Articles tagged with: Salem

07 May 2015

Oregon Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- In a 21 to 8 vote, the Oregon Senate has voted to ban conversion therapy for gay and transgender teens. Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orient ...

05 May 2015

Former Oregon youth pastor sentenced to 33 years in prison for raping young teen

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- A former Oregon youth pastor will spend more than 33 years in prison convicted of raping a girl under 16-years-old.According to the Statesman Journal, Peter James Bass pleaded guilty ...

01 May 2015

Cylvia Hayes' public records case goes before Salem judge

Posted in Regional, Politics

Salem, Ore. --- A lawyer for former first lady Cylvia Hayes is going before a judge in Salem arguing Hayes should not be forced to release e-mails that deal with public business.Oregon Attorney Gene ...

29 April 2015

Proposed measure would ban gay conversion therapy in Oregon

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. Legislators in Salem are considering banning the practice for kids under 18-ye ...

22 April 2015

Vaccine requirements continue to be discussed in Salem

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- Vaccinations are at the heart of a debate in Salem again.Senate Bill 895 passed the Senate Education Committee.It would require schools and children's facilities to publish informati ...

13 April 2015

Oregon woman breakup tactic: Fracturing man's head with bat

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- (KGW) A 24-year-old Turner woman was arrested for attacking a man with a baseball bat after she decided she wanted to end their relationship, police said. Haley Fox, 24, began an onl ...

06 March 2015

Jeanne Atkins sworn in as Oregon Secratary of State

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- Governor Kate Brown announced today that she will appoint Jeanne Atkins as Oregon Secretary of State. Ms. Atkins will be sworn in at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11th in the Governo ...

20 February 2015

Oregon's new Governor speaks to press

Posted in Local, Politics

Salem, Ore. --- Oregon’s new Governor met with the press for the first time Friday as the state's leader.Kate Brown was appointed to office on Wednesday, following the resignation of Governor John ...

19 February 2015

Oregon mom searching for lost teddy bear locket of baby's ashes

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- An Oregon mom is desperately searching for a teddy bear that holds her daughters ashes.Sarah Pequeno says the bear was lost in Salem on Tuesday, February 17th. She says the bear hold ...

13 February 2015

Salem putting up "Owl Warning" signs

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Salem, Oregon is installing "Owl Warning" signs after several joggers were attacked.  The design was actually sent in by producers of 'The Rachel Maddow Show" after they used the si ...