Abby Luschei, Statesman Journal

Abby Luschei

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Salem, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Abby:

Salem area things to do: Holiday market, lights parade and more

Coming up: Keizer Holiday Lights Parade, Silver Falls Christmas Festival, Salem Holiday Market, Winter Brew Fest and Christmas in the Park. → Read More

Crash on Center Street Bridge affecting traffic in West Salem

A crash on the Center Street Bridge is affecting traffic in West Salem. The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. TripCheck is reporting bumper to bumper traffic. Travelers should expect delays. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Read or Share this story: → Read More

Yamhill County Sheriff's deputy almost hit by car, shot fired near Lafayette

The vehicle was found unoccupied in Lafayette, but the occupants were not located during a search of the area. → Read More

Oregon mountain passes get a few inches of snow, weather advisory in effect

Mountain passes could get an addition 1-4 inches of snow Sunday, while higher ridges and peaks could see up to 10. → Read More

Explore the haunted history and mystery of Dallas with new paranormal tour

Tour guides will lead paranormal investigations and share interesting facts about some of Dallas' supposedly haunted downtown locations. → Read More

Salem things to do: Out of the Darkness walk, cider festival and Star Wars party

Coming up: A new planetarium show, a wedding and event showcase, Out of the Darkness walk, cider festival and Star Wars party. → Read More

Want to join the conversation about public art in Salem? Here's how you can

The Salem Public Art Commission is hosting an event on Sept. 25 for the public to join the conversation about public art in the city. → Read More

Salem things to do: Grape stomp, Oregon International Air Show, Oktoberfest and more

Coming up: Willamette Valley Vineyards' grape stomp, Hops and Vines, the Oregon International Air Show, 25th Street Oktoberfest and live music. → Read More

Check out these 8 harvest festivals in the Salem area

From pumpkin patches to corn mazes and hot apple cider, these 8 harvest festivals offer a variety of fall fun in the Mid-Valley. → Read More

Dallas teen paralyzed from waist down to compete in Multi-Sport Riverfest

Emmy Pfankuch, a 13-year-old born with spina bifida, will compete in the duathlon on a team with two other athletes with disabilities. → Read More

Salem things to do: Urban arts fest, tattoo sale and more in the area

Coming up: Mt. Angel Oktoberfest, Hispanic Heritage Day, Walk-n-Wag, Urban Art Fest and a Friday the 13th tattoo sale. → Read More

KIFF 2019: Short film shot during 2017 solar eclipse, local directors headed to film festival

"Souls of Totality," a short filmed during the 2017 solar eclipse, and a short by a Corvallis-based director are among those being featured. → Read More

Salem things to do: Xichafest, live music and kicking off Oktoberfest

Coming up: Xichafest, a production at Pentacle Theatre, live music at The Space, an Oktoberfest kick-off event and ƒ/STOP's anniversary celebration. → Read More

The Salem Art Association is celebrating 100 years. You're invited.

The nonprofit commemorated their centennial with a 20-foot metal sculpture in Bush's Pasture Park. → Read More

American Beef Packers Inc. recalling more than 24,000 pounds of raw beef products

More than 12 tons of raw beef products shipped to Oregon and California are being recalled by American Beef Packers. → Read More

Needle exchange program coming to Salem area this fall

According to an Aug. 29 memo from City Manager Steve Powers, the HIV Alliance has a two-year grant to bring the program to the area. → Read More

Three-alarm fire at Capital Baptist Church in Salem under investigation

Crews responded to the fire at Capital Baptist Church east of the fairgrounds around 9:30 p.m. Friday. → Read More

This Spotify playlist features Salem area artists and bands. Here's how to listen.

The public playlist features Salem-based bands like Wild Ire and Hot Sheets, as well as artists including Erin Westfall and Gabriel Cox. → Read More

Salem things to do: Labor Day winery festivals, a luau and more

Coming up: Paradise of Samoa's annual luau, Monster Truck Northwest Championships and three winery Labor Day festivals. → Read More

Salem woman featured on Travel Channel ghost-hunting show

Sarah Lemos, a psychic and medium, was one of the paranormal investigators on the eight-episode show. → Read More