December 1, 2015
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Salem-News.com (Nov-12-2015 19:15)
The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald: 40 Years AgoBonnie King Salem-News.com
Gordon Lightfoot said this song is his most significant contribution to music.
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40 years ago, on November 10, 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. This two score anniversary commemorates the ship, an ore carrier, which went down in a November storm, taking all 29 crew members to their graves.
Salem-News.com (Jul-14-2015 16:18)
Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic PlacesSalem-News.com
The powerhouse was designed by Ellis Lawrence, founder of the UO school of architecture.
(LANE COUNTY, Ore.) -
The Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District in Lane County is among Oregon's latest entries in the National Register of Historic Places.
Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 20:46)
Oregon Coast Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day 2015Salem-News.com
Restore Habitat, Restore Birds on the Oregon Coast
(NEWPORT, Ore.) -
On Saturday, May 9, Lincoln County will celebrate “Restore Habitat, Restore Birds” as part of International Migratory Bird Day.
Salem-News.com (Apr-06-2015 10:30)
21st Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide against the TutsisJohn V Karuranga, President, RPP Special to Salem-News.com
RPP message commemorating the horrific events of 100+days in 1994 when 500,000–1 million Rwandans were killed.
Fellow Rwandans, today, the seventh of April, is the twenty-first anniversary of the most horrific systematic genocide of modern times.
Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2015 15:52)
March 25th is Scotts Mills Quake AnniversarySalem-News.com
Share your 1993 story! Top three stories win an emergency preparedness kit.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
On March 25th, 1993, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Scotts Mills, Ore., causing approximately $30 million in damage that included Molalla High School, a Mount Angel church, and the Capitol rotunda in Salem.
Salem-News.com (Mar-05-2015 18:15)
Oregon Caves Open for Spring BreakSalem-News.com
Located in the northern Siskiyou Mountains, the Oregon Caves are a wonder to behold.
(CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.) -
Oregon Caves National Monument is gearing up for a memorable season of cave tours, school programs, children’s activities, and unexpected adventures.
Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2015 20:10)
70th Anniversary of of the Liberation of Auschwitz-BirkenauRalph E Stone Salem-News.com
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Poland were liberated by the Soviet Red Army after more than 1 million people were killed.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -
We have seen newsreels of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps at the end of WW II and a number of movies depicting the horrors of the Holocaust. However, newsreels and movies did not really prepare us for an actual visit to the site of the largest mass murder in history.
Salem-News.com (Oct-24-2014 14:15)
Plaque Dedicated to USS Liberty is Specific with Historical FactSalem-News.com
34 U.S. servicemen were killed and 73 wounded by the Israeli military in a horrific attack, with no provocation.
(MANISTEE, Michigan) -
The USS Liberty plaque was preliminary dedicated by a small group of veterans at Veterans Memorial Park Manistee, MI on October 10, 2014.
Salem-News.com (Sep-13-2014 14:00)
Antique Typewriters on the Come Back!Wayne Pierce
I still have a manual Smith Corona typewriter and I don’t know how I ever had the strength in my fingers to produce anything on that machine.
(EUGENE, Ore. ) -
Hang onto your old typewriters because they are coming back. After whistle blower Edward Snowden leaked information about the NSA’s massive spying program, computer users worldwide were faced with the dilemma of knowing that everything they did on the Internet was an open book and being monitored by the US government.
Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2014 01:00)
The Diane Downs` Case Was No Small SacrificeLise LaSalle special to Salem-News.com
The Diane Downs case is a notorious piece of Oregon crime history. But was justice served? Not by today's standards.
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On May 19, 1983, Elizabeth Diane Downs and her three small children were shot on a country road near Springfield, Oregon. Her 7-year old daughter Cheryl died, but her 3-year old son Danny and her 8-year old daughter Christie survived.
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