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Oregon House Passes Tobacco and E-Cigarette Tax to Increase Oregon Health Plan Funding
House Bill 2270 increases taxes on tobacco products, sends issue to voters
(June 20, 2019, 2:39 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The Oregon House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to create an additional sustainable funding mechanism for the Oregon Health Plan by increasing taxes on tobacco products and creating taxes on e-cigarettes and vaping products.


Photo: Oregon State Police
Single Vehicle Crash Knocks Down Power Lines Near Woodburn
(June 19, 2019, 10:27 am) SALEM, Ore.

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at approximately 2:45 A.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 99E near milepost 30.

 


Photo Marion County Sheriff’s Office
McKay Rd NE Fatal Collision
(June 16, 2019, 7:21 pm) SALEM, Ore.


This afternoon deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle crash which resulted in two fatalities.


Axel Johnson Photo: Marion Co. Sheriff's Office
Elderly Man Missing From Salem Area
Update: Mr. Johnson was located around noon on June 18th in the Canby area by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.  Mr. Johnson is again in contact with family members and is not injured.
(June 16, 2019, 5:44 pm) SALEM, Ore.

Update: Mr. Johnson was located around noon on June 18th in the Canby area by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.


House fire in the 4300 block of Munkers St SE, Salem : Photo Courtesy of Marion County Fire
Salem Fatal Early Morning House Fire
(June 14, 2019, 10:11 am) SALEM, Ore.

Friday at approximately 5:15 am, Marion County Fire District responded to a house fire in the 4300 block of Munkers St SE, Salem.


Public Works Day Poster : City of Salem
16th Annual Salem Public Works Day June 20th
(June 10, 2019, 5:14 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The community is invited to join the City of Salem Public Works Department for the 16th Annual Public Works Day at Riverfront Park on Jun. 20, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Storm Spotter Training in Central Oregon
(June 6, 2019, 4:06 pm) SALEM, Ore.

The National Weather Service, in conjunction with the Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Offices (Emergency Management), will host three Skywarn Storm Spotter Training events June 10th and 11th


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.


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