2024 Salemreporter - Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Buddy the Elf will be walking down the newly decorated streets, joined by local bands, groups and services. The event, which begins Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. is part of a larger effort to support local businesses and rebuild the downtown area’s reputation, said Jim Vu, president of the Salem Main Street …

 
Jun 30, 2023 · A teenager beat a 64-year-old man Thursday afternoon in northeast Salem, leaving the victim with critical injuries, police announced in a news release. Witnesses called Salem police around 4:30 p.m. after reporting a young man punching and kicking the victim, who was walking along Northeast Sunnyview Road near Northeast Lancaster Drive. . Salemreporter

Salem Reporter. July 13, 2020. Salem police union president Scotty Nowning said the anger toward those in his profession has been palpable, making officers wary to speak publicly …Oct 19, 2023 · Danvers, MA (01923) Today. Cloudy skies. Low 44F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.. Tonight The Oregon State Fair wraps up Monday, Sept. 4, with several concerts and special events planned for the weekend. Fairgoers can watch two days of monster truck action on Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3. Trucks including “Enforcer,” “Maniac” and “The Zombie Tracker Monster Ride Truck” will perform stunts for the crowd.In Polk County, which includes west Salem, 22% of the 20,720 registered voters have submitted their ballots as of Nov. 1, according to data from the clerk’s office. The payroll tax is the only thing on the ballot in Polk County, so only voters within Salem city limits received a ballot. Ballots are due by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7.Salem fire crews are working to extinguish a fire that broke out at St. Joseph Parish early Thursday, Aug. 31. The four-alarm fire is in the sanctuary building at 721 Chemeketa St. N.E., according to reports. The fire was reported at 2:31 a.m. Fourteen engines and two ladder trucks are among the equipment assigned to the fire.The Marion County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday will consider buying an armored tactical vehicle for a sheriff’s office SWAT program. The board will consider buying the $410,500 vehicle from Terradyne Armored Vehicles Inc., a company based in Ontario, Canada. The federal government has previously loaned the Marion …Zaitz isn't revealing the amount of Tokarski's investment to get the Salem Reporter up and running, but Zaitz expects the for-profit site, which will have a ...The event will be at the park, 3575 Fairhaven Ave. N.E. in Salem on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 3-6:30 p.m. Fairmount Halloween Parade — Kids in costume and their families are invited to walk through the Fairmount neighborhood in south Salem for the 11th year. Meet at Fairmount City Park, 650 Rural Ave. S., at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31.Salem Reporter to conduct Town Hall as city voters face measure on new wage tax. Salem Reporter will hold a public Town Hall in October about the ballot measure that would repeal the city of Salem’s wage tax. The event will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets for the event are available online at no charge.An investigation by Salem Reporter determined the driver involved in a fatal bicycle collision in March was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign. Salem police identified the driver as a DEA agent and later handed their investigation over to the Keizer Police Department. Marganne Allen, 53, the cyclist, died after the collision.Decades of Dodge under the Withnell name end, Roberson acquires franchise - Salem Reporter. A woman walks through the empty lot of what was Withnell Dodge on Southeast Commercial Street on Thursday, March 2. The dealership closed on Tuesday, Feb. 28, as the franchise was acquired by the Roberson family. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter)Dec 11, 2023 · (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Carrying signs and flags, members of a pro-Palestinian rally begin their march into downtown Salem on Sunday, Dec. 10. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) A young man wearing a yarmulke walks away after a verbal disagreement with a pro-Palestinian group rallying near the Oregon State Capitol the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 10. Dec 12, 2022 · The executive director of the state Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission has pleaded guilty to assaulting a boy in a Salem after-school program he ran as a side business. Reginald Richardson, 62, entered the plea in October for grabbing the 8-year-old boy by the back of his neck and shoving him into a wall for repeatedly being disruptive in class ... Police identify Salem man who officers fatally shot near Four Corners Friday. Three police officers shot and killed Justin Jordan, 32, of Salem, after he pointed a pistol at several people Friday morning, fired at a vehicle and then aimed at police, according to a news release. Officers found two 9mm pistols by his side.An investigation by Salem Reporter determined the driver involved in a fatal bicycle collision in March was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign. Salem police identified the driver as a DEA agent and later handed their investigation over to the Keizer Police Department. Marganne Allen, 53, the cyclist, died after the collision.The Oregon State Fair wraps up Monday, Sept. 4, with several concerts and special events planned for the weekend. Fairgoers can watch two days of monster truck action on Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3. Trucks including “Enforcer,” “Maniac” and “The Zombie Tracker Monster Ride Truck” will perform stunts for the crowd.May 15, 2023 · An investigation by Salem