A Sunday evening performance at the Grand Theatre caps off a week of Salem students working with Broadway professionals.
No mask requirements, contact tracing for Covid as Salem schools resume
Salem schools will still report Covid infections on a district dashboard, but Covid will otherwise be treated like other respiratory illnesses in local schools this fall.
How to get cheaper tickets, discounts for state fair
From presales to special admission options, taking a family to the Oregon State Fair
What to know for the 2022 Oregon State Fair
Oregon’s end of summer party kicks off Friday in Salem. Whether you’re thrill ride lover, aspiring magician, animal whisperer or fiber artist here’s a look at some of the highlights.
Powerland’s steam-powered sawmill gets a second life
The collection of antique museums just north of Salem rely on a single sawmill from the 1930s to supply lumber. With a state grant, it’s getting a new boiler.
Sunday winds concert pays tribute to all things England
Salem Symphonic Winds are raising money to fund their upcoming season with a special concert Sunday at Youngberg Hill, a McMinville winery.
Capitol Jam will bring a day of music to Riverfront Park
The Aug. 27 festival is a city-organized “grand opening” for the Salem Rotary Amphitheater after several months of test concerts and private events at the new structure.
Swedish cabins highlighted in virtual Capitol exhibit
A virtual exhibit from Nordic Northwest is online at the Capitol thanks to a grant from the Salem nonprofit Oregon State Capitol Foundation.
Fire foundation gets grant to translate CPR videos for Salem students
For years, local firefighters and paramedics have taught CPR in middle schools. Now, that training will be accessible in eight other languages.
Indigenous Salem farm lands grant for video storytelling project
Elderberry Wisdom Farm, a three-year-old Salem nonprofit, works to train Native Americans in agriculture, horticulture and ecology while preserving cultural traditions.