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Salem, Willamette Valley Weekend Planner

Honoring Silverton's native son, Homer Davenport, the event features a parade, food, music, car show, fun run, and the popular davenport (couch) races.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - ONG Salem Hoopla As thousands of people descend in and around the Oregon State Capitol Mall area in downtown Salem this weekend for the 16th annual 3-on-3 Oregon National Guard Tournament, there are plenty of other options in and around the mid-Willamette Valley for people to enjoy.

From climbing to the top of the Oregon State Capitol, to Family Fun Fest at Riverfront Park, to the famous Homer Davenport Days in Silverton there is something for everyone this weekend.

Read Full Article (Jul-21-2014 12:31)

Suspects Sought After Police Chase in Rural Marion County

The last public information about the two suspects came when they were seen near the 17000 Block of Abiqua Road NE at around 10:00 p.m.

(SILVERTON, Ore. ) - Police Lights A search is underway in rural Marion County Monday, after a man and woman fled following a pursuit outside of Silverton.

Marion County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sergeant Jeff Stutrud says deputies attempted to stop a vehicle on Evans Valley Road just after 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Read Full Article (Jul-17-2014 15:05)

Portland Man Dead After Base Jumping Accident Near Silverton

When deputies arrived on the property southeast of Silverton, they found the man's body at the base of an approximately 1000 feet high tower.

(SILVERTON, Ore. ) - Base Jumping Accident A 38-year-old man from Portland, Ore. is dead after a base jumping accident southeast of Silverton, Ore.

The Marion County Sheriff's office says friends of Zachary Sommer called authorities Thursday morning after they became worried when he had not contacted them after he called them to say he was going to perform a base jump.

Read Full Article (Jul-16-2014 21:00)

Family of Six Escapes Two Fires Near Silverton

The family, which included 4 children of various ages are being helped with housing and other items by the Red Cross.

(SILVERTON, Ore. ) - Silverton Oregon Fire A family of six is lucky to be alive Wednesday, after the motorhome they were living in caught fire, and spread quickly to a nearby home that their father was helping family members renovate.

Silverton firefighters were called to the two fires on Leikem Circle, just off Silverton Falls Highway east of the town of Silverton, at 3:37 p.m. Silverton Fire Chief Bill Miles tells that the first crews on scene quickly called in a second alarm, which brought in extra crews and equipment from Mt. Angel and Drakes Crossing.

Read Full Article (Jul-14-2014 14:26)

Teenage Girl from Silverton Killed in Accident Near Salem

It is unknown at this time if speeds or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Brittany Perry Crash A 17-year-old girl from Silverton has died, following an accident Sunday morning after her vehicle slammed into a tree on Hazelgreen road about five miles east of Salem.

Marion County Sheriff spokesman Sergeant Jeff Stutrud says the driver, Brittany Perry, was taken to the Salem Hospital where she was treated and ultimately died.

Read Full Article (Jun-05-2014 16:58)

Silverton Man Arrested After Killing Neighbors Dog

This is still an active investigation and the Sheriff's Office is seeking witnesses who may have seen the events that took place on May 27th or possibly May 26th.

(SILVERTON, Ore. ) - A Silverton man was arrested after allegedly shooting and killing his neighbors dog.

Deputies say 69-year-old Monty Dale Fisher is accused of shooting and killing a 1 ?1/2 year old male, Alaskan Husky named Xavier, on May 27th at approximately 2:00 p.m., in the 10400 block of Hazelgreen Road NE.

Read Full Article (Dec-18-2013 01:21)

One Man Shot, Police Seek Shooter

The Suspect is described as a Hispanic male, early 20's, approximately 5'8" in height and stocky build.

(SALEM OR) - Police car One man is shot in the arm tonight when he was walking along Silverton Rd NE in Salem.

Police say the suspect fired multiple shots at the victim before fleeing the scene in the sedan which was last seen traveling westbound on Silverton Rd NE.

Read Full Article (Dec-06-2013 16:12)

Deputy Shot Near Salem - Suspect Remains At Large (VIDEO)

A shooting reportedly took place at a Christmas tree farm. One suspect is reportedly shot and one is at large.

(SALEM) - Police tape The Marion County Sheriff's Office is currently on scene and engaged in a very high risk tactical operation in the area of 117th and Sunnyview Road NE. The Sheriff's Office is being assisted by numerous agencies from inside of Marion County.

"We can confirm that multiple shots have been fired and one deputy has been injured. Although there is no immediate threat to the public we are encouraging neighbors in the area to remain indoors."

Read Full Article (Feb-26-2013 01:15)

VIDEO REPORT: Gunman Dies Following Shootout with Police in Silverton RV Park

Another tragic shooting by a man reportedly armed with multiple firearms.

(SILVERTON, OR) - Scene of shooting at Silverton Oregon's Silver Spur RV park 911 callers reported an armed man firing at people in a Silverton RV park at approximately 1:49 p.m. Monday.

The calls came from the residents at the Silver Spur RV Park, 12622 Silverton Road NE.

Read Full Article (Feb-25-2013 15:41)

Numerous Agencies Respond to Silverton Over Report of Armed Man

At this point the scene seems to be contained but Silverton Road is still closed. We will bring you more information as soon as it is available.

(SILVERTON, OR) - Shooting investigation A report of an armed man with a high powered rifle in the city of Silverton drew a major law enforcement response this afternoon.

A witness who is a local business owner, says there were many shots ...

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