Reporter determined the driver involved in a fatal bicycle collision in March was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign. Salem police identified the driver as a DEA agent and later handed their investigation over to the Keizer Police Department. Marganne Allen, 53, the cyclist, died after the collision. Salem Reporter · @SalemReporter. ·. Dec 6. South Salem Ace Hardware donated over 900 pairs of pajamas to the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley's annual ...The Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting in the Salem area. Locally-owned and managed, Salem Reporter provides readers a mix of …Ardeshir Tabrizian has covered criminal justice and housing for Salem Reporter since September 2021. As an Oregon native, his award-winning watchdog journalism has traversed the state. He has done reporting for The Oregonian, Eugene Weekly and Malheur Enterprise.Salem city leaders will stop fighting a former city firefighter’s widow over workplace injury benefits after a years-long legal battle. City Manager Keith Stahley announced Monday the city would withdraw its appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court challenging an appellate judge’s finding that former firefighter Mo Stadeli’s 2019 death from tonsillar cancer was related to his work.One dead in shooting, another dies by suicide after police chase in south Salem. by Ardeshir Tabrizian on October 29, 2023. One man was killed in a shooting at a south Salem apartment early Sunday morning and the suspected killer led police on a pursuit before crashing and dying from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Salem Police …Oct 31, 2023 · UPDATE 3:49 P.M. A man drove his truck into a south Salem home Tuesday morning, shot a woman inside and then led police on a 50-mile pursuit into the Santiam Canyon before fatally shooting himself, the Salem Police Department announced in a news release. Police have not identified the suspect or provided any information about his relationship ... Two weeks after a split city council vote, an Oregon business group’s campaign said it has gathered over 4,000 unverified signatures to bring the Salem employee-paid payroll tax to a public vote. Organizers must submit at least 3,986 valid signatures by Aug. 9.In Polk County, which includes west Salem, 22% of the 20,720 registered voters have submitted their ballots as of Nov. 1, according to data from the clerk’s office. The payroll tax is the only thing on the ballot in Polk County, so only voters within Salem city limits received a ballot. Ballots are due by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7.Men’s Mission. The men’s mission is Salem’s largest homeless shelter, located on 777 Commercial St. N.E. After years downtown, the shelter moved in 2021 to a new building, doubling their bed capacity. Opened: Originally in 1953, new Mission summer of 2021. Bed capacity: 284 beds, up from 150 in old mission downtown. Serves: Men 18 …Dec 6, 2023 · UPDATE: Police seek witness of Cordon Road crash that killed pedestrian. Salem police say the driver of an unknown Jeep model witnessed a fatal collision Saturday night on Cordon Road and may have information helpful to their investigation. December 6, 2023 by Ardeshir Tabrizian. PUBLIC SAFETY. Rachel Alexander is Salem Reporter’s managing editor. She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a ...Freeway closed at Mission Street as witnesses report shooting. by Ardeshir Tabrizian on April 10, 2023. The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north were closed near the intersection with Mission Street on Monday, April 10, as police investigated what social media accounts said was a shooting. Video posted on social media show police officers ...By Salem Reporter Author. Salem Reporter’s Town Hall on Taxes scheduled for Wednesday digs into the ballot measure that will answer whether Salem wage earners and those self-employed pay a new city income tax. Ballots are scheduled to go out Wednesday, Oct. 18, to registered voters inside the city limits. The Salem issue on the …Why Willamette’s law school dean wants alternatives to the bar exam. Contact reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for resources to report on Salem with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Subscribe today to get our daily newsletters and more.City releases 3 million gallons of sewage into Willamette River due to rainstormUPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 – A suspect fled police in a vehicle early Saturday morning and led them on a foot chase before starting a gunfight with officers, the Oregon State Police announced in a news release. The police statement Saturday evening said that “one suspect is deceased, another is injured and the original suspect …When Salem Reporter asked Hedrick about the collision the next morning, she confirmed that the victim was a cyclist and had died. Later that morning, records showed the DEA spokesperson called Hedrick at 10:56 a.m. Hedrick then immediately emailed a draft press release about the collision with no other explanatory information to Alison …Abbey McDonald Author. Salem voters overwhelmingly rejected a payroll tax, according to the first round election results released Tuesday night, meaning city leaders will have to seek money elsewhere or make deep cuts to balance the city budget in 2024.. In Marion County, 82% of Salem voters rejected the tax, with 25,111 votes counted.UPDATE 3:49 P.M. A man drove his truck into a south Salem home Tuesday morning, shot a woman inside and then led police on a 50-mile pursuit into the Santiam Canyon before fatally shooting himself, the Salem Police Department announced in a news release. Police have not identified the suspect or provided any information about his relationship ...Oct 18, 2023 · SALEM – Verna Maurine (Scott) Fletcher passed away on June 26, 2023 