Stories tagged: salem
Mon., July 8, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A soldier gave his wife, an emergency room nurse at Salem Hospital, quite the anniversary gift.
Fri., March 9, 2018
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
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
Authorities have broken up a homeless camp that was under a bridge in east Salem.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
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
A woman has died following a house fire in Salem.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017
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
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
The Salem-based nonprofit integrates people with disabilities into the community, including finding and helping them keep jobs.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
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
An 8,400 square-foot ice skating rink is coming to Oregon’s capital city in the fall.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
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
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
A motorcyclist struck and killed a black bear that wandered into his lane of travel in Oregon.
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
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
Authorities say a 77-year-old man convicted of murder died at a Salem hospital.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Salem Police say detectives are investigating after a 25-year-old man was fatally shot by a private security guard.
Thu., July 20, 2017
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
Divers recovered the body a 13-year-old swimmer who drowned in the Little North Santiam River.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
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
An Oregon judge known for refusing to marry same-sex couples is continuing his battle to stay on the bench.
Tue., June 13, 2017
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
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.