A teen took a loaded gun into South Salem High School on Wednesday, March 1, and was subsequently arrested by police. A tipster alerted police to a social media video.
With snowy weather rolling in, Salem school officials shifted from pause to closed
The decisions came close, first to delay the open of schools in Salem and Keizer and then to close them. Officials at the Salem-Keizer School District explain the behind-the-scenes work leading to the decisions on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Students ready for auto body career – with a surprise gift of required tools
The auto body program at the Salem-Keizer School District provides real-world experience. Now, three students have tools to launch their careers.
Solar project will cut Salem nonprofit’s costs, serve as an example
Catholic Community Services will be adding a solar array to its Salem headquarters, cutting power costs and freeing up money for services.
Local trumpeters, Thomas Lauderdale and ice cream – all free in Salem on Monday
A packed program is scheduled at the Elsinore Theatre on Monday, Feb. 27, in a free public event to launch the Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus. An ensemble of five high school trumpet players from the Salem area will be among the performers.
School board down to 3 finalists for Salem’s next superintendent
A search for the next superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District is in its final stages. School board members have narrowed the pool to three finalists and expect to name their hire in the next two weeks.
Crystal Apple Awards to be announced in Salem event that will be broadcast live
The envelope, please. Educators, counselors and others from the Salem-Keizer School District will be honored during an award ceremony on Friday Feb. 10. The event has been sold out but will be broadcast live by Capital Community Media.
‘Cool’ cat among artifacts in Salem display of items from ordinary life in ancient days
A Willamette University professor will give a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 9, to give insights into a collection of artifacts from ancient times in Greece, Egypt and the locations. Rather than follow the lives of nobiility and the elite, the artifacts reflect a commoner’s life.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Obituaries tell of people but also of culture and we may add them
As modern life shifts to the web, Salem Reporter is considering obituaries to its content. Readers are invited to weigh in on the idea.
Local police leaders condemn fatal police beating recorded in Tennessee
The hard-to-watch video of five police officers assaulting a man in Tennessee prompted local law enforcement officials to issue a statement on Saturday, Jan. 28.