State police responded after corrections crews found a backpack containing an adult woman’s skull on the highway near milepost 260.
Salem Reporter staff
Kaylee Lien Brooks, 17, went missing from her south Salem home shortly before 6 a.m. Thanksgiving and was last known to be in the Josephine County area, police said.
Michael Chauran hugs Colton Lee, whose family owns the property that Chauran and his wife live on and that was burned in the fires, on Wednesday, September 9. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Salem Reporter staff put together a compilation of their favorite photos of this year. The photos span from the[Read More…]
New energy efficient and seismically resilient windows are replacing the old 1970s aluminum storefront windows. (Courtesy/City of Salem) The Salem Public Library is undergoing a seismic upgrade that’s set to be complete by next summer. The construction is intended to make the building safer in the event of an earthquake[Read More…]
Salem students are preparing to head back to school online in just a few weeks. Gov. Kate Brown said last week she’ll consider closing bars and restaurants if Oregon’s Covid numbers don’t improve more quickly. Marion County health officials are trying to test more people for the virus to get[Read More…]
Tent sites at Wallace Marine Park on Wednesday, May 27. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) [ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing this information free as a community service. You can support dissemination by subscribing. ] Local health providers see low rates of Covid in Salem’s unsheltered population One Salem population appears to be[Read More…]
[ NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing this information free as a community service. You can support dissemination by subscribing. ] Salem Reporter turned to various experts to find out answers to questions from readers ranging from how many people are asymptomatic to who can get tested. The Marion County Health Department,[Read More…]
Covid isn’t going anywhere and Salem Reporter set out to find answers to the community’s most pressing questions about the virus as misinformation swirls online. We turned to various experts to find out answers to questions ranging from how many people are asymptomatic to who can get tested. The Marion[Read More…]
Katrina Rothenberger, incident commander, sits for an interview in the COVID-19 incident command at the Marion County Health and Human Services office on Monday, July 13. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Covid cases are rising in Marion and Polk counties and across the state, with the percentage of positive cases climbing daily.[Read More…]
Monica Ramirez, center, grabs stocks up on kitchenware for Mano a Mano during a Good360 giveaway on Jan. 22, 2020 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Here’s our Sunday Sampler to show you some of the stories that flowed from the staff of Salem Reporter in recent days. Marion County says yes to[Read More…]