With days of rain ahead, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Salem. Three sandbag stations are now open across the city.
By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter
Up to 55 people released early from prison in Oregon would have to return to finish sentences commuted by then-Gov. Kate Brown. Marion County District Attorney Paige Clarkson is pushing for revocation of those commutations.
The city of Salem would have to pay at least $1 million out its budget to satisfy a judgment awarded to a Salem man who jurors concluded was subjected to excessive force. The city is considering appealing the recent verdict.
County clerks in Marion and Polk counties have mailed out ballots that include a measure to decide the fate of Salem’s city payroll tax. Election Day is Nov. 7.
George Puentes worked tirelessly to build the Don Pancho brand of tortillas. He found time to volunteer for local government and nonprofit duties in Salem. He died Friday, Oct. 13.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Salem as a place to live and work is really what’s on the ballot for local voters. A Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 11, gives residents a chance to consider and question the role of a new income tax in that future.
Salem police announced that a Woodburn man indicted for murdering a woman found dead in a Salem motel surrendered on Monday, Sept. 19.
As we set up our Salem Reporter booth last weekend, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Salem Saturday Market is a community fixture where people shop for artisan bread, flower bundles and fresh vegetables. People probably don’t head to the market intending to talk about news. But they sure were[Read More…]
Salem firefighters are working to stop a fire that struck the sanctuary of St. Joseph Parish early Thursday, Aug. 31. This is a developing story.
A federal investigation based in Idaho ensnared a Salem man on meth trafficking charges. He already faces drug charges in two courts in Oregon, court records show.