Eli, an 8-year-old Labrador retriever, is specially trained to offer comfort and companionship during one of the most difficult moments in a child’s life.
A bigger, brighter holiday parade hit downtown Salem streets Friday night.
If you’d like to buy a child a gift or get coats for those who need them, here’s a guide to holiday gift drives in Salem this year.
Marion County Dog Services will open its doors to the public for the first time since the pandemic for a special adoption event on Thursday, Nov. 30.
HOME, Salem’s day center for youth who need a place to go, welcomed teens for a holiday meal in their new location on Broadway Street.
Blondeez Restaurant and the ARCHES Day Center each fed hundreds of people a free Thanksgiving meal in Salem.
The Northwest Hub has made a name for itself by giving hundreds of Salemites access to bicycles. For many of its own staff, the work has been a lifeline. The non-profit plans to expand its vocational training in the years to come.
Thanks to a competitive national grant, Pastor Rob Toornstra will take a sabbatical to Holland, Switzerland and Greece to reconnect with his family and faith, and inform his curriculum at Sunnyslope Church.
Salem’s neighborhood associations bring you the latest on a bike drive in Highland, the proposed Meyer Farm development and work to clean up syringes from the Willamette River.
Using public data, Sophia Wood made a creative map assigning more than 10,000 manholes in Salem a code name, risk level and destination. She hopes the project will give writers and artists prompts as they explore the city.