Author: Rachel Alexander

Oregon will now drop indoor mask requirement March 12

Used masks fill a garbage can at Salem Hospital on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Oregonians can drop their masks indoors starting March 12, Gov. Kate Brown said Monday morning (February 28, 2022). The announcement moves up by one week the timeline state health officials announced just days ago. [Read More…]

Salem-Keizer cancels classes Friday due to staffing shortage

Students at Weddle Elementary on the first day of the 2021-22 school year. (File). Oregon’s second-largest school district is canceling all classes Friday because of staffing shortages. Christy Perry, superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District, announced the decision in a Tuesday afternoon email to district employees and families. “We have[Read More…]