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Fewer Salem elementary school students are on track to read proficiently by third grade than one year ago, according to data shared with the Salem-Keizer School Board last week. The same data also show particular difficulties for special education students and those learning English, including native Spanish speakers assessed in Spanish.

Salem’s police chief Trevor Womack. (Courtesy/Trevor Womack) The Salem Police Foundation’s annual Breakfast with the Chief fundraiser is going online this year and will feature a new headliner for the first time. The virtual breakfast starts Wednesday, March 3 at 8 a.m. People who would like to join can register…

Gov. Kate Brown listens to an update from the state Employment Department during a revenue briefing on Monday, April 20. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Oregon’s grocery store workers now have their place in line for the Covid vaccination. But a union representing these workers still isn’t happy. Gov. Kate Brown announced…

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan, who as a lawmaker championed the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, has joined the advisory board of a movement that is pushing states to adopt the one person-one vote system. She’s now advising National Popular Vote, a non-profit dedicated to…

A sign informs visitors of the Oregon State Capitol’s closure to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 24. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) An impromptu five-minute conversation can be politically effective in the halls of the Oregon Capitol. Such encounters have long been crucial for the army of Oregon lobbyists hoping to get…

Branches are stacked outside homes in south Salem along Cottage Street on Feb. 23 as residents clean up following an ice storm which brought power lines and trees down across Salem (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) Salem’s debris drop off sites will be open until Sunday, March 7. Starting Monday, Geer, Woodmansee…

Republican lawmakers gathered indoors Feb. 21 at a VFW hall in Salem to decide on a new direction for their party in Oregon. Few, if any, people wore masks. The meeting came at a time of soul searching in the conservative movement nationwide, as the failed insurrection of Jan. 6 has forced party leaders to […]

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon is expecting to receive 34,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week, the Oregon Health Authority said on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. In the…

Gibson Hanowell, left, and Leo Elkington, right, warm up during a cross country practice in Bush’s Pasture Park in early August. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) High school football, soccer and cross country meets and competitions will resume this week in Salem for student athletes who have waited months for a chance to play.

John Shilts points out damage to his driveway on Pearl Street Northeast on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) John Shilts has taken to using his Pearl Street driveway as a patio for the last two years, because when he tries to pull in his Mitsubishi, it scrapes against the concrete.