Northbound Interstate 5 closed at Kuebler Boulevard in Salem due to overturned semitruckStatesman Journal1 HOUR AGO
Local Non-Profit partners with Albany Police DepartmentHannahNesbittNewsBreak Contributor
This Epic German Christmas Market In Oregon Is a Must-VisitDiana RusNewsBreak Contributor
Renowned Animal Rescuer Lee Asher Looks to Expand Asher House Sanctuary NationwideThe Canine ChroniclesNewsBreak Contributor
Ongoing Trend of Pharmacy Closures in Oregon as More Locations CloseAnthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Thrilling Showdown: Washington Prevails Over Oregon in the 2023 Pac-12 ChampionshipSajzatNewsBreak Contributor
Salem man sentenced to federal prison after illegally selling machine gun
Authorities said the gun was capable of firing close to 900 rounds per minute.
Fatal Traffic Accident on Cordon RD SE Disrupts Local Traffic in Salem
A delivery truck fatally struck a pedestrian on the evening of December 2, 2023, in Salem, Oregon. The accident happened on Cordon RD SE, south of the HW22E overpass. The driver reported the accident, claiming he hit a pedestrian while driving north.
Crashes: Pedestrian injured on I-5, another dead in Salem; Cyclist fatally struck in Sherwood ID’d
A driver fatally struck a pedestrian in Salem and another driver seriously wounded a second pedestrian in Portland over the weekend, police say. Authorities have also identified a cyclist who was fatally struck in Sherwood last month. In Portland, a man walking on Interstate 5 near the Moda Center was...
I-5 northbound closed at Kuebler Boulevard due to an overturned semi-truck
SALEM, Ore. (KATU) — The Oregon Department of Transportation says I-5 is closed northbound at Kuebler Boulevard in Salem. An overturned semi-truck carrying hay is lying on its side. ODOT says crews are working on a detour using the off and on ramps at Kuebler. Southbound lanes could be...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of salem, OR Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around salem..
Flood Watch Still Active for Salem, With More Rain Expected Tuesday and Wednesday
Rainfall of 2.0 to 4 inches could fall in the next 72 hours. Snow melt from the mountains could impact local stream levels. Watch hww.onerain.com for current conditions. Salem, Ore. — More rain in the Salem area is expected on Tuesday, December 5, and Wednesday, December 6. This next round of storms is predicted to bring 2.25 to 4.0 inches of rain this week.
Experience the Magic of Christmas with Free Noon Concerts at Salem First Christian Church
Get ready to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit as the Salem First Christian Church hosts the Christmas Performances at Noon on Dec 06. Located at 685 Marion St NE, Salem, OR, the church is set to ring with the sound of music and merriment, a perfect way to celebrate the festive season.
Keizer Holiday Lights Parade Day Street Closures
The Keizer Police Department will be closing River Rd N on Saturday December 9, 2023 for the Keizer Holiday Lights Parade. Lockhaven Dr N will be closed at 3:00 p.m. to all traffic between River Rd N and McClure St N to establish the parade staging area. River Rd N...
Another atmospheric river to bring minor Oregon flooding, mostly on ‘usual suspects’
Another atmospheric river is expected to make landfall Monday night and Tuesday, keeping western Oregon very soggy and bringing some minor flooding. The system is expected to dump 2-3 inches of rain in the Willamette Valley, with upward of 4-6 inches in the Coast Range and Coast. ...
Oregon lawmakers consider changes to drug decriminalization
Lawmakers in Salem are due to hold a hearing Monday on the future of Measure 110 — the 2020 voter-approved law that decriminalized small amounts of drugs for personal use. Driving the news: This is the third hearing — the last this year — of a special interim committee formed to address addiction and community safety.
Priorities: Kotek plans to seek $600 million more for housing, homelessness in 2024 session
Gov. Tina Kotek plans to ask the Legislature to spend another $600 million on housing and homelessness next year, building on record investments over the past few years as the state continues to grapple with a housing crisis. She laid out some of her budget priorities during a Tuesday, Nov. 28, press conference in Salem, a little more than two months before lawmakers return to the Capitol for a 35-day dash to pass new laws and allocate money. ...
Facts: Mysterious Dog Illness Has Reached Washington State
Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease In Oregon And Washington State Warning. I've got three dogs so I'm always a little worried when I see a report about a mysterious canine illness in our state. What is Currently Known About The Illness, 2 Cases Already In WA State. I started seeing reports...
Join Us for Breakfast with Santa at the Carousel this Saturday!
Get ready to jingle all the way to Salem's Riverfront Carousel this Saturday, December 9th! We're serving up a delightful morning event, "Breakfast with Santa at the Carousel". The festivities kick off bright and early at 8am and run until 9am at 101 Front Street Northeast, Salem, OR 97301.
Taste the Fast: Top 3 Quick Bites in Salem You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three popular fast food joints in Salem. Have you had the chance to try any of them? Feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Enhance Your Emergency Management Skills at the L0146 Homeland Security Training Program
Mark your calendars, folks! The Wed, Dec 06, 8am - Thu, Dec 07, 5pm slot is one you don't want to miss out on! The L0146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) is coming to town, and it's an opportunity of a lifetime!
Savoring Salem: The 3 Donut Shops You Need to Visit
In this article, we're going to explore three delightful donut shops in Salem. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Recovery program at Blanchet Farm enriches lives of both animals and humans
YAMHILL COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - The residential recovery program at Blanchet Farm is cultivating healing and recovery for both animals and humans. Being in the woodshop is a form of therapy for Lucas Pattison. It’s a testament to patience and embracing imperfections, something that’s helped shape his life one project at a time.
Savoring Salem: 4 Must-Visit Diners in the Witch City
This article presents a guide to four unique diners located in Salem. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we encourage you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Get Artsy and Sip Wine at Paint N' Sip Event in Salem
🎨🍷 Get ready, art enthusiasts and wine lovers! The "Paint N' Sip" event is making its colorful splash at the South Liberty Bar & Grill in Salem. This artistic gathering will take place on Tue, Dec 05 from 6pm to 8pm at South Liberty Bar & Grill, 4682 Liberty Road South, Salem, OR 97302.
Pedestrian Safety: A Local Tragedy and the Role of Urban Planning
A recent devastating event on Cordon Rd SE in Salem, Oregon has cast a spotlight on the critical issue of pedestrian safety. On a fateful Saturday night, 23-year-old Kiristian Murauo lost his life when he was struck by a delivery van while traversing an unlit section of the road, absent of a crosswalk. The driver, Justin Rodriguez, reported the incident and cooperated with the ongoing police investigation. This accident not only represents a personal tragedy but also a systemic failure in urban design that compromises pedestrian safety.