A years-long fundraising campaign and long-delayed construction has finally paid off as the downtown Salem YMCA, which includes a pool and preschool classes, is slated to open toward the end of the month.
City officials say 60 private firefighters are expected on the lines of the Vitae Springs Fire on Sunday to help track down and extinguish hot spots. The evacuation order was lifted at noon Sunday.
UPDATE 2 p.m. Saturday – That shelter opened at Judson Middle School? Home overnight to 13 people and an assortment of animals, including a lizard. According to Marion County Emergency Management, 12 dogs, seven cats, 10 rabbits, and one lizard were helped at the school. At the fairgrounds, emergency shelter[Read More…]
A major brush fire has erupted in south Salem, forcing evacuations as more than 50 pieces of fire equipment respond on Friday, Sept. 9.
“Elemental,” a film by Portland director Trip Jennings, premieres at 7 p.m. with a Q&A. Showings continue over the next week.
Power is out for thousands in rural Marion County as local utilities and agencies contend with a hot, dry forecast and high winds that have led to fire warnings across the state.
The Hands Across the Bridge celebration Friday encourages Salemites to celebrate those who have recovered from addiction and mental illness.
After a car crashed into the Salem farmstand Monday morning, fans and neighboring farms have reached out offering to help.
Local birder and natural history author Harry Fuller shares what birds are up to in the Salem area in his “Some Fascinating Things About Birds” column.
A guest columnist challenges the decision of Marion County District Attorney Paige Clarkson to keep Salem city records confidential.