The truck driver, Lincoln Clayton Smith, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, manslaughter and assault.
Students, teachers bake as Salem classrooms hit high 80s
Despite a five-year, $755 million push to renovate and expand district schools, many classrooms still lack air conditioning.
Salem schools drop Covid vaccine requirement for employees, volunteers
Salem-Keizer School District administrators are planning renewed outreach to bring volunteers into schools as a state vaccination requirement lifts at the end of the school year.
UPDATE: Richardson, Chandragiri, Hudson ahead in Salem-Keizer board races
Candidates backed by liberal and progressive groups are winning two of three races, though incumbent board director Satya Chandragiri was behind by just a few hundred votes in an initial ballot count Tuesday night.
ELECTION RESULTS: 2023 Salem-Keizer School board, Polk County levy
Note: The Salem-Keizer School District includes portions of Marion and Polk County. Results below include voters from both counties, so totals will be different than those reported on each county’s elections website. Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. JUST THE FACTS, FOR SALEM – We report on your community with care and[Read More…]
Travel Salem salutes those who make the “most Oregon part of Oregon”
A coalition rebuilding trails in the Santiam Canyon and Chemeketa’s student winemakers were among those honored at the annual tourism awards.
From Make Music Day to Hoopla, save the date for Salem’s summer events
Whether you’re an athlete, an art appreciator or just a fan of food trucks, there’s plenty to stay busy all summer.
Sumpter teacher builds community one note at a time
Bethea Gliebe was recently recognized as the Salem-Keizer School District’s music educator of the year.
United Way plans affordable tiny home development for Salem seniors
The nonprofit is kicking off a fundraising campaign to build a $3 million village of 400-square-foot cottages near Swegle Elementary School in east Salem. Rent would be capped at $500 a month.
Man charged with attempted murder after shooting at police
A Marion County grand jury found a Salem police officer justified in shooting and injuring Andrew E. Kjostad on May 1 during an arrest attempt.