Gov. Tina Kotek threw cold water on plans for a new tribal casino in northeast Salem – but the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians say they’re not giving up on the project.
Author: Rachel Alexander of the Salem Reporter
Danielle Bethell has resigned from the Salem-Keizer School Board a little over three years after taking office.
School board Chair Ashley Carson Cottingham announced Bethell’s resignation at the start of Tuesday’s school board meeting, saying Bethell had informed board leadership of her decision Monday night.
Perry has been superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District since 2014 and said she wanted to give the school board ample time to choose a successor.
The Beechcraft K35 following a crash at Salem Municipal Airport Jan. 29, 2022. (Courtesy/Salem Police Department) A pilot from Boring was apparently practicing takeoffs and landings when he crashed his plane at Salem Municipal Airport Saturday, killing himself and his passenger, according to federal authorities. Salem police identified the victims[Read More…]
Oregon health care providers must prove they’re vaccinated against Covid or be tested for the virus weekly starting Sept. 30, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday. It’s the latest regulation the governor has issued as the number of Oregonians contracting Covid and being hospitalized with the virus has skyrocketed in recent[Read More…]
Gov. Kate Brown listens to an update from the state Employment Department during a revenue briefing on Monday, April 20. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Salem residents can drop their masks and pack into restaurants starting no later than Wednesday, June 30, Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday. Brown said the state would[Read More…]
Dr. Ralph Yates has spent much of his medical career caring for athletes as a family medicine doctor. While seniors and young children are especially vulnerable to heat-related illness, he said it’s often healthy adults who end up in his office needing treatment on hot days. “The patients that often[Read More…]
ZONE 1 May 2021 Salem-Keizer School Board candidates for zone 1, from top left: Osvaldo Avila, Richard Riggs, Ross Swartzendruber and Kari Zohner. Story here. ZONE 3 May 2021 Salem-Keizer School Board candidates for zone 3: Ashley Carson Cottingham, left, and Linda Farrington. Story here. ZONE 5 May 2021 Salem-Keizer[Read More…]
Tim and Amy Senske attend a University of Oregon vs. Oregon State basketball game in Corvallis. (Courtesy/Amy Senske) Tim Senske kept his wedding ring in a box at his Keizer home. As a commercial plumber, he knew he could all too easily lose it down a pipe on a job.[Read More…]
More than 6,700 local high school students are on track to fail at least one class during the fall quarter, a result that administrators in the Salem-Keizer School District find “alarming.” They said that reflects the challenges of teaching online. At least one high school called a halt to grading[Read More…]