Cheryl Hummon, who is retiring after 11 years with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, rolled up her sleeves with friends and coworkers to plant trees celebrating her work helping Oregon rivers and streams.
Saturday’s inaugural Santa Crawl, put on by Travel Salem, drew about 75 revelers downtown for a festive bar-hopping adventure.
It’s the first documented use of CPR by a Salem student since the Salem Fire Department in 2015 began training all eighth graders in the life-saving technique.
Retired Salem pediatrician Dan Sewell, 81, is among the dozens of musicians who will bring holiday classics to the Elsinore in an annual Salem tradition.
Barza seven nights a week serves food made by volunteers in the parking lot of homeless service provider the ARCHES Project.
The Salem City Council voted Monday night to create a volunteer award in honor of homeless advocate Lisa Letney, who died in November. To her family, it was a moment of joy amid grief.
Sifa Kipanga and her family, who are from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lived at a refugee camp in Tanzania for 17 years. She now uses her fluency in four languages to help families adjust to life in Oregon.
Photographer Ron Cooper captured a day at one of the city’s most popular parks for a few playful canines.
Salemites have until Monday to donate to toy drives run by the city’s police department, with a fire department drive ongoing until Monday, Dec. 19. Gifts for teens are especially needed.
The mosaic that once lined the walls of the YMCA survived the building’s demolition, and will eventually be located on an expansion planned for the Salem Riverfront Carousel. After a long delay, fundraising for the project will begin in 2023.