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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 burn The 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 (Apr-29-2016 21:40)

BLM Sells Over 13 Million Board Feet of Timber in Linn County

The Bent Beekman and Roaring Toads timber sales totaled $3,238,399.

(SALEM, Ore.) - freres lumber Approximately 13.3 million board feet (MBF) of timber was offered for sale at oral auction by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Salem District, on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

The Bent Beekman Timber Sale (4,495 MBF), located 20 miles southeast of the town of Scio, in Linn County, was purchased by Freres Lumber Company Inc. for the bid price of $1,739,348...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2016 01:05)

Marion County has 537.5% Increase in Syphilis from 2011 to 2015

High risk: half of all new STI's occur among young people aged 15 to 24

(SALEM, Ore.) - STI Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur in the United States every year costing the American healthcare system nearly $16 billion dollars in direct medical costs alone, says a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

It is essential that sexually active individuals receive screening for STIs to avoid health complications associated with STIs.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2016 20:21)

Marion County to Consider Solid Waste Disposal Fee Increases

Written testimony may be submitted until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

(SALEM, Ore.) - recycle marion county The Marion County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 30, at 9:30 a.m. regarding proposed increases to solid waste disposal fees.

The meeting will be held in the Senator Hearing Room of Courthouse Square at 555 Court Street NE, Salem, during the commissioners' regular board session.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2016 17:52)

Why Vegan Foods are 2016`s Top Trend in the Restaurant Industry

Veganism is both a practice and a philosophy.

(SALEM, Ore.) - vegetarian food In recent years, the restaurant industry has experienced a significant amount of change with various popular movements related to ideas about food.

One big trend that is expected to rise this year and next is the prevalence of vegan foods in more typical dining settings.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2015 18:16)

Statement by The President on the Keystone XL Pipeline

America is going to hold ourselves to the same high standards to which we hold the rest of the world.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - President Obama THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. Several years ago, the State Department began a review process for the proposed construction of a pipeline that would carry Canadian crude oil through our heartland to ports in the Gulf of Mexico and out into the world market.

This morning, Secretary Kerry informed me that, after extensive public outreach and consultation with other Cabinet agencies, the State Department has decided that the Keystone XL Pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States. I agree with that decision.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2015 22:37)

Willamina 230-Acre Fire is 50% Contained

Four cabins along East Creek Road are under a Level 1 evacuation. Willamina Creek Road and East Creek Road are closed north of the junction with Coast Creek Road.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Willamina Fire Excellent progress on containing the Willamina Creek Fire was made today. The fire has not grown since Friday night.

Increases in acreage shown in these updates over the last few days reflect the GPS data collection work that has been completed which has resulted in more accurate mapping. The final acreage is not expected to increase from today's total.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 18:53)

Man Rescued After 26 Foot Fall at Three Pools Park

Mason was taken to the Salem Hospital with serious injuries.

(MARION COUNTY, Ore.) - Rescue from Three Pools Rescuers worked for nearly two hours to recover 26-year old Mason Young, of Salem after he attempted a back flip off of the rocks, fell some 26 feet and missed the water at Three Pools Recreation Area.

Mason was originally assisted by bystanders and then later by Fire and Law Enforcement personnel from seven different jurisdictions.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 20:46)

Oregon Coast Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day 2015

Restore Habitat, Restore Birds on the Oregon Coast

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - Migratory Bird Day On Saturday, May 9, Lincoln County will celebrate “Restore Habitat, Restore Birds” as part of International Migratory Bird Day.

International Migratory Bird Day is a global campaign to inspire people of all ages to get outdoors, learn about birds, and take part in their conservation.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-21-2015 14:45)

2015 Ag Fest is Two Days of Great Fun for Families

A day at Ag Fest is one your kids will always remember!

(SALEM, Ore.) - Ag Fest The 2015 Oregon Ag Fest is this weekend in Salem. The 28th Annual agricultural adventure runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 25 – 26, at the Oregon State Fair Grounds, 2330 17th St NE, Salem.

Last year over 17,000 people attended Ag Fest. Many were given their first introduction to what agriculture means, and how it is important to each and every one of us.

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