Bulls bred in Jefferson and daring riders starred in the Jairpeo Rodeo at the Oregon State Fair, all to a soundtrack of a brass Mexican band.
A crowd kept Riverfront Park buzzing all day Saturday as Salemites celebrated Pride in the Park.
The Rev. Fred W. Heard was born in Prineville, Oregon, on September 9, 1940. He attended elementary and high school in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He started college at the University of Oregon and received a BS degree (Education) and an MS degree (Secondary Education) from Southern Oregon College (now Southern[Read More…]
Sewell Sweets, a bakery which has had a downtown storefront for about nine months, suffered a smashed window and furniture damage from a bar fight that sent two people through their side window Saturday night.
The amazing life of Gene Forman, 79, ended Aug. 20, 2023, in Salem, Ore. His death was from a variety of health complications. Born in North Bend, Ore., Gene grew up in Toledo, Wash. He was a 1962 Toledo High School graduate. At Oregon’s Linfield College he earned B.S. (1967)[Read More…]
From the Oregon Coast to the Idaho border, over 100 historical sites are marked with wooden signs that share a piece of Oregon’s history. A small group of Salem retirees has been maintaining each one for the past 30 years.
A colorful celebration and competition drew about 1,000 people to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde’s annual contest powwow.
A week and a half of rides, concerts, monster trucks and massive vegetables kicks off Friday, Aug. 25, at the state fairgrounds in Salem.
At Salem’s Death Cafes, participants gather to talk about something everyone has in common: they’ll die someday. The group aims to break taboos around discussions of death and dying, and to celebrate being alive.
On the hottest days of the year so far, Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency sent teams out to provide water, Gatorade, cool rags and sunscreen.