Author: By Salem Reporter

Heat wave will hit Salem starting Sunday

Salem won’t break any records next week, but the area may see triple-digit temperatures as a heat wave blankets much of the Pacific Northwest. The heat will begin Sunday with an expected high of 91, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. Monday and Tuesday are expected to reach[Read More…]

Oregon residents, local officials say highway tolling policy should include transit

A travel time sign on Interstate 205 in the Portland area (Oregon Department of Transportation) Residents of Portland suburbs and local elected leaders on Wednesday urged state transportation officials to think about transit and potentially stranded drivers as they move toward installing tolls on some highways. Oregon Transportation Department officials[Read More…]