in Salem, Oregon, with her loving husband, Scott Fletcher, by her side at Salem Health. She was born on August 9, 1953, in Fallon, Nevada, the youngest of four children of James DeWitt Scott and Helen Petrine (Sundrud) [Read More…] July 20, 2023 by Salem Reporter. Obituaries. She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a …Dahman, 36, escaped to Egypt with his young family after nearly a month, but on Sunday he heard news that at least nine relatives trapped in northern Gaza had been …Jun 21, 2023 · The House and Senate plan to resume at 1 p.m. Multiple state agencies are experiencing internet outages tied to a firewall update, hindering employees from doing their jobs and blocking the Legislature from making progress on hundreds of bills. An email sent to state employees Wednesday morning by the Department of Administrative Services ... Danvers, MA (01923) Today. Cloudy skies. Low 44F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.. TonightThe five-story building will be all apartments, including on the ground floor, with no retail. The developer is calling the building “Rivenwood,” Mayor Chris Hoy told Salem Reporter. A crane gently eases the skeletal frame of the Center Street skybridge onto the former site of the Nordstrom store on Saturday, June 25.Salem Fire crews hose underneath the railroad tracks behind the stands at North Salem High School the morning of Aug. 30, 2023, following a smoky fire that broke out that morning (Abbey McDonald/ Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for ...Apr 4, 2023 · The teachers’ union now is claiming district officials have shown “deliberate indifference to known dangers” from students, paired with a lack of proper training to address student needs. The Salem Keizer Education Association put the district on notice in a 10-page letter dated March 17 that it intended to sue on behalf of teachers ... Jim Sellers of Salem is a certified Medicare counselor with the Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program. To ask a question to be answered in this column, e-mail [email protected]. To schedule a free SHIBA phone, Zoom or in-person appointment with a volunteer Medicare counselor, call 800-722-4134.Salem police gave video evidence to investigators three months after cyclist’s death. City kept in close touch with DEA following fatal cyclist collision, records show. Video shows driver ran stop sign in fatal collision with Salem cyclist. Contact reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053.Jul 5, 2023 · Oregon State Hospital, the state-run psychiatric residential facility in Salem and Junction City, will benefit from the Legislature’s actions, both directly and indirectly, said Amber Shoebridge, a spokesperson for the hospital. Lawmakers earmarked $6 million for case management services to help more patients leave the hospital and return to ... A T-shirt belonging to Gwen Brunelle of Boise was found on Sunday, Sept. 10, stuck against a barb wire fence, according to a web update from her family. A member of Mountain State Detection Dogs spotted the shirt roughly a mile from where Brunelle’s vehicle was found abandoned in June. No other trace of the missing woman was found …PHOTOS: Salem turns out for Holiday Parade. by Ron Cooper on November 28, 2022. Ron Cooper Author. For the first time in nearly a decade, downtown Salem had its own holiday parade following Thanksgiving. The brief but colorful event drew a crowd to the city’s core, lining the streets as marching bands, city councilors and multiple Santas ...Freeway closed at Mission Street as witnesses report shooting. by Ardeshir Tabrizian on April 10, 2023. The northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north were closed near the intersection with Mission Street on Monday, April 10, as police investigated what social media accounts said was a shooting. Video posted on social media show police officers ...She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a book.She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a …The interview with Roberts was conducted during Salem Reporter’s private tour of The Nightmare Factory, run by the Oregon School for the Deaf. In its 36th year, it’s the longest continuously running haunted house in the state, the school’s most profitable fundraiser and very scary.She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a …More than 100,000 Salem voters now have chance for say on proposed pay tax. County clerks in Marion and Polk counties have mailed out ballots that include a measure to decide the fate of Salem’s city payroll tax. Election Day is Nov. 7. October 19, 2023 by By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter. POLITICS.Apr 24, 2023 · The Truitt Brothers Cannery on Northeast Front Street in Salem shut its doors in 2019, and may now be revisioned as a retail and residential hub for the neighborhood. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. SALEM Reporter. 4,897 likes · 1 talking about this. "SALEM REPORTER" is the premier business media in our Salem city read by more than 25000 houses.We a.Justice of the Peace Justin Kidd’s courtroom was decorated for Halloween weddings on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for resources to report on Salem with care and depth, …Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22 Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22. State hospital must produce data on court-ordered admissions, outside expert's report says.A note from cyclist Marganne Allen’s family is displayed at a memorial at the corner Southeast High and Leslie streets near Bush’s Pasture Park. Allen was struck by an on-duty DEA agent at the intersection on March 28 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Managing Editor Rachel Alexander and reporter Abbey McDonald contributed to this report.Avelo Airlines will begin flights to Las Vegas and Los Angeles