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5 cars hit by bullets in Linn Co.; Police seek information
LINN CO. - Five people have had their vehicles shot at in Linn County recently, Oregon State Police announced Wednesday. The Oregon State Police are asking for the public’s assistance to identify potential suspects or suspect vehicles in a series of likely connected vehicle shootings in Linn County. No...
Salem Armed Robbery Suspects Apprehended in Joint Police Operation
Two suspects were arrested on December 4, 2023, for a series of armed robberies in Salem, Oregon. The Salem Police Department, Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), and Oregon State Police (OSP) conducted the joint operation. The robberies started on November 17, with six businesses targeted. The suspects used guns to threaten employees and demand money. Four incidents happened in Salem, and two were in the MCSO's jurisdiction.
More than $1.4 Million Allocated to Help Houseless Women and Children
Salem, OR — “It’s no secret that we have a homelessness crisis on our hands, especially impacting women and children,” said Marion County Commissioner Danielle Bethell. “When we can shift funds to a project like Simonka Place, we are literally changing people’s lives and making generational impacts.”
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in cascadia, OR?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to cascadia..
Heavy rains in Sweet Home led to sewage overflow into South Santiam River
SWEET HOME, Ore. – Sweet Home city officials said on Tuesday that recent heavy rainfall combined with saturated ground conditions led to an overflow of diluted raw sewage into Ames Creek and the South Santiam River. According to a press release issued to the public by the city on...
A Community's Heartbreak and Resolve: The Tragic Loss of Da'Myiah Barton-Pickens
In the quiet enclave of Silverton, an event occurred that struck at the heart of the town's sense of security and family unity. Nine-year-old Da'Myiah Barton-Pickens' life was tragically cut short due to a drive-by shooting, leaving her family and community in profound grief. Her mother, driven by a love that transcends the grave, has channeled her sorrow into a quest for justice, vowing to be present at every court hearing related to the heinous act that claimed her daughter's future.
Santiam Hospital & Clinics: A Year of Progress, New Additions, and Community Trust
In 2023, Santiam Hospital & Clinics saw growth, innovation, and increased community recognition. The year was characterized by significant developments, new team additions, and a continued commitment to high-quality healthcare.
Linn County Commissioners deny road name change
ALBANY, Ore. — A request to change the name of Stellmacher Drive southwest of Albany was rejected Tuesday morning by Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker. Robert Clausen, who lives in a home on the road and whose family has a long history with the...
Community-Service Learning works with local organizations to offer volunteer opportunities
The Salem community and many families across the nation are being impacted by financial hardship, adverse weather conditions, lack of access to education or food, and other challenges. In addition, the homeless population in Marion and Polk counties surpassed 1,100 in 2020, many of whom are facing extreme challenges during the cold weather months. On-campus organizations like Community-Service Learning (CSL) and local nonprofits are organizing and participating in volunteering events and social activities to give back to the community, especially as weather conditions worsen.
Today the gas price is close to $3.99 in Stayton as of 2023-12-06. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
'Drama' returns to Colton High theater
For the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic, the Colton High School drama club hit the stage for a performance. On Friday, Dec. 1, the club re-emerged from its exile when they presented the Don Zolidas comedy “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse.” The plot is described as “doomsday preppers who turn to this handy and hilarious guide to survive the apocalypse. The actors are there to present...
Molalla Police Station: It's now full steam ahead
It took a while, but the City of Molalla will get a new police station. Clackamas County Elections certified the final results for the Molalla Police facility bond on Nov. 30. The measure passed by a 935-929 count. The measure, which enjoyed a nearly 50 vote margin after the initial tally was released on election night, saw that margin shrink with each successive tally release, eventually closing to within three...
Oregon High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Marion County Today - December 4
Looking for how to stream high school basketball games in Marion County, Oregon today? We've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Marion County, Oregon High School Boys Basketball Games Today. East Linn...
Marion County Commissioner Danielle Bethell Elected President of the Association of Oregon Counties
SALEM, Ore. — On Thursday, November 16, Marion County Commissioner Danielle Bethell was elected president of the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) during the organization’s annual conference. Commissioner Bethell recently served as second vice chair, first vice chair and now will serve a one-year term as president, leading...
Meet Our Mid-Valley: Silverton author Bart King has reached a generation of kids
The 31 or so books Bart King has written have sold more than a million copies. The most rewarding part of being an author, however, is when the Silverton resident goes to a library and sees one of the books that clearly has been read a lot of times. “Especially...
Marion County dog shelter holds 1st adoption since pandemic
The director says adoptions have slowed down nationwide, and they hope that events like these will spur more to take a furry friend home.
Two Buffs place at Perry Burlison Invitational
The Madras White Buffalos wrestling squad finished in 16th place at the Perry Burlison Invitational Saturday at Cascade High School in Turner. The Buffs had two wrestlers place sixth in the 23-team event: Earl Oliver at 138 pounds and Deklyn Parton at 144. Oliver opened by beating Aegis Smith of Elmira via pin, then lost in the quarterfinals to Crook County’s Landon Lavey, the eventually weight class champion. Oliver then...
Mill City: A Testament to Resilience and Heritage in the Pacific Northwest
In the sheltering North Santiam Canyon, Mill City stands as a living chronicle of the Pacific Northwest's industrious heritage. Founded in 1887, this historical gem owes its name to the sawmills that once thrived in the area, shaping both the economy and the social fabric of the town. Pioneers and industrialists like John A. Shaw and A.B. Hammond transformed the abundant timber into a source of prosperity, their legacy ingrained in the town's identity.
BYU student turns trials into opportunities for growth
If you told David Fregoso four years ago that he would be at BYU studying entrepreneurial management, he would not have believed you. Fregoso, a 23-year-old junior from Molalla, Oregon, has experienced uncommon hardship in his early years of adulthood. Growing up, Fregoso said a college education was never in...
Cowboys second at Perry Burlison
The Cowboys dominated the lower weights but didn’t score enough points in the higher divisions to win the Perry Burlison Boys Invitational Saturday at Cascade High School in Turner. The Cowboys finished second to the Dallas Dragons, 208.5 to 193. Sweet Home was third at 174 and Cascade fourth at 145 to lead the 23-team field. In the first six weight classes, Crook County won four titles, plus took a...