Natalie’s latest news coverage
- Colleges and universities prepare for fall, Willamette University gets pushbackThe presence of any in-person activity has some students, staff, families and alumni worried about the health of these individuals and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full story here.
- Oregon Government Ethics Commission opens investigation into Silver Falls School BoardThe commission is investigating possible open meeting laws violations by members of the Silver Falls school board. Read the full story here.
- What Oregon parents should know about their kids’ return to school during COVID-19Answers to questions regarding the changes to school reentry plans, and what Oregon education during the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to look like this fall. Read the full story here.
- Reopening delayed: MacLaren Youth teachers fight resuming in-person schoolingICYMI: Educators at William Lord High School, housed at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, were required to resume in-person teaching, despite all but one staff member voicing concerns for their safety and their students’.Continue reading “Reopening delayed: MacLaren Youth teachers fight resuming in-person schooling”
- Activists call for school district divestment from police partnershipsActivists with Latinos Unidos Siempre — along with about two dozen other organizations and more than 300 individuals — are calling on Salem-Keizer Public Schools to stop paying for police in schools and redirect that money toward otherContinue reading “Activists call for school district divestment from police partnerships”
- SKEF dissolves in wake of COVID-19 pandemicThe Salem-Keizer Education Foundation announced Tuesday that after 38 years, the nonprofit is dissolving. “We could not weather the coronavirus storm,” executive director Kelly Carlisle said. Read the full story here.
- Salem protesters call for trial, accountability following George Floyd’s murderSalem-area residents have turned out by the thousands to protest police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. They marched down Lancaster Drive, laid face down and knelt in silence on the steps of the Oregon Capitol,Continue reading “Salem protesters call for trial, accountability following George Floyd’s murder”
- ICYMI: Salem Sikh volunteers make meals for hospital workers during COVID-19For weeks, a team of about six volunteers from Salem’s local gurdwara, the Sikh house of worship, prepared and delivered more than 1,000 meals for health care workers as a thank you and sign ofContinue reading “ICYMI: Salem Sikh volunteers make meals for hospital workers during COVID-19”
- Anti-abortion student group files federal lawsuit against Chemeketa Community CollegeChemeketa Students for Life, represented by Alliance Defending Freedom, filed a federal lawsuit this week against members of the Chemeketa Board of Education and other school officials, challenging the college’s policies that restrict outdoor speech. Student groups are limited to two quadContinue reading “Anti-abortion student group files federal lawsuit against Chemeketa Community College”
- Salem cautions Glamour Salon for reopening against COVID-19 order, cites lease violationCity of Salem officials sent a letter to Lindsey Graham, owner of Glamour Salon downtown, warning she’s in violation of her building lease agreement by reopening against Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 executive orders. The salon, located at 195Continue reading “Salem cautions Glamour Salon for reopening against COVID-19 order, cites lease violation”
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.