State police say Dale Heggem, 76, was driving a minivan at a high rate of speed when he veered off the road and struck a tree.
A federal judge will decide early next week whether to temporarily halt Measure 114 from going into effect on Dec. 8, as court challenges against it proceed.
Salem’s Pentacle Theatre production of the long-beloved musical will run through Dec. 17.
The land, now owned by the city of Salem, is slated for redevelopment with a mix of commercial uses and affordable housing.
In the past week, the Oregon Health Authority reports three local deaths of people with Covid.
Republican Mike Erickson sued Democrat Andrea Salinas under a state law that would allow a judge to prevent Salinas from taking office.
The district initially delayed school for two hours before announcing a cancellation.
Say Gay held a small vigil to remember the five people who were killed at a shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub. Organizers said the community in Salem needed a space to grieve.
Average November temperatures this year in Salem dropped compared to 2021.
With freezing temperatures forecasted for Thursday night, an overnight warming shelter will open.
The city inadvertently left a legally required sentence about property taxes off the ballot statement for an infrastructure bond measure voters overwhelmingly approved in November.