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Evacuation Order Stays in Place For Santiam Canyon
(September 18, 2017, 6:02 pm) DETROIT Ore. The Current Rain is Not Enough to Stop the Fire Threat Yet

On Sept. 14 the Marion County Commissioners issued a level 3 evacuation order for Breitenbush Hot Springs and the Breitenbush Summer Homes. The decision was made after weather experts determined a risk for thunder and lightening in the Santiam Canyon.

Child Struck While Walking in Crosswalk
(September 15, 2017, 9:41 am) MILL CITY, Ore

Linn County Deputies tell Salem News Journal that a 10 year old female from Mill City was on her way to the School Book Fair, when she was struck in the crosswalk on Broadway Street by a 2005 Dodge Caravan.

Level 3 Evacuation Ordered for Breitenbush Area
(September 14, 2017, 5:23 pm) DETROIT Ore. Level Three Means Leave Immediately

Today, the Marion County Board of Commissioners authorized a Level 3 evacuation notice for areas of Breitenbush Hot Springs and Breitenbush summer homes. Level three means it is recommended they evacuate immediately.

Claire Phillips
Oregon Woman Honored for Heroism as Spy and Humanitarian
(September 12, 2017, 5:46 pm) SALEM, Ore. Spy, Actress, Patriot From Oregon Receives Monument on Capitol Grounds

Gov. Kate Brown will unveil the monument. Author Sig Unander will provide historical background on Phillips and the significance of the monument. Claire Phillips was a stage actress and singer who grew up in Portland.

Christopher Glen Wilson Photo: OSP
Utah Man Arrested for Wildland Arson OSP Seeks Assistance
(September 12, 2017, 9:33 am) LA PINE, Ore.

On August 29, 2017, an investigation began into four wildland fires that occurred along the Highway 97 between the area of Lava River Cave and Mile Post 180 south of La Pine, Oregon. Through a collaborative law enforcement effort and information obtained from the public, a suspect was developed.

Photo by Aumsville Fire
A Busy Weekend for Aumsville Fire Dept.
(September 11, 2017, 10:33 am) Aumsville, Ore The Volunteers From Aumsville Fire Worked Three Multi Alarm Fires in 24 Hours

Following a long Saturday night assisting Stayton Fire with a 3rd-alarm wildland fire on Fir Grove Lane SE, the Volunteers Fire Fighters of Aumsville Fire District responded to two multiple-alarm fires on Sunday. Making this a busy weekend for these Men and Women. Thanks to them!


Photo: Marion County Sheriff's Office
Corvallis Mountain Rescue Locates Missing Hiker
(September 9, 2017, 8:55 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Tonight around 5:30 p.m., searchers with Corvallis Mountain Rescue found missing hiker Daniel Moung. He was located down a steep embankment, approximately one mile from his camp which was located earlier along the Elk Horn Ridge Trail.

Daniel Moung Photo: Marion County Sheriff's Office
Marion County Search and Rescue Team Deployed for Lost Hiker
(September 9, 2017, 3:45 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Searchers with the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Corvallis Mountain Rescue Team, Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Army Air National Guard have been on scene and searching through the night for missing hiker Daniel Moung. Searchers are concerned as Mr. Moung has a form of autism and diabetes which requires medication.

Eagle Creek Fire Evacuation Level Changes
(September 8, 2017, 4:27 pm) HOOD RIVER, Ore

Due to increased fire activity on the east end of the fire, the Hood River County Sheriff's Office is making two changes to evacuation levels. Level One means people should be ready for potential evacuation. Level Two means that people should be ready to leave at a moment's notice. 

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Decrease in Oregon Hunger Still Higher Than National Average
(September 8, 2017, 10:13 am) PORTLAND, Ore

According to the USDA's 2016 Household Food Security Report release this week, the number of Oregonians struggling to put food on the table decreased from 16.1 percent in 2013-2015 to 14.6 percent in 2014-2016.

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