A bigger, brighter holiday parade hit downtown Salem streets Friday night.
During their Monday, Dec. 4, meeting, councilors will discuss plans for the revenue task force and will consider facilitating an affordable housing development by temporarily buying a property to later be sold to a developer.
There are plenty of places to celebrate the holidays in Salem this month, including parades, light shows, shopping and performances.
About 265 gallons of raw sewage spilled into the creek in southeast Salem Thursday afternoon.
With days of rain ahead, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Salem. Three sandbag stations are now open across the city.
Historic funding to the Rural Energy for America program has helped fund more than three dozen rural solar projects in Oregon this year.
The Downtown Salem Holiday Parade starts rolling at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the parade that will have marching bands, floats and decorated vehicles.
Polk County has stripped the treasurer of duties, leaving the role little more than a figurehead while unelected county officials handle county finances, according to a lawsuit filed by Treasurer Steve Milligan. He says that’s not how Oregon law works.
Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously accepted state money for addiction treatment and services intended to remove barriers to housing. The extended contract with the Oregon Health Authority adds $4.67 million and lasts through June 2025.
Salem legislators think they have a better chance during the 2024 Legislature to get state money paid in lieu of property taxes to help close a city budget deficit. Mayor Chris Hoy cautioned any such payment won’t fix the city’s budget issues.