this fall, returning commercial air service to Oregon’s capital after a years-long, multi-million dollar effort by the city, local businesses and tourism groups. The first flight is planned for Oct. 5 to Las Vegas, with twice-weekly flights on Thursdays and Sundays.UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 – A suspect fled police in a vehicle early Saturday morning and led them on a foot chase before starting a gunfight with officers, the Oregon State Police announced in a news release. The police statement Saturday evening said that “one suspect is deceased, another is injured and the original suspect …Lawmakers return to Salem for meetings on homelessness, addiction and more. State lawmakers will descend on Salem this week for the first time since June for dozens of meetings that will preview some of the most important issues they’ll tackle next year.Subscribe to Salem Reporter starting at $5 a month. Click I want to subscribe! Rachel Alexander . Rachel Alexander is Salem Reporter’s managing editor. She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and …Rachel Alexander is Salem Reporter’s managing editor. She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a ...Zaitz is also editor and CEO of Salem Reporter. Malheur County and the development company pledged to be more transparent about the project, which is far behind schedule and short of money to finish construction. Under terms of the agreement, MCDC will pay the Enterprise $20,500 and the county will pay $19,500.Apr 24, 2023 · The Truitt Brothers Cannery on Northeast Front Street in Salem shut its doors in 2019, and may now be revisioned as a retail and residential hub for the neighborhood. (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. Jun 5, 2023 · An investigation by Salem Reporter determined the driver involved in a fatal bicycle collision in March was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign. Salem police identified the driver as a DEA agent and later handed their investigation over to the Keizer Police Department. Marganne Allen, 53, the cyclist, died after the collision. Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22 Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22. State hospital must produce data on court-ordered admissions, outside expert's report says.Salem’s air quality was rated unhealthy as of 2 p.m. Tuesday due to fine particulate matter. The air quality index was 153. The Lookout and Bedrock wildfires burning east of Eugene in Lane County are putting smoke into the air, impacting air quality in Salem, according to a smoke alert issued Tuesday morning by the U.S. Interagency Wildland ...Danvers, MA (01923) Today. Cloudy skies. Low 44F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.. TonightThis weekend’s performances are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults. They can be bought online. Grammy-winning vocal band Roomful of Teeth is set to perform this weekend as part of Chemeketa Community College’s Acclaimed Artist Series.Mayor Chris Hoy said that though that deadline was stated several times, it is no longer the case. “That turned out to be more of a motivational discussion,” he said. Contact reporter Abbey McDonald: [email protected] or 503-704-0355. SUBSCRIBE TO GET SALEM NEWS – We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy.Mayor Chris Hoy said that though that deadline was stated several times, it is no longer the case. “That turned out to be more of a motivational discussion,” he said. Contact reporter Abbey McDonald: [email protected] or 503-704-0355. SUBSCRIBE TO GET SALEM NEWS – We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy.Why Willamette’s law school dean wants alternatives to the bar exam. Contact reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for resources to report on Salem with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Subscribe today to get our daily newsletters and more.Men’s Mission. The men’s mission is Salem’s largest homeless shelter, located on 777 Commercial St. N.E. After years downtown, the shelter moved in 2021 to a new building, doubling their bed capacity. Opened: Originally in 1953, new Mission summer of 2021. Bed capacity: 284 beds, up from 150 in old mission downtown. Serves: Men 18 …When Salem Reporter asked Hedrick about the collision the next morning, she confirmed that the victim was a cyclist and had died. Later that morning, records showed the DEA spokesperson called Hedrick at 10:56 a.m. Hedrick then immediately emailed a draft press release about the collision with no other explanatory information to Alison …The executive director of the state Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission has pleaded guilty to assaulting a boy in a Salem after-school program he ran as a side business. Reginald Richardson, 62, entered the plea in October for grabbing the 8-year-old boy by the back of his neck and shoving him into a wall for repeatedly being disruptive in class ...Police arrested a 15-year-old boy who faces multiple assault charges after spraying responding police officers with a fire extinguisher, Salem police spokeswoman Angela Hendrick said. The lockdown began at noon due to a student with “highly escalated behavior,” principal Dustin Purnell said in a message sent to North students and families.IRVING, Texas-- ( Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that Andrew Wilkow used the combined resources of his Salem News Channel TV …She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a …Salem Reporter · @SalemReporter. ·. Dec 6. South Salem Ace Hardware donated over 900 pairs of pajamas to the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley's annual ...Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Buddy the Elf will be walking down the newly decorated streets, joined by local bands, groups and services. The event, which begins Saturday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. is part of a larger effort to support local businesses and rebuild the downtown area’s reputation, said Jim Vu, president of the Salem Main Street …Salemreporter

