The Marion County Board of Commissioners meets Wednesday to consider a construction project costing over $8 million that would would widen a section of Northeast Hayesville Drive. AGENDA The board will consider a roughly $8.35 million contract with Carter and Company, Inc. for a construction project that add wide bike[Read More…]
Author: Ardeshir Tabrizian
The city of Salem Friday refused to release public records sought by Salem Reporter of events leading up to the retirement of Deputy Chief Steve Bellshaw. Awarded extra public money, he left while facing misconduct allegations.
A teen boy shot and injured two people at a northeast Salem apartment complex early Monday, Salem police said. Just after 12 a.m. Monday, Salem Police Department officers responded to the 3300 block of Northeast D Street, according to a Monday evening news release. Officers arrived to find a 24-year-old[Read More…]
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian explains efforts to learn why a deputy police chief from the Salem Police Department retired while under investigation. City officials have provided little information and delayed disclosure of a key city agreement. His original story is HERE. He also explains a novel approach to cold[Read More…]
The number of Salem-area Covid hospitalizations are down compared to last week, while cases are up statewide and in Marion County. HOSPITAL CAPACITY The average number of Covid patients at Salem Hospital and in the mid-Willamette region are down compared to last week. As of Friday, Aug. 5, the hospital[Read More…]
The “wellness van” is intended to make mental health and addiction treatment more accessible in the Santiam Canyon after one of the area’s few providers closed in June.
The sample was taken Wednesday morning during a routine monitoring of treated sewage from the Willow Lake Water Pollution Control Facility.
It will be a busy weekend at the Gerry Frank | Salem Rotary Amphitheater. On Friday, the city of Salem will continue its summer free concert series with live music for all ages. The 8 p.m. show will feature the Ferenjis, a self-described neo-soul band from Salem. The remaining concerts[Read More…]
Some county parks and roads in the Santiam Canyon damaged by wildfire will remain closed for repairs and hazard removal as the U.S. Forest Service recently reopened other spots in the area to the public. The areas of Salmon Falls, Bear Creek, North Fork, Niagra and Minto are staying closed,[Read More…]
Marion County residents will vote in November on whether to ban psilocybin manufacturing and service centers in unincorporated areas of the county. The Marion County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt an ordinance that would refer to voters a measure banning the facilities. The measure will go before[Read More…]