Kimberli Fitzgerald, Salem’s historic preservation officer, explores how a pioneering family of law enforcement leaders set up an early homeless shelter in Salem.
Response has been strong to the question of whether Salem Reporter ought to provide obituaries. By a large margin, readers favor adding these personal stories. At Salem Reporter, we listen to our readers.
As modern life shifts to the web, Salem Reporter is considering obituaries to its content. Readers are invited to weigh in on the idea.
Local birder and natural history author Harry Fuller shares what birds are up to in the Salem area in his “Some Fascinating Things About Birds” column.
EDITOR’S NOTE: A handful of legislators is proposing how to prop up local news in Oregon – just as one of the state’s largest dailies closes. Citizens and journalists need to respond.
As the new year opens, the team at Salem Reporter is focused on serving readers with clear, accurate stories. Readers can help the news team grow.
Photojournalist Laura Tesler shares her favorite moments from local fairs, music shows and more.
Photojournalist Ron Cooper shares his top images from 2022, many featuring Salem’s parks.
Reporter Abbey McDonald looks back on her stories with Salem Reporter this year.