Marion County Newswire

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  1. Fire on Marion Co. island expected to burn for daysRead the original story

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Firefighters in Marion County say a state-owned island in the Santiam River is expected to burn for several days, creating heavy smoke.


  2. Salem shootings called result of gangs fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... say the shooting of two people in the parking lot of a Salem restaurant was a result of gangs fighting. The Marion County sheriff's office says the gunfire erupted shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday at a Red Robin. The two wounded people survived, and ...


  3. Woman cites 'Occupy Portland' as Keizer police pull her from foreclosed homeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 |

    ... along with 33-year-old Angelica Rodriguez. The Statesman Journal reports that the two were taken to the Marion County Jail on charges of resisting arrest. Brown also is charged with assaulting an officer and had an arrest warrant for possession ...


  4. 'Polite' Bend bank robber gets 30 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... 16th holdup of the Columbia Bank at 1701 NE Third Street. He was arrested less than seven hours later in the Marion County town of Stayton. In pronouncing sentence, Deschutes County Circuit Judge Michael Adler noted that despite Peterson being ...


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

    Monday Aug 18 | The Oregonian

    ... than another union, made the contribution as the longtime state Senate leader faces a challenge from former Marion County Commissioner Patti Milne. Republicans have said Courtney is one of their prime targets in their effort to take control of the ...


  6. Woodburn man arrested for alleged sex abuse of three minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Portland Tribune

    ... are minors. Gonzalez-Elias was taken into custody at the Woodburn Police Department and later lodged at the Marion County Jail. His bail is posted at $45,000. The Woodburn Police Department believes there may be more victims. Anyone with information ...


  7. Sheriff: Suspicious relatives find child porn on man's computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... man was under investigation by the Child Welfare Division of the Department of Health and Human Services in Marion County. Why would he want to hide his computer? his relatives wondered. They looked through the contents of the computer and located ...


  8. Killer Jesse Fanus' privileges on death row better than many other prisoners, corrections officials saysRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 |

    ... invasion robbery on June 28, 1998. He became the youngest man on Oregon's death row. But in December 2011, Marion County Judge Pamela Abernethy set aside Fanus' sentence. Abernethy ruled that Fanus' attorney failed to show that he had been abused as ...


  9. Gresham partners with Nextdoor, a neighborhood-based social networking siteRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 |

    ... similar partnerships with Nextdoor, including a June launch in Portland. Lake Oswego followed in July, and the Marion County Sheriff's Office in the Salem area recently joined the ranks of police departments using Nextdoor to help with crime ...


  10. A History of D.C. Beer and Marion BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | City Paper

    ... beer, inspiring colorful puns and providing an excuse to brew with marionberries (a type of blackberry from Marion County, Ore.). Here's a history of the Ward 8 councilmember's pint-sized cameos over the last few years. The Frederick, Md., brewery ...


  11. Missing inmate captured in StaytonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The inmate had been since missing Saturday. He entered state custody last October after he was convicted of burglary, meth charges and being a felon in possession of a firearm out of Marion County.


  12. Escaped inmate back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... left) helped him drive away. (Photos from Oregon State Police) in Salem on Saturday is now in custody at the Marion County Correctional Facility, the Department of Corrections said. Officers arrested Jerry Teixeira and his alleged accomplice Lacy ...


  13. Police nab escaped Oregon prison inmate Jerry TeixeiraRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Oregonian

    ... or by what police agency. A convicted burglar and methamphetamine dealer, Teixeira is being held in the Marion County Correctional Facility . His earliest date of release from the prison system is Sept. 5, 2015. But that date is likely to change if ...


  14. Two dead after apparent murder-suicide in Mt. Angel, police sayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | The Oregonian

    ... was still inside the house with Cuanas. Police from throughout the region -- Woodburn, Silverton and the Marion County Sheriff's Office -- responded to the scene. Hostage negotiators contacted Cuanas by phone and attempted to secure the woman's ...


  15. Sheriff: Jefferson man tries to sell items from burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Deputies arrested a man on burglary charges Thursday after Marion County detectives say he tried to sell stolen property out of his house in Jefferson.


  16. Salem man arrested after crashing into dump truck while eluding trooper, police sayRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 |

    ... to elude a pursuing Oregon State Police trooper, police said. William Dalton Hall, 22, is being held in the Marion County Jail on accusations of attempt to elude in a vehicle, attempt to elude on foot, reckless driving, recklessly endangering ...


  17. Shane Saunders Joins Maps Credit Union as Vice President of DevelopmentRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | PRWeb

    ... joined together in 1935, running the credit union out of kitchens and living rooms in homes throughout Marion County. Today, Maps serves more than 45,000 members in Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Linn, Benton, Clackamas, Washington and Multnomah counties. ...


  18. Hiker rescued after 30-foot fall in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    MARION COUNTY, Ore. A woman was rescued and airlifted to a hospital after she fell 30 feet while hiking in Marion County on Saturday.


  19. Man who shot Oregon deputy sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | SFGate

    ... reports ( ) that Cody Edwards asked for forgiveness at Friday's sentencing and told Marion County Deputy Jim Buchholz that he prays for him often. Buchholz said he returned to work at the sheriff's office only this week after ...


  20. Teen drivers: Oregon teen wins scholarship for promoting safety; tips, resources for parentsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 |

    ... died in April while driving to classes at Pacific University. (Laura Frazier/The Oregonian) A teen from the Marion County town of Turner has won a $1,000 scholarship for her efforts to promote safety among teen drivers through State Farm Insurance's ...