The city’s only food bank has seen an increase in demand as pandemic food stamp benefit increases have ended.
Stay cool during hot weather this weekend
Temperatures are predicted to reach a near record-breaking 91 degrees this weekend, prompting a heat advisory for the region.
From Make Music Day to Hoopla, save the date for Salem’s summer events
Whether you’re an athlete, an art appreciator or just a fan of food trucks, there’s plenty to stay busy all summer.
LISTEN IN: Why $1 billion isn’t enough for running Salem-Keizer schools
ON THE RADIO: Listen to our journalists discuss the news of the day with Wendy Brokaw of Capital Community Media. TODAY: Billion-dollar budget for local schools, a downtown building surge and textbooks up for review.
Sumpter teacher builds community one note at a time
Bethea Gliebe was recently recognized as the Salem-Keizer School District’s music educator of the year.
Where to dance, craft and shop this Mother’s Day weekend
This weekend’s event calendar includes a maple festival, dance lessons and comedy shows.
Senators get a three-day break from floor sessions amid GOP-led walkout
Legislative leaders will have a three-day weekend to try to end the Republican-led walkout that has prevented the Senate from voting on bills for nine consecutive days. The Senate on Thursday failed to reach the two-thirds quorum needed to conduct business. Eighteen senators were present and 12 were absent, nine[Read More…]
Salem man arrested for murder of baby in 2022
Edward Casian, 25, is accused of killing his six-month-old baby after “a pattern and practice of assault and torture,” according to court records.
Oregon lifts COVID-19 vaccine requirements, other health measures as federal emergency ends
The state is asking people with COVID-19 to wait until one day after their fever breaks to be around other people instead of self-isolating for five days.
COLUMN: For those struggling in Salem, success can be found in surprising ways
COLUMN: For those on the streets or otherwise needing help in Salem, a success can be something different than traditional markers. Columnist Lynelle Wilcox describes what that success looks like.