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Changes to Salem’s code would allow for managed camping, more duplexes and more chickens

Quail chicks. (Courtesy/Wikimedia Commons) Salem residents could soon keep quail and similar birds, be limited in the size of trees they can cut down and see more duplexes and triplexes in their neighborhoods once the Salem City Council passes a slate of amendments to the city’s Unified Development Code. The[Read More…]

Funding shortfall to construct navigation center will be Salem’s priority for 2022 short session

The Oregon State Capitol. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) Salem city councilors hope the legislature will come through with millions to bridge a shortfall to construct a navigation center that would help homeless people move into housing. The Oregon Legislature in May allocated $5 million to fund two years of the center’s[Read More…]