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Marion County Newswire

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  1. Bonds set in Marion County weekend drug sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A weekend drug sweep landed 20 people behind bars in Marion County and those arrested made their initial appearances in Marion County Circuit Court Monday. Over the weekend, members of the Marion County Narcotics Task Force and Sheriff's Department served multiple search warrants throughout the county.


  2. Oregon panel recommends firing anti-gay judgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A judicial panel recommended the removal of an Oregon judge, in-part for his refusal to marry same-sex couples. The Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability voted unanimously to recommend the Oregon Supreme Court fire Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day from the bench, penning a 48-page report, according to the Statesmen Journal .


  3. Oregon judge who refused to perform gay marriages ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WHTC

    An Oregon judge who has refused to perform gay marriages and has drawn a formal ethics complaint for a raft of other issues should lose his job, a judicial commission leading an investigation into his conduct has found, court documents showed on Tuesday. Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day engaged in the "discriminatory" practice of instructing his staff to screen marriage applicants for same-sex couples and for refusing to perform the marriages and referring them to other judges, the Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability has found.


  4. Roseburg brother of Marine missing in copter crash counting on sibling's toughnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 |

    ... Coast Guard helicopter and C-130 airplane spotted debris 2 1/2 miles off of Oahu. Hart was born and raised in Marion County and was an all-around athlete at Stayton High School. He played football, wrestled, ran track and also played baseball, ...


  5. Laundromat hearing gets washed backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 |

    Healy, 50, had a plea hearing before Judge Audrey Broyles in the Marion County Courthouse Annex on Jan. 7. The hearing didn't last long, as it was pushed back to Friday, Jan. 22. Healy was arrested in January 2014 after investigators with the Keizer Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff's Office forced their way into his residence. Healy was arrested at the time and charged with 16 counts each of burglary, criminal mischief and possession of a burglary tool or theft device.


  6. Metro agrees to enter talks with operator of region's garbage incineratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Portland Tribune

    After a months-long effort to engage the region in 'talking about trash,' Metro is shifting to formally evaluate two ways to reduce garbage sent to the landfill: burning it to produce electricity and filtering out more recyclables after garbage is collected. On Tuesday, the Metro Council directed the regional government's staff to open formal talks with Covanta, the operator of a garbage incinerator in Marion County, to discuss sending one-fifth of the region's garbage there to be burned and converted to electricity.


  7. Oregon approves 5 dairy expansionsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | News-Register

    ... 24 miles east of Klamath Falls. It's now permitted for 4,585 animals, up from 2,350. - Moisan Dairy, in the Marion County city of Keizer, which now is permitted to increase the number of livestock it houses from 1,900 to 2,300. In 2007, the U.S. ...


  8. Metro to consider garbage burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Metro's elected leaders will decide Tuesday whether to pursue burning the Portland area's garbage to produce electricity at an incinerator four miles north of Salem. The regional government's staff will ask the Metro Council for authority to research the costs and benefits of burning our trash and open formal talks with Covanta, which operates the Marion County Energy-from-Waste Facility in Brooks, says Paul Slyman, Metro director of property and environmental services.


  9. Wrongful death tort ongoing in case of seventh-grader hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... the complaint in September. Beyond admitting that the Woodburn School District is a public body operating in Marion County, the defendants' response tersely denied "each and every other allegation, matter and thing set forth in plaintiff's ...


  10. Ex-hospital CEO gets five years probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    The former president and CEO of Silverton Health has been sentenced by a Marion County judge after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an incident this summer in which he was allegedly seen masturbating in his car outside the Woodburn Bi-Mart. Richard Marc Cagen, 64, of Portland, pleaded guilty to one count of public indecency, a class A misdemeanor.


  11. Oregon ghost town rises from drought-drained Detroit LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 |

    Last winter's lack of snowfall in the Cascades caused Detroit Lake's water levels to drop to record lows. In the Marion County mountains, it's not unusual for the annual draw down of water from the Willamette Valley reservoirs in preparation for winter storms to reveal the foundations of Old Detroit.


  12. Low water levels lead to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | RedOrbit

    ... down along the river, figuring I'd find foundations or something like that," Dave Zahn, a sheriff's deputy in Marion County, Oregon, told The Statesman Journal just after Christmas. "Then I saw a piece of old history right there." A lack of snowfall ...


  13. Pierson will vie for state dairy princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... The Oregon State University sophomore and 2014 St. Paul High School graduate will represent Marion County during the Oregon Dairy Women's 57th annual Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador Coronation Banquet Jan. 23, at the Salem Convention Center. ...


  14. Car ripped in half, leaving Stayton teen in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 |

    Marion County deputies came upon a gruesome scene of twisted metal early Friday morning. The one-car crash at Fernridge Road SE and Siegmund Road SE near Stayton ripped the Nissan in half, leaving the front of the car peeking out from a tree and the back -- yards away -- facing the opposite direction.


  15. Youth involved in MacLaren riot gets 7.5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    ... Waller, who at the time of the disturbance was the only participant over the age of 18, has been lodged in the Marion County Correctional Facility while his case was being adjudicated. While at the jail, Waller was involved in a second incident on ...


  16. Former Oregon healthcare CEO gets probation for masturbating in Bi-Mart parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 |

    The former president and CEO of Silverton Health was ordered Tuesday to serve two days in jail followed by five years of probation for masturbating in his car outside a Bi-Mart store . Richard Cagen, 64, a former Portland resident, pleaded guilty in Marion County Circuit Court to one count of misdemeanor public indecency in connection with the May incident in Woodburn.


  17. Marion County woman charged with murdering husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Statesman Journal reports that 63-year-old Carolyn DiMatteo waived her right to a preliminary hearing at her arraignment Monday. DiMatteo was arrested Saturday after calling 911 and saying she had shot and killed her husband, 69-year-old Joseph DiMatteo, at their trailer near Lyons.


  18. Lyons Woman Shoots HusbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    ... e the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Carolyn Dimatteo was arrested for Murder and is currently at the Marion County Jail where she is expected to be arraigned Monday at 3:00 p.m.


  19. Low Lake Level Reveals a Glimpse of Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | KCEN

    Heavy rainfall is washing away memories of the summer's drought but not a surprising historical discovery made at Detroit Lake when it was at its lowest level in 46 years. Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Zahn is one of a few people this fall who spotted a 19th-century utility wagon lying lakeside in the mud when the reservoir drained to 143 feet below capacity.


  20. 'There's nothing to help, he's dead,' wife accused of killing husband tells 911, court docs sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A Stayton woman called 911 just before midnight a day after Christmas, reported she shot her husband with a revolver and declined an emergency dispatcher's instructions to provide first aid. Marion County deputies found 69-year-old Joseph DiMatteo on the floor of the couple's trailer near their bedroom with a gunshot wound to his upper torso, according to a probable cause affidavit.