A section just south of the Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge will close Dec. 8 and 9 from 7:30 a.m. to around 3 p.m as crews add native plants along the trail.
Monday’s meeting will also address a supplemental staff report that recommends the city reject a petition to allow a car dealership to use a public right-of-way for parking and vehicle storage.
Salem’s Pentacle Theatre production of the long-beloved musical will run through Dec. 17.
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.
According to a lawsuit filed last month, Dr. Jefferson Loa claims that he faced retaliation and eventual firing for reporting fraudulent billing practices and lengthy physician shifts.
Salem’s Director of Public Works, Peter Fernandez, announced Monday that he is retiring effective Jan. 6 after 28 years working for the city of Salem.
Salem Health has concluded its investigation into an emergency department technician who posted a video that appeared to mock the sound of a patient in pain. The hospital said the technician is no longer employed, but didn’t clarify if they resigned or were fired.
Longtime local coach and mentor John “Cheeseburger” Witherspoon recently received an award for community impact from the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce. We asked former players, parents and mentees to share how his work impacted them.
The Salem City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. The agenda includes a vote on whether to apply for a state grant for the fire department, and a rent freeze for CC:Media.
Catch Santa around town, enjoy lights or shop for gifts with our holiday guide.