Northwest-based developers Edlen & Co. and deChase Miksis have been chosen to turn a key undeveloped property downtown into a mix of apartments, retail and public space.
Smoke started rising from a south Salem field soon after ATVs drove through dry grass, according to witness interviews in a report from the Salem Fire Department. The blaze triggered the evacuation of over 600 homes.
Salem spent over $23 million responding to homelessness last year, an outside report found. The city is considering its next steps in managing its homeless response, at the crossroads of high need and limited funding.
Avelo will begin flights May 3 from Salem to the North Bay Area. It’s the budget carrier’s third route since launching Salem commercial flights in October.
The Cherriots board meets Thursday, Feb. 22, to hear reports on customer satisfaction, finances, and ridership. They will also hear details about assaults against employees last year.
This is the second part in a special series by Salem Reporter examining how affordable housing is funded and why public support is needed. Today: Looking at how the pieces fit for one new Salem project.
State lawmakers are considering bills that would get Salem an annual payment from the state and help fund a YMCA service center in the old Statesman Journal building downtown.
Panelists at Salem Reporter’s Town Hall on Gun Violence Thursday suggested diverse solutions to the city’s rise in shootings, but broadly agreed a community approach is needed.
Salem legislators and Cherriots leaders hope to secure $500,000 for a study on expanding the WES Commuter Rail line from Wilsonville to Salem.
During its meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, the Salem City Council approved cuts to vacant positions and a motion to pursue a pedestrian and bicycle safety study in the downtown core.