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Let’s Talk! Parking Pressures Highlight Need For Conversation

About 121 residential units – apartments, condos, studios – are located in Salem’s downtown core, the area roughly between Union Street, Trade Street, Church Street and Front Street. In October, the people who lived in these households became eligible for […]

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PASSIVE HOUSE

Hardly passive in their convictions about energy conservation, Sarah Evans and her husband Stuart Rue live in the first passive house built in the Pacific Northwest. When they decided in 2009 to build their new home on a vacant lot […]

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46 acres of city wilderness

One sunny Sunday afternoon in late March a large flatbed truck turned off Fairview Industrial Drive into PPG Industries.  A small, boldly patterned bird scurried along the sidewalk away from the corner. At a safe distance from the truck it […]

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Pringle Creek shares fun, education and inspiration with community

In honor of Earth Day 2014, Pringle Creek Community, one of the most sustainable community developments in the country, will reach out to people and families in the Salem area. “It’s a great opportunity for both us and for people […]

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KMUZ Program Feature – KMUZ’s Trans Global Journey – Mundo Mojo with Arlene

Playing “world beat” music on local radio station KMUZ provides a lot of latitude for host Arlene McKenna.  She’s partial to the sounds of Africa and Latin America on her weekly show called “Mundo Mojo” (Mondays 2-4 p.m. on 88.5 […]

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Let’s Talk! Parking Pressures Highlight Need For Conversation

About 121 residential units – apartments, condos, studios –

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PASSIVE HOUSE

Hardly passive in their convictions about energy conservation, Sarah

Fairview-wetlands-early-spring-001111

46 acres of city wilderness

One sunny Sunday afternoon in late March a large

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Pringle Creek shares fun, education and inspiration with community

In honor of Earth Day 2014, Pringle Creek Community,

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KMUZ Program Feature – KMUZ’s Trans Global Journey – Mundo Mojo with Arlene

Playing “world beat” music on local radio station KMUZ

Opinion

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Do global warming deniers run City Hall?

Many Salemians believe our city’s leaders are immune to

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Earth Day and capitalism

  Earth day is the day that we reflect on

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Chamber of Commerce out to buy elections

Xue Lor’s Facebook post about his City Council candidacy

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DON’T VOTE FOR SIGN ORDINANCE SCOFFLAWS

Would you vote for someone running for office in

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Save lives. Wear a purple sticker

“Why should I care?” Great question. About so many

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