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.
By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter
As modern life shifts to the web, Salem Reporter is considering obituaries to its content. Readers are invited to weigh in on the idea.
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.
A state tax credit may not be the answer, but Salem readers share concerns about the future of local news in Oregon. The comments show high interest in finding a solution “before it’s too late,” as one reader wrote.
The availability of people to take local jobs and homes to house them are expected to drive Salem’s economy in 2023. Interest rates and foreign affairs could also ripple through Salem, local leaders say. Salem Reporter surveyed them on their outlooks for the year.
The official filing for a seat on the Salem-Keizer School Board opens in February but one incumbent isn’t waiting to declare. Three seats are up in the May election.
EDITOR’S NOTE: A handful of legislators is proposing how to prop up local news in Oregon – just as one of the state’s largest dailies closes. Citizens and journalists need to respond.
The effort to elect a new speaker of the U.S. House dragged on for days. Salem’s new representative in Congress used the time to angle for key committee seats.
As the new year opens, the team at Salem Reporter is focused on serving readers with clear, accurate stories. Readers can help the news team grow.
Two teenagers have been charged with threatening violence when students return to school at West Salem High School after the holiday break. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office and FBI handled the investigation.