SALEM GOVERNMENT Sep. 7
Plastic bags ban heads to city council Monday
The question "Plastic or paper?" could become obsolete in Salem. City councilors could decide Monday night whether to ban single-use plastic bags — after hearing from you.
SCHOOLS Sep. 5
Salem schools tackle high student absenteeism
One-third of Salem-Keizer students miss 10 percent or more school days every year. The district is trying to turn that around with a new campaign unveiled Tuesday.