Local Salem News

  • Celebrate Día! with Angel Ocasio/ ¡Celebramos juntos con Día!
    on April 19, 2019 at 11:08 PM

    Families are invited to a celebration of Día - Day of the Child/ Day of the Book with a bilingual performance of Comedy 4 the Kids with Angel Ocasio (in English and Spanish). 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, Loucks Auditorium. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show, and seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Las familias están invitadas a una celebración de Día - Día del Niño / Día del Libro presentando comedia para los niños con Angel Ocasio en blinqué (Inglés-Español). 7:00 p.m. Miércoles, 1 de mayo. Loucks Auditorium. Puertas abren 15 minutos antes del espectáculo. […]

  • Salem Prepares for 2019 Algal Season
    on April 19, 2019 at 10:38 PM

    The City of Salem is taking steps to safeguard its drinking water in preparation of algal blooms in the North Santiam watershed. […]

  • Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Takes Steps to Bring Expenses In-Line with Revenue
    on April 19, 2019 at 8:01 PM

    While the City of Salem, overall for the $600 million enterprise, is in good fiscal health, the City faces some challenges. For the City’s General Fund, the Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget begins on July 1, 2019 a necessary alignment of revenues and expenditures. […]

  • Salem’s Five Year Capital Improvement Plan Public Hearing April 24
    on April 19, 2019 at 4:49 PM

    On Wed., Apr. 24, 2019, at 6 p.m. the City of Salem Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the projects and financing measures of the proposed Capital Improvement Plan. […]

  • How will Salem use Federal Funds to Help Those in Our Community?
    on April 18, 2019 at 11:11 PM

    Review and comment on Salem plans to use federal resources to assist low- and moderate-income persons, the homeless, and persons with special needs in our community. […]

  • Teen Writers Invited to Enter Short Story Contest
    on April 16, 2019 at 8:18 PM

    Middle and high school-aged writers are invited to enter the annual Teen Short Story Contest. The deadline to enter by email or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk is 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three stories in each of two categories: Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12). […]

  • Minto-Brown Island Park Open, Wallace Marine Park Remains Closed
    on April 16, 2019 at 6:15 PM

    Minto-Brown Island Park and its dog park are open but many of the park's trails remain underwater and are closed. Wallace Marine Park is still closed. […]

  • It is Budget Season: How Can the City Best Meet Community Needs
    on April 15, 2019 at 4:28 PM

    Join members of the City Council, Revenue Task Force and Budget Committee in April and May as we work together to bring the organization’s services and programs and community needs and expectations of service in line with available resources within our community. […]

  • Salem City Council Considers Revenue Options During April 15 Work Session
    on April 15, 2019 at 3:25 PM

    On Apr.15, 2019, the Salem City Council will hold a joint work session with the Sustainable Services Revenue Task Force to consider options for new revenues to support City of Salem services. […]

  • Public Hearing Notice: Budget Committee Meetings
    on April 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    Notice of Budget Committee Meetings for the City of Salem, Oregon and the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Salem, Oregon. […]



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