An event on Monday honored Salem’s Black history and celebrated community with speeches, songs and an award ceremony for leaders in education and community mentorship.
State lawmakers are considering bills that would get Salem an annual payment from the state and help fund a YMCA service center in the old Statesman Journal building downtown.
Teens in the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center shared how they’ve been impacted by Salem’s recent surge in shootings.
Treatment providers have “shovel ready” projects, and the Legislature allocated millions last year but the health authority has yet to make any funding decisions.
PHOTOS: Salem residents listened attentively as panelists shared their insights on gun violence in Salem. The Town Hall on Thursday, Feb. 16, was organized by Salem Reporter.
Lobbyists working for gas companies also work for conservation groups that are trying to combat climate change, a watchdog group found.
Panelists at Salem Reporter’s Town Hall on Gun Violence Thursday suggested diverse solutions to the city’s rise in shootings, but broadly agreed a community approach is needed.
The Coalition for Safe, Healthy and Prosperous Communities doesn’t disclose donors but has spent big to help Republicans, including Salem Rep. Kevin Mannix.
Salem-Keizer teachers say negotiations have stalled over a district refusal to address class sizes, something district leaders say is impossible as they contemplate deep budget cuts.
Sen. Kim Thatcher is spearheading a new multistate effort to stick with standard time year-round.