Program leaders say the $250,000 recently awarded by Marion County will help create around a dozen new jobs in Salem for divested teens and young adults involved with Isaac’s Room, which seeks to provide life skills and mentorship.
A Willamette University professor will give a free public lecture on Thursday, Feb. 9, to give insights into a collection of artifacts from ancient times in Greece, Egypt and the locations. Rather than follow the lives of nobiility and the elite, the artifacts reflect a commoner’s life.
The city of Salem’s resource fair on Tuesday will also provide information about growing a business and applying for a job at the city.
The longtime community leader and advocate for education worked to plan an evening celebrating hats and local hat lovers before her death on Jan. 25.
A veteran member of the Salem-Keizer School Board is not seeking another term, citing political bullying she has endured. Marty Heyen was elected to the board in 2015.
Developing leaders from business employees is one goal of a new program at Chemeketa Community College. The Salem college will be the first in Oregon to offer a 4-year degree.
The non-violent method of protesting was used during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The free presentation will be on Friday, Feb. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again Saturday, Feb. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A northeast Salem parent has declared her intent to run for a seat on the Salem-Keizer School Board. Casity Troutt is seeking the seat currently held by Marty Heyen.
Jenny Orr first learned how to make pysanky eggs, decorated in Ukrainian tradition, from friends in high school. Now retired, she has raised over $1,600 for war refugees in Salem by selling dozens of the art pieces.
With a national grant in hand, Elderberry Wisdom Farm of Salem plans to teach Native American students skills for making their own documentaries.