A report from Oregon’s workplace safety regulator found the Salem-Keizer School District needs to better train employees, share information and investigate incidents when students assault educators.
At a joint session Monday with the Salem City Council, Marion County Board of Commissioners and Salem-Keizer School District, Marion County Sheriff Nick Hunter said the same surge in shootings seen in Salem is likely happening in unincorporated areas east of the city.
With a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund announced Tuesday, the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency said it can get the majority of unsheltered Salem families off the streets within a few years.
Jim Sellers, former Oregon journalist and state agency employee, writes a regular column to help thousands in Salem deal with the confusing world of Medicare and federal benefits. He’s available to answer your questions.
The Agristress line is specialized to address the needs of farmers, ranchers, loggers and fishermen. They often work in social and geographic isolation and have the highest suicide rate of occupations in Oregon.
Higher operating costs, inflation, price sensitivity and the allure of online shopping make running a retail business more challenging than ever.
Salem police are investigating a homicide after finding the body of a 15-year-old boy in a parked car on Northeast Evergreen Avenue Nov. 6. They declined to identify the victim.
Sen. Jeff Merkley is the first member of Oregon’s congressional delegation to explicitly call for a ceasefire.
Thanks to a competitive national grant, Pastor Rob Toornstra will take a sabbatical to Holland, Switzerland and Greece to reconnect with his family and faith, and inform his curriculum at Sunnyslope Church.
Local officials are scheduled to get a public briefing Monday on a new report outlining escalating gun violence in Salem. Researchers recommended focused community intervention on those most at risk to be shooters or gunshot victims.