Approximately 650 people young and old will lace up their walking shoes in Salem on April 27th giving hope that every baby will have a healthy start. They’re walking and raising money to support March of Dimes funded research and programs to help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies.
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April is Arbor Month in Oregon and Salem is celebrating!
Recently, resident Linda Peterson, the Southeast Salem Neighborhood Association (SESNA), and the City of Salem each received awards for community forestry activities. Salem’s own “tree lady,” Linda Peterson, received an award from Oregon Community Trees for her tree advocacy through the years, including serving on several tree committees.
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The City of Salem Public Works Department announces team registration for the 2013 Kickball League. Team representatives, coaches, or managers may pick up a Spring/Summer League Registration Packet at the City of Salem Public Works Department, 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 325, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open during the lunch hour) or go to www.softballcityusa.com to print off the team registration packet.
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Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Salem Fire Department are currently addressing a small fire that broke out earlier this evening in the Jail’s Work Center at 4000 Aumsville Highway.
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Tickets Go On Sale Today !
Exciting news, baseball fans. The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, affiliate of the 2010 and 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, are pleased to announce the 8th ranked Oregon State Beavers are coming to Volcanoes Stadium to play the University of Portland Pilots on Wednesday, May 8th. Game time is 5:30; gates open at 4:00.
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One person is in custody following a crash off Interstate 5 on an off ramp about fourteen miles north of Eugene after attempting to elude Oregon State Police (OSP) from south Salem. Emergency responders are on scene evaluating for any possible injuries.
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Salem Chamber Orchestra (SCO) announces its 2013-2014 season, a continuation of “Bach is Rock” – The Brandenburgs.
Salem, Ore. - Lead the Way to National Walking Day will be held on Tuesday, April 2 to commemorate the third anniversary of Marion County’s Health and Wellness Initiative, “I Love ME.” Kicked off in 2010 by Senators Peter Courtney and Jackie Winters, “I Love ME” challenges all Oregonians to make healthy lifestyle choices and commit to the 5-2-1-0 in 30 challenge: Eat five servings of fruits and vegetables each day; reduce leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen to two hours or less a day; spend one hour a day moving actively; and have zero sweetened drinks in your diet.
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Salem – The Oregon Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society will hold WALK MS 2013 at Riverfront Park on April 20th 2013.
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Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into last Friday morning’s three vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred on Highway 22W just west of the intersection with Highway 51 west of Salem. OSP is seeking any other witnesses to the crash who have not spoken to an investigator, including any witnesses to driving by any of the involved vehicles prior to the crash. Witnesses are asked to call Senior Trooper Bridget Taylor at (503) 472-0294 ext. 255.
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