August 20, 2017
Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2017 00:40)
Biggs Junction Man Assaults Truck Driver Then is Arrested for BHO LabSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Manufacturing BHO at home is always illegal in Oregon.
(THE DALLES, Ore.) -
OSP executed a search warrant at a home Wednesday about 6:00 p.m. just outside of Biggs Junction off the Biggs-Rufus Highway, as a result of an assault between the resident and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver near the Pilot truck stop earlier that morning.
Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2017 15:58)
Propane Tank Ignites Inside Shop While BlacksmithingSalem-News.com
Fire officials believe that a leaking valve may be to blame.
(LEBANON, Ore.) -
Lebanon firefighters quickly contained a fire from a venting propane tank inside the detached shop of a home on Arlene Avenue on Thursday afternoon.
Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2017 15:48)
PGE Customers Set Another Record for Summer Electricity UseSalem-News.com
PGE customers use 3,976 MW on Aug. 3, beating the previous day's record.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
PGE customers have set a new summer record for energy demand. The new mark is 3,976 megawatts (MW) net system load, set on Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. At the time it was 105 degrees at Portland International Airport.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 17:20)
OREGON: Avoid Breathing Problems as Air Quality DeterioratesSalem-News.com
Take heat and air quality into consideration when planning weekend outdoor activities
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Marion County public health officials urge county residents to take precautions as temperatures and air quality reach unhealthy levels.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 17:00)
Recovery Efforts Underway for Missing Swimmer near Sauvie`s IslandSalem-News.com
Death by drowning claims another Portlander
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
Walker and a group of friends had been on a boat that was anchored approximately 30 feet off the shore, according to investigators. The group had jumped into the water and began to swim toward the shore when Walker began to struggle.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 16:01)
Triple Fatality on Hwy 20 in Lincoln CountySalem-News.com
The tragedy closed the highway for six hours.
(LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore.) -
Oregon State Police responded to a report of a 3-vehicle head on collision on HWY 20 around MP 31 in Lincoln County Wednesday (Aug. 2, 2017) afternoon about 5:00.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 15:35)
OHSU Leads Team to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Through Gene CorrectionSalem-News.com
Study in Nature demonstrates method for repairing genes in human embryos that prevents inherited diseases
(PORTLAND, Ore./PRNewswire/) -
Scientists have demonstrated an effective way of using a gene-editing tool to correct a disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos and stop it from passing to future generations.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 15:00)
Whitewater Fire Closes All Trail Access into Mt Jefferson ParkSalem-News.com
202 fire personnel are fighting the fire currently 4,579 acres in size.
(SPRINGFIELD, Ore.) -
Today’s operations will utilize aviation resources, such as helicopters and retardant planes, to slow fire spread and contain lines. Crews and heavy equipment continue to prepare containment lines on the Southern and Western flanks of the fire.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2017 14:16)
CITIVA Medical Awarded Medical Marijuana License in New York as State Program Expands to 10Salem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
New York expands its medical marijuana program and awards 5 more licenses, hoping to create a more successful program.
(N.Y., N.Y./EINPresswire.com) -
CITIVA Medical has been awarded a license to cultivate, process & dispense medical marijuana and medical marijuana products in the state of New York, as part of the recent expansion of the NY program.
Salem-News.com (Aug-02-2017 14:25)
Tobacco Use Declining But Laws IncreasingBonnie King Salem-News.com
Treating adults over 18 like children, Oregon will be the third state in the Nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Smoking cigarettes is bad for you. The Oregon Legislature voted on behalf of Oregon citizens recently to "protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives" by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21.