Abby Luschei, Statesman Journal

Abby Luschei

Statesman Journal

Salem, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Abby:

Salem things to do: Truck show, an exhibit, live music and more

Coming up: Ty Curtis performs, "Solo: A Star Wars Story" at Riverfront Park, a new exhibit, harvest dinner and the 27th Annual Brooks Truck Show. → Read More

154th Oregon State Fair returns to Salem. What's new this year?

The 154th Oregon State Fair returns to Salem on Aug. 23. Here are three new attractions to keep on your radar. → Read More

Falls City, a town of about 1,100 residents, hosts first city-sanctioned Pride event

The city council passed a resolution recognizing Falls City Pride as a community event by a 5-1 vote on July 8, 2019. → Read More

SWAT respond to domestic violence situation in Sublimity

The intoxicated suspect allegedly struck a 49-year old Sublimity woman with a liquor bottle. → Read More

Salem Storytellers: 2019-20 season features new venues, themes and stories

The project's first season ended Tuesday with an "outdoors" night. But, we're coming back for a second season beginning Nov. 12. → Read More

Salem things to do: Three concerts at Riverfront Park, a pairings event and more

Coming up: Three concerts at Riverfront Park, the Great Salem Race, an EP release, Falls City Pride and a Parings! event. → Read More

Naked Goddess Swim, a body-positivity event, is coming to Independence

The Independence event is an offshoot of Portland's Naked Goddess Swim, which just had its 7th event in July. → Read More

Bend, Oregon: Five things to do on a day trip

Enjoy Bend by floating the Deschutes River or sipping on a beer while watching the sun set at Crux Fermentation Project. → Read More

Downtown Salem: Want to help name the alleys? Here's how to vote

The Salem Main Street Association is taking votes through Sept. 4 and will announce the names in October. → Read More

Salem things to do: Caesar's birthday, Multicultural Day and more

Coming up: A new play from Theatre 33, the Englewood Forest Festival, Multicultural Day at the Capitol and two birthdays to celebrate. → Read More

Beaverton teen raises more than $22,000 to honor dad with MS

Lili Rosebrook, of Beaverton, and her father, Phil, ride together for the fourth time during the 35th annual Bike MS around the Willamette Valley. → Read More

One eastbound lane of Highway 22 near West Salem closed following car crash

One eastbound lane of Highway 22 is closed near West Salem following a car accident. → Read More

Salem things to do: Opening of indoor playground, Pride and more

Coming up: Opening of indoor playground, Homer Davenport Community Festival, Salem Pride in the Park, live comedy and Hoopla. → Read More

Spread your wings in Dallas with 12 new art murals

It's all part of Dallas' community "Wings" art mural project. Oregon's motto, "She Flies With Her Own Wings," inspired the theme. → Read More

Both lanes of westbound Highway 22 closed due to grass fire

ODOT officials said multiple fire units are on the scene working to contain the fire. → Read More

Salem things to do: Theater, city-wide summer events and more

Coming up: A production at Pentacle Theatre, a grown-up event at Gilbert House, two summer fests and weekend one of the Great Oregon Steam-Up. → Read More

Salem Storytellers: 5 people to share stories about the 'Outdoors' in August

Hear first-person experiences about cross-country road trips, life-threatening situations and exploring the French Alps at this storytelling event. → Read More

Dozens attend auction for Karissa Fretwell, son Billy in NE Salem

One of the event organizers said approximately 70 people and organizations donated items to the auction. → Read More

Your guide to the 2019 Salem Art Fair and Festival

From getting there to what you can expect to see and do, here's a guide to navigating the 70th annual Salem Art Fair and Festival. → Read More

Salem things to do: Renaissance faire, Pints for Pits, puppet parade and more

Coming up: A puppet parade, the Canterbury Renaissance Faire, a used book sale, car show and a Pints for Pits fundraiser. → Read More