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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Marion County Sheriff's deputies investigating suspicious package

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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Related Topix: Aurora, OR

10 hrs ago | Statesman Journal

Lyme disease is Tuesday topic in Salem

It's the meeting of the Capitol Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association, but the Tuesday topic is relevant and timely for anyone who spends time in the outdoors.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Salem, OR

Fri Apr 18, 2014

OregonLive.com

Vic Gilliam, Jim Thompson rake in donations for tough GOP House primaries: Oregon campaign finance

Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Silverton, OR, US News, Hubbard, OR

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Statesman Journal

St. Louis Ponds ready for fishing event

Louis Ponds west of Gervais will be stocked with 2,000 rainbow trout this week, a delivery that includes 250 "pounders" averaging 14 inches apiece along with 50 16-inchers.

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Related Topix: Gervais, OR

Statesman Journal

Law enforcement to boost campground patrols

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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Related Topix: Scotts Mills, OR, Clackamas County, OR

Statesman Journal

Two-alarm fire destroys three barns north of Salem

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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Related Topix: Salem, OR, Keizer, OR, Aumsville, OR, Silverton, OR

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Statesman Journal

New stormwater fees could be costly for Chemeketa

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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Related Topix: Salem, OR, Keizer, OR

Statesman Journal

Child abuse gets attention

Stayton City Councilor Hank Porter asked a key question that underscored a lack of easy answers regarding child abuse prevention and intervention.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Stayton, OR

Statesman Journal

Negative campaign flier targets Marion County Commission incumbent

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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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Salem, OR, Willamette University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Alleged drunk-driver who struck train arrested in Marion County, sheriff's office says

The Marion County Sheriff's Office says a drunk-driver struck a train which dragged his car and set it afire.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Statesman Journal

Deputies break up underage party after using social media to prevent it

Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff's Office broke up a party promoted on social media as #ProjectNat that they believed would have underage drinking at it.

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Related Topix: Gates, OR, Salem, OR

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Statesman Journal

Man accused in sex abuse case appears in court

A former massage therapist charged with sex abuse was in Marion County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a plea hearing, but he did not enter a plea.

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Related Topix: Turner, OR, Salem, OR

KGW-TV Portland

Silverton Hospital sued by families over births

Each family has a child who was born with permanent brain damage and cerebral palsy.

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Related Topix: Stayton, OR, Medicine, Nursing, Silverton, OR

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Deputies: Salem bicyclist shot in the knee

A Salem man told police he was shot in the knee while riding his bicycle. The Marion County Sheriff's Office says deputies got reports of shots fired Wednesday at about 3 a.m. About an hour later, Salem Hospital told them a man arrived with a gunshot wound to his right knee.

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Related Topix: Salem, OR, Medicine, Salem Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Marion Co. deputy says motorcyclist hit 133 mph

The Marion County sheriff's office says a deputy pulled over a motorcyclist accused of reaching a top speed of 133 mph on a Salem street.

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Related Topix: Salem, OR

Statesman Journal

Letter: Carlson is the experienced choice for county commission

When she is willing to again offer her efforts as Marion County Commissioner Position No.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Marion County Sheriff's Office promotes two to sergeant

After two sergeants retired from their roles in the Marion County Sheriff's Office, two others were promoted to take their place.

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Statesman Journal

Police, deputies share tales from the force

Talking about cops is kind of like talking about the weather: We complain about the rain, but where would we be without it? Most people seem to have a story to share -- about the police -- whether it's getting pulled over for what they deem a bogus traffic ticket or having to pay a fine they think is way too expensive.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, OR, Polk County, OR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Keizertimes.com

Need CHEAP paint?

How did Bishop get so much paint for free? No, it's not because he works for a paint company, nor did he find an incredible one-time special deal.

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Related Topix: Keizer, OR, Brooks, OR, Salem, OR

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Statesman Journal

Courthouse Square re-opens after $23 million fix

Courthouse Square on Wednesday reached a milestone: the conclusion of a nearly $23 million structural repair project.

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Related Topix: Keizer, OR, Salem, OR

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