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A Scalping in Salem

As today is “Salem Women’s History Day” as proclaimed by our mayor, I thought I should write about a “notable” Salem woman. I’ve certainly featured lots of Salem women here, including accomplished authors, artists, and activists, some prominent socialites, a few domestic heroines, and even an accused murderess, but there are lots more stories to tell. 755 more words


Advocates, lawmakers seek more money for veteran services

SALEM, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) — Oregon veterans’ groups have been up in arms since the governor’s budget reduced allocations to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs from the state’s general fund and backfilled it with most of the lottery fund dollars set aside for veterans’ services by a voter-approved ballot measure. 751 more words


1 arrested as protesters clash in Salem

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was taken into custody as demonstrators clashed at opposing Trump events in Salem on Saturday morning.

Some anarchists were reportedly pepper sprayed during the events as bicycle police separated opposing protesters. 187 more words


How City Names Change: From Salem, Utah to Bellingham, Washington

Cities have longed dotted the landscape of this planet and ever since Argos, Greece over five millennia ago we have congregated in them. As we search through the records of our ancestors, thousands of cities in dozens of languages stand out to us as genealogists. 503 more words


Extremely high lead levels found in Salem building

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A multi-use building in Salem is closed after extremely high levels of lead dust were found in it, the Oregon Health Authority said. 226 more words

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Public Comment: Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Salem Keizer Area Transportation Study (SKATS) invites you to review and comment on the FY 2018-2023 TIP – how transportation dollars can be spent over the next six years on transit, roadways, and bike and pedestrian facilities. 347 more words


Toddler's doll looks like her, prosthetics and all

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — A little girl in Salem has a brand new doll that looks just like her — prosthetic legs and all.

Two-year-old Violet was born with fibular hemimelia, which means she is missing her fibula, the calf bone. 316 more words

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