Water damage from burst pipes means school is canceled Friday at Schirle, Harritt and the Behavior Intervention Center. Other Salem-Keizer schools may open depending on road conditions.
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Johnathan Ryan McCarter’s partner found him unconscious in their tent in an unmanaged camp in central Salem Tuesday morning during an ice storm. Police said the death appears to be from carbon monoxide exposure, though the medical examiner has tests pending.
Salemites tended hummingbird feeders, trekked through parks and captured an eerily empty downtown as the city ground to a halt in recent days. Here’s a selection of your photos.
Salem has had a quiet few days, but some more intrepid residents are hitting local parks to sled and practice in the batting cages.
ICE STORM: Salem braces for another winter onsloght as freezing rain is forecast to hit by early Tuesday afternoon. Temperatures will climb above freezing overnight, the National Weather Service said.
The National Weather Service is forecasting ice buildup between a quarter-inch and a half-inch Tuesday night in Salem. The agency strongly discouraged travel during the ice storm.
As ice blanketed Salem Friday, photojournalist Ron Cooper captured birds struggling to stay upright at his backyard bird feeder.