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Salem-News.com (December 08, 2017 17:15)

Trying to Find a Great Car Insurance Policy? Consider These 4 Tips For Success

A few minutes will get you the best coverage on the market without having to pay too much for it.

(SALEM, Ore.) - car insuranceDriving a car is something you probably do on a daily basis. Having a comprehensive insurance policy is something you need to view as a priority.

The right car insurance policy will allow you to stay protected while behind the wheel. Neglecting to focus on the Oregon insurance research you need to do to find the right policy will lead to a variety of problems.

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Salem-News.com (December 08, 2017 17:37)

Lynn R. Webster, MD Sets Standard for DEA Investigations

Following the trail of the prescription opioid epidemic and the DEA's efforts to expose the purveyors.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Forest TennantIn 2013, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched an investigation of then-president-elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Lynn R. Webster, MD, related to overdose deaths at Webster’s Lifetree Pain Clinic in Salt Lake City.

It was alleged there were up to 100 deaths at Webster's clinic which was raided by the DEA.

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Salem-News.com (December 07, 2017 16:33)

Comment on Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital

For success, Trump would have to commit to the two-state solution.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - President Donald TrumpMany have concluded that such efforts were doomed to failure because the Trump administration does not have a clear vision for that peace and Trump lacks even the most basic understanding of what he really wants to achieve.

In addition, it is unclear how he would sustain efforts to achieve a peace deal with so much instability in his own office.

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Salem-News.com (December 08, 2017 16:30)

Both Parties Pushed Trump Toward Reckless Action on Jerusalem

Jerusalem is (and always has been) the commercial, cultural, educational, and religious center for Palestinian life.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - PalestinePresident Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that the U.S. embassy would be moved to that multi-ethnic and multi-faith city.

No other government in the world formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or has its embassy there, instead basing their diplomatic offices in Tel Aviv. Observers familiar with this volatile issue agree the decision further reduces the chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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Salem-News.com (December 05, 2017 18:12)

McMinnville Infant Death Investigated as Homicide

Officials say the baby sustained abusive head trauma that led to her death.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - homicide investigationMcMinnville Fire and Police Departments personnel were dispatched November 21, 2017 to an apartment attached to the residence at 1125 NE Irvine Street on a report of a 7-week old baby girl that wasn't breathing.

3 days later, despite the prompt attention and excellent care from all medical personnel involved, the infant succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased.

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Salem-News.com (November 29, 2017 00:30)

Granny Adopts Unlikely Pen Pals

At least 50 people are serving Life sentences for cannabis-related "crimes" in the United States, today.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Deedee Kirkwood“Just like when I tell people now about these unfortunate souls being forced to endure daily nightmares for cannabis related offenses with no violence, no victim, and no family of any victim, they don't believe me.”

She presumes it is increasingly difficult to believe as more and more states legalize cannabis.

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Salem-News.com (November 30, 2017 11:06)

Syrian War Winding Down - What's Next?

If the war ended now it would take 10 to 15 years for Syria’s per capita GDP to return to pre-conflict levels.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Erdogan-Putin-RouhaniRussia appears to be taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end the seven-year civil war all but won by Assad with Russia's backing.

Syrian forces have reclaimed most of the country from Islamist militants and insurgents who had sought to topple Assad, including rebel groups backed by the U.S. and some of its allies.

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Salem-News.com (December 02, 2017 20:15)

Senate Passes GOP Tax Bill

...another shameful event in a long list of shameful events...

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Cartoon by Dave GralundOn December 1, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed the GOP tax bill. Now that this irresponsible GOP tax bill -- with massive tax cuts for Trump and his wealthy friends and large corporations -- will now likely become law, ordinarily I would expect voters to punish those who voted for this shameful bill at the midterms and beyond.

However, the Republicans will tout it as a "reform" bill.

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Salem-News.com (December 05, 2017 18:43)

94 Percent of Oregonians Now Have Health Insurance

Federal actions could reduce coverage, officials warn

(SALEM, Ore.) - OHP logoNearly 94 percent of Oregonians have health insurance, according to a report released today by the Oregon Health Authority.

The survey, conducted between March and August of 2017, found that nearly 3.7 million Oregonians have health coverage. That’s an increase of 10 percentage points since 2014 when the Affordable Care Act and the individual mandate went into effect.

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Salem-News.com (December 06, 2017 20:56)

Hwy 97 Two-Vehicle Crash Kills Bend Man

Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible contributing factors.

(DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore.) - hwy 97 fatal crashPolice say that a silver 2006 Nissan Quest, operated by 55-year old Shannon Ray Rogers, of Goldendale, Washington, was traveling northbound when for unknown reasons, struck the rear of a northbound white 1981 Toyota pickup, operated by 56-year old Brian Jay Harris, of Bend, according to the preliminary investigation.

The Toyota veered off the road and impacted into a tree and the Nissan continued northbound and then veered off the road and also impacted into a tree.

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Salem-News.com (November 29, 2017 10:08)

Matt Lauer Fired from NBC for Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

NBC News Chairman Andy Lack released a statement Wednesday morning about the firing of NBC's anchor Matt Lauer.

(N.Y., N.Y.) - Matt Lauer firedOn Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer. It represented, after serious review, a clear violation of our company's standards.

As a result, we've decided to terminate his employment.

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Salem-News.com (November 27, 2017 13:22)Video

Israeli Official says Few Jews Fight for America

"They never send their children to fight for their country" ~Israel Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely

(LONDON) - Tzipi HotovelyIsrael's deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely attacked U.S. Jewry in an interview with i24 News on Wednesday.

