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Marion County Sheriff looking for man, woman after car stolen and wrecked
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is looking for Michelle Garcia-Elias, 23, and Hector Tavares, 20. The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a young man accused of stealing and wrecking a car and a young woman accused of helping him avoid capture.
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Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case
SALEM, Ore. A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Call Board: April 25
Sing Portland!: The non-audition community choir seeks new members during open houses May 13 and 15; www.singportland.com or 503-956-4046.
Conversation programs, plant sales and classes, Lakewood Area Artists exhibition: Lake Oswego events
Grow Beautiful Roses: Discover tips for successful growing, talk about types and their uses, in a class at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Dennis' Seven Dees Garden Center, 1090 McVey Ave. in Lake Oswego.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Small crowd heads to rarely used church for sunrise Easter service
The Spring Valley Church at Zena in West Salem was a metaphor Sunday for Easter itself.
Blasi is the best candidate to lead Salem's Ward 2
Please don't be fooled by this year's divisive campaign rhetoric, cute slogans and childish one-issue politics.
Salem's Oregon Cherry Growers products certified GMO-free
Oregon Cherry Growers, a Salem-based cherry processor, has added a new line of maraschinos that are certified free of genetically modified organisms.
Salem car fire spreads to duplex; family forced from home on Easter morning
Marion County Fire District Battalion Chief Kyle McMann said a family of four adults and two children were displaced from a duplex in the 4000 block of Silverton Road NE shortly after dawn Sunday when a car fire spread to the nearby housing structure.
West Salem assistant coach accused of sex abuse appears in court
An assistant West Salem girls basketball coach appeared in Polk County Court this morning for a pretrial hearing regarding accusations of sex abuse.
Ultimate gamer room: Salem man and his work will appear on DIY Network
How does a guy in Salem land on a home renovation reality show in Palm Springs, Florida? With a little computer knowledge, of course.
Salem area traffic: Crash on River Rd near Croisan Creek cleared, no other traffic delays
Dispatch centers in the Salem and greater Marion County areas say that there are currently no major traffic problems.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Dispensary rules leave Oregon pot test labs unregulated
SALEM, Ore.- The Oregon Legislature's vote last year to regulate medical marijuana shops created new business opportunities for another kind of pot enterprise- marijuana testing- but leaves it virtually unregulated.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Letter: History column brings up a familiar name
I particularly enjoyed the Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill's column on April 6, "History of kindergarten and its namesake" about Miss Nellie Casebere and her Standard Kindergarten.
Salem-area residents arrested with guns, meth
According to Oregon State Police, the narcotics team joined with a Salem DEA taskforce in the investigation that began with a traffic stop and then a search warrant served at a residence.
Lyme disease is Tuesday topic in Salem
It's the meeting of the Capitol Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association, but the Tuesday topic is relevant and timely for anyone who spends time in the outdoors.
Salem police officers enjoying team's newest additions
Salem Police Officer Gerrit Roelof is liking his new office these days. On Wednesday, he showed me around the place a bit, explaining where he keeps certain things so they're accessible during his 10-hour shifts.
Man apprehended by K9 after racing through streets of Salem, crashing
Humberto Ramirez, 20, was arrested early Saturday on counts of reckless driving, attempting to elude the police and the unlawful use of a motor vehicle and nine counts of reckless endangering.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA Public Assistance Grants Help Oregon Communities Repair After Storm
SALEM, Ore. a" Oregon's severe winter storm in February left thousands of residents without power and roadways blocked with downed trees and other debris.
Easter hunts abound in the valley this weekend
Bowlers at Town & Country lanes will get free raffle tickets for a drawing on Saturday, April 19. Extra tickets will be given for $5 donations to the Grand Prix College Scholarship fund.