The collision injured a passenger and closed southbound Interstate 5 for over two hours Monday afternoon.
Though some federal programs providing free school meals during the pandemic have ended, local schools won’t be affected.
The Salem-Keizer School District’s board expects to begin finding a new superintendent by Sept. 1 after first securing a firm to aid in the search. On Tuesday, board chair Ashley Carson Cottingham updated the board on the search giving a rough timeline culminating in a Sept. 1 start date. Requests[Read More…]
After a successful spring season, the club received a $20,000 grant for more adaptive equipment and an assistant who will help run the second season.
Nearly 46 years ago, Nancy Lewis made a few batches of monster cookies for the bike ride she and her husband Larry started in Salem. On August 28, the Monster Cookie Metric Century will return – and there will be cookies. The Salem Bicycle Club offers the race which includes[Read More…]
When “Lost in the Hills” hits the stage Thursday night at Theatre 33 in Salem, it will be the first time anyone has seen it. Anyone outside of the playwright, Paul Lewis, the actors, the professional writer hired to help work out the wrinkles and Tom Nabhan, the theater’s executive[Read More…]
About one quarter of WIllamette Valley residents have quit a job in the past two years, most frequently because of low wages. The data comes from a sample of 260 people in the valley as part of a larger survey given by Oregon Values and Beliefs Center–a nonpartisan organization that[Read More…]
The vote prohibits visitors from conceal carrying on school property and comes after Senate Bill 554 passed in 2021 allowing districts to set their own policies in regards to banning guns.
The Salem Pops Orchestra has been playing music through the falling leaves, holiday lights and to welcome spring for the last 60 years. Until everything went quiet. “We emailed but we didn’t meet to rehearse or make any music together for two years,” said Ike Nail, orchestra director, who climbed[Read More…]
Just over $1 million is up for grabs in Marion and Polk counties for organizations needing funding for initiatives designed to improve health and wellness in the community. The Willamette Health Council–the governing body for PacificSource, a coordinated care organization–announced on Monday that it would enter its third round of[Read More…]