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The Best Career Options for Giving Back to the Salem Community

Find a cause close to your heart and point your career in that direction.

(SALEM, Ore.) - delivery If you live in Salem, you may want to give back to the community that has supported you throughout your lifetime. Although you can host local events and community drives, the best way to do this in a major way is to help the community through your career choice.

There are many careers that individuals can choose from that may be able to support your local area.

Read Full Article (Aug-12-2020 16:19)

Oregon Legislature Releases Budget Rebalance Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Legislature Prioritizes Critical Public Services

(SALEM, Ore.) - South Salem HS mascot The budget that lawmakers ultimately approved yesterday makes approximately $400 million in strategic reductions, taps $440 million in one-time funds and resource adjustments, and draws down $400 million from the constitutionally dedicated Education Stability Fund in order to protect education, health care, and other core services while reducing some ongoing costs heading into the next budget cycle.

Below is a list of programs and services that were prioritized for preservation, as well as a package of infrastructure investments...

Read Full Article (Aug-11-2020 02:03)

COVID-19 Claims One More Oregon Life

Oregon reports 227 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 357.

Oregon Health Authority reported 227 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, bringing the state total to 21,488.

Read Full Article (Aug-04-2020 13:50)

Federal Agents Expelling Asylum Seekers as Young as 8 Months from the Border

“The government is playing cowboy with regards to children’s safety”

(BEAUMONT, Tex.) - father and son There are specific rules on how the government is allowed to hold migrant children. The 1997 Flores Settlement requires migrant children in detention have certain rights, including that they be released quickly and held in licensed child care facilities.

Instead, the U.S. has moved hundreds of minors to a clandestine network of hotels — under the custody of a contractor not licensed to care for children. Advocates say many are now “virtually impossible” to find.

Read Full Article (Aug-03-2020 00:49)

Major League Baseball Opened Too Soon

It is clear that the MLB cannot keep its players safe.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Yoenis Céspedes It is time to pull the plug on Major League Baseball. From the beginning, I suspected from the beginning that the reopening of the pandemic-shortened Major League Baseball season would be short-lived.

Given the raging pandemic, MLB was unwise to reopen in the first place.

Read Full Article (Jul-29-2020 12:01)

5 Ways to Invest in Yourself in 2021

Making even small improvements to your daily habits can be transformative.

(SALEM, Ore.) - exercise There are many ways to invest in yourself, and they aren’t all about spending your savings and risking a loss.

If you have a sense of responsibility about your future and your current path feels unappealing, here are five of the best ways to turn your time, energy, and money into a future that you will find more satisfying on a personal, professional, and even financial level.

Read Full Article (Jul-28-2020 17:29)

Man Charged with Starting Fires at Justice Center

Schinzing was identified via videos from YouTube, Twitter, surveillance cameras, and still photos posted online.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Schinzing About 30 individuals entered the Justice Center through the broken windows. They spray-painted portions of the office; damaged computer and other office equipment, furniture, and interior windows; and started fires.

Among those who entered the Justice Center, 32-year old Edward Thomas Schinzing was identified. Schinzing spread a fire that started near the front of the office by lighting papers on fire. The building’s fire sprinkler system activated and extinguished the fires.

Read Full Article (Jul-28-2020 15:20)

14 COVID Deaths in Oregon Bring Total to 303

Oregon reports 342 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 14 new deaths

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 A message of condolence:
“As we surpass 300 deaths related to COVID-19, including the 14 deaths reported today, I wish to extend sincere condolences on behalf of everyone at OHA to the families who have lost a loved one to this disease.

"It is a stark reminder of the work all Oregonians need to do to bring this pandemic under control. Together we can slow this disease and prevent this terrible loss of life.” – OHA Director Patrick Allen

Read Full Article (Jul-21-2020 12:19)

Air and Ground Resources Battle 35-acre Wildfire in Douglas County

The cause of the Days Creek Fire is under investigation.

(CANYONVILLE, Ore.) - Days Creek Fire Four Type 2 helicopters and one Type 1 helicopter have been working on the fire, in addition to two large air tankers and two single-engine air tankers.

Equipment and personnel from industrial landowners, industrial operators and the Umpqua National Forest are assisting with suppression efforts.

Read Full Article (Jul-21-2020 12:05)

Oregon Paddlers Must Carry Permit August 1st

Failure to show the permit is a Class D violation with a $115 fine.

(SALEM, Ore.) - paddle board Paddlers of non-motorized boats will need to carry a Waterway Access Permit beginning August 1.

The permit is required for all non-motorized boats 10 feet and longer and replaces the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Permit.

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