The drrive to raise money to pay city records costs shows Salem residents do care about open government. City officials apparently noticed, dropping a big charge for documents related to Steve Bellshaw, former deputy police chief.
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Through Dec. 2, families can drop off used toys in good condition for a toy swap to be held Dec. 4 at Keizer City Hall.
State police responded after corrections crews found a backpack containing an adult woman’s skull on the highway near milepost 260.
Volunteers put on Thanksgiving meals for guests at Salem’s Union Gospel Mission and the ARCHES Project.
Rising prices and soaring demand show no sign of subsiding, impacting Marion Polk Food Share and other food banks across the state.
Kaylee Lien Brooks, 17, went missing from her south Salem home shortly before 6 a.m. Thanksgiving and was last known to be in the Josephine County area, police said.
Kate Moisan, 10, will serve with other fifth-graders on a cabinet for the statewide civics education program.
Salem has no shortage of food drives, gift wish lists and other ways to donate or volunteer your time this Thanksgiving holiday.
Downtown Salem is having its first downtown holiday parade in nearly a decade. Organizers say the event, which begins Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. is part of a larger effort to support local businesses and rebuild downtown’s reputation.