Man charged with murder found to be 'extremely dangerous,' admitted to Oregon State Hospital
A 30-year-old man charged in March with murder in the death of a 91-year-old woman at her home on Henderson Avenue has been committed to the Oregon State Hospital after being found unable to assist in his legal defense due to underlying mental health conditions. Michael Patrick Hill was taken...
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...
Taste the Fast: Top 3 Quick Bites in Salem You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three popular fast food joints in Salem. Have you had the chance to try any of them? Feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Discover the Secrets to Beating Burnout and Finding Balance at Salem Public Library Event
🔥🔥🔥 Are you feeling the heat of burnout? Ready to regain your balance? Then mark your calendars for an enlightening event at the Salem Public Library. 📚📚📚 "Understanding Burnout and Creating Balance" is a free workshop happening on Tue, Dec 05 from 6pm - 7pm at the Salem Public Library-Plaza Level, Anderson A 585 Liberty Street Southeast, Salem, OR 97301.
Thousands lost power following active morning weather, more rain and wind in the forecast
PORTLAND, Ore. — Thousands of Oregonians and residents of Southwest Washington lost power following a windy morning across the region. As of 10:30 a.m., almost 8,000 people were without power from Portland General Electric, Clark Public Utilities, and Pacific Power. Strong winds ramped up early Saturday morning. Winds were...
Flood watch issued for NW Oregon, Willamette River in Salem forecast to hit ‘action stage’
An extremely wet system of weather that’s brought heavy snow to Oregon’s Cascade Range could bring flooding to the Willamette Valley and Coastal areas late this weekend and into next week. A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service through Tuesday afternoon for almost the...
Indulge in Luxury and Rejuvenation at Beautify's Winter Skin Retreat
📅 Tue, Dec 05 from 4pm - 6pm, mark your calendars for a luxurious retreat! 📍925 Commercial Street Southeast, Salem, OR, 97302 will transform into a haven for beauty enthusiasts at the upcoming Beautify's Winter Skin Retreat.
Council open to Cumberland request
With the exterior restored and a new coat of paint, the former Cumberland Church looked good when I passed it on a bike ride last month. Now the organizers of the Cumberland Community Events Center hope the Albany City Council can help their project along. Back in 1999, the city...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.39 and $3.99 in Albany as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest 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 Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Thomas Creek: Oregon's Outdoor Paradise for Anglers and Adventurers
Thomas Creek in Crabtree, Oregon, is a gem for anglers and adventurers alike, offering a serene trout fishing experience amidst the Pacific Northwest's splendor. This trout-rich creek not only captivates anglers but also serves as a playground for a variety of outdoor activities. Historical covered bridges add to the charm, while swimming spots and rockhounding for agates and jasper provide enjoyment for all.
First Alert Weather Day for this morning
PDX ended yesterday with nearly 1″ of rain. We had light rain the last several hours with about .07″ so far today. Models show more than an inch in Portland and south through Salem. There could be 2″+ along the coast before the day ends. The wind is not as strong this morning, but I expect it to pick up around 9 am. The strongest winds will be in Eugene around the mid-30 mph range and lighten up as you move closer to the metro around the mid-20s. The same applies to the coast, around 30 mph in Newport to the low 30s in Astoria.
Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rain, Snow and Flood Warnings in Oregon and Southwest Washington
• A winter storm has hit the Pacific Northwest, bringing heavy rainfall to lower elevations and snow to the Cascades and Columbia River Gorge. • The National Weather Service has issued advisories and warnings, including a winter storm warning for the Cascade Range and flood warnings for areas west of the Cascades.
Macy Gray & The California Jet Club Live in Concert at Elsinore Theatre
🎤🎵 Exciting news for all music lovers! The ever-eclectic singer/songwriter and actress, Macy Gray, is set to perform live with her own band, The California Jet Club. The event, named Macy Gray & The California Jet Club, is scheduled for Dec 05 at the iconic Elsinore Theatre located at 170 High St SE, Salem, OR.
Making repairs at historic building on Third
At 113 years of age, the two-story structure housing the Wood Apartments in the 200 block of Southeast Third Avenue may be among Albany’s oldest apartment buildings. Now the facade is getting structural repairs. This is one of the residential properties of Scott Lepman. On Nov. 27, the Albany...
Philomath High wrestlers 5th at 24-team Cascade meet
The Philomath High School boys wrestling team opened its season Saturday with a fifth-place finish in the Perry Burlison Invitational’s 24-team field at Cascade High School. The Warriors sent four wrestlers into the finals at the tournament and came out of it with one champion and three runners-up. Sophomore Riley Barrett took first place at 150 pounds and settling for second-place medals were junior River Sandstrom at 113, sophomore Porter Compton at 138 and junior JJ Lewis at 175.
A Festive Journey Through the Silverton Christmas Market
Experience the magic of the holiday season at the Silverton Christmas Market! With over a million lights, a German village setup, live music, and artisan crafts, it's a festive destination for the whole family. Don't miss the authentic German food and the heated beer garden!
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.
Walling Pond fishing spot in Salem blocked off due to increase in homeless living at site
For nearly a century, anglers have been coming to a private property in southeast Salem to fish at Walling Pond. The 8-acre former gravel pit, owned by the Walling family, has been stocked regularly with trout and was a popular close-to-home spot for anglers to get a fishing fix. ...
Get Weird this Holiday Season at Salem's Alternative Art Market: Meet the Strange
Tired of the same old holiday routine? Ready for a festive experience that's a bit out of the ordinary? Then mark your calendars for Sun, Dec 03 · 11am - 6pm and prepare to "Meet the Strange" at the Salem Convention Center.
Celebrate the Holiday Season at Wine Crush's Christmas Party in Albany
Get ready to jingle and mingle at the Christmas Party at Wine Crush in Albany! This festive gathering is set to take place on Monday, December 4th, from 6pm to 8pm at the Wine Crush located at 329 2nd Avenue, Albany, OR 97321.