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Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2020 16:06)

Salem Teen Killed and One Injured in Shooting Tuesday Night

Anyone with information related to the shooting are asked to call the Salem Police TIPS line at 503-588-8477.

(SALEM, Ore.) - shooting investigation Salem Police Department is investigating a shooting which occurred at approximately 10:45 p.m., Sept 22, at the Hoover School Park, located in the 1200 block of Savage Rd NE.

Two victims, a male and female, were struck by the gunfire. Both victims were transported by medics to Salem Hospital, where one victim later died of their injuries.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2020 15:22)

Oregon`s Updated Fire Report and Fire Map

About 1 million acres have burned in Oregon since the start of this year.

(SALEM, Ore.) - ODF fire map The Oregon Department of Forestry is closely monitoring 9 major fires in Oregon, down from 17 originally.

Fires are removed from the list when they are 100% lined and fire managers are confident in their progress toward containment.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2020 13:09)

Limited Area in South Salem: BOIL WATER NOTICE

This notice applies to a limited portion of South Salem only. Not all City of Salem water customers need to boil water.

(SALEM, Ore.) - boil water At approximately 4:30 p.m., September 23, 2020, a 12-inch cast iron main ruptured causing water pressure to be interrupted to approximately 1,000 homes in the South Salem area in the City of Salem (see affected area in map below).

No other areas of the water system were affected by the pressure interruption.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2020 18:03)

3 More Oregonians Succumb to COVID-19

Today, OHA reported 328 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, and 3 deaths

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 532, as well as 328 new confirmed and presumptive cases as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 31,313.

Oregon’s 532nd COVID-19 death is a 64-year-old woman in Malheur County who tested positive on Sept. 1 and died on Sept. 20, at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. She did not have underlying conditions.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-21-2020 15:18)

Trump, the Climate Arsonist

FACT: There is a scientific consensus that the climate crisis is real and is largely caused by man.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Wildfires 2020 In a September 14 speech, Joe Biden blasted Trump for "his disdain for science and facts."

"If you give a climate arsonist four more years in the White House, why would anyone be surprised if we have more of America ablaze?" he asked. Of course Biden was referring to the wildfires raging in California, Oregon, and Washington.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-21-2020 14:50)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Around the World

The Region of the Americas continues to carry the highest burden of COVID-19 globally, accounting for over 38% of all new cases reported in the past seven days.

(GENEVA, Switzerland) - COVID-19 WHO Director-General Dr Tedros, in his regular media briefing on Friday, highlighted that this is a critical moment for countries.

As cases and deaths have started to spike again, he called upon leaders to put targeted measures in place which can help suppress the spread of the virus and ensure that health systems and workers are protected.

Overall, the Region of the Americas continues to carry the highest burden of COVID-19 globally, accounting for over 38% of all new cases reported in the past seven days.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-19-2020 01:32)

Echo Mtn Fire Evacuation Levels Improved for Some Areas

Some residents are allowed to return home.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) - Otis fire This is an emergency notice from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office regarding the Echo Mountain Fire Complex evacuation levels with new downgrades and removals.

Please review the updated evacuation map on the Echo Mtn Fire Website at www.co.lincoln.or.us/echomountainfire.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-17-2020 16:00)

Flash Flood Watch for Oregon`s Cascade Foothills

Be ALERT: the risk for landslides and flooding is higher in burn areas.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - flash flood landslide watch The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for a portions of the Cascade foothills, including portions of the following counties: Hood River, Multnomah, Clackamas, Marion, Linn, Lane, Douglas, Coos, Jackson, and Klamath for Thursday, September 17, 5 pm, through September 18, early morning.

Heavy rain can trigger landslides, rock fall, and debris flows in steep terrain.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-15-2020 22:00)

Marion County Fire Evacuation Levels and Road Closure Barricades

Evacuation Level Updated for Lyons and Mehama

(MARION COUNTY, Ore.) - Oregon fires Evacuation levels were updated at 1:00 p.m. today for portions of the Mehama and Lyons communities, being downgraded to a Level 2 “Be Set” evacuation status. Those evacuation levels remain in effect.

Existing closures on Highway 22 will remain in effect due to continuing extreme hazards from falling trees.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-15-2020 17:27)

Firefighters Achieve 15% Containment of Beachie Creek Fire

The Beachie Creek Fire and the Riverside Fire remain about one mile apart.

(MARION COUNTY, Ore.) - Larry Nicky Firefighters will resume work Tuesday to secure the perimeter of the Beachie Creek Fire. Crews and heavy equipment continue to connect and strengthen existing control line together on the west and northwest portions of the fire.

Good progress was made in this area over the last couple days. Firefighters continue to work with landowners on the southeastern perimeter of the fire to build and secure control lines in that area. Firefighters will also continue mopping up and systematically assessing damage to structures inside the fire.

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