On Wednesday, commissioners will consider spending $846,000 on software that would help protect sensitive information from a data breach, such as health records and identities of county employees and citizens.
The home that houses Silverton Cat Rescue, which was occupied at the time of the fire, was a total loss. The organization typically takes in cats from Silverton and the Salem area.
People can sign up online to provide testimony for a bill as soon as it is scheduled for a public hearing. Paper sign-up sheets won’t be available at the Capitol as they were for pre-pandemic sessions.
Mitchell Daniel Kuenzi, 23, was declared dead at the scene of the crash near Northeast Downs Road Wednesday morning, according to the Oregon State Police.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges state officials knew Gerardo Trujillo-Torres, now 18, had assaulted others and was involved in a gang when they paroled him. He is now charged with killing one person and seriously injuring another in a Salem shooting.
“I have no doubt the thought has come to your mind that because these people were homeless, they were less human. You could not be more wrong,” a relative of one of the victims told Enrique Rodriguez, Jr. at his sentencing Wednesday.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider two contracts, each projected to cost over $2 million, for repairing the wildfire-damaged street on Southeast North Fork Road and rebuilding part of Hollywood Drive.
From bridge repairs to affordable housing development, here’s what eleven legislators representing Marion and Polk have planned for the long session.
Ramirez was the first Latino elected Marion County Sheriff, described by colleagues and friends as a natural leader and mentor.
Salem crews on Thursday began repairing the street surface, which the city said was in poor condition for drivers following the recent ice storm and rain.