Wavra Farms & Nursery is running a weekly winter farmers market on Saturdays, with about 30 vendors, art classes and more.
Tag: SALEM BUSINESS
Salem Cinema opened on Christmas Day in 1982 under a parkade, with staff bribing skateboarding teenagers with popcorn to stay off the theater’s roof during shows. Though still recovering from the pandemic, there’s much more reel to spin ahead.
After a national salary review, the board of SAIF Corp. voted to give its president a pay raise and a bonus to put him closer to industry averages.
Ken Haseltine got his start in floral design at 17 and now runs Salem’s century-old downtown floral shop.
Rich Duncan, president of Rich Duncan Construction, on site at his company’s rebuild of the Oregon School for the Deaf in 2010. The company was recently named the Salem Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year (Courtesy photo) Rich Duncan is working at the 30,000 foot-level these days, but it[Read More…]
Rich Duncan (second from left) and some of his team at Rich Duncan Construction, named as 2022 Business of the Year (Salem Area Chamber of Commerce) When much of the mountain community of Detroit burned in the 2020 wildfires, recovery seemed uncertain. But a Salem contractor rounded up those he[Read More…]
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…]
A plane on the tarmac at the Salem Municipal Airport on Thursday, May 5, 2022 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Salem could see commercial flights return to its airport within a year – if the city is successful in its third effort to get a federal grant to help market the service[Read More…]
Kayla Borgen prepares for the reopening of a farmstand on the old Lindbeck Farm property in West Salem. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Kayla Borgen and Robert Lauer weren’t looking for a new home when they stumbled across a listing for the old Lindbeck farm in west Salem. But as the adage[Read More…]
The view from an office in downtown Salem. Office space locally is largely leased despite the pandemic shift to more remote work (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Salem’s office buildings remain largely leased despite the shift toward remote work over the past two years, but the full impact of the pandemic on[Read More…]