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$619.2 Million School Bond

ShareThe Salem-Keizer School Board has approved a $619.2 million bond to be placed on the May 2018 ballot to potentially fund the proposed Long-Range Facilities Plan for Salem-Keizer School District. The Long-Range Facilities Plan is aimed at meeting schools’ long term needs...

A cafellas: Inside look

ShareThe A cafellas is a group of 16 guys who come together to perform different styles of music. They perform at South Choir concerts, local middle schools, and community events. They meet outside of the regular school day, typically after school or...

Is Thanksgiving an Appropriate Holiday?

ShareEver since it was first celebrated in 1621 by both English pilgrims and the Wampanoag, Thanksgiving has been considered a historical American tradition. However, some have questioned the political correctness or racial insensitivity of the holiday, given the harsh treatment of Native...

Holidays At The Capitol

ShareSalem’s kickstarting the holidays!   Right in the midst of the holiday season, Salem will be hosting their 36th annual tree lighting ceremony on Tues. Nov. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. Oregonians will be heading to the Oregon State Capitol Rotunda to take...

Saxon Fall Sports Wrap-Up

ShareThe Saxons fall season is officially done with as the Saxons had another successful fall sports season as all of the teams made the Playoffs as well as some other accomplishments along the way. The Saxons total record for the season was...

Civil War Game

ShareThe Civil War football game is a tradition between Oregon State University and the University of Oregon that has been going on for 123 years since its first game was played in 1894 where the Oregon State Beavers were victorious. Oregon state...

The Philosophy of Night, Dawn, And Day

ShareRecently I have taken a large interest in the works of Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, since the start of this year I have been pondering over The Night Trilogy. These books have been emotionally a hard read, which I have found...

World Series

ShareThe Houston Astros have won the world series for the first time ever after winning the series 4-3 over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Astros have beaten the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and now the Los Angeles Dodgers to get...

Finding a New Home For Bend School’s Athletics

ShareThe Executive Board of the Oregon Schools Activities Association [OSAA] has reached a final decision on new placements of teams in the state. Teams will be moved up and down from the Great Valley Conference [GVC] in the 2018-2019 school year. The...

2017 Fall Gala

ShareOn November 4, the annual Saxon Foundation Fall Gala at will be hosted at the Willamette Heritage Center, Dye House on 1313 Mill Street SE from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The gala offers a great opportunity to show support for the...