During its meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, the Salem City Council approved cuts to vacant positions and a motion to pursue a pedestrian and bicycle safety study in the downtown core.
Salem’s neighborhood associations are hard at work planning the Englewood Forest Festival, a free clothing swap and other community events. Here’s a roundup of neighborhood news for February.
Each year, close to a dozen students transfer from Chemeketa Community College to Willamette University. Making the switch will be easier with the new Bearcat Pathway program.
A Senate bill would prevent districts from banning textbooks or library books because they include stories about protected groups.
The Community Emergency Response Team will train new volunteers from Feb. 22 to March 28. Those who take the class can become first responders in the event that Salem faces a disastrous event.
Lawmakers are weighing an array of pharmacy bills this session that could rein in prescription prices and allow pharmacists to treat people for COVID-19.
Salem artisans had unique takes on the “Strange Lovers” theme, with a weekend expo featuring everything from love potions to fetal pigs.
SALEM EVENT: The reported surge in gun-related crimes will be addressed in the Town Hall on Gun Violence, a free community event on Thursday, Feb. 15. The event was organized by Salem Reporter.
What is affordable housing, and how does it work in Salem? Salem Reporter is taking a deeper look at a key state and local priority in a series of articles.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a right to repair proposal that has wide backing, with little opposition from industry except for Apple.