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Salem-News.com (May 23, 2016 21:56)

RDX Evaluation by US EPA - Why It Matters

EPA downplays RDX toxicity, pleasing the DOD and putting us in peril

(SALEM, Ore.) - RDX explosiveRDX is an explosive which is more powerful than TNT. RDX is not something that available from your local hardware store, but has been used by both the military and terrorists to kill people.

It saw wide use in World War II. RDX is also known as Research Department Formula X, cyclonite, hexogen (particularly in German and German-influenced languages), and T4. RDX is still the base for many common military exposures, including C-4, which is 91% RDX.

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Salem-News.com (May 23, 2016 13:20)

The Sixth Anniversary of the Rwanda People's Party (RPP)

"Violence is simply unacceptable in modern Africa."~ President John V Karuranga, (RPP)

(RWANDA) - Salem-News.comFellow Rwandans and Friends of Rwanda, May 21, the Rwanda People’s Party (RPP) celebrated its six-year anniversary. On my own behalf and on behalf my party, the Rwanda People’s Party, (RPP), we take this opportunity to thank those committed and patriotic men and women that have been behind us for the past 6 years, despite the many challenges and the many circumstances that we have continued to operate in.

The RPP supported the removal of presidential term limits, because the party believes, that there is no link between democracy,governance and term limits.

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Salem-News.com (May 16, 2016 11:25)

Independence Woman Killed In Crash West of Monmouth

Four passengers in the second vehicle were not badly injured.

(MONMOUTH, Ore.) - fatal crash hwy194Police say the preliminary investigation revealed a 1997 Dodge Neon was traveling eastbound on Highway 194 (also known as Monmouth Highway) when it crossed the centerline striking a 2006 Dodge pickup head-on.

Witnesses reported observing the Neon driving at a high rate of speed prior to the crash.

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Salem-News.com (May 18, 2016 21:45)

Highway 97 Crash Takes Four Lives South of Madras

Two others were transported with non-life threatening injuries.

(MADRAS, Ore.) - fatal crashWhile waiting to make a left turn, an unknown vehicle that had also been traveling northbound on Highway 97 almost rear-ended the Pontiac but passed it on the right shoulder.

Another northbound vehicle, a 2015 Ford van, could not avoid the Pontiac and rear-ended it at highway speeds. This impact forced the Pontiac into the southbound lane of travel where it collided with a southbound 2008 Honda Accord.

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Salem-News.com (May 11, 2016 14:02)

Man Killed Monday In Highway 22 Crash East Of Salem

One person was taken Stayton Hospital, and another to OHSU via Air Ambulance.

(STAYTON, Ore.) - Salem-News.comAbout 5:50 a.m. Monday, OSP received the report of an eastbound vehicle which could not stay within it's lane of travel on Highway 22 near milepost 19. The caller reported the vehicle was crossing over the centerline and the back into it's lane of travel.

Minutes later, OSP received another call that the vehicle of concern had been involved in a head-on crash on Highway 22 near milepost 20 (just west of Lyons).

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Salem-News.com (May 12, 2016 01:01)Video

Bernie Sanders Brings Down the House in Oregon's Capitol City

Anxious supporters welcomed Bernie Sanders back to Oregon.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bernie SandersFrom all corners of the state of Oregon, and beyond our borders, came thousands upon thousands of people excited to hear independent U.S. senator Bernie Sanders speak, and to see him in person.

He entered with a big smile on his face, “It sure sounds like Salem, Oregon is ready for the political revolution!” The crowd responded with roaring applause. The building was filled to capacity, about 4,500.

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Salem-News.com (May 13, 2016 14:39)

Alcohol, Excessive Speed Contributed to Fatal Crash

Police were on the scene almost immediately.

(SALEM, Ore.) - fatal crashJust after midnight Friday morning two Salem Police officers were typing reports in the 4500 block of Liberty Rd S when they heard squealing tires followed by a crash.

They went to investigate and discovered that a silver colored 2002 GMC Yukon that had been eastbound on Skyline Rd S failed to negotiate the turn at Liberty Rd and crashed into a power pole killing 22-year old Corey Engleman.

