Marion County Newswire

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  1. Ex-Congressman behind attack mailer targeting Janet CarlsonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Statesman Journal

    Former U.S. Rep. Denny Smith is the man behind a negative campaign mailer that targeted Marion County Commissioner Janet Carlson.

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  2. Marion County cuts Batteries Plus Bulbs out of battery recycling program following investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statesman Journal

    Marion County has temporarily stopped accepting batteries for recycling from Salem's Batteries Plus Bulbs, in response to a Statesman Journal investigation into the company's practices.

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  3. Fee for stormwater is just another form of taxRead the original story

    Yesterday | Statesman Journal

    Marion County haven't got enough to worry about, now those tax-seeking people downtown want us to pay for an act of God. They have had to figure out what to do with rainwater since the dawn of time, and now they ...

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  4. Marion County Commissioner Patti Milne steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statesman Journal

    When Marion County Commissioner Patti Milne wakes up Tuesday morning, she won't drive to Salem for the first time in nearly 16 years.

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  5. GOP House candidate cites business ownership, but records indicate otherwiseRead the original story

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... again in 2008 , and another business dissolved in 2007 . Darnell is a Hubbard electrician and chairman of the Marion County Republican Party. He's challenging Rep. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, in the May 20 primary and has received $75,000 from Loren ...

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  6. 5 Earth Day facts and more: Dig into Oregon agriculture at the Ag Fest this weekendRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    ... (hotcakes, ham on the grill, Oregon-grown fruit toppings, scrambled eggs, juice, coffee, and milk) prepared by Marion County 4-H groups from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m on Saturday, April 26. Cost is $6 for adults; children under three years are free.

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  7. Still looking for 'More' about state workers for a new online featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Statesman Journal

    ... Cup; their sheer numbers make them a part of churches, sports teams, PTAs and families all over Salem and Marion County. As a way to acknowledge this, the new politics web page will feature a regular article on someone in state government who has ...

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  8. Suspicious device found at Aurora truck stop was a hoax, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Statesman Journal

    ... TA Truck Stop at 21856 Bents Road NE off of Interstate 5, at 8 p.m. Saturday, said Sgt. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Deputies and Oregon State Police troopers evacuated the area and called the bomb squad to investigate. At ...

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  9. Aurora truck stop closed in hoax bomb scareRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | KGW-TV Portland

    A suspicious device was found at the TA Truck Stop behind the Country Pride Restaurant at 21856 Bents Road NE around 8 p.m., said Sgt. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Around 10:45 p.m., the bomb squad determined the device to be a hoax and the truck stop was reopened.

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  10. Marion County Sheriff's deputies investigating suspicious packageRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | The Oregonian

    Marion County Sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Troopers are investigating a suspicious device found on the backside of the TA Truck Stop located at 21856 Bents Road NE in Aurora.

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  11. Lyme disease is Tuesday topic in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | Statesman Journal

    ... initially, and can cause severe debilitation if not treated. The 7 p.m. meeting is free and open to all at Marion County Fire Station No. 1, lower level, 300 Cordon Road NE, on the east side of Cordon just north of the intersection with State ...

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  12. Women honored by Salem Soroptimist groupRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | Statesman Journal

    ... which helps homeless and at-risk youth. Molly Hawkins, the sexual assault program coordinator for the Marion County Victim Assistance Division, received the Soroptimist Ruby Award for Women Helping Women. The banquet was held on April 12 at ...

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  13. Vic Gilliam, Jim Thompson rake in donations for tough GOP House primaries: Oregon campaign financeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | OregonLive.com

    ... March 7. Gilliam has raised more than $100,000 in that time from dozens of donors to fight David Darnell, the Marion County Republican Party chairman and a Hubbard electrician. Darnell has raised that amount alone from two donors : $75,000 from ...

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  14. Marion County firefighters knock down three-alarm barn blazeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | The Oregonian

    Hot ashes glow through the remains of a barn that was destroyed Wednesday evening in Marion County.

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  15. Law enforcement to boost campground patrolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Statesman Journal

    Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office will be teaming up with other agencies to bolster patrols in the campground areas approximately four miles south of Scotts Mills in the coming days.

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  16. Letter: Brady for Marion commissionerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Statesman Journal

    Marion County commissioner: Kim Brady. She is a veteran who is very concerned about her country, whether it is locally or beyond. As commissioner, she would be accessible to the ...

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  17. Two-alarm fire destroys three barns north of SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Statesman Journal

    The fire may have started in a barn on a rural Marion County road, but a dark plume of smoke was seen by people as far away as North Salem.

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  18. St. Louis Ponds ready for fishing eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Statesman Journal

    ... There have been a lot of improvements and additions to the site that is co-managed by Fish and Wildlife and Marion County Parks and Recreation. Among those are several accessible trails leading to wheelchair-friendly fishing platforms. And with ...

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  19. Negative campaign flier targets Marion County Commission incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Statesman Journal

    The primary race for Marion County commissioner has gone negative thanks to an anonymous mailer accusing Commissioner Janet Carlson of disregarding public input, firing an elected judge and wanting Obamacare for all.

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  20. New stormwater fees could be costly for ChemeketaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Statesman Journal

    Marion County's proposed stormwater fees could cost Chemeketa Community College about $90,000 per year, officials said, paradoxically wiping out the college's ability to afford environmental upgrades to its campus.

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