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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…]

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Bigger unemployment checks, Detroit gets fiber, Salem challenged to eat, new Business Oregon director

A view from a drone on Tuesday, Sept. 22, shows the damage in downtown Detroit. Wildfire continues to burn across Detroit Lake. (Oregon Department of Transportation photo) There’s a lot going on in business. To help keep you up to speed, the Salem Reporter has launched a semi-regular roundup of[Read More…]

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Legislature gets ready for business, employment rate unfrozen, SEDCOR award, no tax penalties

Chris McLaughlin, manager at The Gallon House in Silverton, mixes a drink for a patron on Thursday, Sept. 10. Operating on limited hours with the only two employees still in town, The Gallon House intended to remain open until an evacuation order came through. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) There’s a lot[Read More…]

BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Economy talk, new market opens, Facebook gets sued and fire rebuilding relief

The U.S. Post Office location in Gates was destroyed in the wildfires. (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, grant opportunities and others.  To[Read More…]