Aug 23, 2023 · An updated county map of evacuation levels is here. Marion County authorities downgraded evacuation levels on the Liberty Fire late Wednesday, Aug. 23. The map shows the Level 2 “be set” evacuation area in yellow and a Level 1 “be ready” in green. UPDATE, 9 P.M.: Fire crews will continue to monitor the Liberty Fire overnight. . Salemreporter

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May 9, 2023 · Mayor Chris Hoy said that though that deadline was stated several times, it is no longer the case. “That turned out to be more of a motivational discussion,” he said. Contact reporter Abbey McDonald: [email protected] or 503-704-0355. SUBSCRIBE TO GET SALEM NEWS – We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Sep 8, 2023 · Police arrested a 15-year-old boy who faces multiple assault charges after spraying responding police officers with a fire extinguisher, Salem police spokeswoman Angela Hendrick said. The lockdown began at noon due to a student with “highly escalated behavior,” principal Dustin Purnell said in a message sent to North students and families. ১২ অক্টো, ২০২৩ ... Salem Reporter - Salem Payroll Tax Town Hall. 834 views · Streamed 1 month ago ...more. Capital Community Media. 4.56K. Subscribe.A former Boy Scouts leader has been charged with sexually abusing a minor in Salem over several years. Prosecutors charged Terry J. Heck, 56 of Salem, on Friday with first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree online sexual corruption of a child and luring a minor, according to court documents. The charges allege that Heck subjected a boy to sexual ...More than 100,000 Salem voters now have chance for say on proposed pay tax. County clerks in Marion and Polk counties have mailed out ballots that include a measure to decide the fate of Salem’s city payroll tax. Election Day is Nov. 7. October 19, 2023 by By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter. POLITICS.১২ অক্টো, ২০২৩ ... Salem Reporter - Salem Payroll Tax Town Hall. 834 views · Streamed 1 month ago ...more. Capital Community Media. 4.56K. Subscribe.Redeem gift subscription Update, June 21. The Marion County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved a budget for the upcoming year that will roll back funding for wildfire relief as county officials have less federal money to spend on such services. Commissioners approved a $688.9 million budget with cutbacks nearing $27 million in …About Salem Reporter – Local News That Matters; How Our Journalists Work; Why Pay for News? Advertise With Us; Subscription Policies and Help; Privacy and Terms; Donate; …A note from cyclist Marganne Allen’s family is displayed at a memorial at the corner Southeast High and Leslie streets near Bush’s Pasture Park. Allen was struck by an on-duty DEA agent at the intersection on March 28 (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Managing Editor Rachel Alexander and reporter Abbey McDonald contributed to this report.A T-shirt belonging to Gwen Brunelle of Boise was found on Sunday, Sept. 10, stuck against a barb wire fence, according to a web update from her family. A member of Mountain State Detection Dogs spotted the shirt roughly a mile from where Brunelle’s vehicle was found abandoned in June. No other trace of the missing woman was found …Salem Reporter, Salem, Oregon. 3,426 likes · 1,524 talking about this. Delivering all-local news of Salem, Oregon, from experienced local reporters under the direction of. The winery’s suit claims Pacific Power’s equipment sparked 20 fires in Santiam, Echo Mountain, Archie Creek Complex, 242 and South Obenchain on Sept. 7 and 8. The vineyard claims the smoke tainted the flavor of that year’s grapes throughout the region, and that the damages for their business exceeded $2.7 million for ruined product …By Laura Tesler - Special to Salem Reporter. Laura Tesler has lived in Salem, Oregon for 20 years and is originally from Flint, MI. Laura has been an underwater photographer for 15 years, and is an avid scuba diver. Topside, she has been taking photographs since age 12, and currently works on assignment for the Salem Reporter, …The city of Aumsville earlier this year hired a Salem police sergeant three months after learning that he had been fired and faced a misconduct investigation by state officials. The state Department of Public Safety Standards and Training has since determined that on Aug. 31 Jeffrey Keniston took advantage of a domestic violence …Laura Tesler has lived in Salem, Oregon for 20 years and is originally from Flint, MI. Laura has been an underwater photographer for 15 years, and is an avid scuba diver. Topside, she has been taking photographs since age 12, and currently works on assignment for the Salem Reporter, and full time purchasing land for fish and wildlife …COLUMN: Understanding Medigap’s “birthday rule”. by By Jim Sellers – Special to Salem Reporter on December 29, 2022. This isn’t the sort of holiday present that one can tie up with a red ribbon, but nevertheless it’s a gift. The couple had Plan G Medicare supplement (Medigap) insurance policies, and said they needed to save money.Zaitz is also editor and CEO of Salem Reporter. Malheur County and the development company pledged to be more transparent about the project, which is far behind schedule and short of money to finish construction. Under terms of the agreement, MCDC will pay the Enterprise $20,500 and the county will pay $19,500.by Ardeshir Tabrizian on April 25, 2023. Salem now has a temporary shelter where 75 homeless people at a time can get help with mental health and addiction as they prepare to move out directly into housing. The city’s long-awaited navigation center opened on