Reports of new Covid cases increased statewide and in Marion and Polk Counties this week. In December, Gov. Kate Brown issued several executive orders intended to provide more resources to health care facilities amid a sustained surge of Covid, flu and RSV cases. HOSPITAL CAPACITY As of Friday, Feb. 3,[Read More…]
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Rahel Owenya serves as interpreter, transportation coordinator, tutor, emotional support and more for Swahili-speaking families in local schools. She’s one of 89 local educators nominated for a 2023 Crystal Apple award.
Salem police said early Thursday evening that officers had found a woman who was previously reported missing.
Two Idaho legislators are proposing talks on rural Oregon counties seceding and becoming part of Idaho. But, officials note, it’s complicated.
Developing leaders from business employees is one goal of a new program at Chemeketa Community College. The Salem college will be the first in Oregon to offer a 4-year degree.
Kimberli Fitzgerald, Salem’s historic preservation officer, explores how a pioneering family of law enforcement leaders set up an early homeless shelter in Salem.
Margaret Hill has taught fifth grade for a decade at Bush Elementary School, bringing humor, honesty and high expectations to her classroom. She’s one of 89 local educators nominated for a 2023 Crystal Apple award.
The non-violent method of protesting was used during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The free presentation will be on Friday, Feb. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again Saturday, Feb. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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