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Here’s why you should be outraged that the City of Salem approved US Bank’s request to cut down five healthy, beautiful, large Japanese Zelkova trees on downtown’s State Street. There was no good reason to remove the trees. None. Three …
Did you hear about the four-year-old boy in Donald, OR, who was killed by a gunshot in his home on Saturday, April 20th? I did. And it reminded
Salem’s downtown is our neighbor and our friend. Its businesses create a unique center and lure us to visit and shop. Downtown delivers our sense of community. These
Do you believe Oregon taxpayers should be forced to fund religious schools? Should they pay for the religious education of those who don’t share their values? I don’t. While I
A bill now in the Oregon Legislature could harm organic and seed farmers in YOUR neighborhood, by forcing all counties to abide by the same policies – even
Did you know that Salem City Council is considering massive street construction and property destruction along Front, Commercial, Liberty, 4th Street, Broadway, Pine, Hickory, Locust, Tryon, Bliler, Salem
After years of study, the City of Salem has drafted a master plan for parks, and is seeking input from area residents. I urge you to view a
Moving from Eugene to Salem in 1980 was a shock. I left a city with three bike bridges over the Willamette River and moved to one with none.
Facing the Facts -Peace works, S#@t is “uncalled-for ugly”, Progressive Radio Gets Sudden Ax & Calling All Delivery Problems
Peace works Oregon PeaceWorks invites the community to its Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on December 1. It will be an opportunity to meet PeaceWork’s new Executive Director, Kerry
You could argue that the state of a city’s public art is a barometer that indicates its economic health, its self-confidence, its cultural maturity and its civic pride.