Monday, April 24, at 1185 22nd Street S.E. Those staying at the facility, which is ...1,403 Followers, 36 Following, 38 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Salem Reporter (@salemreporter)Salem Fire crews hose underneath the railroad tracks behind the stands at North Salem High School the morning of Aug. 30, 2023, following a smoky fire that broke out that morning (Abbey McDonald/ Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for ...Seeking to learn, create and tell stories. Currently business and tourism reporter for the Astorian and Coast River Business Journal.Jan 23, 2023 · ­Salem Reporter is gathering information for a more detailed report. Contact reporter Ardeshir Tabrizian: [email protected] or 503-929-3053. SUBSCRIBE TO GET SALEM NEWS – We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Get local news that matters to you. Subscribe today to get our daily newsletters and more. Apr 28, 2023 · On May 16, voters in the Salem-Keizer School District will elect three school board directors who will oversee the education of 40,000 local students with an annual budget of $1.3 billion. This ... A T-shirt belonging to Gwen Brunelle of Boise was found on Sunday, Sept. 10, stuck against a barb wire fence, according to a web update from her family. A member of Mountain State Detection Dogs spotted the shirt roughly a mile from where Brunelle’s vehicle was found abandoned in June. No other trace of the missing woman was found during that ...Aug 31, 2023 · Salem fire crews are working to extinguish a fire that broke out at St. Joseph Parish early Thursday, Aug. 31. The four-alarm fire is in the sanctuary building at 721 Chemeketa St. N.E., according to reports. The fire was reported at 2:31 a.m. Fourteen engines and two ladder trucks are among the equipment assigned to the fire. Avelo Airlines will begin flights to Las Vegas and Los Angeles this fall, returning commercial air service to Oregon’s capital after a years-long, multi-million dollar effort by the city, local businesses and tourism groups. The first flight is planned for Oct. 5 to Las Vegas, with twice-weekly flights on Thursdays and Sundays.An investigation by Salem Reporter determined the driver involved in a fatal bicycle collision in March was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign. Salem police identified the driver as a DEA agent and later handed their investigation over to the Keizer Police Department. Marganne Allen, 53, the cyclist, died after the collision.Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting about the Salem area. We’re locally owned and managed, founded in 2018. Salem Reporter …Salem-Keizer School Board Director Maria Hinojos Pressey is seeking a seat on the legislative policy committee. Contact reporter Rachel Alexander: [email protected] or 503-575-1241. SUPPORT OUR WORK – We depend on subscribers for resources to report on Salem with care and depth, fairness and accuracy.by By Kimberli Fitzgerald - Special to Salem Reporter on September 13, 2023. From the lab of the Salem’s City Archaeologist: Burnett’s Cocoaine Bottle- Bottle – green/blue tinged; “Burnett’s Cocoaine,” “Boston,” 7″ tall x 2-1/2″ wide x 1-1/2″ deep, top diameter 1-1/4″. This bottle was found earlier this summer in ...She joined Salem Reporter when it was founded in 2018 and covers city news, education, nonprofits and a little bit of everything else. She’s been a journalist in Oregon and Washington for a decade. Outside of work, she’s a skater and board member with Salem’s Cherry City Roller Derby and can often be found with her nose buried in a …Laura Tesler has lived in Salem, Oregon for 20 years and is originally from Flint, MI. Laura has been an underwater photographer for 15 years, and is an avid scuba diver. Topside, she has been taking photographs since age 12, and currently works on assignment for the Salem Reporter, and full time purchasing land for fish and wildlife …by Ardeshir Tabrizian on April 25, 2023. Salem now has a temporary shelter where 75 homeless people at a time can get help with mental health and addiction as they prepare to move out directly into housing. The city’s long-awaited navigation center opened on Monday, April 24, at 1185 22nd Street S.E. Those staying at the facility, which is ...Dec 6, 2023 · UPDATE: Police seek witness of Cordon Road crash that killed pedestrian. Salem police say the driver of an unknown Jeep model witnessed a fatal collision Saturday night on Cordon Road and may have information helpful to their investigation. December 6, 2023 by Ardeshir Tabrizian. PUBLIC SAFETY. The House and Senate plan to resume at 1 p.m. Multiple state agencies are experiencing internet outages tied to a firewall update, hindering employees from doing their jobs and blocking the Legislature from making progress on hundreds of bills. An email sent to state employees Wednesday morning by the Department of Administrative Services ...If you or someone you know who works in agriculture, forestry or the fishing industry is struggling, call or text 833-897-2474 for help. When Oregon farmers, farmworkers or ranchers sink into an emotional crisis or simply need someone to talk to, they now have counselors available. A new hotline, the Agristress Helpline, launched in Oregon in ...The Oregon State Fair begins Friday, Aug. 25, with daily shows and nine concerts for visitors to enjoy. The fair, located at 2330 17th St. N.E., is open daily from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. weeknights and 11 p.m. weekends. This weekend’s lineup includes rock band Bush on Friday, Aug. 25, and “Bubbly” singer Colbie Caillat on Saturday, Aug. 26.Gov. Tina Kotek threw cold water on plans for a new tribal casino in northeast Salem – but the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians say they’re not giving up on the project. In an April 13 letter to the chairs of Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes, Kotek