Oregon State University researchers said private timberland values have declined $11 billion due to the threat of drought and wildfires.
The Office of Economic Analysis last week revised its December revenue forecast, saying it overstated an expected increase in tax collections.
Higher operating costs, inflation, price sensitivity and the allure of online shopping make running a retail business more challenging than ever.
Salem’s Latino Business Alliance has been steadily growing, and will host its biggest event Thursday when the bilingual networking event Expo Negocio returns.
Over the past two decades, the Salem area’s population has grown 24%. Paying for employees to keep up with growth is a challenge, columnist Pamela Ferrara writes.
The tax break for Amazon’s Salem distribution center is up this year, meaning the company owes $1.6 million in property taxes to fund local government and schools.
Salem’s largest health care provider is a little bigger after hiring nearly all the providers and employees from three former Hope Orthopedics clinics in Salem, Keizer and Dallas.
A jet full of travelers and local dignitaries departed Salem Municipal Airport on Avelo Airlines Flight 220 Thursday morning following a years-long effort to return commercial air service to the city.
The share of Oregonians either working or looking for work is back to pre-pandemic levels, but remains low. Columnist Pamela Ferrara breaks down what the numbers mean.
Voters will decide in November whether the city of Salem can implement a tax to keep police, fire, libraries and homeless services running. City projections show the tax would bring in about $28 million a year — but that’s an estimate based on limited data.