Hotovely referred to American Jews as “people that never send their children to fight for their country, most of the Jews don’t have children serving as soldiers, going to the Marines, going to Afghanistan, or to Iraq. Most of them are having quite convenient lives...”

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Salem-News.com (November 27, 2017 15:15)

Fentanyl Overdose Death Investigation in Wisconsin Leads to Portland Arrest

Selling & buying illegal drugs on the Dark Net is a bad choice.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Joseph R. CarusoIn Oregon, 80 people have died in accidental overdoses from synthetic opioids since 2014, and the deaths are increasing according to the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office.

This is the third major case this year that the HIDTA Interdiction Taskforce has worked with ties to the Dark Net, Fentanyl and overdose deaths. Officials want to warn the public that Fentanyl and other opioid analogs are extremely potent and have caused accidental overdose deaths in Portland and around the state.

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Salem-News.com (November 27, 2017 18:15)

Man Charged with Murder for Shooting in Yamhill

It all happened in the small town of Yamhill, Oregon.

(SALEM, Ore.) - RICHARD ROBERT MERSHONThe suspect, Richard R Mershon, was reported to have gotten into an argument with a man that led to a physical fight. The physical fight quickly turned into a shooting, by a man that had been drinking.

Male victim number one told Police he had witnessed the suspect push a pregnant female, and she may have fallen down. The woman was apparently an employee of Zippy's Pizza, had been trying to help give the suspect a ride home because he was intoxicated.

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Salem-News.com (November 22, 2017 09:44)

Polk County Grand Jury Unanimously Finds Officer Involved Shooting Justified

"...use of deadly force was lawful and justified"

(DALLAS, Ore.) - Baltazar Escalona-BaezOn Tuesday, a Polk County Grand Jury unanimously found that Polk County Sheriff's Sergeant Kevin Haynes and Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Lorence were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed 17-year old Baltazar Escalona-Baez, of Silverton, on the morning of October 28, 2017.

...Escalona-Baez, still within arm's reach of Haynes, turned around and advanced directly towards Haynes, pointing the knife towards him. Haynes then shot Escalona-Baez twice.

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Salem-News.com (November 21, 2017 20:19)Video

Hanford Nuclear Cleanup Board Meeting in The Dalles

The production of plutonium at Hanford ended in 1989

(SALEM, Ore.) - atomic bomb testFor the last 25 years, Hanford has been the site of the world’s largest environmental cleanup program, the result of wastes created during the production of plutonium for America’s nuclear weapons program. Cleanup will continue for at least the next several decades.

The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board will meet November 27-28 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.

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Salem-News.com (November 21, 2017 14:48)

WANTED: Unlawful Killer(s) of Black Tail Deer

Maybe the deer ran after being shot, but either way, someone needs to come forward.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.comOn Friday, November 3rd, 2017, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist located a black tail buck that was shot and left on Gravel Creek road.

The deer appeared to have been shot the night prior and was left with no meat taken. Oregon State Police is investigating the unlawful killing and waste of the black tail deer.

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Salem-News.com (November 20, 2017 18:58)

Salem Health Responds to Opioid Epidemic

Salem Health Responds to Opioid Epidemic

(SALEM, Ore.) - drug addictionEverywhere you turn, this trend has been in the news. But this news isn’t fake. Statistics in Oregon alone back up the claim:

“In 2014, enough opioids were prescribed in Oregon for nearly every person in the state to have a bottle.” — Oregon Assistant Attorney General David Hart.

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Salem-News.com (November 20, 2017 14:05)

Voodoo Economics is Back

On November 16, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a tax overhaul bill.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - House RepublicansThe U.S. Senate has their own bill. The Senate Finance Committee approved a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul proposal after four days of markup. The vote was 14-12, along party lines.

Earlier, Senate Republicans added a controversial provision to the bill, repealing the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, to help raise revenues for tax cuts, which would result in 13 million fewer Americans being covered by health insurance.

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Salem-News.com (November 15, 2017 16:12)

Merkley Statement on the Resignation of CFPB Director Richard Cordray

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley previously served as the top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee’s Financial Institutions and Consumer Protections Subcommittee

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Richard Cordray"I thank Richard for excellent leadership in standing up for the agency in the face of relentless opposition by Republicans in Congress.

"Now the president must appoint a successor who will make sure that our financial system strengthens American families, rather than stripping them of their hard-earned wealth."

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Salem-News.com (November 17, 2017 13:39)

Then There's Only One Choice

The German author/playwright's work was deeply influenced by his service in the Wehrmacht, the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany.

(OLDENBURG, Germany) - This month marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Borchert, a young German writer who was seriously wounded in World War II then imprisoned for resistance activities.

Physically destroyed, he lived only two years after the war. During that time he wrote antiwar literature that is widely read in Germany but little known in the USA, where it is currently most needed.

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Salem-News.com (November 15, 2017 12:10)

Ten Car Accident on I-5 Near Woodburn

Witnesses are asked to call the Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888.

(WOODBURN, Ore.) - A ten-car accident near Woodburn Tuesday night was a domino effect after a large object fell into the freeway.

At about 9:30 p.m., the Northern Command Center (NCC) was notified of a large metal object that had fallen off of a pick-up truck.

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Salem-News.com (November 14, 2017 23:20)

Police Arrest Man for Murder of Kenny Kalugin

Oregon State Police SWAT was activated to assist in the arrest.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Shortly after 7:00 am, Friday, Salem Police officers responded to an alley west of the 1800 block of Liberty St NE on a report of an unconscious subject in a vehicle. Officers and medics located an adult male victim in a vehicle and confirmed that he was deceased.

The victim was identified as 37-year old Kenny Kalugin of Gervais. Autopsy results indicated that Kalugin died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

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