Linda Berman, who died in February, spent over thirty years working for the City of Salem, where she helped develop the Salem-Kawagoe Sister Cities program.
“Finding Salem’s Chinatown(s)” shows the lives of Chinese-Americans living in Oregon’s capital at the turn of the 20th century.
57% of respondents said they were satisfied with services provided by the city, a decrease from 70% in 2021.
Brooks Keebey, 82, said he plans to buy his longtime partner a better car with his winnings – and treat the bartender who sold him the ticket.
Ed Dover, a political scientist and professor of 30 years at Western Oregon University, will give a talk on local, state and national elections at the Willamette Heritage Center’s Day House.
Lisa Letney, an outspoken advocate for people who are homeless in Salem, died on Nov. 7 leaving behind a legacy of leading with empathy.
The animal rescue said it’s been unable to reach an agreement with Marion County allowing it to assume responsibility for stray animals, something county officials say isn’t needed to continue the work.
John “Cheeseburger” Witherspoon was recognized by the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Monday for his volunteer work with children, where he has been a coach, mentor and father figure to tens of thousands of students.
The annual run is a benefit for Safety Compass, which provides counseling and services to sex trafficking survivors.
“Anybody that’s had a good quilt from a grandma knows how comfortable and warm and calming a quilt can be,” said organizer Mary Williams. “That just says to me: love.”