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Salem-News.com (May 12, 2016 11:10)

FBI Says Threat from Pedophiles Online is Vast and Extensive

Child Sexual Exploitation is an increasing problem.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - child pedophilesThe case of a Tennessee man sentenced last month to 21 years in prison on child pornography charges serves as an important reminder to parents and children about the dangers of an online world where things are not always as they appear and pedophiles may be lurking around many virtual corners.

The pedophiles tricked their young victims by creating fake profiles on social networking sites, where they posed as teenagers to lure children to their websites.

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Salem-News.com (May 13, 2016 00:13)

10 Pounds of Heroin, 14 Pounds of Meth Seized in Huge Drug Bust

Salem Police Conclude Major Drug Investigation

(SALEM, Ore.) - drugs and moreA nearly two month long drug investigation had a turning point Tuesday evening with the arrest of seven individuals and the service of seven search warrants.

The Salem Police Department seized over ten pounds of heroin, over 14 pounds of methamphetamine, and in excess of two pounds of cocaine. In addition, over $466,000 and six vehicles were seized.

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Salem-News.com (May 11, 2016 20:50)

Smoke Plume was Prescribed Burn of 116-acres in Hwy 6 Corridor

This broadcast burn produced a very large column of smoke visible throughout Washington County and potentially neighboring counties.

(TILLAMOOK, Ore.) - broadcast burnThe Oregon Department of Forestry conducted a prescribed burn today on a 116-acre site on the Tillamook State Forest near Browns Camp in the Highway 6 corridor.

The burn aimed to remove woody debris that remained after the recent completion of the Fighting Phellini Timber Sale.

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Salem-News.com (May 11, 2016 22:42)

6 Business Lessons That Will Propel You to Success

Basic lessons for new entrepreneurs!

(SALEM, Ore.) - Steve WynnMany entrepreneurs strive to emulate successful moguls by blazing new paths. What they don’t realize is their predecessors didn’t reinvent the wheel.

They applied a basic set of principles that enabled them to realize their dreams. For instance, it is worthwhile to study the experiences of Steve Wynn, the wildly successful Las Vegas real estate tycoon.

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Salem-News.com (May 04, 2016 14:00)

Marijuana Extracts, Topicals and Edibles for Oregon Starts June 2

The 2016 Legislature expanded "early sales" of limited marijuana products from Oregon's medical marijuana dispensaries.

(SALEM, Ore.) - oregon cannabisOregon voters passed Measure 91 in 2014, allowing recreational use of marijuana by adults 21+. Nearly immediately, the more than 70,000 legal patients in the state felt the impact of the measure on the medical program.

Here is the latest update from the Oregon Health Authority, explaining what dispensaries can expect as they open up more “early sales” for recreational customers, allowing them to purchase additional products before recreational stores are open.

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Salem-News.com (May 05, 2016 17:18)

Body of Katy Roe Recovered from Ocean

Sad news for a community that has been holding out hope.

(DEPOE BAY, Ore.) - Katy RoeThe US Coast Guard, Station Depoe Bay they had located and recovered a clothed female body from the ocean just outside the jaws of the Depoe Bay Harbor just before 6 a.m. today.

Lincoln County Major Crime Team members immediately responded, and detectives were able to make a positive presumptive identification of the recovered body to be missing person, Katharine “Katy” Roe of Depoe Bay.

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Salem-News.com (May 17, 2016 22:09)

The Word is Credibility -Not Stigma -in the Prescription Opioid/Heroin Epidemic!

"It's a public health epidemic, but it's completely man made." ~Dr. Sanjay Gupta

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Anderson CooperThis past week CNN broadcast an Anderson Cooper interview on the prescription opioid/heroin epidemic at a Town Hall Meeting.

CNN has been accused by the U.S. Pain Foundation, a lobbying group for pharma in catering to the needs of chronic pain patients in their use of long term opioids, at stigmatizing the pain patients.

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Salem-News.com (May 06, 2016 14:24)

Speed Racing Suspected as Cause of Crash That Killed McMinnville Man

Excessive Speed is a factor in ONE of THREE all fatal crashes.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Mcminnville fatal crashUpon initial investigation, they discovered that a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling northbound on Highway 99W when it apparently lost control and spun across the paved center median and struck a southbound 2004 Honda Odyssey van nearly head-on, according to authorities.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, 24-year old Jeromy Hopper, of McMinnville, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

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Salem-News.com (May 11, 2016 22:57)

How to Make Good Decisions About Insurance

No matter what your age, it is best to be prepared for the unexpected.

