Stories tagged: Salem
Mon., July 8, 2019, 8:01 a.m.
A special committee of the Oregon state Senate is holding a hearing over a lawmaker’s comments made during a Republican revolt over climate legislation.
Fri., June 21, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Republican state senators in Oregon continued to engage in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship Friday with Democratic lawmakers, saying they are prepared to sue if the Senate president goes through …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol to block a vote on a landmark economy-wide climate plan …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
A Silverton, Oregon, man said he made a disturbing discovery while driving to work Friday morning: A kitten that was apparently glued to the road, stuck in a busy lane …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in an attempt to reduce killings of cattle by the predators.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production sued the state in federal court, asserting state laws that made pot legal are pre-empted by federal …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Mohammed Fawad Mohammadi survived the war in his native Afghanistan, where he served as an interpreter for U.S. military forces. Now he is in a hospital, with part of his …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
A soldier gave his wife, an emergency room nurse at Salem Hospital, quite the anniversary gift.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Authorities said a suspect shot by Salem police had backed his pickup into the patrol car of the officer who fired.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
The Trump administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas off the coast of the United States drew protests Tuesday in Congress and on the streets.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Authorities have broken up a homeless camp that was under a bridge in east Salem.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
A Salem taxi company is offering homeless residents a seat inside its cabs on chilly nights when the city’s warming centers are not open.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
A woman has died following a house fire in Salem.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
The death of a Salem woman who stepped onto Interstate 5 after causing a disturbance at a restaurant has been ruled a suicide.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Authorities say a 19-year-old woman sought by police was struck and killed when she tried to cross Interstate 5 in Salem.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
The Salem-based nonprofit integrates people with disabilities into the community, including finding and helping them keep jobs.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
An Oregon man was acquitted of rape and sexual abuse charges earlier this year, but now finds himself behind bars after being sentenced to eight years and four months for …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
An 8,400 square-foot ice skating rink is coming to Oregon’s capital city in the fall.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
An Oregon woman accused of strangling her neighbor’s puppy has pleaded no contest to aggravated animal abuse and been sentenced to more than three years behind bars.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Amazon plans to hire more than 1,000 full-time employees to work in a new packing and shipping warehouse in Salem, Oregon.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
A motorcyclist struck and killed a black bear that wandered into his lane of travel in Oregon.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Those keeping an eye out around Salem might notice matching Adirondack chairs outside restaurants like Word of Mouth or in the lobby at the Department of Human Services building. They’re …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Authorities say a 77-year-old man convicted of murder died at a Salem hospital.
Sun., July 23, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Salem Police say detectives are investigating after a 25-year-old man was fatally shot by a private security guard.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
A Salem-Keizer teacher arrested in June on sexual abuse charges involving a student is facing additional charges for allegedly abusing a second student under the age of 14.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Divers recovered the body a 13-year-old swimmer who drowned in the Little North Santiam River.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
A 2,500-square-foot museum in the former entrance to the old Oregon State Hospital walks visitors through not only the state-run hospital’s checkered history, though there’s plenty of that, but also …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
An Oregon judge known for refusing to marry same-sex couples is continuing his battle to stay on the bench.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
The Oregon House has given final legislative approval to a bill that requires state government agencies to comply with requests for public information in a timely fashion.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
A Salem man has been found guilty of murder in the death of a 28-year-old man in a robbery incident outside a Keizer Starbucks.