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Salem-Keizer board will meet virtually Monday to hear the latest on local school closure

The 2019-20 Salem-Keizer School Board (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as a community service. Subscriptions help support this. The Salem-Keizer School Board will hold a virtual meeting Monday afternoon to hear updates on the district’s closure during the COVID-19 pandemic.[Read More…]

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Amazon worker at Salem warehouse infected with COVID-19

An image of the coronavirus from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as a community service. Subscriptions help support this. An employee at Amazon’s massive Salem warehouse recently was diagnosed with with COVID-19. “We are supporting[Read More…]

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THE LATEST: Coronavirus news from around Oregon and the NW

Caryn Connoly, left, a Roberts High School teacher, and Courtney Clendening, a Clear Lake Elementary School teacher, load food into a family’s truck at Four Corners Elementary School on March 25, 2020 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as[Read More…]

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Salem-Keizer will let students borrow district laptops during school closure

Highland Elementary 2nd grade teacher Becky Montgomery works with a student during a computer math exercise Wednesday March 13, 2019. (Fred Joe/Special to Salem Reporter) NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as a community service. Subscriptions help support this. Salem-Keizer students who need a[Read More…]

State Transportation HQ in Salem shuttered after employee tests positive for coronavirus

The ODOT building on Salem’s Capitol Mall, closed on March 27, 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as a community service. Subscriptions are vital to sustain this service. Please join us. Update: This story has been[Read More…]

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Kaiser begins COVID-19 testing at North Lancaster clinic

Kaiser Permanente’s North Lancaster clinic (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) NOTE: Salem Reporter is providing free access to its content related to the coronavirus as a community service. Subscriptions help support this. Kaiser Permanente will begin processing COVID-19 tests in Oregon and testing some patients at its North Lancaster clinic in Salem. The announcement[Read More…]