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Mother of Ashland murderer tried to have him committed

Pedro Sabalsa-Mendez’s mother fought to get her son civilly committed, but she couldn’t meet Oregon’s high legal bar even though he threatened to kill himself and others. 48 more words

Mail Tribune

Oregon State Hospital patients find passion making patio furniture

The woodshop at the Oregon State Hospital allows patients to learn skills while building Adirondack chairs, tables and loveseats.

Those keeping an eye out around Salem might notice matching Adirondack chairs outside restaurants like Word of Mouth or in the lobby at the Department of Human Services building. 25 more words

Statesman Journal

Woman sues state for release of man who killed husband 

Five Oregon government entities are named as defendants in a tort claim lawsuit filed by attorneys representing the wife of a man who was killed in a head-oncollision in January. 42 more words

Ontario Argus Observer

Now Appearing On The Main Stage, Give It Up For The Holy Spirit!

I write about her in pieces; little digestible pieces so as to not demolish everyone’s day. A paragraph here, a situational anecdote there, but never too much at one time. 627 more words


Editorial: Rummage sale is not a PERS solution

Gov. Kate Brown is faced with a multibillion-dollar problem, and she’s looking at solving at least some of it with a multibillion-dollar rummage sale.

The problem is the state’s Public Employees Retirement System, has a roughly $22 billion unfunded liability. 9 more words


Oregon State Hospital patient uses shoelace in attempted strangulation, police say

State police are investigating an attempted murder at the Oregon State Hospital after a patient at the Salem psychiatric treatment center allegedly tried to strangle another patient with a shoelace. 37 more words

Statesman Journal