said she does not support an expansion of gaming, and intends to maintain ...Salem man charged with attempted aggravated murder following shootout with police. Jose Corral-Zavala, 21, started a gunfight with police after they stopped his vehicle with spikes, state police said. He then fled in a minivan that stopped nearby before a Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy fatally shot the driver, Isaac Oceguedo, 18.The Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting in the Salem area. Locally-owned and managed, Salem Reporter provides readers a mix of …A dinosaur greets children in costume at the Salem Saturday Market on Saturday, Oct. 29 (Ron Cooper/Salem Reporter) Toddlers stood with mouths agape as a giant red dragon with green eyes shot candy from its mouth into the hands of waiting children and adults at the Gilbert House Children’s Museum’s Halloween event on …The 17-year-old victim was transported to Salem Hospital with a non-life-threatening stab wound. Three teens were arrested. Salem police officers responded just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday to a report of a stabbing at the mall, 480 Center St. N.E., where they found the victim in a restroom. Police determined the stabbing was the result of a fight ...Aug 1, 2018 · Salem Reporter will provide readers a mix of investigative reports, clear and compelling coverage of local government, and insights into the people who hold power in the Salem community. Subscribe. We have made it as easy as possible to sign up for a digital subscription, priced at $10 a month [Read More…] August 1, 2018 by By Salem Reporter ... Zaitz isn't revealing the amount of Tokarski's investment to get the Salem Reporter up and running, but Zaitz expects the for-profit site, which will have a ...444 Ferry St. S.E. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Free. COLOR AS THEME – Something Red. Through Dec. 30. …Salem Reporter is not naming the employee because the investigation has not concluded and no disciplinary action has been taken. The employee identified in the video is being investigated for violating the hospital’s patient privacy and social media policies, according to an email from Lisa Wood, Salem Health spokeswoman.House expels New York Rep. George Santos. It's just the sixth expulsion in the chamber's history. Dec 1, 2023. The House has voted to expel Republican Rep. George Santos of New York following a ...Dec 9, 2023 · Essex Tech student suffers severe neck injury. Dec 8, 2023. DANVERS — A 15-year-old student-athlete at Essex Tech was flown by MedFlight to a Boston hospital after suffering a severe neck injury ... A T-shirt belonging to Gwen Brunelle of Boise was found on Sunday, Sept. 10, stuck against a barb wire fence, according to a web update from her family. A member of Mountain State Detection Dogs spotted the shirt roughly a mile from where Brunelle’s vehicle was found abandoned in June. No other trace of the missing woman was found during that ...Oregon State Hospital, the state-run psychiatric residential facility in Salem and Junction City, will benefit from the Legislature’s actions, both directly and indirectly, said Amber Shoebridge, a spokesperson for the hospital. Lawmakers earmarked $6 million for case management services to help more patients leave the hospital and return to ...Police arrested a 15-year-old boy who faces multiple assault charges after spraying responding police officers with a fire extinguisher, Salem police spokeswoman Angela Hendrick said. The lockdown began at noon due to a student with “highly escalated behavior,” principal Dustin Purnell said in a message sent to North students and families.by Ardeshir Tabrizian on August 31, 2023. Police say a Salem man started a dumpster fire Thursday morning that damaged St. Joseph Catholic Church in one of the largest structure fires in recent Salem history. Billy J. Sweeten, 48, was arrested and booked into Marion County Jail Wednesday on accusations of first-degree arson, the jail’s roster ...Jun 21, 2023 · The House and Senate plan to resume at 1 p.m. Multiple state agencies are experiencing internet outages tied to a firewall update, hindering employees from doing their jobs and blocking the Legislature from making progress on hundreds of bills. An email sent to state employees Wednesday morning by the Department of Administrative Services ... Salem Reporter, Salem, Oregon. 3,426 likes · 1,524 talking about this. Delivering all-local news of Salem, Oregon, from experienced local reporters under the direction of.Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting about the Salem area. We’re locally owned and managed, founded in 2018. Salem Reporter …The first crash early Friday morning in south Salem killed two teens riding in the bed of a pickup truck. The following day, a motorcyclist was killed in a collision in west Salem, the Salem Police Department announced in separate news releases. Police responded around 2 a.m. Friday to a crash near the intersection of Kuebler Boulevard …Abbey McDonald Author. Salem voters overwhelmingly rejected a payroll tax, according to the first round election results released Tuesday night, meaning city leaders will have to seek money elsewhere or make deep cuts to balance the city budget in 2024.. In Marion County, 82% of Salem voters rejected the tax, with 25,111 votes counted.Essex Tech student suffers severe neck injury. Dec 8, 2023. DANVERS — A 15-year-old student-athlete at Essex Tech was flown by MedFlight to a Boston hospital after suffering a severe neck injury ...Dec 6, 2023 · UPDATE: Police seek witness of Cordon Road crash that killed pedestrian. Salem police say the driver of an unknown Jeep model witnessed a fatal collision Saturday night on Cordon Road and may have information helpful to their investigation. December 6, 2023 by Ardeshir Tabrizian. PUBLIC SAFETY. 