Salem Reporter earns journalism awards in Northwest regional competition

Gov. Kate Brown and kindergarten students give out socially-distanced air-hugs during Gov. Brown’s visit to Lincoln Elementary School in Woodburn. These and related photos were cited in May 2022 for journalistic excellence. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Salem Reporter was recognized for journalistic excellence for its coverage of the local homeless population,[Read More…]


Salem Reporter earns top journalism honors for fire coverage

The Oak Park Motel sign in Gates on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The iconic photo was part of an award-winning photo essay by Amanda Loman of Salem Reporter. Reporting on the wildfires that struck the Santiam Canyon last fall earned Salem Reporter top journalism honors in competition encompassing five Western[Read More…]

The former location of the oldest European house in the Pacific Northwest will again be housing

Construction is underway at 990 Broadway N.E., which will produce 23 residential units. Developers worked with historic preservationists to make sure artifacts from Salem’s pioneer era were preserved. (Jake Thomas/Salem Reporter) Typically when a developer begins work on a new building, work crews start digging one big hole.  But a[Read More…]

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: $1 billion worth of weed, more jobs last fall, pandemic paycheck program returns

 Jared DeCamp pours out marijuana buds from Gadsden Gardens at Herbal Remedies Dispensary on Thursday, September 3. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) There’s a lot going on business. To help keep you up to speed, the Salem Reporter has launched a semi-regular roundup of business-related items that includes new business openings, locations,[Read More…]