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Oregon • Traffic • Holiday Jul. 3
Travelers will crowd Oregon's roads in record-breaking numbers for Independence Day
The Continental Congress declared freedom from a tyrannical British government on July 2, 1776, and fully adopted the document known as the Declaration of Independence two days later on July 4, 1776.
We've been dealing with the traffic ever since - and this year, AAA says it'll be one for the record books.
Salem • Wildfire • Government Jul. 2
Fire season begins for all Department of Forestry land in the state of Oregon
With the recent declaration of fire season in NW Oregon and the North Cascades, all of the land protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry is now officially in fire season.
Stub Stewart State Park • Culture • Movies Jul. 2
Want to see Star Trek 2 in a state park? Now you Khan
The showing, hosted by Hollywood Theatre, starts at dusk at Stub Stewart State Park on Saturday, July 13, with signage pointing visitors to the temporary theater's location.
Banks • Fire • Holiday Jul. 2
City of Banks 4th of July fireworks display returns to Sunset Speedway
Banks Fire District 13 crews will set off the city of Banks’ fireworks display at Sunset Speedway, located at 12765 NW Main Street, on Thursday, July 4 around 10 p.m. after the last race is done for the evening.
Lighting off your own fireworks? Read on for safety tips from the Banks Fire District.
Salem • Transportation • Government Jul. 1
Oregon Department of Transportation names Paul Mather to Interim Deputy Director
The Oregon Transportation Commission named retired Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Highway Division Administrator Paul Mather as ODOT Interim Deputy Director at a special meeting of the Commission in Salem.