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Monster Cookie Ride returns for 46th year

Nearly 46 years ago, Nancy Lewis made a few batches of monster cookies for the bike ride she and her husband Larry started in Salem.  On August 28, the Monster Cookie Metric Century will return – and there will be cookies.  The Salem Bicycle Club offers the race which includes[Read More…]

AGENDA: Salem-Keizer board to vote on concealed weapons ban

The Salem-Keizer School Board will vote Tuesday on a policy banning concealed weapons from district schools. Currently, state law prohibits open carry of guns in public buildings, which includes schools, with exceptions for law enforcement officers. That law does not apply to those with concealed carry licenses who have concealed weapons.  The[Read More…]

AGENDA: Council to vote on manager pay raises

Salem city councilors will vote on pay increases for city department leaders at their Monday meeting. The council will consider adopting a salary schedule for city executives, replacing the current system which sets only a minimum and maximum pay amount, with salaries set by the city manager. Executives include the[Read More…]