The Arena Football League, a fast-paced game played on a smaller field, is coming to the Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center arena this spring. The Oregon Blackbears, backed by a University of Oregon alumnus, hopes to fill its roster with local talent.
A new musical written, composed and directed by three Willamette University alumni opens Thursday night.
Developers say a new Salem housing project will have up to 500 residents. The unique partnership with Seed of Faith Ministries is intended to prevent property management companies from discriminating against Black residents.
Kids under age 5 living in ZIP code 97302 can now get a free book mailed to them monthly thanks to a donation from retired state librarian Jim Scheppke.
Ron Eachus went from opposing the Vietnam War as a University of Oregon student to a career on Oregon’s Public Utility Commission, pushing to hold telecom and power companies accountable to the people they served.
George Puentes worked tirelessly to build the Don Pancho brand of tortillas. He found time to volunteer for local government and nonprofit duties in Salem. He died Friday, Oct. 13.
A Salem activist and a former prison superintendent who advocated against Oregon’s death penalty will share the 2023 Peacemaker Award.
Salem’s annual volunteer award ceremony on Monday, Oct. 16, recognized community members who fought fires, tended roses and educated their neighbors on local history.
The Salem Warming Network is seeking volunteers to help run warming shelters during the winter after seeing a substantial budget reduction. A volunteer event at the YMCA on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. will share information about how to get involved.
Recently, the Book Bin celebrated 40 years of operation under the Baird family in the Willamette Valley. A pivot to new and rare books is one change the owners made.