Alexander named managing editor of Salem Reporter

Rachel Alexander is now Salem Reporter’s managing editor. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Rachel Alexander, an award-winning education reporter, has been appointed managing editor of Salem Reporter. As managing editor, Alexander will oversee day-to-day news coverage produced by the Salem Reporter’s team of journalists. “This appointment reflects my confidence in Rachel’s journalistic[Read More…]

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Good news and bad at Employment Department, farmworkers union reaches out, alcohol tax

Josh Pritchfield pours a taster at Vagabond Brewing, 2195 Hyacinth St. N.E., on Friday, May 22. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) There’s a lot going on business. To help keep you up to speed, the Salem Reporter is launching a semi-regular roundup of business-related items including new business openings, locations, grant opportunities[Read More…]

AGENDA: City’s Urban Renewal Agency could help to homeless services provider

The sign at The ARCHES Project. (Anthony McGuire/Special to Salem Reporter) On Monday, the Salem Urban Renewal Agency will consider agreements intended to help Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency expand homeless services. Also on the agenda is giving the city library room to rehabilitate its miniature dollhouse and a revised[Read More…]