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Salem-News.com (Apr-18-2014 10:10)

Oregon`s Oldest Beekeeper, Gone but Not Forgotten

Remembering 99-year old Oliver Wendell Petty, A Beekeeper’s Beekeeper
June 9, 1914 — April 6, 2014

(SALEM) - Oliver Petty As an early beekeeper in the Willamette Valley, Oliver Petty was instrumental in convincing farmers to rent bee hives to improve crop yields. Prior to that time, most beekeepers made their living by selling honey.

“Oliver, in his beekeeping career, had seen things that only we can dream about- thousands of acres of hairy vetch blooming all over the Willamette Valley and other bee forage untouched,” said beekeeper Dirk Olson.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-18-2014 00:38)

One Pet Dies in NE Salem House Fire

No firefighters were injured battling the house fire. One power line did burn and fall down onto the house, forcing crews to work around it.

(SALEM) - Salem, Oregon house fire 4-17-14 The homeowner at the scene of a fire at 2150 Lansing Avnue NE in Salem, told Salem-News.com that he had been welding a short time before discovering the fire. Battalion Chief Cord Van Derahe, confirmed that what turned out to be a two alarm house fire, started in the garage, and extended into the primary residence of the house.

In spite of the flames seen in this video, there was, "...minimal damage to the house, it was mostly just to the garage and one car," Van Derahe said.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-14-2014 18:34)

Murderer Josh Cavett has his Day in Court

Whether it be a plea for 25 years or "True Life", Cavett is going up the river.

(PORTLAND, OR) - Josh Cavett in custody Almost exactly 6 months after he committed murder, Josh Cavett went before Multnomah County Judge LaBarre and the District Attorney today to formally present his prospective plea deal.

On October 12th, 2013, Josh Cavett shot his 27-year old wife at point blank in front of her two little girls, leaving the 5-year old to call for help. He snatched their 2-year old from the scene and put her at extreme risk, setting off an Amber Alert, until he was arrested.

Tragically, Jessie Cavett died a few hours later. The man she was divorcing, and had gotten a Restraining Order against to protect her and the children, has been in custody since late that same October night.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-14-2014 15:35)

Pulitzer Prize-Winner David Cay Johnston to Discuss Income Inequality at Salem Library Event

The talk is being organized by the Oregon Center for Public Policy and is being co-sponsored by the Salem Progressive Film Series.

(SALEM) - David Cay Johnston One of the nation's foremost experts on income inequality, David Cay Johnston, is coming to Salem in May to discuss what many are calling the defining challenge of our times.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and noted author will speak on Saturday, May 3 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Salem Public Library. Johnston's talk, "Middle, Rich, Poor-- Why Inequality Matters," is free and open to the public.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2014 22:58)

Honeybees Create a Buzz at Oregon Body-Art Center

A swarm of bees in the city is not a typical day in the neighborhood

(SALEM) - honeybee swarm gathering State Street and 17th in Salem is always a busy intersection, but today it was the honeybees that had the right of way.

A swarm of honeybees made its way to the tree just next to the building where the Oregon Body-Art Center is located. It is spring, and in the spring, honeybees do what they want.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2014 22:27)

Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 38 near Scottsburg

Regional HazMat teams from Coos Bay and Roseburg responded to handle the hazardous material spill and coordinate clean up.

(ROSEBURG) - Fatal crash near Roseburg 4-12-14 Oregon State Police (OSP) are investigating into the cause of Saturday morning's traffic crash on Highway 38 near Scottsburg that resulted in the death of a Gold Beach man and minor injuries to two others.

On April 12, 2014 at approximately 6:07 a.m., OSP Southern Command Center dispatch received a report of a head-on crash on Highway 38 near milepost 18.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2014 22:07)

Salem Art Association May Exhibitions

Watercolor Society of Oregon | May 9-June 27

(SALEM) - Salem Art Association SAA’s Community Arts Education program (CAE) provides arts programming built in collaboration with community partners to support a broad range of arts activities in the community and seeks to provide dynamic art projects that address specific needs in Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties.

CAE engages over 12,000 students, administrators, teachers and parents each year through the School Arts program which includes Artists in the Schools (AIS), Family Arts Nights, Museum Residencies and the High School Internship program.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2014 18:54)

Public`s Help Sought to Find Missing, Endangered 17-Yr Old Lakeview Female & Former Deputy Wanted on Sex Abuse Charges

Anyone with information to help find Andrews and/or Turkle is asked to contact OSP Southern Command Center dispatch at (541) 947-2267.

(LAKEVIEW) - 42-year old Kenneth D. Turkle, and 17-year Marriah F. Andrews; both of Lakeview, Oregon. Oregon State Police (OSP) is asking for the public's help to find a 17-year old missing, endangered female who may be with a former Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy wanted o n charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with the missing juvenile female.

42-year old Kenneth D. Turkle of Lakeview, is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for 3 counts of Sex Abuse in the Third Degree and 3 counts of Contributing to the Sexual Delinquency of a Minor.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 13:43)

Leading Consumer Group Warns of Disturbing Trends

Imposter, Romance and Payday Loan Scams Show Staggering Increases

(LAKE OSWEGO) - Scam alert Whether it’s someone posing as a relative in need or a desperate lover in distress, imposter scam complaint numbers continue to climb.

In 2013, the Consumer Sentinel Network collected more than two million consumer complaints from the Federal Trade Commission, Better Business Bureaus and many other agencies to create its Data Book.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 10:17)

Two Vehicle Crash Results In Serious Injury

Although it is early in the investigation alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in today's crash.

(SALEM) - Road rage based crash in Salem, Or. 4-10-14 A man who witnesses say forced one vehicle off the roadway after he crossed the center line struck another vehicle sending both men to the hospital.

Pavel Bobko, age 32, of Salem was driving his silver Dodge Caravan on Cordon Road NE between Sunnyview Road NE and Carolina Road NE this afternoon ar ound 2:00 p.m.

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