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ON THE AIR: Reporter Saphara Harrell describes the munitions used by police at protests
LISTEN IN: Catch the comments of reporter Saphara Harrell on the latest local news on community radio station KMWV (98.3 FM) with "In Case You Missed It - With Salem Reporter."
The topic: A protester who says she was injured by Salem police at a demonstration last summer is getting push back by the city. Lawyers for the city say it was another protester whose projectile caused any harm.
Today's guest: Saphara Harrell, Salem Reporter's local government reporter.
Our media partnership: Salem Reporter is teaming up with KMWV 98.3 FM for weekday morning presentations on the stories of the day.
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BOARDING SCHOOLS Oct. 21
Details surrounding deaths at Chemawa brought to light by local researchers
For over 25 years, SuAnn Reddick has been compiling information surrounding the deaths of over 300 Chemawa Indian School students from 1880 to 1945. In collaboration with Eva Guggemos and Pacific University, she shared that information on a public website for the first time earlier this month.
LOCAL SCHOOLS Oct. 21
PHOTOS: Check out the new addition at South Salem High School
Students, teachers and South Salem High School supporters on Thursday celebrated the completion of an $84 million renovation adding more classrooms and specialized space for arts and technology programs.
LOCAL SCHOOLS Oct. 21
Rebuilt 900 seat Rose Auditorium anchors South Salem High School expansion
An $84 million renovation at South Salem High School is now complete, with a dozen new classrooms and more space for performing arts and career programs. It's the most substantial and expensive project to date in a districtwide construction package voters approved in 2018.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT Oct. 21
Marion, Polk county homeowners see steady rise in property tax as values hit historic high
Most homeowners in Marion and Polk counties will see a consistent 3% increase in their property taxes this year. Meanwhile, property values across both counties are the highest they've ever been.
SALEM CITY GOVERNMENT Oct. 21
Downtown parking fees, support for energy efficiency among possible Salem climate strategies
Under a draft climate action plan released this week, the city would have to halt gas-fueled trucks and planes from entering the city, have a renewables-only electricity grid and divert nearly all of its waste from landfills to reach its stated climate goals.