UPDATE 2 p.m. Saturday – That shelter opened at Judson Middle School? Home overnight to 13 people and an assortment of animals, including a lizard. According to Marion County Emergency Management, 12 dogs, seven cats, 10 rabbits, and one lizard were helped at the school. At the fairgrounds, emergency shelter[Read More…]
Giovany Cruz is the second person charged in a pair of robberies June 17 in Salem.
At their Monday meeting, councilors will consider a sheltering plan meant to prioritize city spending toward existing homeless services over the next few years as one-time state and federal funding runs out.
A complaint filed in March alleged employees and patients were involved in violent altercations multiple times a week, according to the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division
The new case comes about a month after state health officials first detected monkeypox in Marion County.
Police say Angel Rogers drove into an intersection in northeast Salem without obeying a stop sign when another vehicle struck hers, killing her passenger.
Free, walk-in vaccination sites in the Salem area will have updated boosters available this week.
The new Salem Outreach and Livability Services team recently cleared homeless camps on an embankment ear River Road City Park in their first big assignment.
Though the city didn’t hit the records of the 2021 heat dome, July and August saw an average temperature of 87.7 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Young people facing homelessness in rural Polk County usually have to travel to Salem to get help. With a new federal grant to tackle youth homelessness, local agencies are working to change that.