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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2014 17:35)

Facebook Post Leads to Man`s Arrest for Killing Brothers Dog

This is the second animal abuse arrest the Linn County Sheriff's Office has made within the past week.

(SWEET HOME, Ore. ) - Animal Abuse Arrest A Sweet Home, Oregon man has been arrested for killing his own brothers dog.

27-year-old Brandon Clark was arrested after the Linn County Sheriff's Office Animal Control received reports last week about a Facebook post that a dog had to be put down by it's owner after it received injuries from it being thrown to the ground.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 08:00)

Police Seeking Information on Sweet Home Woman`s Death

Anyone with information should contact the LCSO communications center at 541-682-4141.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Heaven Angel King The Lane County Sheriff's office is asking for public's help in their investigation into the death of a Sweet Home, Ore. woman on July 9.

The sheriff's office says 36-year-old Heaven “Angel” King was found dead by hikers on Forest road 2212, about 38 miles east of Cottage Grove.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-20-2014 09:20)

Warning Issued for Foster Reservoir Users This Summer

Linn County Parks will install extra dock sections at the Lewis Creek moorages to extend them into deeper water.

(SWEET HOME, Ore. ) - Foster Reservoir The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers alerts boaters and other users of Foster Reservoir near Sweet Home, Ore., that the reservoir has been filled to an elevation of 635 feet above sea level for the summer of 2014; about two feet lower than usual.

All boat ramps and Edgewater Marinas should still be accessible.

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Salem-News.com (May-08-2014 01:06)

Linn Deputies Find Body in Pond

The body, a white male adult, has not been positively identified. Sheriff Riley advises that the investigation is continuing and more information will be released as it becomes available.

(SWEET HOME, OR) - Death investigation Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports his deputies have recovered a body from a pond near Sweet Home.

The Linn County Sheriff's Office received a call today, May 7, 2014, at 11:56 a.m. reporting a body was face down in a pond located in the 25000 block of Crescent Hill Road which is approximately 7 miles south of Sweet Home.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-04-2009 02:18)

Linn Detectives Serve Search Warrant for Explosives

Police say explosives in a dumpster led to a residence where materials that may have been used in making an explosive device were discovered.

(SWEETR HOME, Ore.) - 29-year old Devon Carl Salladay Several suspicious items, believed to be explosives, were located by employees from Sweet Home Sanitation September 30th, according to Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller.

"These devices were discovered in a dumpster and did not appear to have been placed with the intent of damaging any specific property or person, but were located in trash that Sweet Home Sanitation had received," Mueller said.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-31-2009 12:41)

600 Firefighters Battling Canal Creek Fire

The next few days are forecast to have a warming and drying trend, which will do little to help these crews battle the fire.

(SALEM, Ore.) - The Canal Creek Fire “This is the largest fire camp we’ve seen in at least 30 years” according to one employee at the Sweet Home Ranger District.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2009 02:36)

Fatal Crash Halts Highway and Ignites Forest Fire (PHOTOS)

The vehicle fire sparked a forest fire in the area that burned around an acre and a half.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) - Fatal truck crash near Sweet Home, Oregon 7-28-09 Police say a Bend-area woman was killed Monday afternoon in a head-on collision with a commercial motor vehicle on Highway 20 east of Sweet Home.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2009 04:06)

SPECIAL FEATURE: `Where There`s Smoke - There`s Fire` (VIDEO)

Special feature video report by Gerrit Roelof and Jerry Freeman on wildland firefighter training in Oregon.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) - Oregon Wildland Firefighter training It's hard to underestimate the importance of fire safety in a state like Oregon. This week, in preparation for the upcoming summer fire season, students are learning the finer points of wildland firefighting and honing their skills, until they get it right.

Paul Heibert, the incident commander at the wildland firefighter school, says a lot of the work is standardized training. "It's done nationally and we don't have a lot of wiggle room as far as what we teach them. which I'd say is a good thing. So three of the five days we have the mandatory stuff and the rest of it we have some play."

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Salem-News.com (Jan-22-2008 16:51)

Sweet Home Man Arrested for Assault

The three-month old baby is still in the care of Emmanuel Hospital in the pediatrics intensive care unit.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) - Michael Henthorne was arrested on January 18th and lodged in the Benton County Corrections facility on a charge of Assault in the First Degree. A Sweet Home man is in custody on a child abuse allegation that apparently involved an infant choking on a napkin. Deputies were dispatched to the emergency room late in the evening on January 16th for a report of a possible child abuse incident.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-08-2007 10:33)

Man Drowns After Jumping Off Bridge Near Sweet Home

Deputies said the man and his friends had been drinking prior to the drowning.

(SWEET HOME, Ore. ) - File photo A 40-year-old Halsey man died late Saturday night after jumping from a 70-foot bridge and drowning near Sweet Home.

Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies say Gregory Aaron Culver drowned after doing a back flip off Rocky Top Bridge near Quartzville Road, about 20 miles from the junction of Quartzville and Highway 20 east of Sweet Home.

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