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.
By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter
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.
Brace yourself, Salem. Temperature forecast to climb over 100 on Sunday and go even higher on Monday, the National Weather Service forecasts.
A ban on all fireworks in Salem has been in place for the Fourth of July, city officials announced. High fire risk triggered the move hours ahead of when families would gather for the holiday tradition of home fireworks.
COMMENTARY: Starting as a reporter just days after graduating from McNary High School, Les Zaitz has been a journalist in Oregon for 50 years. His thoughts about those years and the future of news.
Gov. Tina Kotek announced a slate of appointments to state boards and the governing body overseeing Cherriots.
AT THE CAPITOL: School districts would be required to provide a link on their websites for parents and others to more easily review state-approved textbooks and other school material under legislation advance on Tuesday, April 11.