Monster trucks, obstacle courses and quads made a splash at the Pavilion Saturday during one of the final events of the Oregon State Fair.
By Laura Tesler - Special to Salem Reporter
Parishioners turned out despite a rainy afternoon in a showing of faith and grief after a five-alarm fire caused severe damage to the St. Joseph Catholic Church sanctuary Thursday.
Bulls bred in Jefferson and daring riders starred in the Jairpeo Rodeo at the Oregon State Fair, all to a soundtrack of a brass Mexican band.
A crowd kept Riverfront Park buzzing all day Saturday as Salemites celebrated Pride in the Park.
A colorful celebration and competition drew about 1,000 people to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde’s annual contest powwow.
Hundreds of people flocked to the Englewood Forest Festival over the weekend to learn about native plants, score free books and enjoy the shade of fir trees.
A small group gathered in Riverfront Park on the anniversary of the U.S.’s atomic bombing of Hiroshima to fold paper cranes and discuss nuclear weapons abolition.
A helicopter, fire trucks and free books were among the highlights at this year’s Riverfront Family Fest, put on by Family Building Blocks.
Basketballers took over Salem’s streets all weekend as the Hoopla tournament saw record turnout.
MIG Fest, Salem’s only punk and ska music festival held on an organic farm, returned for a third year.