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Can Salem Build a home for its homeless?

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News, slider File | 3 comments

by Helen Caswell Housing First “People living day to day on the street are only able to live in survival mode,” says Pamella Watson, who...

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Bill aims to fund Salem transit

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News | 2 comments

In the weeks prior to the November 2015 election, as the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce lobbied against the payroll transit tax measure...

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Salem Library Axes Popular Magazine Exchange     

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News | 1 comment

On January 1 the Salem Public Library cancelled its popular magazine exchange. The program began as a simple “drop one, take one” system...

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Crashes in Salem

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News | 0 comments

According to figures collected by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), eight pedestrians lost their lives in Marion County last...

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City Council candidate wants fresh start for Salem

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News | 9 comments

“Although I’ve never held office before, I have experience reaching consensus,” says Ward 7 Salem city council Candidate Sally Cook, “and...

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Getting Territorial Over Delisting -Controversy ignites over move to permanently remove wolf designation

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in News, slider File | 2 comments

On January 14, the efforts of two lawmakers got underway to make into permanent law a recent decision by state wildlife officials to...

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Salem Train Depot to be rehabilitated at last

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Last month a lengthy process passed a final hurdle so that a 19th century Salem baggage depot can now be re-imagined as something of use...

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Date change for input on new Salem city park

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in News | 0 comments

People interested in contributing ideas about a significant new park in South Salem should pick up their calendars and rewrite two dates....

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Salem Neighbors discuss city in new Face Book venue

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in News | 0 comments

After only a few months, Salem Weekly’s public discussion and resource group about Salem City Council has passed a milestone. The...

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