8 hrs ago
Deputy, officer cleared in shooting after chase, search near Silverton
SALEM, Ore. A Marion County grand jury says a sheriff's deputy and a Silverton police officer were justified in opening fire on a suspect after a chase and search near Silverton earlier this month.
16 hrs ago
Sarasohn: Cover Oregon shows our misguided confidence
In American politics, and especially in Republican presidential primaries, there's a concept called "American exceptionalism."
21 hrs ago
Police investigate gang-related shooting in Salem
Salem Police are investigating a gang-related shooting Tuesday evening that left a man suffering from a non life-threatening arm wound.
Man donates $10,000 to help cheated veterans
A man has stepped forward to donate $10,000 to veterans who said they were cheated out of their wages.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Salem police dog nabs standoff suspect with a nip
Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Wollenschlaeger and his 9-year-old Belgian Malinois, Yo.
Letter: A 'thank you' to Mill Creek Heating for their kindness
We need more companies like that in this world with a heart and not just a dollar in mind.
Results of EPA testing delayed
Parents worried about a possible connection between several cases of childhood cancer in West Salem won't get any answers until mid-January.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Fostering Hope initiative gets $200,000 grant
Catholic Community Service's Fostering Hope project received $200,000. The fund awarded a total of $2.5 million.
Seeing to Capitol decor is labor of love for longtime employee
Crawling under brittle fir needles and watering one yule tree is usually enough of a decorating chore for most folks this time of year.
More than 400 kids 'Shop with a Cop'
The Shop with a Cop program is sponsored by Law Enforcement for Youth, a Salem-based nonprofit.
Survivor 2013 season finale: (Spoiler) Winner of season 27 announced
Spoiler alert: for those who do not want to know the winner of this years Survivor season finale, read no further.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Translating change in Oregon prisons to help mentally ill
There is a caged outdoor area attached to the mental health infirmary at Coffee Creek Correctional Institution, and it represents progress.
Homeless families now more at risk
The recent closing of family shelters in Salem leaves only two shelter options for children and their parents who face the devastating crisis of homelessness.
$100 surprise in cereal box a godsend to struggling Salem couple
This was no ordinary cereal box prize. There was no incentive for Tammy Tompkins to buy the cereal, other than she wanted to make some Christmas goodies for her grandchildren, ages 14, 11 and 9. She didn't have to dig to the bottom of the box or send off 12 box tops to collect a plastic or cardboard trinket.
Sunday Profile: Lack of sight hasn't stopped Josh Bowen
Josh Bowen and his grandmother Gail Isaac were at Jack in the Box last week when it happened again.
Mid-Valley breweries improving distribution
Area craft beer enthusiasts will begin to notice, if they haven't already, another local addition to grocery store shelves.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Law enforcement agencies join forces to track down Salem serial groper
A man groped three women here at Willamette University. There have been a half dozen other gropings across Salem in the past two months.
Suspect in shooting of Marion Co. deputy ID'd
The man accused of shooting a Marion County Sheriff's deputy last week has been identified as 25-year-old Cody Marshall Edwards of Dallas, Ore, police said.
Police say 52-year-old Lisa Wilson was making a turn onto Bella Vista Place from Northwest Division Street when Jennen, who was a passenger, was ejected from the vehicle.
Ski resorts offer options for those who don't want to drive icy roads
It's hard to argue with a transportation option that allows you to avoid driving on ice and snow and actually could pencil out to be more economical than if you drove yourself to one of the four Oregon resorts that offer ski bus programs.