Tag: Salem

New Parking Technology Installation Begins at Capitol Mall

Salem, Ore. -Beginning Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, the City of Salem is replacing coin operated meters around the Capitol Mall with new parking technology. Work crews are installing parking stations that allow Capitol Mall visitors to pay for parking with

Salem Offers New Community Alert System

The City of Salem is implementing the Salem Community Alert System that has the ability to communicate with thousands of businesses and residents within minutes of an emergency. Beginning June 1, 2015, Salem’s Community Alert System will be able to

Salem City Manager to Retire in March

Salem City Manager Linda Norris has told city councilors and staff that she intends to retire at the end of March. Norris said she decided to retire after a successful, 35-year career working in the public sector. She has been

Holiday Happenings Around Salem

Here are a few festive events that are happening soon in Salem. Holidays at the Capitol ~ Display and Performances Through December 24. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Holiday scenery with performances daily. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

Atiyeh Biographer Schedules Salem Appearances

Salem, OR—Legislative staffer and author W. Scott Jorgensen will make two appearances in Salem in December to promote his new book Conversations with Atiyeh, which features transcripts of interviews he did with the former Oregon governor prior to his passing

Broadway Coffeehouse is One of the Best Spots to Hang Out in Salem, Oregon

From Michelle Chang posted at Intentional Travelers on September 5, 2014  This is our third post in the series “Rediscovering Salem.” Since returning from Peace Corps, we’ve been using Salem and Portland as our home bases between travels. The Rediscovering Salem series is my way of

Oregon Victim-Turned-Activist Says Learning To Shoot, Carry Is Empowering

by Dave Workman | The Gun Mag Salem, OR, resident Rachel Lucas, a Beaver State native who grew up in a liberal, anti-gun household seems well on her way to become the worst nightmare that Pacific Northwest gun prohibitionists could

Salem Police to Participate in Seat Belt and Safety Restraint Campaign

The Salem Police Department will be participating in a statewide campaign to address seat belt use, proper child safety seat use, cell phone distractions (texting), speed violations and impaired drivers. The Department will be using Federal funds from the US

Salem Chamber of Commerce poll shows strong support for third vehicle bridge

Scientific poll shows 65 percent of Salem voters in favor of the project Salem, OR |  The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with polling firm Action Solutions, have found that 65 percent of Salem voters approve of an

Anti-Common Core Rally Draws Small but Enthusiastic Crowd

Salem, OR | May 28, 2014 UPDATE: It has come to our attention that those attending the rally were in fact allowed into the hearing, they were not permitted to give testimony however, only to listen. We apologize for the error