Despite multiple funding requests, Salem legislators failed to secure long-term funding for the navigation center and micro shelters during the last week of the 2023 legislative session.
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The former nursing building at the Oregon State Hospital has been remodeled into 52 affordable apartments, with 20 set aside for people with serious and persistent mental illness.
Oregon teens haven’t been automatically pre-registered to vote for years when getting an ID or permit at the DMV, the Secretary of State’s office said Monday, affecting nearly 7,800 voters statewide.
The two candidates would have very different approaches, particularly on criminal justice issues, if they are elected in this competitive district.
A 2021 aerial photo of the property the Salem City Council voted April 25 to approve for a planned subdivision at Robins Lane Southeast. (Courtesy/City of Salem) The Salem City Council on Monday is set to make a final order approving a plan by a developer to build 178 single-family[Read More…]
Mayoral candidates Chane Griggs, left, and Chris Hoy speak at a debate during a Salem City Club meeting on Friday, April 1. (Screenshot) Salem’s two mayoral candidates largely saw eye to eye on the city’s most urgent issues in a debate during Friday’s Salem City Club meeting, though each said[Read More…]
The Salem City Council on Monday narrowly approved a scaled-back plan by a developer to build over 100 single family lots on the historic Meyer Farm property in south Salem. The council voted 4-3 in favor of the city planning administrator’s approval of the proposal. Plans for the property have[Read More…]
Salem’s Civic Center, which houses City Hall, the library and other city offices, is being nominated for a listing in the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the America’s historic places worthy of preservation but doesn’t put restrictions on what[Read More…]
The Salem City Council will see a slew of new faces come 2023. No incumbent councilor filed for re-election, leaving four council positions open. The mayor’s post also is up for election. The last day for candidates to file was Tuesday. The change could shift the political makeup of the[Read More…]
Student desks at the preschool program for Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality’s Preescolar Aprendiendo Avanzamos on Thursday, April 8, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) More families in west Salem will be able to access preschool starting this fall once Community Action Head Start moves into a new facility. The city of Salem[Read More…]