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Lebanon man dies in Sunday accident
LACOMB — Vern Lee Clark, 36, of Lebanon, was killed Sunday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident on Ede Road near Lacomb.Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon said the accident occurred about 3:42 p.m.
Mid-Valley Gems & Jewelry, longtime Albany store, to close
Steve Wulff grew up on a ranch in a remote area of Wallowa County, so to pass the time, he collected and studied coins, minerals, gems and insects.“Living in the middle of nowhere, you had to keep yourself occupied,” Wulff said.His hobbies turned into his business, Mid-Valley Gems & Jewelry. The sto
'This is just insane': Oregon mom of quadriplegic daughter watches as virus attacks other kids
ALBANY, Ore. - An Oregon mom is watching helplessly as kids across the country are stricken with the same, mysterious disease that drastically altered her daughter's life years ago. It's the paralyzing virus, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, prompting headlines and warnings from the Centers for Disease Contr
Looking for weekend plans? Here are five things to do in the Salem area
What:Enter The Great Hall dressed in costume to be sorted into your favorite house, you can also take a photo at Dumbledore's throne; pint glasses representing each house (limited), butter beer and golden snitches will be for sale.
Linn County deputies investigate fatal crash
LACOMB, Ore. - The Linn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Sunday afternoon near Lacomb. Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon says deputies responded to the crash on Ede Road at 3:42 p.m. The driver, 36-year-old Vern Lee Clark, of Lebanon, died in the crash. Deputies determi
Possible drowning of 4-year-old on McKenzie River
LANE COUNTY, Ore. - According to the McKenzie Fire District, there was a possible drowning on the McKenzie River around noon on Sunday, near Ike's Pizza Restaurant on Highway 126.
Man gets 31 years in prison for sexually abusing 2 girls at Salem daycare
Jeffrey Rauch, of Salem, was convicted of unlawful sexual penetration and three counts of first-degree sexual abuse following a two-day bench trial before Marion County Judge Tracy Prall in September. He was sentenced Friday.
Newcomers face off for Albany council slot
Two newcomers, Jeffery Evans and Alex Johnson II, are vying to represent Ward II on the Albany City Council now that Ray Kopczynski has decided not to run again.
Things to Do Sunday!
Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt LakeThis afternoon, a well-rested Timbers side welcome Real Salt Lake to Providence Park for Portland’s final home game of the regular season. The road wasn’t without its share of bumps and bruises, but head coach Gio Savarese’s first year with the club is shaping up t
Public Safety Log (Oct. 20)
Burglary —1:59 Thursday, 4000 block Lacomb Drive, Lebanon. Deputies located a suspicious vehicle and found burglarized properties. Lebanon resident David Joshua Wall, 23, was charged with second-degree burglary, second-degree theft and second-degree mischief. The property was returned to its owner.
Vietnam Veteran Gets High School Diploma After 53 Year Delay
Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments! BBMC's annual "We've Got Your Six Sweepstakes" is now open to veterans, active duty, and spouses.Learn more and enter.
19-year-old arrested for series of indecent exposure at multiple Dutch Bros. locations
It was during one such interaction on October 16 at 4:23 pm that Carlos Michael Patton, age 19 of Eugene, was contacted by a female manager after a barista reported Patton had exposed himself to her while she was taking his order.
Single vehicle crash in Polk County Thursday leaves Salem man dead
Candelario Navarro Jr., 37, was driving northbound on Maxfield Creek Road in a 2004 Nissan Titan, according to Polk County Sheriff's Office. Navarro Jr. lost control of the steering wheel as he rounded a curve, causing the vehicle to roll.
Mailbag: Not enough Albany news to fill D-H?
Is there just not enough happening in our little community to properly fill the local newspaper, with local news? It's getting to the point that this rag is becoming the Corvalbany D-H. Don't they have their own newspaper over there? Instead of relying on "Beaver Nation" news to fill column inches,
Salem man dies after pickup rolls over in Polk County
The Polk County Sheriff's Office, February 27, 2018 (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Salem man died when he was ejected from the full-size pickup truck he was driving after it went off a Polk County road Friday night. Candelario Navarro Jr. was headed north on Maxfield Creek Road around 8:30 p.m. w
One seriously injured in crash that briefly closed Highway 99W
The crash occurred before 10 a.m.near Haugen Roadin Newberg, south of Sherwood. Three people were trapped in one of the vehicles before first responders arrived and helped them out, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.
Lebanon registered sex offender gets 25 years for child pornography charges
A Lebanon registered sex offender was sentenced to 25 years in prison in Linn County Circuit Court on Thursday after being convicted of several new child pornography charges.Mark Richard McKuhn, 41, pleaded guilty to six charges of first-degree encouraging child sex abuse and one count of attempt to
Corvallis man arrested for child porn
The Corvallis Police Department arrested a Corvallis man Thursday for allegedly possessing child pornography.Derek Matthew Hubler, 25, was charged with seven counts of first degree encouraging child sexual abuse and seven counts of second degree encouraging child sex abuse, according to court filing
Laird has 3 TDs runs in 49-7 Cal win over Oregon State
Oregon State wide receiver Trevon Bradford slips a tackle from California's Jordan Kunaszyk during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
Steelhead fishing on North Santiam River could end in coming years, following lawsuits
Anglers have been targeting the iconic fish on the river east of Salem since time immemorial, but following a lawsuit and decision by a federal agency, it's unclear how much longer that will continue.