving Clackamas River: UPDATEDSalem-News.com Breaking News
This tragedy is a reminder of the high risks swimming in rivers.
(ESTACADA, Ore.) -
Upon arrival, rescuers learned from witnesses that the unidentified teen had attempted to swim across the river with friends, two made it across as the third attempted to make the shore. None of the swimmers were wearing personal flotation devices.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2016 12:00)
The Importance of Healthy Eating for Your KidsSalem-News.com Business
All ages benefit from healthing up!
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Healthy, sustainable eating is all the rage, and rightfully so. More and more, people are paying attention to what they eat, and where what they eat comes from.
Salem-News.com (Jun-28-2016 18:57)
Takedown of Massive Marijuana Grow Outside of Dayton, OregonSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
The huge, illegal cannabis grow was on wetlands in rural Yamhill County
(DAYTON, Ore.) -
The marijuana production, which was determined to be part of a Mexican Drug Trafficking Organization (D.T.O.) was substantial in size, and resulted in the seizure of over 6,500 plants with a value of over 9 million dollars.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2016 09:26)
Serious DUII Crash Near Wheatland Road Sends Three to HospitalSalem-News.com
The curves south of Wheatland Road are often underestimated.
(DAYTON, Ore.) -
A 2014 Audi sedan lost control on a corner just south of Wheatland Road and crashed. OSP was called to the scene about 3 am Friday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-22-2016 16:39)
King Estate Winery to host Heritage Athlete Celebration with TrackTown USASalem-News.com Business
The celebration will pay tribute to past greats in the sport of Track & Field.
(EUGENE, Ore.) -
Similar to the past two U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in 2008 and ’12, the popular Fan Festival will be staged on the turf fields behind the West Grandstand at Hayward Field.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2016 16:35)
Stay on Cannabis Plant Limits for Growers Transitioning to OLCCSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Recent Bulletin from Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP)
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
In the 2016 Legislative Session, the Legislature passed SB 1511 which allows for a stay on plant limits for medical marijuana growers applying to be licensed by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC).
Alpha Alternative Solutions is a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary located in Keizer, Oregon. Our Happy Hour specials are from Sun-Thurs 12p - 3p. Open to both recreational and OMMP.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2016 16:30)
Interagency Wildland Firefighting School Begins in Sweet HomeSalem-News.com
Classes begin today and continue through Friday.
(SWEET HOME, Ore.) -
"Fire School provides crucial education and training in wildland fire to new firefighters and gives career firefighters a chance to refresh their skills, explore leadership opportunities and come together as a team working towards a common goal," said Sheldon.
Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2016 11:30)
Suspected Thief Giving Chase Jumps off Bridge Before SurrenderingSalem-News.com
The suspect used all of his options to evade capture.
(LYONS, Ore.) -
The suspect leapt about 30 feet into the Santiam River where he floated down river for several hundred yards, then swam to shore and fled on foot.