Salem’s Director of Public Works, Peter Fernandez, announced Monday that he is retiring effective Jan. 6 after 28 years working for the city of Salem.
The developer behind Fork Forty is turning the historic downtown building into a mix of upstairs apartments and street-level businesses.
At the Center for Hope and Safety, the average shelter stay length for domestic violence survivors has tripled over the past year because of the time needed to find an apartment.
Bellshaw started retirement talks once put on leave and no investigation was expected, attorney says
Salem city officials release documents showing what they said were their efforts to find someone to investigate allegations against Deputy Police Chief Steve Bellshaw. The city has said no one was hired.
The Salem City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. The agenda includes a vote on whether to apply for a state grant for the fire department, and a rent freeze for CC:Media.
The drrive to raise money to pay city records costs shows Salem residents do care about open government. City officials apparently noticed, dropping a big charge for documents related to Steve Bellshaw, former deputy police chief.
Grand jury finds Salem officer justified in using deadly force against carjacking suspects during shootout
The Marion County District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Tuesday that Cpl. Joshua Buker fired back at three suspects after one of them shot at him. Vincent Nesbitt, 19, was charged Monday with attempting to murder the officer.
57% of respondents said they were satisfied with services provided by the city, a decrease from 70% in 2021.
Chemeketa Community College is among the Salem entities saving money through Oregon’s community solar program, which lets electrical customers earn bill credits from local solar projects without installing panels themselves.
The board meets Thursday evening to review a long-term plan guiding the transit agency’s development over the next 20 years.