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The city of Salem is warning people to stay out of the Willamette River downstream of Keizer’s River Road Park following an accidental sewer overflow.
This year, middle schools will see the largest increase, adding about one student per class for an average of 32 students. The statewide average is 25 students per class.
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The Salem-Keizer School District has almost finished fixing fountains and faucets that produced water with high lead levels during testing last summer.
Some leaders of Oregon's Latino community say they plan to use a May Day rally at the Capitol to protest federal immigration agents arresting immigrant farmworkers.
Police arrested an Oregon man accused of attacking a restaurant employee with a pipe while calling the worker a terrorist and telling him to go back to his country.
The rally, part of a national day of demonstrations against President-Elect Donald Trump's proposed policies relating to immigration, was comprised of dozens of state-wide organizations.
The city is buying Yaquina Hall on the Oregon State Hospital north campus from the state for more than $520,000, aiming to turn the historic building into dozens of housing units with less expensive rent — about $600.
Salem's daily newspaper, the Statesman Journal, laid off its executive editor and editorial page editor this month, and has sold the downtown Salem building that houses its newsroom.
Two initiatives — one focused on voter privacy and the other on emergency clauses in the legislature — have failed to qualify for the Oregon ballot.
Roberta Phillip-Robbins, a candidate seeking to represent North and Northeast Portland in Oregon’s House of Representatives, has quit her job to stay in the race.
Republican Bud Pierce and his wife, Selma, have now put more than $1 million into his race for Oregon governor, making them the biggest self-funders in state politics this year.
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A new study shows Latina women are almost twice as likely to get screened for breast cancer if they’re visited by a community health worker. Kaiser Permanente is providing free mammograms to 3,000 Latinas around the Salem and Portland areas.
The effort to privatize liquor sales in Oregon cleared a hurdle Thursday when the state Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for initiative sponsors to gather signatures.
Republican State Rep. Dallas Heard said he went to visit with Ammon Bundy at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to get a sense of what "was really going on."
The measure that would allow law enforcement officers involved in fatal shootings to ask a court to shield their name for 90 days. The bill is designed to protect the officer who killed LaVoy Finicum.
A plan to hike Oregon's minimum wage is moving forward in the state legislature. The state Senate Thursday approved a measure that would increase the wage to as much as $14.75 per hour over the next six years.