Former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Paul De Muniz to be honored for service to community

Paul De Muniz will be awarded First Citizen at a banquet Saturday night. (Courtesy/Willamette University) Former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Paul De Muniz will take the top award at Saturday’s First Citizen banquet. First Citizens are nominated for improving the lives of those in the community through business, volunteering and[Read More…]

After a $3.2 million restoration, Salem’s Pringle Creek eases fish passage

Salem completed a large restoration project on Pringle Creek, which flows into the Willamette River. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) For more than 30 years, Salem has periodically removed debris trapped in Pringle Creek to prevent floodwaters from backing up into properties along the stream’s path. Columns from an old paper mill[Read More…]

What started as a way to keep Woodburn farmworkers informed has become a voice of the local Latino population

Arturo Sarmiento, station manager at Radio Poder. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) On a recent Friday afternoon, three members of Latinos Unidos Siempre sat in a studio to air their weekly two-hour music show “La Voz de los Jovenes” (“Voice of the Youth.”) The show airs on Radio Poder 98.3, a community[Read More…]