City seeks nominations for volunteer awards

Do you know someone who’s made Salem a better place to live this year? The city of Salem wants your nominations for nine city volunteers honors that will be awarded later this year. They recognize people, groups and businesses that have made a difference in Salem in 2022. Awards include[Read More…]

Heat wave will hit Salem starting Sunday

Salem won’t break any records next week, but the area may see triple-digit temperatures as a heat wave blankets much of the Pacific Northwest. The heat will begin Sunday with an expected high of 91, according to the National Weather Service in Portland. Monday and Tuesday are expected to reach[Read More…]

Nearly half of Oregon’s inmate population included in first class action suit of its kind

A federal lawsuit involving current or former Oregon inmates infected with Covid, including one who died, is moving forward with notification of nearly half of the state’s prison population of their inclusion in the class-action suit. The U.S. District Court in Eugene certified the class-action status of the suit in[Read More…]