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TO DO: Play cornhole, run a race, drink some brews

CherryFest NW takes place July 4-7. (Courtesy of CherryFest) Wednesday On Wednesday, Riverfront park will host Budweiser’s “King of Country Concert” featuring award-winning country music singer Tracy Lawrence, Jackson Michelson, Britnee Kellogg, and 45 Away. The concert will benefit Folds of Honor, a group that provides educational scholarships to the children[Read More…]

Timber Unity movement gets presidential invite

Timber Unity supporters and other opponents rally against House Bill 2020 on June 27. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) SALEM — Two members of a quickly rising political activist community of Oregon loggers have been invited to the White House to attend a speech on “America’s environmental leadership” on Monday, July 8,[Read More…]


Where to watch fireworks around Salem

Fireworks on sale at the discount fireworks stand at Commercial Street SE and Bush Street SE in Salem on June 26, 2019 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Enjoy food, drinks, live music and an intimate firework display at the Oregon Garden Wednesday night. The show allows guests to get up close to the[Read More…]