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Salem-News.com (Feb-22-2017 18:36)

Snow Levels Drop and Flood Warnings Continue for NW Oregon

A late winter storm will bring more rain and maybe even some snow.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com While the threat of snow is eminent, an active Flood Watch continues for two rivers, the Pudding River at Aurora and the Tualatin River at Farmington.

A cool and unstable air mass will linger over the region for the next several days. Low elevation temperatures will hover in the
lower to middle 30s each night. Most accumulating snow will remain around 1,000 feet or higher. However, some showers may
bring visible snow down to sea level for most of the next several days.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2017 10:19)

Oregon Rains May Cause Downed Trees and Landslides

With heavy rain returning, be alert for landslides across western Oregon

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - landslide With flood watches now in effect for most of western Oregon, be alert for landslides.

"As we've seen in the past few days, heavy rain can trigger landslides," says Ali Ryan Hansen, communications director for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI).

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2017 12:12)

Dayton Woman Killed in Head-on Crash

Tragic accident in Yamhill County

(DAYTON, Ore.) - Dayton fatal crash According to Troopers on scene, a 2005 Jeep Liberty, operated by 19-year old Madelyn West of Beaverton was traveling east on Hwy 18. West's vehicle crossed into the west bound lane of travel colliding head-on with a 2000 GMC Envoy.

The GMC was operated by 68-year old Bertha Martinez, of Dayton.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2017 11:09)

President Declares Disaster for Dec. 14-17 Storms in Oregon

Damages from the winter storms from the past few weeks are also being assessed to see if more federal assistance is warranted.

(SALEM, Ore.) - high water Governor Kate Brown's request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration is officially approved for the severe winter storm and flooding that occurred from Dec. 14-17.

Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by a severe storm and flooding in Josephine and Lane counties.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2017 16:19)

Car vs Light Pole Sends One to Hospital

Tangent Fire Department quickly responded to the call

(TANGENT, Ore.) - car crash A single car accident on Hwy 34 in Tangent sent one to the hospital last night about 10:05 p.m. Tangent Fire Dept and OSP responded to the call of a car crashed into a light pole.

There was only one occupant, the driver, and that person was taken to the hospital by Albany Paramedics.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-18-2017 20:35)

Severe Weather Continues Across Oregon

Freezing rain, ice, high winds and blowing snow create blizzard-like conditions in the Columbia River Gorge

(SALEM, Ore.) - oregon winter weather Interstate 84 is closed between Troutdale and Hood River due to ice; the highway is also closed between Pendleton to Ontario as blowing snow creates blizzard-like conditions. OEM and the Oregon Department of Transportation urges motorists to stay off the roads.

As severe weather continues to rage across the state, Oregon's Office of Emergency Management activated the state Emergency Coordination Center (ECC).

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Salem-News.com (Jan-16-2017 00:01)

Carole Lombard`s Deadly Plane Crash Happened 75 Years Ago Today

"At the foot of the mountain, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard’s husband, waited in the faint hope that some of those on the plane may have survived."

(SALEM, Ore.) - Carole Lombard January 16th marks the 75th anniversary of the night Hollywood actress Carole Lombard lost her life in a mysterious, tragic plane crash southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, claiming all 22 souls aboard.

A Transcontinental Western Airlines (TWA) Douglas DC-3 slammed into a mountain about 35 miles from Vegas, taking with it, Lombard, her mother, press agent and passengers including 15 US servicemen. Nobody ever figured out what happened.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-13-2017 22:07)

Man Killed In Plane Crash Near Cape Blanco Made Distress Call

It is believed he suffered some sort of medical issue prior to the crash.

(CURRY COUNTY, Ore.) - plane crash While out training, a U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew overheard a radio conversation between an 80-year-old male pilot and Federal Aviation Administration Seattle personnel.

The pilot was reporting he had lost vision in his right eye and was signaling an emergency code today.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2017 00:15)

Heavy Snow Falling in Portland and the Valley Floor

A complex low pressure system is bringing another round of snow to the Willamette Valley.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Portland snow A Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow is in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday, issued by the National Weather Service.

Snow levels are down to the valley floor. 2-6 inches of snow is expected to accumulate, with heavier amounts to fall across the higher elevations on the west side of the valley.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-10-2017 12:39)

Law Enforcement Investigating Fatal Crash Following Reported Kidnapping

Alleged kidnapping ends in two deaths.

(ONTARIO, Ore.) - Ontario, Oregon Just as Ontario Police arrived on scene, the suspect, 49-year old Anthony Wayne Montwheeler, of Nampa, Idaho, fled in a 2014 black Dodge pickup.

Officers received information that there was an adult female, 40-year old Anita S. Harmon, of Weiser, Idaho, who was being held against her will, in the pickup. Officers pursued the suspect in the city then traveled south onto Highway 201.

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