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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2016 19:14)

Fallen Officers to be Honored by Oregon House

Three fallen law enforcement officers will be honored on the Oregon House Floor on Tuesday, February 9 at 10:30am.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon State Capitol Prior to the reading of these HCRs, Washington County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard will post the colors. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Chaplain Mike Vermace will offer the invocation.

HCR204 honors fallen Washington County Deputy Robert Talburt. Deputy Robert Talburt joined the Washington County Sheriff's Office in 1977. He was a member of the dive team and a mentor to young explorer scouts...

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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2016 23:07)

Seaside Police Sergeant and Suspect Die After Gunfire

The suspect reportedly was shot by a taser and responded by shooting the officer with a gun.

(SEASIDE, Ore.) - Seaside Sergeant Jason M. Goodding Authorities say Phillip Ferry was walking down Broadway and was known by the officers to have a warrant for his arrest. Sergeant Goodding and the other officer attempted to place Mr. Ferry under arrest for the felony assault warrant.

Mr. Ferry reportedly resisted arrest and the other officer deployed less lethal force (taser). Ferry then fired a shot and struck Sergeant Goodding. The other Seaside police officer returned fire and shot Ferry.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-05-2016 14:16)

Salem Police Responded to Serious Hit & Run Accident

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call (503)588-6171.

(SALEM, Ore.) - hit and run Just after 10:00 p.m. Thursday, the Salem Police Department responded to a serious hit and run accident at Portland Rd NE and Hyacinth St.

According to witnesses, a black 2007 Chrysler 300 was southbound on Portland Rd. when a silver 2000 BMW northbound on Portland Rd. turned left into the path of the Chrysler, causing a t-bone accident.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-05-2016 13:41)

Release Outlines Response to Questions Regarding the Oregon Office of Sheriff

Oregon State Sheriffs' explain the methodology behind recent events.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon Sheriff Buckle There is a process for changing the laws of our great nation and for amending our Constitution, and that process does not involve the armed takeover of government facilities and disruption of an entire community.

We fully support the expression of political opinions, and advocating for change within the legal system -- that is what sets our country apart from developing countries where the government is changed by an armed takeover.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-02-2016 22:33)

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program at Risk with Over-Regulation

“The Oregon Health Authority is proposing to destroy the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program by over-regulation that will make criminals out of thousands of patients and the growers who provide for them." - John Sajo

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon Capitol Were Oregon voters boondoggled when they “legalized” marijuana? Some say "Yes". But not by those that brought it forward; no... it was a political move, well played. Three times within the text, it was said that Measure 91 would "retain current medical marijuana laws". Three times. It passed by a 12-point margin by Oregon voters.

Then, the Legislature apparently was overcome by the impression that the (adult and most likely literate) voters did not understand marijuana and they decided to implement changes, for the benefit of said naive adults.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 17:13)

Man Dies While Attempting to Chain-up near North Powder

A truck driver was hit by a sliding car while he was outside putting on chains.

(BAKER, Ore.) - traffic fatal On January 31, 2016 at 8:30 AM a fatal crash occurred on I-84 Westbound near milepost (MP) 281 near North Powder.

The preliminary investigation indicated 50-year old Igor S. Nikolaychuk, from Vancouver, Washington was outside his semi-tractor/trailer in the process of chaining up near the left rear axle of the trailer.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 16:03)

SOSU Student Dies Swimming in Pacific Ocean

Whaleshead Beach State Park is in Curry County‏

(MEDFORD, Ore.) - Whaleshead Beach, Oregon An Ashland man died while swimming in the Pacific Ocean at Whaleshead Beach State Park located on Oregon's south coast.

On Saturday, January 30, 2016 at approximately 2:00 p.m. 23-year old Alexander Howell, from Ashland, was swimming in the Pacific Ocean about 75 yards from shore with a friend, 22-year old Alex Smith from Medford.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2016 20:30)

Malheur Standoff Statement by Greg Bretzing, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Portland

A press conference was held Wednesday morning. VIDEO follows text:

(BURNS, Ore.) - Greg Bretzing ...As outsiders to Oregon, they were given the opportunity to return to their homes and have their grievances heard through legal and appropriate means. They chose, instead, to threaten the very America they profess to love with violence, intimidation and criminal acts.

Yesterday, the FBI and our partners took the necessary actions to start bringing this situation to an end. We worked to ensure that we could do so in the safest way possible -- removing the threat of danger from innocent citizens.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2016 21:44)

One Man Killed and Several Arrested by FBI near Burns, Oregon

Arrests Made in the Occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge: Joint Statement by the FBI and OSP

(BURNS, Ore.) - Finicum 55-year old Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, of Cane Beds, Arizona was fatally shot by in an event that closed down the highway for 40 miles. Authorities did not release Mr. Finicum’s identity; The Oregonian confirmed the information via family.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Oregon State Police Troopers were involved in an officer-involved shooting during the arrest of several individuals associated with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2016 17:21)

Salem Chamber Speaks Out Against Minimum Wage Increase

Salem Chamber's CEO explains wage increase consequences for Oregon’s small businesses.

(SALEM, Ore.) - oregon minimum wage The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce went on the record with an overwhelming "no" on raising the minimum wage, saying it would continue to vigorously oppose any efforts to artificially raise minimum wage in the state.

In a recent letter to the Senate Workforce and General Government House Business and Labor committees, the Salem Chamber stated its opposition to raising the minimum wage, siting that it placed the cost of a war on poverty on Oregon's small businesses.

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