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New Tobacco Law in Oregon

ShareSenate Bill 754, signed by Kate Brown last year, has made Oregon the 5th state raising the legal smoking age to 21. SB 754 [Senate Bill] comes in effect this year so anyone born in 2000 and up will have to legally...

Saxons Basketball vs. McKay Preview

ShareThe Saxons boys and girls basketball teams are playing the McKay Royal Scots to improve their record in the mid season to get the extra spot up on the OSAA State rankings. Both the boys are coming off a bye for Tuesday...

U of O Bowl Game

ShareOn Saturday, Dec. 16, the Oregon Ducks will be taking on the Boise State Broncos in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Ducks are coming off a 7-5 overall record where they placed 4 in the Pac-12 North whereas the Broncos are coming...

Special Olympic Winter Games Cancelled 2017

ShareSpecial Olympics Oregon [SOOR] is a non profit sports program that serves 14,000 athletes with mental and physical disabilities. This year, though, Special Olympics Oregon has decided to cancel their winter games activities. Winter games will be cut because of the increase...

Stress Season

ShareThanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now Christmas, are upon us. November and December are two of the busiest months of the year, the time of the year where company profits spike according to Statista the U.S generated nearly over three trillion...

2017 South Salem Blood Drive

ShareEvery year South Salem High School holds their annual blood drive partnered with the Red Cross. This year, South’s blood drive took place on Dec. 6. During the blood drive students who were 16 and up had the chance to participate. There...

College Football Update

ShareAs the regular season of the College Football is coming to an end, the College Football Bowl season comes to a start. This is the third instalment of the College Football Playoff. Although it may only be four teams, it is still...

S.T.E.P. Program Making Their Mark on Salem-Keizer Youth

ShareWhat is Homelessness? One of the crucial questions to ask when discussing homelessness is what defines homelessness. There are many different aspects to consider when generalizing the term “homeless”. Homelessness can mean a variety of different things when considering the living circumstances...

Trail Blazers: Struggling to Find Offensive Rhythm

ShareThe Portland Trail Blazers play the Orlando Magic today at 4:00pm as the Western Conference teams compete to establish definitive playoff leaders heading into games 25-45. The Blazers have made it into playoffs every NBA [National Basketball League] season since 2013. It...

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality

ShareAjit Pai, president Donald Trump’s Federal Communication Commission [FCC] chairman, has proposed to destroy Net Neutrality [NN].The previous president of the United States, Barack Obama, was an avid supporter of NN when he was in office. On Dec. 14 the FCC voted...