Managing Editor Rachel Alexander talks planned street murals, pay raises for Salem educators, and a collection of historic Oregon travel photos from the 1930s.
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Rachel Alexander takes you inside a local clinic that is working hard to deal with the cat population.
Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian tells about the continuing effort to get city information about the departure of Steve Bellshaw as deputy police chief.
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Rachel Alexander examines why Salem Hospital is suddenly sending patients in transit to other hospitals. This is the first time the tactic has been needed since 2008. Read that story HERE. Plus, Cascade Gateway Park is open again after months to repair damage from homeless encampments. That story[Read More…]
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian explains efforts to learn why a deputy police chief from the Salem Police Department retired while under investigation. City officials have provided little information and delayed disclosure of a key city agreement. His original story is HERE. He also explains a novel approach to cold[Read More…]
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…]
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Rachel Alexander talks about a new drug treatment clinic in Salem, Ideal Option, which provides medication-assisted therapy for opioid and methamphetamine abuse. Read that story HERE. Plus, learn how a new local program to train bilingual EMTs and health workers came about – that story is HERE. YOUR[Read More…]
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Rachel Alexander explains why the Salem City Council zeroed in on a particular candidate to become the city’s next city manager. Experience with homeless issues was one key. The story she produced is HERE. She also discusses changes for city fees that hit local nonprofits (original story HERE)[Read More…]
TODAY’S BROADCAST: Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian saw chatter on social media about a police shooting that left a teen boy dead. He recounts efforts to get the information – and what he ultimately learned about the 16-year-old boy who died. His original story is HERE. He also how a former state[Read More…]