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PHOTOS: Oregon community colleges highlight technical education programs for lawmakers

Chris Foltz, a chef instructor at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute, carves a pelican from ice outside the Oregon Capitol on Feb. 1. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) With a drone, virtual welding simulations and responsive CPR dummies, Oregon’s 17 community colleges brought some hands-on learning to the Oregon Capitol Friday. The[Read More…]

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PHOTOS: Hundreds march to Capitol to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Cynthia Richardson, the Salem-Keizer school district’s director of equity, sings “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” at Salem’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Jan. 21, 2019 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Several hundred people marched from North Salem High School to the Oregon Capitol to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in[Read More…]

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Salem through the eyes of a homeless photographer

The intersection of Union Street N.E. and Commercial Street N.E, pictured recently. (Anthony McGuire/Special to Salem Reporter) Editor’s note: Salem Reporter passed out several disposable cameras to homeless people living around downtown Salem and asked them to document their lives. As we get cameras back, we’re publishing the photos and[Read More…]

From stormtrooper to Snow White, Salem students show off Halloween costumes

Maria Mendoza Toribio, a fourth-grader at Yoshikai Elementary School, poses in her Snow White costume during lunch. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Students and staff at Yoshikai Elementary School went all-out for Halloween, with dozens of princesses, animals, superheroes and book characters in costume. Fifth-graders Jordan Jefferson, left, and Saiya Sampson, said[Read More…]

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Students keep busy during CTEC salon opening day

Cosmetology student Maria Gomez folds towels at the Career and Technical Education Center’s student-run salon. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) In their second year of cosmetology training, high school seniors at Salem-Keizer’s Career Technical Education Center get a chance to practice on real customers. The students spend one year learning the basics[Read More…]

Students keep busy during CTEC salon opening day

Cosmetology student Maria Gomez folds towels at the Career and Technical Education Center’s student-run salon. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) In their second year of cosmetology training, high school seniors at Salem-Keizer’s Career Technical Education Center get a chance to practice on real customers. The students spend one year learning the basics[Read More…]

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A dog, a volunteer and help for an ailing owner

Veternarian Nicole Hatch examines Wilson’s ears at a Sept. 25 appointment at VCA Keizer Veterinary Hospital. (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) For patients in hospice care, pets can be a source of comfort and love during the final months of life. But taking care of them is often difficult, and many patients[Read More…]

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Celebration, donation launch new career programs for Salem-Keizer students

The salon and spa at the Salem-Keizer School District’s career center prepares students for real world scenarios, beginning with learning how to greet clients during appointments. (Special to Salem Reporter/Moriah Ratner) One building block at a time, the Career and Technical Education Center is expanding choices for students to learn[Read More…]