Tag: SALEM EVENTS

PHOTOS: Catch the 2022 Marion County Fair

Fairgoers enjoy the twister at the 2022 Marion County Fair (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter) Carson Kuenzi shows a pig in the 4-H Round Robin competition at the 2022 Marion County Fair (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter) Corbin Kuenzi on Kubota tractor at the 2022 Marion County Fair (Laura Tesler/Special[Read More…]

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PHOTOS: Ironman athletes take Salem by storm

After finishing an early morning swim, athletes in the July 10 Ironman triathlon grabbed their bicycles and left Riverfront Park on a 56 mile bicycle ride. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Salem’s second Ironman triathlon drew an estimated 9,000 people to the city over the weekend, including 2,500 competitors who braved a[Read More…]

Marion County Fair 100% back for 2022

The carnival at the Marion County Fair in 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) When the Marion County Fair rolls into the Oregon State Fair and Expo Center next weekend, it will be without the restrictions and pared down version of events of last year, attributed to the Covid pandemic. “This year,[Read More…]

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Protest in downtown Salem marks response to Supreme Court decision

Demonstrators gathered outside the Capitol on Friday, June 24, to protest the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. (Ron Cooper/Special to Salem Reporter) A rally and march unfolded in Salem as local residents on Friday, June 24, reacted to the decision of the U.S. Supreme[Read More…]

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PHOTOS: Salem celebrates solstice with music across town

Musicians perform in downtown Salem as part of Make Music Day on Tuesday, June 21 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Members of the Sprague High School orchestra perform in the Riverfront Park amphitheater for Make Music Day on Tuesday, June 21 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Oregon Symphony violinists Peter Frajola, left, and Erin[Read More…]