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Photo: Dallas Police Department
Four Arrested in Dallas
(June 4, 2019, 8:33 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Officers arrest four suspects, seize user quantities of methamphetamine and heroin, two guns, and over $6,500.00 in cash.

City of Salem Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer
(June 3, 2019, 9:21 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The City of Salem is pleased to announce that Robert Barron has been selected to serve as its Chief Financial Officer.

Master Li, Wu-jiu brush painting
City of Salem to Welcome Master Li, Wu-jiu of Beijing, China
(June 3, 2019, 8:37 pm) SALEM, Ore.

On Thursday June 13, Mayor Chuck Bennett and the City of Salem will welcome Master Li, Wu-jiu of Beijing, China to Salem with a warm reception from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Salem Convention Center.

Free Fishing Weekend Photo: ODFW
Oregon Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2
Free to Fish, Crab or Clam in Oregon on Saturday and Sunday
(May 31, 2019, 5:54 pm) SALEM, Ore.

This Weekend no fishing licenses or tags are required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon for both residents and non-residents.

National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Brandon Boyd, 142nd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Oregon National Guard Participates in Memorial Day Events 2019
(May 27, 2019, 6:15 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The Oregon National Guard participated in events across the state to help Americans honor our Nation’s Vietnam veterans and veterans from all eras this Memorial Day.  

Michael John Wolfe
Salem Police Department has Michael John Wolfe in Custody
Salem Police investigators and other law enforcement partners continue the search for Karissa and William Fretwell in rural Yamhill County
(May 24, 2019, 8:23 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The Salem Police Department has Michael John Wolfe in Custody.

Lidar - Photo Marion County Sheriff’s Office
French Prairie Area Focused Traffic Patrols
The Traffic Safety Team made 106 total traffic stops while issuing 146 citations and 15 warnings
(May 23, 2019, 4:39 pm) SALEM, Ore.

This week the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Team conducted an enforcement operation in the French Prairie area in northern Marion County.

Michael John Wolfe Poster
Salem Police Department Seek Help for Missing Mother and Child
(May 23, 2019, 4:13 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The Salem Police Department has developed a person of interest in the disappearance of Karissa and William Fretwell.


 City of Salem 2020 Capital Improvement Plan
Salem Construction: Brown RD NE Construction Begins Tuesday
(May 23, 2019, 3:56 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The City of Salem will begin widening Brown Road NE from Sunnyview Road NE to San Francisco Drive NE On Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

Nicolas Cederberg Receives The National Public Safety Medal of Valor from the President of the Unite
Nicolas Cederberg Receives The National Public Safety Medal of Valor
(May 22, 2019, 4:23 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Today, Oregon State Police Trooper Nic Cederberg received the National Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor presented by the President of the United States.

Photo from 2018 event - Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Family Fishing Day at State Capitol Mall
(May 21, 2019, 8:42 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Come catch a fish at the State Capitol Mall (900 Court Street NE) on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m.-noon.

The Oregon Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus and ODFW are teaming up with many other outdoor organizations to host this family event.

Memorial Day Flag Ceremony to be Held at Champoeg State Park
(May 21, 2019, 8:17 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Park rangers at Champoeg State Heritage Area will assemble 4:30 p.m. May 26 at the visitor center flagpole for a short ceremony honoring persons who have died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Staff will lower the flag while bagpipes will sound “last call.”

ATM Skimmer Discovered in Woodburn
(January 14, 2019, 1:17 pm) WOODBUR, Ore

A customer noticed the ATM was not receiving their card normally at the Columbia Bank in Woodburn, and reported it to the bank staff. The staff checked the ATM and noted it was more difficult than normal to put the card into the machine.

Reckless Driver Wraps Car Around Pole (Video)
(November 5, 2018, 2:38 pm) SALEM, Ore

Early this morning two people in what was reported to be a stolen car crashed at high speeds on Park Avenue in Salem.  The Dark colored two door was spotted by Salem Police traveling at freeway speeds South bound on Park Avenue from Silverton Rd.

Brush Fire in Cascades Gateway Park (Video)
(October 22, 2018, 3:59 am) SALEM, Ore

About 1:45 this morning a fire broke out in the woods in Cascades Gateway Park. It only took 10 minutes to put the entire thing out. No word on the cause, but that is a very popular homeless camping area.

One Man Dead After Collision With Train (Video)
(August 30, 2018, 10:12 pm) SALEM, Ore

About  7:30 tonight Salem police officers and Salem firefighters responded to State Street and 12th Street on the report of a bicyclist being struck by a train. Police told Salem News Journal that the initial investigation indicates that the railroad warnings and barriers were functioning at the time of the collision.

Two People Loose Their Lives in Salem Sunday Morning (Video)
(August 19, 2018, 4:05 pm) SALEM, Ore

Two people lost their lives early Sunday morning on Mission Street in Salem. The two people, that have not yet been identified, were on a motorcycle turning left from the I-5 Southbound off ramp onto Eastbound Hwy 22 when Eduardo de la Lima Vargas age 39 of Hubbard, ran the red light and collided with the motorcycle.

Missing Man Found Safe by Ground Searchers
(July 23, 2018, 9:16 pm) SUBLIMITY, Ore

Mr. Gibson has been located by Marion County Search and Rescue Team 18. A ground searcher saw him laying next to a tree on Golf Lane in a wooded area. He is alive and well and being taken to a local hospital for observation.  

Gerald Gibson, age 84
Missing Elderly Man With Health Problems in Sublimity
(July 23, 2018, 10:32 am) SUBLIMITY, Ore

Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and their Search and Rescue Teams are currently searching for Gerald Gibson, age 84 of Sublimity.  Mr. Gibson is 5’ 10” tall, 165 lbs with gray hair and blue eyes.

Missing Swimmer in the Willamette River (Video)
(July 18, 2018, 8:43 pm) SALEM, Ore

Yamhill County Sheriff and other agencies are searching for a missing swimmer near the Wheatland Ferry on the Willamette River. Currently, the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, and Clackamas County Dive/Rescue have craft on the water searching for the missing swimmer.

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