BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Businesses following governor’s orders, distillery’s grand opening, grants for jobs seekers and new insurance office

Libby Anderson serves coffee at Archive with a mask and safe distancing on June 17, 2020. (Cathy Cheney/Salem Reporter) There’s a lot going on in business in Salem. To help keep you up to speed, the Salem Reporter is providing a semi-regular roundup of business-related items including new business openings,[Read More…]


Months after opening, Salem senior community Boone Ridge already expanding

A rendering of Boone Ridge Senior Living’s upcoming expansion, a complex of 144 apartments. (Submitted/Boone Ridge Senior Living) Like time itself, the elder care industry doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Yet another facility in Salem is expanding. Boone Ridge Senior Living last week broke ground on a new complex[Read More…]


Businesses in Marion, Polk counties to get $14.5 million from SAIF

SAIF headquarters near downtown Salem on Monday. (Troy Brynelson/Salem Reporter) Business is going well enough at SAIF, a workers’ compensation insurer, that it plans to give $160 million out to policyholders this year. That will land about $14.5 million collectively for policyholders in Marion and Polk counties, according to spokeswoman[Read More…]


Effort to return commercial flights to Salem provides update, asks for more money

Correction 1:20 p.m.: A previous version of this article misstated where the convention between cities and airline companies was held. A now-defunct security checkpoint at the Salem Municipal Airport is used for little more than storage without commercial air service operating. But Thursday, a business group used it as symbolism[Read More…]