Willamette Wake Up 11/14/2017 — Homelessness in the Santiam Canyon

Melissa Baurer, the Service Integration Team Coordinator and Community Liaison for Santiam Hospital, talks about planning for the January 31st survey to identify the individuals and families who are homeless and unsheltered in the Santiam Canyon and how community volunteers can assist in that effort.

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Willamette Wake Up 11/14/2017 — Salem City Council

Michael Livingston reports on last night’s meeting of the Salem City Council, which included a “work session” to review an in-depth report on pedestrian safety, approval of an intergovernmental agreement between the City and Marion County to fund and operate a Mobile Crisis Response Team, adoption of Mayor Bennett’s motion to establish a City Council task force to study and develop recommendations to address traffic congestion on the City’s two Willamette River bridges, and submission of an information report concerning proposed changes to the Library Code of Conduct.

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Willamette Wake Up 11/08/2017 — Niki Kates and James Willis discuss life as Willamette University student athletes and the sustainability-related discourses that interest them. 

Niki Kates and James Willis discuss life as Willamette University student athletes and the sustainability-related discourses that interest them.

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Willamette Wake Up 11/07/2017 — Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett

Chuck talks about the City’s recently-adopted Strategic Plan, the City’s securing an option to purchase the buildings and land on the block of Commercial Street just south of the Center Street Bridge and what’s next after the City Council’s rejection of the “sit-lie” ordinance.

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Willamette Wake Up 11/03/2017 — Polk County Mobile Crisis Units – A Better Approach to Law Enforcement

Polk County Sheriff Mark Garton talks with Michael Rose about collaboration between law enforcement and mental health professionals to keep ill people out of jail and get them into treatment.

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