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Detroit`s Bankruptcy Should Focus Attention on Unfunded Public Pensions

Opportunistic politicians and greedy unions are responsible for Detroit's total collapse, and the dire straits of other cities and states.

(DETROIT) - Detroit in 1942 The causes of Detroit's financial collapse are largely the result of its own unfortunate history of corruption and financial excess, and only partly caused by global economic trends and their impact upon the auto industry.

Detroit has been a one-party city for many years, never a good thing.

Read Full Article (Nov-21-2012 15:37)

Marion County Sheriff`s Deputies Identified What Appears to be a Serial Burglar in the Detroit Lake Area

Deputies are asking the residents of Detroit Lake to watch out for Shrader and to report any sightings to the Marion County Sheriff's Office by dialing 911.

(SALEM) - Billie Shrader With the end of summer, many of the Detroit Lake residents leave their vacation homes and return to work in the city.

Vacation homes and with homes posted for sale have become the target of a suspected burglar, breaking in and "living" in them for days at a time.

Read Full Article (Jan-27-2012 18:41)

Heavy Rains Limit Access in the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area

Crews are working quickly, but it could take weeks.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Forest road washed out by rains at Detroit, Oregon Recent storms continue to create hazardous driving conditions on Forest Service roads in the northern section of the Willamette National Forest, particularly in the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area.

Public safety concerns have prompted forest engineers to issue a temporary closure of Forest Service Road 2207, which accesses several popular recreation sites...

Read Full Article (Jan-02-2011 21:18)

A True Story: The Cry of the Bigfoot

The Bigfoot legend's close proximity to Salem, Oregon.

(SALEM, Ore.) - My wife and I hiked the path toward the creek. We noticed several trees that had been inexplicably snapped off about eight feet above the ground.

Suddenly an otherworldly cry filled the forest around us. It emanated from higher up the Rock Creek canyon, piercing with a strange timbre that was bestial and somehow human...

Read Full Article (Sep-07-2010 05:00)

Detroit Stabbing Ends in Bloody Scene in Local Bar

A bloody night in the normally quiet town of Detroit, Oregon led to a stabbing, arrest, and recovery of a loaded gun in the vehicle of the stabbing victim.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Stabbing scene at Cedar's Restaurant and Lounge in Detroit, Oregon A reported fight between friends in Detroit, Oregon led to a man entering Cedar's Restaurant and Lounge Friday night shortly after 9:00 p.m., with a serious stab wound to the arm. Dennis Osbourn had just sat down for dinner.

"There was a good amount of blood, and I guess it wasn't that life threatening but it sure looked like it. He dribbled all the way across the street into the bar and against the wall and then there was a puddle."

Read Full Article (Aug-27-2010 20:13)

Fire Update for the Detroit and Sweet Home Ranger Districts

Visitors may continue to experience increased fire traffic on forest roads.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Scott Mountain Fire Firefighters on the Detroit and Sweet Home Ranger Districts are mopping up the remains of 49 fires that were started by lightning on August 17th. A majority of the fires are either out or in patrol status. Crews will continue to monitor the fires for several weeks.

“The Type 3 incident management team that was brought in to manage the lightning complex for our Districts provided an outstanding service by keeping the fires small and minimizing impacts to recreationists and forest resources,” said Grady McMahan, District Ranger for the Detroit Ranger District.

Read Full Article (Sep-05-2009 15:17)

Canal Creek Fire Slows, Weather Increases Hope for Firefighters

Wet weather and the combined aggressive efforts of fire crews on the ground, raise chances of the fire being under control soon.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Tanker Drop at Canal Crk Fire The Canal Creek fire has now been held to 283 acres for a few days and is at 90% containment as of Saturday morning.

Many of the area road closures have now been lifted. The Quartzville Road is now completely open and accessible from Sweet Home to Highway 22.

Read Full Article (Aug-28-2009 18:11)

Firefighters Continue Battling Canal Creek Fire, Now at 200 Acres

Several road closures are in effect due to concerns for public and firefighter safety.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) - Canal Creek Fire The Canal Creek Fire 8 miles southwest of Detroit, Oregon, has grown to 200 acres, according to fire officials on scene. They say the fire has continued to burn in heavy timber through old-growth stands of Douglas Fir.

Read Full Article (Aug-28-2009 01:34)

Helicopters & Air Tankers Battling Canal Creek Fire

The public is urged to stay out of this area so that fire crews can continue to work at containing this fire.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Canal Creek Fire The Canal Creek Fire in the Detroit Wilderness area had grown to 90 acres of 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening. Fire officials say warm temperatures helped the fire advance upslope through heavy timber with long-range spotting.

Read Full Article (Aug-27-2009 11:43)

Canal Creek Fire at Detroit Prompts Closures and Evacuations

With light winds and warm temperatures today, the fire is expected to push up-slope in this area of heavy timber and old-growth Douglas Fir.

(SALEM, Ore.) - The wildland fire reported at 6:00 pm last night about 8 miles southwest of Detroit has been named the Canal Creek Fire.

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