Tag: PUBLIC SAFETY

Boring residents killed in Saturday Salem plane crash identified

The Beechcraft K35 following a crash at Salem Municipal Airport Jan. 29, 2022. (Courtesy/Salem Police Department) A pilot from Boring was apparently practicing takeoffs and landings when he crashed his plane at Salem Municipal Airport Saturday, killing himself and his passenger, according to federal authorities. Salem police identified the victims[Read More…]

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UPDATE: Two die in single-engine aircraft crash at Salem Airport

A single-engine airplane crashed at Salem Municipal Airport Saturday afternoon, killing two people, according to the Salem Police Department. “Initial witness statements indicated the plane had been attempting to land when the crash occurred,” the agency said in a news release. Those in the aircraft haven’t been identified. The airplane[Read More…]

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Four-alarm fire hits downtown business block in Mt. Angel

A four-alarm fire hit downtown Mt. Angel early Saturday, Oct. 9. Four buildings were damaged or destroyed. (Mt. Angel Fire Department photo) A spectacular blaze erupted in downtown Mt. Angel early Saturday morning, destroying a grain elevator and several businesses. The fire was discovered at 12:48 a.m. by Mt. Angel[Read More…]

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City seeks to throw out lawsuit, saying Salem woman was injured by fellow protesters, not police

Demonstrators gather outside the state Capitol on Sunday, May 31, to protest police violence. The protests in Salem were among those that occurred across the country in response to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who died while being taken into custody by police. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Fellow[Read More…]