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May 4, 2012 at 1:07 PM
The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual.

But don't expect any "must-have-been-a-full-moon" spike in crime or crazy behavior. That's just...
Jan 20, 2011 at 6:28 AM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A new report recommends building a state psychiatric hospital in Junction City with fewer than half the beds planned. In a separate report, a consulting firm says reforms at the Oregon State Hospital are hindered by the culture at...
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:00 PM
A new report recommends building a state psychiatric hospital in Junction City with fewer than half the beds planned - and some mental health advocates say the state should scrapit, not downsize it.
Aug 21, 2010 at 9:05 AM
Work is underway on the site in Junction City where the state of Oregon plans to build a psychiatric hospital and the Oregon Department of Corrections is planning to build a minimum-security and medium-security prison.
Aug 20, 2010 at 12:26 PM
KVAL News viewers have been asking about the construction activity along Highway 99 at Junction City and wondering if it's the start of building the new state psychiatric hospital and state prison. KVAL News spoke with interim city administrator...
Aug 12, 2010 at 4:55 PM
The first Scandinavian Festival in Junction City aimed to boost community spirits after Interstate 5 took traffic - and travelers and their money - away from Junction City. In its 50th celebration, the community again finds itself in need of a boost.
Aug 9, 2010 at 2:35 PM
From a press release What: State of Oregon-hosted Junction City community meeting When: 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 31 Where: Scandinavian Festival Hall, 195 West 5th Ave. in Junction City Details: The new Junction City psychiatric hospital, which...
May 5, 2010 at 10:46 AM
The state released the following news release: The Oregon Department of Human services has announced its intent to award the contract for construction of a 360-bed psychiatric hospital in Junction City to Hoffman Construction Co. Hoffman is the...
Nov 30, 2009 at 5:37 PM
A federal bankruptcy judge ordered the RV manufacturer convert from Chapter 11 proceedings to company enter Chapter 7 liqudation and sell off its assets to pay back an $8.5 million loan to Wells Fargo.
Jan 29, 2008 at 2:17 PM
Mayor Janet Taylor said Monday the city can't stop the state from going ahead with construction of a new Oregon State Hospital, "but we can certainly make sure that they cross their t's and dot their i's."
Sep 3, 2007 at 9:43 AM
Analysts hired by the state say they found no major obstacles that would prevent construction of a new psychiatric facility on the existing site of the 124-year-old Oregon State Hospital in Salem.
Aug 23, 2007 at 2:26 PM
About 30 psychiatric patients committed to the Oregon State Hospital after they were convicted of various crimes have been moved out of the oldest building most at risk of collapsing in an earthquake.
Feb 28, 2007 at 6:17 PM
The Oregon State Hospital and hundreds of jobs are moving to Junction City. Nearly 700 patients are currently being treated at the aging hospital in Salem.