Thousands gathered at McCullough Stadium Saturday to cheer on young runners during the beloved Salem fun run, back after a three-year hiatus.
Monster Cookie ride returns May 7 with routes for all skill levels
The annual Salem Bicycle Club event draws hundreds of cyclists for a 62-mile trek through some of the region’s finest scenery, but shorter rides are also available.
EVENTS: Ag fest, Awesome 3000 and more to do in Salem this weekend
Here’s your guide for enjoying a sunny weekend in Salem for April 28-30.
PHOTOS: Spring blooms emerge in Salem
Photographer Ron Cooper got up close to the flowers at Deepwood on a recent visit celebrating the warmer weather.
Power line accident delays Salem affordable housing project opening
An Oregon State Hospital nursing building remodeled into 52 affordable apartments may open around two weeks late after power to Yaquina Hall was shut off on April 17.
Plant sale this weekend will help pay for new Bush’s Pasture Park garden
A long-ignored part of Bush’s Pasture Park is going to get a makeover with a new garden of native plants, walkways and seating area. A plant sale on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, will help pay the cost.
Get your running shoes ready – Awesome 3000 returns Saturday
Thousands of Salem kids have signed up for the signature fun run, now put on by United Way after a three-year hiatus. Proceeds from the event will support grants to local schools.
PHOTOS: Salem digs into region’s past at Archaeology Day
Visitors explored the dig on the Willamette Heritage Center campus Saturday, where archaeologists are searching for clues about a mission school that operated briefly in the 1840s.
Salem gets a new deputy manager to oversee community services
Scott Archer has 30 years of experience in local governments, and will oversee a range of services including parks and recreation, the library, Center 50+ and sheltering programs.
Patience pays off with early eagle chick sighting for Salem volunteers
A city monitoring program in its second year relies on 150 citizen scientists to gather data about two bald eagle nests in Salem’s busiest parks.