Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire in the Metropolitan Building on Northeast Liberty Street in downtown Salem that was reported on Friday, March 17.
By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter
Nonprofits that serve Salem’s neediest and victims are getting a boost from city grants. Two housing projects also win funding from the city of Salem, including one providing help with down payments.
After a national salary review, the board of SAIF Corp. voted to give its president a pay raise and a bonus to put him closer to industry averages.
Board members will consider adopting a new health curriculum for elementary students, intended to meet new state standards.
Only one incumbent on the Salem-Keizer School Board has filed for re-election in the May 16 election. Three seats are open and the deadline to file for running is March 16.
Greg Smith. a state representative from Heppner, repeatedly said under oath that his company had a contract for his publicly-financed work on the Treasure Valley Reload Center in Nyssa. The Malheur County Development Corp. said no such document exists.
She grew up in Oregon, ran track in high school, and now will run the state’s second-largest school district. The Salem-Keizer School Board announced Tuesday, March 7, that it has hired Andrea Castaneda of Tulsa, Oklahoma to be the next superintendent.
The Salem-Keizer School Board is scheduled to meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, to announce its hiring of a new superintendent. The meeting will be broadcast by Capital Community Media and carried on Youtube.
One long-time auto dealership family sells out to another as Dodge franchise in Salem shifts. The dealership has been operating out of its south Salem location since 1963.
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.