444 Ferry St. S.E. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission: Free. COLOR AS THEME – Something Red. Through Dec. 30. Over 115 works of art under the theme “Something Red” will be displayed as part of the downtown gallery’s annual exhibition celebrating the primary color.From fire dancers to Indigenous drum circles, the World Beat Festival was a feast for the senses all weekend at Salem’s Riverfront Park. Salem ensembles took to …House expels New York Rep. George Santos. It's just the sixth expulsion in the chamber's history. Dec 1, 2023. The House has voted to expel Republican Rep. George Santos of New York following a ...The Oregon Department of Corrections racked up more than $3 million in costs after losing a retaliation lawsuit filed by two employees that largely centered around actions of Heidi Steward, the agency’s interim director. The state agency acculated the seven-figure tab after Gina Raney-Eatherly and Merilee Nowak, two policy analysts, sued the ...WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed inclined to uphold a tax on foreign income while leaving questions about a broader, never-enacted …Salem Reporter does not typically identify victims of suicide. While the shooting occurred on Veterans Day, investigators found no connection between the man and the date of his suicide. They also found no link …StatesmanJournal.com is the home page of Salem, Oregon, with in-depth and updated local news, sports, things to do, travel and opinions. Stay informed with Willamette Valley news.Abbey McDonald. Abbey McDonald joined the Salem Reporter in 2022. She previously worked as the business reporter at The Astorian, where she covered labor issues, health care and social services. A University of Oregon grad, she has also reported for the Malheur Enterprise, The News-Review and Willamette Week.... (Salem Reporter). December 22, 2020. Lawsuit Seeks Reports on Willamette River Dams' Structural Integrity (OPB). October 27, 2020. Albany Faces Lawsuit Over ...Assessing patients. To qualify for treatment, Oregonians in the Medicaid-funded Oregon Health Plan must undergo assessments that determine how much care they should receive. Usually, the assessments are annual. The health authority has a $35 million contract with Comagine Health, a national Seattle-based nonprofit with more than 400 employees ...Nov 28, 2023 · Police identify Salem man who officers fatally shot near Four Corners Friday. Three police officers shot and killed Justin Jordan, 32, of Salem, after he pointed a pistol at several people Friday morning, fired at a vehicle and then aimed at police, according to a news release. Officers found two 9mm pistols by his side. The Salem Reporter is a web-based news organization focused exclusively on reporting in the Salem area. Locally-owned and managed, Salem Reporter provides readers a mix of …UPDATE 3:49 P.M. A man drove his truck into a south Salem home Tuesday morning, shot a woman inside and then led police on a 50-mile pursuit into the Santiam Canyon before fatally shooting himself, the Salem Police Department announced in a news release. Police have not identified the suspect or provided any information about his relationship ...By Salem Reporter Author. Rep. Mike Nearman. (Courtesy of the Freedom Foundation) State Rep. Mike Nearman — one of the Legislature’s most conservative members — is the new state director of the anti-union group Freedom Foundation. The Republican from Independence started last week and was a natural fit, said former …The Holman Riverfront Park Hotel — a nod to the original Holman Building — is scheduled to open in January following about a year and a half of construction. The property had been the home of a car park since the early 1950s after the original Holman building was torn down. The $42 million, 127-room property, part of the Hilton Tapestry ...PHOTOS: Salem turns out for Holiday Parade. by Ron Cooper on November 28, 2022. Ron Cooper Author. For the first time in nearly a decade, downtown Salem had its own holiday parade following Thanksgiving. The brief but colorful event drew a crowd to the city’s core, lining the streets as marching bands, city councilors and multiple Santas ...Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22 Salem Reporter Guest User 2/2/22. State hospital must produce data on court-ordered admissions, outside expert's report says.Sep 26, 2023 · Salem city leaders will stop fighting a former city firefighter’s widow over workplace injury benefits after a years-long legal battle. City Manager Keith Stahley announced Monday the city would withdraw its appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court challenging an appellate judge’s finding that former firefighter Mo Stadeli’s 2019 death from tonsillar cancer was related to his work. Mar 10, 2023 · Cooke Stationery in downtown Salem will close its doors for the last time on April 28, 2023 (Abbey McDonald/ Salem Reporter) Contact reporter Abbey McDonald: [email protected] or 503-704-0355. SUBSCRIBE TO GET SALEM NEWS – We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Get local news that matters to you. Apr 18, 2023 · Gov. Tina Kotek threw cold water on plans for a new tribal casino in northeast Salem – but the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians say they’re not giving up on the project. In an April 13 letter to the chairs of Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes, Kotek said she does not support an expansion of gaming, and intends to maintain ... A T-shirt belonging to Gwen Brunelle of Boise was found on Sunday, Sept. 10, stuck against a barb wire fence, according to a web update from her family. A member of Mountain State Detection Dogs spotted the shirt roughly a mile from where Brunelle’s vehicle was found abandoned in June. No other trace of the missing woman was found during that .... How old are you if you were born in 1999