Antonio Dias has helped classmates prepare for the U.S. citizenship test as he prepares to take it himself on October 10.
Gracie Laukkanen, 17, carried her Salem softball team to victory in a weekend tournament, pitching six winning games after spending a season working to improve her speed.
Becka Makes Buttons in Southeast Salem goes beyond making buttons. The shop provides respite for all, and helps young people connect to social services for homelessness and addiction.
Trae Green is one of 20 students in the U.S. selected to attend Howard University’s Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, where he’ll study acting.