April 23, 2021
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FROM THE PUBLISHER: There are no words appropriate to encompass a powerful, positive spirit such as Tim King. The Salem-News.com family and the Kings at large appreciate all of the prayers and good wishes during this terrible time. Info on the Celebration of Life is included below. Please remember Tim with joy in your heart. ~Bonnie
February 20, 2010, 11:11 am 7 comments in the last 365 days.
The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
October 4, 2020, 1:58 pm 7 comments in the last 365 days.
Tim King, owner of Salem Ghost Tours and former Executive Editor of Salem-News.com was involved in a serious motorcycle crash about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Sept 30. He was hospitalized in critical condition and remains in ICU at this hour. Tim was driving north on Commercial St in Salem, Oregon, when a car pulled out of a driveway directly into his lane.
DOD is the biggest owner of EPA Superfund sites. The contaminants and health effects of exposure are published on the EPA Superfund website. A simple website hyperlink to military installations on the National Priority List (EPA Superfund), identifying the contaminants and health effects can save lives, but no one seems interested in setting up this hyperlink.
Trump has nominated Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is Judge Barrett’s independence as a Supreme Court justice at this critical time. Will Judge Barrett protect and defend the Constitution of the United States?
July 17, 2020, 1:06 pm 5 comments in the last 365 days.
The Trump Administration sent federal law enforcement into Portland in order to suppress Oregonians advocating for justice at Black Lives Matter protests. Federal law enforcement is utilizing unmarked vehicles to detain peaceful protesters.
It's hard to say exactly what convicted Diane Downs in the shooting of her children, a terrible event that played out on a dark night in 1983. If one word plays into the scenario over and over, it is "emotion" and that is indeed a raw, powerful determiner of guilt in many cases, sometimes appropriately, sometimes not.
Keizer Police responded to a disturbance call last night and ended up making arrests in a case involving alleged death threats against a victim's family members in Mexico. Salvador Gutierrez of Los Angeles, California, and Aquileo Tinoco-Bedolla of Salem were both arrested.
There was a time, a long time in fact, when the best possible stateside duty a Marine could hope for was Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Orange County.
Were we better off January 20 than we were four years ago? The answer is a definite “NO.” I am still trying, however, without much success, to understand why 74+ million Americans voted to re-elect Trump when for four years he has embarrassed himself and this nation with his ignorance, ineptness, and lack of human decency. During the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton called Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” Who are these deplorables?