35 min ago
Trees help homeless pets
Four area pet stores are offering the Salem community an easy way to help homeless animals this holiday season with Giving Trees: Select an ornament, buy the item and leave it at the front counter or in the donation box.
4 hrs ago
Editorial: Mandela changed a country and a world
That would diminish each man's contributions, for they were unique individuals, in unique settings, fighting a common foe: racial injustice.
4 hrs ago
McDonald's protesters call for higher wages
About 25 protesters huddled outside of a downtown Salem McDonald's on Thursday to chant and hand out fliers demanding the federal government more than double the minimum wage.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Salem man suffering from memory loss found dead after leaving home
A 76-year-old Salem man was found dead Wednesday after Marion County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 5600 block of Center Street Northeast on what initially appeared to be a car crash.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sharing the season: Holiday drive, market and fundraisers
One Fair World will sell fair-traded crafts and products from developing countries, Medical Foundation of Marion-Polk County will sell poinsettias, and Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas will have wreaths for sale.
Child-porn sex-abuse case nets 50-year sentence for Salem man; wife's sentence next
Anyone who read the horrific details of how Michael Serapis Freeman sexually abused a young relative for years and photographed it for others to view would demand that he be put "in prison for life.
Salem man sentenced to 50 years in child porn case
A Salem man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for producing pornography of two girls.
Lynn: Checking up on the family who had to move, the mechanic and Bible bee champ
The last of the demolition debris from the house on River Road S has been hauled away for recycling.
Call Board: Dec. 8
Pride of Portland Chorus: Special guest nights with free vocal lessons offered weekly Wednesdays, Jan. 8-29, by the all-women a cappella barbershop chorus; www.prideofportland.org .
Oregon is especially hard hit by food stamp cuts
Does anyone remember that old song, 'What a Difference a Day Makes?' Yes, a day can make a lot of... Fans outraged that a sequel to a beloved holiday film is in the works are no longer out in the cold.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Readers recommend ... the best TV shows before 1983
For last week's Twilight Zone giveaway, Pop Candy readers were required to answer a simple question: "What's your favorite TV show before 1983?" Below are a few of my favorite responses that highlight some For last week's Twilight Zone giveaway , Pop Candy readers were required to answer a simple question: "What's your favorite TV show before ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Salem Police investigating reported assault in West Salem
Salem Police are investigating an assault on the 1600 block of Sixth Street NW in West Salem.
Garmin plans expansion for Salem location
Despite an illness keeping Gov. John Kitzhaber away from the Salem Garmin AT, Inc. facility; a representative was there to hand over a check for nearly $500,000.
Zero fatalities along I-5 in Oregon, Washington over holiday weekend
Two people died in crashes on Oregon roads over the Thanksgiving weekend, the same number as last year, according to information released by state police Monday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
BBQ connoisseur grills up business with Keizer shop
Chuck Ries may know all there is to know about Traeger grills. He has been working at the Traeger Wood Pellet Grills headquarters in Wilsonville for about three years.
Wineries display their best for annual Thanksgiving weekend tours
Spiced wine, hearty soup and holiday music. These were a few of the wine compliments offered by Mid-Willamette Valley wineries Saturday for the annual Thanksgiving weekend wine tours.
Marion County Fire District raises $12,700 with 'Fill the Boot'
On Nov. 29 firefighters participated in another Fill the Boot event in front of the Roth's IGA in northeast Salem.
Miss gardening? Here's a chance on Dec. 7 in Salem
Work out your green thumbs during the off-season on Dec. 7 at a tree-planting in Salem sponsored by Friends of Trees.
Photos & Store pets are popular with customers
The Book Bin in downtown Salem has a new member on staff, and her name is Rose Weasley.
Salem man who couldn't confront accuser gets new hearing
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that an Oregon man who didn't have the chance to confront the witness whose testimony was used against him should get a hearing on the issue.