Up to 900 people could one day be living in apartments planned the now-defunct Truitt Brothers Cannery on Front Street. Developers plan housing, a food hall, brewery and possibly a soccer stadium.
Final day nears as Cooke Stationery prepares to put up ‘Closed’ sign for good
Customers are finding discounts on everything from pens to papers to maps as Cooke Stationery readies to shut down. The last day for the Salem business is Friday, April 28.
Salem gets a new deputy manager to oversee community services
Scott Archer has 30 years of experience in local governments, and will oversee a range of services including parks and recreation, the library, Center 50+ and sheltering programs.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: City council to hear infrastructure spending update
The Salem City Council meets Monday, April 24, to hear updates from Center 50+ and to consider fees to recover costs at the Salem Municipal Airport.
Pentacle to perform Pulitzer-winning play about grief and comfort
“Rabbit Hole” premieres at the Pentacle Theatre on Friday, April 21 and will be the debut performance of two local actors.
Committee considers fees, taxes in effort to balance 2024 Salem budget
Salem’s Citizen Budget Committee meets Wednesday, April 19, to consider the proposed 2024 budget. Most city councilors were mum in response to Salem Reporter’s questions about the choices ahead.
Covid weekly report for April 14: Slight increase in local cases
In the past week, the Oregon Health Authority reports two newly identified deaths of a local resident with Covid.
Salem Symphonic Winds to perform immersive celebration of Earth
The concert on Sunday, April 16, features new sounds from borrowed instruments and even truck parts, and will be one of few in the country to use scent technology to bring its audience to the rainforest.
Math breakthrough inspires local educator
From fantasy maps to quilting, Salem educator Sophia Wood has made the recent geometric discovery of a new shape accessible to all ages.
Local organizations in line for $10 million for more action on homelessness
Decisions will be made this week on using state funding to add 79 shelter beds and help 158 households settle into permanent housing in Marion and Polk Counties. The Mid-Willamette Valley Homeless Alliance is making the awards.