(SALEM, Ore.) - insuranceInsurance. That’s for somebody else, right? Somebody older, wealthier, and with more dependents needs insurance, but not you. Or do you? Millennials are famously lax when it comes to insuring their health, homes, cars, and lives.

One theory goes along with the common “entitlement” prejudice and says that young adults count on boomeranging back home when assets are lost and times get tough.

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Salem-News.com (May 17, 2016 16:37)

Consumer Credit is Confusing, Data Finds College Students Confused

Financial literacy is "the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being." (2008-The President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy)

(SALEM, Ore.) - credit counselingA new survey was administered to test the knowledge of students on consumer credit in March. The results were not promising.

The survey was sent out to Bay Area college campuses; the colleges were a mix of private and public schools that offered 2 year or 4 year degrees. About 668 participants answered questions about consumer credit, building credit, and credit scores.

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Salem-News.com (May 18, 2016 12:59)

Regulation in Binary Options Trading

Learn how the binary options trading industry is regulated around the world, and gain an understanding of why regulation is important for investors.

(SALEM, Ore.) - financial marketAll around the world, binary options trading is being reclassified, from being in the same arena as gambling, to being a regulated financial instrument. In fact, by mid-2016, the UK is set to implement new FCA rules that will have serious effects on binary options trading.

This is a major shift from four or five years ago, when binary options were a fringe investment that not many investors were interested in risking.

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Salem-News.com (May 06, 2016 13:14)

Salem Reverberates as Retired Military Plane Flies Over

The Oregon Military says what took Salemites as a military event was in fact just an old plane landing.

(SALEM, Ore.) - AWACSThe thundering roar of a huge military plane was heard over south Salem this afternoon, rattling windows and causing not a little intrigue into what this plane was doing here.

According to the Oregon Military Department, it is a civilian aircraft, not a military one. It may be privately owned, or being retired.

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Salem-News.com (May 04, 2016 01:47)

Sanders Statement on Indiana Primary Win

Sanders (D) and Trump (R) are winners of this closely-watched presidential primary election

(NEW ALBANY, Ind.) - Sanders wins IndianaU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on Tuesday after The Associated Press projected that he won the Indiana primary:

"I want to thank the people of Indiana for the great upset victory that they gave us tonight. This is the 18th state that we have won, and we expect more victories in the weeks to come..."

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Salem-News.com (May 05, 2016 19:10)

17th Annual Portland Global Cannabis March & Rally this Saturday

Event begins at HIGH NOON at Pioneer Courthouse Square featuring Garcia Birthday Band, The Hill Dogs, Mack & Dub, Bad Habitat, Justin James Bridges and John Cornett & Friends; the March kicks off at 4 pm.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - On Saturday, May 7, 2016, nearly 300 cities worldwide, including Portland, Oregon, will participate in the 17th Annual Global Cannabis March.

We march to stand in solidarity for cannabis consumer rights. While marijuana may be legal under state law, it is still illegal under federal law. We march to effect change on the federal level. We march for the right of employees to use marijuana in their off hours, just as employees can consume alcohol in their off hours. We march so renters can consume marijuana in their own homes without fear of eviction...

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Salem-News.com (May 16, 2016 15:46)

OMMP Launches Mandatory Inventory Reporting System at Public Meetings

Mandatory reports are DUE July 10, and there are harsh penalties for failure to do so.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) at the Oregon Health Authority has scheduled a series of public meetings around the state to present its new online inventory reporting system for marijuana and marijuana products.

New reporting rules that took effect March 1 (OAR 333-008-0630, 333-008-1248 and 333-008-1830) require growers, dispensaries and processors to report to OMMP information about the production and transfer of medical marijuana.

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Salem-News.com (May 02, 2016 11:29)

Property Dispute Turns Into Dog-Napping Near Turner

The dog "Isis" is still missing and Ms Kempton will not reveal it's location.

(TURNER, Ore.) - Brooke Kempton went to her now ex-tenant's father's house, in the 4700 block of Marion Road SE the morning of April 26.

Ms. Kempton confronted 61-year old Kevin Taylor stating that his daughter, Kate Taylor stole two saddles and she was taking Ms. Taylor's dog until she got her saddles back.

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