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Horse Fatally Shot Near Silverton

The investigation has been classified as an Aggravated Animal Abuse 1, a class C felony.

(SILVERTON, Ore.) - Miss Echo shot near Silverton Oregon Numerous residents in the 17000 block of South Abiqua Road reported hearing the sound of a single rifle shot around 6:05pm, Monday.

The initial caller reported that the shot came from an area very close to the field where a horse was grazing.

Read Full Article (Apr-13-2011 19:30)

Marion Cultural Development Corporation Awards OCT Monies

(Salem, Oregon) - Marion Cultural Development Corporation announced this week the awarding of $29,600 of Oregon Cultural Trust monies to 17 Marion County non-profit organizations. Organizations receiving funds must match the grant with their own funds. Grants must meet the objectives of promoting awareness of Marion County’s cultural assets, strengthening communities by upholding diverse cultural traditions as well as vital urban centers and the distinctive historic character of small towns and neighborhoods, inspiring youth to engage in creative expression and heritage activities and supporting their efforts to develop cultural awareness, developing leadership for maintaining vigorous cultural organizations, supporting excellence, and encouraging investment in the arts, heritage, and humanities as a means of stimulating cultural and economic vitality.

Read Full Article (Feb-25-2011 19:44)

The Costly and Ineffective Home Ownership Subsidy

Lawmakers must recognize that Oregonians cannot afford to continue subsidizing million-dollar mortgages that leave many homeowners without assistance.

(SILVERTON) - Housing slump Did you hear about Oregon's whopping spending increase for a subsidized housing program?

Chances are you didn't, because this spending program -- the home mortgage interest deduction -- exists in the shadows of the tax code. Its results are not something legislators can brag about.

Read Full Article (Feb-19-2011 23:20)

Tragic 3-Vehicle Crash Near Silverton Claims One Life, Six Injured (UPDATED)

A family dog, a black & white Terrier, has been located, and has been returned to the family.

(SILVERTON, Ore.) - Fatal crash UPDATE:
Names of those involved has been released by police. See the full story

Read Full Article (Feb-10-2011 11:56)

Apartment Fire Leaves Local Family Homeless

Watch video of the fire in historic Mt. Angel.

(MT. ANGEL, Ore.) - Apartment fire, Mt. Angel, Oregon 9-Feb 2011 At approximately 1:00 am this morning, the Mt. Angel Fire District was called out to a commercial structure fire located in the downtown portion of the City of Mt. Angel.

Read Full Article (Nov-02-2010 23:09)

Victim Identified and Suspect arrested in Shooting Near Drakes Crossing

(SALEM, Ore.) - Marion County Sheriff's cars Deputies have located the victim of the shooting reported earlier this afternoon.

Read Full Article (Oct-19-2010 11:30)

Silverton Fire Displaces Family of Four

The fire is not suspicious in nature

(SILVERTON, Ore.) - Fire in Silverton Oregon The Silverton Fire District responded at approximately 11:00 pm Sunday night to a residential structure fire in the 1200 block of Maple St. in Silverton. When the first unit arrived on scene, moderate smoke could be seen coming from the structure.

The house was occupied by four residents, two adults and two children, when the blaze started in the wall next to the chimney for the wood stove.

Read Full Article (Oct-07-2010 18:54)

Now is a Great Time for Fall Color in Oregon

(SALEM, Ore.) - Fall color along a street in Salem Oregon Whether you're a nature lover, photographer, or just like getting your exercise in the great outdoors, right now, as the days shorten and nights grow cooler, Oregon's rural and urban forests are starting out on an amazing transformation. This is a great time to take in the beauty of Oregon's fall colors.

Whether hiking along a trail, driving through Oregon's back roads or taking time out with the kids to enjoy a favorite city park, trees such as big leaf maple, red alder and dogwood all catch our eye with their brilliant hues and colors.

Read Full Article (Oct-02-2010 11:27)

The Oregon Garden Fire Safety House to serve as life-sized teaching tool

(SILVERTON, Ore.) - Oregon Garden House The Oregon Garden Foundation is excited to announce a partnership to develop the first full-scale fire prevention and safety house in the nation. Teaming with Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), Moonstone Garden Management, Inc., and Oregon State University (OSU), the foundation will use grant funds and donations to remodel a home located on The Oregon Garden property in Silverton into one that showcases fire-resistant landscaping and building construction on the outside and home fire prevention and safety on the inside.

Read Full Article (Sep-29-2010 11:21)

Perscription Drug Turn In Results

In less than four hours, Marion County residents turned in approximately one half ton of pharmaceuticals

(KEIZER, Ore.) - Keizer Police Department The Prescription Drug Turn-in event was held on Saturday at six sites throughout Marion County in Keizer, south Salem, northeast Salem, Silverton, Stayton and Turner.

Over 1,000 pounds of drugs from nearly 600 households were collected at the various sites. The Community Action Drug Prevention Network and the hosting law enforcement agencies wish to thank everyone who came out to properly dispose of their unused medications to keep them out of the environment and out of the wrong hands.

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