WEATHER REPORT: The National Weather Service issued a revised winter storm warning early Saturday, Jan. 13, that calls for snow and ice in Salem through the day. The city got light snow overnight.
Update, 4:30 p.m. The Salem Public Library and Center 50+ will close Saturday due to the winter storm expected to hit Salem starting Friday night. All Salem-Keizer School District facilities will also be closed, and district events canceled over the weekend. An updated forecast from the National Weather Service on[Read More…]
The Salem Parks Foundation remains short of its fundraising goal to restore the Eco-Earth Globe at Riverfront Park. President Carol Snyder hopes legislative funds and continued community support can fund the project in the next few years.
South Gateway holds its annual meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, plus neighborhoods have several opportunities to help with local parks and trash clean-up projects.
A Ukraine-themed World Beat Festival and a classroom renovation at Willamette Heritage Center are among the projects Oregonians supported through donations to the state’s Cultural Trust
OBITUARY: Kendall ‘Kenni’ Halford, a traveler who was ‘kind and loving,’ dies at age 86. A celebration of life is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 26.
For 30 years, underfunded nonprofit organizations serving families in north and east Salem have done the hard work of strengthening families and advocating for youth. If Salem leaders are serious about tackling violence, neighborhood leaders say their communities need real investment.
Baby Broden Culpepper was born at Salem Hospital 40 seconds after midnight on New Year’s Day, making him likely the first baby born in the state in 2024.
TOP STORIES: Cyclist killed in collision with DEA agent, ‘gold standard’ judge and rising gun violence
Reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian shares his favorite Salem stories this year.
Photojournalist Ron Cooper looks back at Salem holidays, Ironman and a mass celebrated in the ashes of one of the city’s oldest churches.