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Salem, OR, United States

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Past articles by Natalie:

Salem's 2022 most checked-out books for kids, teens and adults

Here are some lists of books Salem residents checked out most in 2022, and an update on library happenings → Read More

Salem-Keizer school board appoints retired educator Robert Salazar to interim Zone 6 seat

Salazar is retired after 45 years in education. He will represent Keizer's Zone 6 on the school board through June 30. → Read More

Meet the Zone 6 candidates for Salem-Keizer school board seat

Ten people have thrown their hats in the ring for the Keizer seat. If needed, the board may hold am extra session on Nov. 15 to finalize the decision. → Read More

Meet our Mid-Valley: 'Customer comes first' for Salem student Simeon Garcia

Working at Safeway isn't just a job for Simeon Garcia. The Salem-Keizer adult student is gaining valuable skills and experience while helping others. → Read More

The Nation's Report Card: Oregon among worst states for declines in math, reading scores

Oregon was among the ten worst states for declines in fourth-grade math and reading, and in the five worst for declines in eighth-grade reading. → Read More

Annual At-A-Glance profiles show progress, setbacks for Oregon schools

Across Oregon schools, more ninth-graders are on track to graduate high school, many districts rebounded in hiring staff and class sizes are smaller. → Read More

Salem City Club to host debate for House District 20 candidates Evans and Farrington

Incumbent Rep. Paul Evans, D-Monmouth, and Republican challenger Dan Farrington will appear in person Friday for a debate. → Read More

Election 2022: Patterson, Moore-Green compete for Oregon Senate District 10

Incumbent Sen. Deb Patterson is challenged by Republican Rep. Raquel Moore-Green in the race for Oregon Senate District 10 this November. → Read More

Danielle Bethell resigns from Salem-Keizer school board

Danielle Bethell resigned Oct. 10 from the Salem-Keizer school board, effective immediately. → Read More

On the agenda: Salem-Keizer school board to vote on guiding goals

At the Oct. 11 meeting, the Salem-Keizer school board is expected, among other things, to approve its guiding board goals. → Read More

Nightmare Factory: The Oregon School for the Deaf's annual haunted house in Salem is back

The Nightmare Factory at the Oregon School for the Deaf was established in 1987 and spans two sections throughout a 13,000-square-foot building. → Read More

Woodburn educator named 2023 Oregon Teacher of the Year

Nellie Muir Elementary teacher Rosa Floyd was surprised Wednesday and named Oregon’s 2023 Teacher of the Year. → Read More

2022 Election: Paul Evans, Dan Farrington vie for House District 20

Democrat Paul Evans and Republican Dan Farrington are running for Oregon's House District 20. → Read More

Meet our Mid-Valley: Student leaders bridge divide between Salem-Keizer board and schools

Seniors Raylin Brennan and Isaac McDonald want to bridge the divide between Salem-Keizer Public Schools and the students it serves. → Read More

Path to restore in-person Salem-Keizer school board meetings in doubt

A report from Salem-Keizer Public Schools analyzing altercations at an August board meeting shows the peak of rising tensions between community groups. → Read More

Salem-Keizer kindergartners start the 2022-23 year

Nearly 2,640 kindergartners started their K-12 journey on Wednesday across Salem-Keizer Public Schools. → Read More

On the agenda: School board to name equity committee, accept federal grants

Appointing the district's equity committee and accepting grant money are on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting. → Read More

Salem City Club hosts debate for Senate District 10 candidates Patterson and Moore-Green

Incumbent Sen. Deb Patterson, D-Salem, and opponent Rep. Raquel Moore-Green, R-Salem, will appear in person Friday for a debate. → Read More

Salem-Keizer Public Schools welcome more students for the first day of 2022-23 school year

Though sixth- and ninth-grade students started school Tuesday, the rest of grades 1-12 began the new year on Wednesday. → Read More

Salem-Keizer welcomes new middle, high schoolers for their first day

Salem-Keizer's rolling start dates allow younger students the chance to find their bearings before being joined by older kids. → Read More