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The Members of the Mid-Valley Garbage & Recycling Association are pleased to donate $2,500 to the Salem Police D.A.R.E. program. This unique program began in 1997 with numerous bright red metal containers located at schools and businesses throughout the Salem area. Since then it has progressed into a direct donation to the Salem Police D.A.R.E. program from the local Garbage and Recycle Haulers.

Proceeds and direct donations since 1997, including this years’ contribution, total over $88,000! The M.V.G.R.A. helps purchase D.A.R.E. t-shirts for every graduate. If you have questions about community programs and services offered by the M.V.G.R.A., call the RECYCLE HOTLINE at the number listed below or visit their website at:

Mid-Valley Garbage & Recycling Association
PO Box 9130 Salem OR 97305
(503) 390-4000
www.mrtrashrecycles.com

Don’t forget to recycle right: Plastics – bottles and jugs only. Paper and Cardboard – junk mail, greeting cards (no foil or glitter), magazines, newspaper, phone books, paperback books, paper bags, cereal type boxes, and cardboard that has not been contaminated by food. Metal – steel and aluminum cans that have been cleaned.

From Ofc. Craig Seibel

Celebrating 25 Years of D.A.R.E. in Salem!

Celebrating 25 Years of D.A.R.E. in Salem!

In 1983 a group of educators and police officers in Los Angeles came together and started an innovative prevention program known as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). Over the next several years the program grew rapidly on the west coast. The Salem Police Department began their D.A.R.E. program in 1992 with one officer teaching full time in six elementary schools.

D.A.R.E. Adds Bullying and Critical Thinking to its Program

D.A.R.E. Adds Bullying and Critical Thinking to its Program

Central Point School Officers say the program D.A.R.E. is adding bullying and critical thinking to its program. “Sometimes there’s a disconnect between fifth grade and their high school years and that’s something we’re trying to fix now,” Officer J.R. Godley said.

Pot at the Polls: Oregon, Alaska Cast Pivotal Votes on Legal Marijuana

Pot at the Polls: Oregon, Alaska Cast Pivotal Votes on Legal Marijuana

The future of marijuana hangs in the balance as voters go to the polls on Tuesday. Residents of Oregon and Alaska will decide whether to follow Colorado and Washington, which in 2012 approved the world’s only regulated markets in the drug. The vote could double the...

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