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March 14 2017 Special Election

Marion County Elections – March 14 2017 Special Election City of Salem, Ward 6 – Councilor At the December 5, 2016, City Council meeting, the Salem City Council designated March 14, 2017, as the date for a special election to fill the vacant Ward 6 position. This special election will occur only within Ward 6. […]

For Immediate Release: KMUZ Community Radio announces new show focused on getting citizens informed and involved in their Oregon State Legislature

The KMUZ morning radio news show, Willamette Wake Up, has launched a new segment aimed at informing listeners about the work of their state legislators in the legislative session in Salem. The show, “Legislative Matters, Tune In and Take Part,” kicks off on Monday, March 13 at Willamette Wake Up’s regular time slot of 8-9 […]

City Council Meeting Preview:

At the February 13, 2017 Salem City Council the Mayor will issue a proclamation honoring the 45th anniversary of the Salem Neighborhood Association Program. There will also be a presentation from the Mid-Willamette Homeless Initiative Presentation. The Council will consider the acquisition of a property which would allow widening a portion of 12th St SE. […]

Mid-Willamette Homeless Initiative Task Force Meeting – Tonight!

The Mid-Willamette Homeless Initiative is a collaborative effort among the cities of Salem and Keizer and Marion and Polk counties. The task force’s purpose is to identify and launch proven strategies that will reduce homelessness in the Marion-Polk county region, encompassing the cities of Keizer and Salem. Co-chairs include Salem Mayor Anna Peterson, Keizer Mayor Cathy Clark, […]

Friends of Salem Public Library

Friends of Salem Public Library The Friends seek to: Focus attention on the Library      Stimulate the use of the Library’s resources and services      Receive and encourage gifts      Promote and encourage the growth and expansion of the Library Support and cooperate with the Library in developing Library services and facilities […]

Community Connection Newsletter

Welcome to Salem Community Connection! This is a new all-city publication combining various City of Salem newsletters including the former Community Connections, Park Lines, Sights and Sounds, the Recreation Guide, Quality Times, and On-Point Bulletins. http://www.cityofsalem.net/About%20Salem/Community-Connections-Newsletter/Pages/default.aspx