October 22, 2016
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December 18, 2007, 10:57 am 2 comments in the last 7 days.
An arrest has been made in the disappearance of Sherry Eyerly, who was last seen July 4th 1982. The case has remained open for 25 years as investigators ran down numbers of leads hoping to learn who was responsible for her kidnap and murder. This morning at 10:00 AM William Scott Smith pled guilty in a Marion County courtroom after over 25 years having gone by since the abduction and murder of Ms. Eyerly.
People are so blind here; operations have been escalating on the Southern Lebanese border with Israel, U.S. Navy ships including submarines and one major aircraft carrier are operating in the Persian Gulf. America is preparing for a war in Iran and likely will back Israel's planned coming war in Lebanon.
The two men on the run since their car jacking attempt last week in Albany are at it again. Still armed and considered dangerous, they stole two cars Saturday, and have successfully avoided apprehension at this time. On Saturday at 4:55 PM, deputies from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 report of an armed disturbance at a residence in Scio.
October 20, 2016, 3:35 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Three people were working in the basement at the time of the explosion and, though injured, were able to escape. 40-year old, William “Chris” West of Astoria, one of the business owners, and 34-year old Jacob Alan Magley, also of Astoria were transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital with burn injuries and were later taken to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Both are reported to be in stable condition. A second business owner, 43-year old Jason Oei of Astoria, was at the scene when the blast occurred and was reportedly uninjured. Fire investigators said today, "At this point there is much follow up that still needs to be conducted. The possible cause of the fire was the manufacture of butane honey oil."
September 19, 2016, 10:44 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The purpose of the two-day meeting was to discuss prescription opioid analgesics for pediatric patients. The FDA experts and their egos were in plentiful supply as they fell over each other condoning opioids for pediatric patients. Unfortunately the audience in the large auditorium was sparsely attended -- no Partnership for a Drug Free Kids and no advocacy organizations.
May 21, 2013, 11:14 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
One subject we cover frequently at Salem-News.com is the stark reality of circumcision of boys and girls. Our articles examine the physical and emotional implications...
The need is greater this year as state troopers, county deputies, and city police officers reach out to help over 600 kids shop for special gifts this holiday season at three locations in Linn, Benton and Marion counties. It is part of their area annual "Shop with a Cop" event. For the 14th year, Corvallis and Albany-area police officers will help local disadvantaged and foster children shop for Christmas gifts as part of the local "Shop with a Cop" program. Last year, 181 children left with smiles on their faces after purchasing videos, clothing, toys, and other special gifts while shopping with state, county, and city police officers. "We all are experiencing in some way the impact of the economy and most of these children would receive very little even in the best of times," said long-time "Shop with a Cop" organizer, Ms. Reita Wyatt.
February 20, 2010, 11:11 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
There was a time, a long time in fact, when the best possible stateside duty a Marine could hope for was Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Orange County.
April 27, 2014, 1:09 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
According to the evidence contained in a newly released documentary, presented below, the New York police and national media completely failed to present the true story of what led to a 33-year old Chinese-American banker named Alexian Lien, receiving a minor beating from motorcyclists in New York City last summer. The beating came after Lien committed a series of violent hit and run accidents that left a motorcyclist, Edwin Mieses, with a fractured spine and punctured lung... crippled for life.