Salem Reporter

Judith (Judy) Ann Sugnet

Judy passed away at home on April 26 after a lengthy illness. Judy was born in August of 1945 to Florence and Fred Sugnet. She was a lifelong Salem resident who lived in the same house from her early childhood until her death. She knew her neighbors and worked to[Read More…]

Janet Marilyn (Ring) Barnes

Janet Marilyn (Ring) Barnes, 86, of Woodburn, died in Salem, Oregon, on April 2, 2023, of respiratory failure due to post-COVID pneumonia. With a CD of Bach cello suites playing, fresh flowers on the table, and covered by a quilt made by Salem Health nurses, she was surrounded by beauty.[Read More…]

Elfie Joanne Stevenin

Elfie Joanne Stevenin was born August 20, 1921, in Leipzig, Germany. She completed high school and college at the Padagogesches Institute in Leipzig. After graduation she began studies in ballet and received her degree in dance from the Fine Arts Guild in Dresden. She was accepted in the Corps de[Read More…]

LISTEN IN: Unpacking fatal Salem police shooting of teen, Michael Wolfe’s life sentence

TODAY’S BROADCAST:  A Marion County grand jury on July 22 unanimously found three Salem police officers were justified in shooting and killing 16-year-old Robert Brown the previous week after trying to arrest him. Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian talks about the Marion County District Attorney’s Office’s account of the attempted arrest and[Read More…]