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Wallace Marine Boat Ramp Boarding Floats Removed For Winterization

October 19, 2017

Due to projected river levels, the boarding floats at the Wallace Marine Park boat ramp will be removed for the season on Friday, October 20, 2017.

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Bridge the Divide: We’re In This Together

October 18, 2017

The 9th annual ILEAD Youth Leadership Summit is Saturday, November 4, 2017. This free, 1-day event will be held at the Oregon 4H Center, and is open to all high school-aged students living in Marion and Polk Counties.

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Revitalizing Downtown: Pacific Office Automation Redevelops Vacant Liberty Street Property

October 18, 2017

Pacific Office Automation, an Oregon-headquartered company and the largest office equipment dealer in the U.S., will open a new downtown Salem location in 2018.

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City Manager Message: Your Salem Needs You

October 17, 2017

The challenges Salem faces are best met, and questions best answered, when residents like you are informed and involved. Here are a few ways you can be learn more about the City and how you can be involved in your Salem’s future.

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Splash Fountains Closed for the Season

October 12, 2017

All park splash fountains are closed for the season.

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The City of Salem Annual Report on Stormwater Activities Open for Public Comment

October 11, 2017

The City of Salem invites residents to review and comment on the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Annual Report.

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New Wallace Marine Park Life Jackets Loaner Stations Installed

October 5, 2017

New life jacket loaner stations have been installed at Wallace Marine Park.

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Redevelopment in West Salem: Goodwill Industries

October 5, 2017

At 585 Edgewater Street NW, near the busy intersection of Wallace Road and Edgewater Street, Goodwill Industries opened a store and training facility in West Salem in October 2016.

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City Council to Consider Garbage Rate Increases on October 9

September 29, 2017

At the October 9, 2017 City Council meeting, Council will hold a public hearing on proposed increases to garbage service rates paid by Salem home and business owners.

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Water Quality Advisory Warning Ends: Walter Wirth Lake – Cascades Gateway Park

September 29, 2017

There is no longer a water quality advisory warning for Walter Wirth Lake. The algae bloom has ended and conditions have returned to normal.

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What’s happening
Oct. 23
Salem Housing Advisory Committee12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Robert Lindsey Tower Community Room
Salem Housing Authority
370 Church St SE
Salem OR 97301
Center 50+ Family Caregiver Seminar - Understanding Alzheimer's Disease2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301
Urban Renewal Agency Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
Salem Housing Authority Commission 6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301
Oct. 24
​Groupe de Conversation en Français/French Conversation Group6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

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