Emergency Full Closure of I-5 NB & SB

BROOKS/AURORA – Effective February 18, the following sections of I-5 will be closed at night from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. These closures are necessary for emergency work. The estimated completion date for this work is February 19, 2021. I-5 NB MP 263 (BROOKS) I-5 SB MP 282 (AURORA) Detour[Read More…]

County stands up call center in storm’s wake

Marion County has established a call center for residents in need following the ice storm and subsequent widespread power outages. Call 503-588-5108 for information about available resources or to request a welfare check for a medically vulnerable friend or family member in unincorporated areas of the county. Current call center[Read More…]

St. Edward opens warming center today

In cooperation with Marion County, St. Edward Catholic Church and Salem Evangelical Church are opening warming centers on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Area residents still without power are invited to for area residents still without power are welcome at either location. Both locations will provide a safe place to warm up[Read More…]

5K still lack power in Keizer

About 5,000 Keizer homes were still without power Monday morning at 10 a.m. PGE had about 2,500 workers still trying to light up the grids throughout the Willamette Valley after restoring power to an astonishing 150,000 homes in the first 72 hours after the worst ice storm in decades hit[Read More…]