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  1. Salem police ask for help in locating missing 15-year-old girlRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Salem police say a missing 15-year-old girl may be endangered after she left a foster home last week.


  2. Salem landscaping company receives national honorRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal of Commerce

    Jeff McDonald covers construction and transportation for the Daily Journal of Commerce Send questions, comments and story ideas to Jeff at jeff.mcdonald@ or at 503-802-7226.


  3. Police ask for help finding Salem teenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KPIC

    Police need the public's help locating a missing 15-year-old girl who may be in danger. A Salem Police officer on August 12 found Bethany Desanto living with her homeless mother in Minto Brown Island Park. Bethany was taken into protective custody at ...


  4. On-Call Translators Help English-Only Emergency DispatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    ... service. Veteran call-taker and training manager Andrea Tobin, at the Willamette Valley Communications Center in Salem, Oregon, admits that the wait for an interpreter to join the call can be excruciating, but dispatchers are trained not to let that ...


  5. Merced council again sets tighter restrictions on construction change ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

    ... work at Highway 59 and Cooper Avenue. The second contract, worth $281,546, went to Michels Pipeline Construction of Salem, Ore. John Sagin, the city's principal architect, said the work to be done was too specialized to draw local bids. Only one ...


  6. 4-H leader: 'The state has failed these athletes'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    ... the State 4-H Horse Fair competition. She said the dirt packs up and becomes too slick for horses to gain traction. SALEM, Ore. Dozens of teens hoping to compete at the State 4-H Horse Fair on Tuesday left the Oregon State Fairgrounds disappointed. ...


  7. Can Oregon quake-proof its schools and the state Capitol as well?Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, talks with reporters Tuesday about his proposal to authorize $200 million in bonds to help quake-proof schools in Oregon.


  8. Forest Grove football: Vikings take the field for first official practice of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... of 2014. Photos by Kent Frasure . Forest Grove finished 4-6 in 2013 and will switch from the Pacific Conference to the Salem-based Greater Valley Conference this season. The Vikings will host David Douglas in a nonleague game Sept. 5 before ...


  9. More sought for school seismic workRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Newberg Graphic

    Senate president: Lawmakers should OK $200 million. Senate President Peter Courtney says he will call for $200 million in bonds to help make Oregon schools more resistant to earthquakes.


  10. Rohse 8-19 Islands and whalesRead the original story

    Tuesday | News-Register

    ... is pretty certain that our captain can identify them all. Our tour-cruise, which includes 10 McMinnvillans, departs Salem by coach on a July Sunday, with a stop for lunch at Anthony's, overlooking Bremerton marina with its Navy ships and ferries. ...


  11. Salem Concert Band to perform at Youngberg HillRead the original story

    Tuesday | News-Register

    The Salem Concert Band will perform "Pinot Gris and Film Noir," a concert featuring movie music, Sunday, Aug. 24, at Youngberg Hill Vineyards near McMinnville.


  12. Senate President Peter Courtney Talks Up $200 Million for School Seismic RetrofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Willamette Week

    In his race for re-election, Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) has taken heat from his opponent for his push to proceed with a $252 million seismic upgrade and renovation of the Oregon Capitol. As WW has reported, Courtney's plans could come ...


  13. Police arrest Salem man, 33, after I-5 chase, injury crashRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Fire officials had to extricate the driver, Brian Jake Wilson, and passenger, Perla Vanessa Gomez Lazo, 30 of Salem, following the crash.


  14. Call Board August 22Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    ... (grades 5-8) and Premier (grades 8-12); or 503-226-6162. "Blithe Spirit": Pentacle Theatre in Salem seeks two men and five women for parts in the play with auditions Sept. 6; or 503-991-1479. "The Seven ...


  15. Two hospitalized after brief police pursuit in Salem areaRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Two people were hospitalized after a crash in the Salem area that occurred as an Oregon State Police trooper tried to stop their car for a traffic violation, according to the state police.


  16. Campaign for legal pot announces $2.3M in TV adsRead the original story

    Monday | SFGate

    ... the beta. In order to prevent this from happening, please do not clear your cookies for the next 30 days. SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The campaign behind an Oregon ballot measure that would legalize marijuana for adults said Monday it will buy ...


  17. Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

    ... one he plans to deploy for ocean testing at the end of August. Morrow runs his scrappy startup from his home in south Salem. Click the "Play Video" button to see more of his device and his homemade 1,500-gallon wave tank. (The video is narrated and ...


  18. What Happens When 911 Callers Don't Speak English?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... for business call centers, banks, schools and courts. Consider an example from the Willamette Valley 911 Center in Salem, Oregon. After determining that the caller only spoke Spanish, the dispatcher clicked a speed-dial button to conference in an ...


  19. Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney gets $15,000 donation from SEIU: Oregon politics todayRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Oregonian

    Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, got a political boost last week from the state's largest union, which gave him $15,000 through its political action committee.


  20. Salem police officer charged with harassmentRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | SFGate

    ... the beta. In order to prevent this from happening, please do not clear your cookies for the next 30 days. SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Marion County sheriff's office says a Salem police officer faces a harassment charge in connection with a ...


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