As the economic impact of the Coronavirus worsens, Chemeketa has to tighten its belt to continue operations. The state has announced massive budget cuts for public educational institutions like Chemeketa. The exact size of the cuts is not yet clear—the legislature will have the opportunity
As Marion County begins shifting into Phase 1 of reopening businesses and public life, restaurants have to adapt yet again to new restrictions.
The grocery grant, which made a limited amount of $50 grocery gift cards available to students, was designed to meet the urgent student need for food assistance. Many students face food insecurity, said Garcia Perez who also oversees Chemeketa’s food pantry. That means when the food pantry was shut down as a social distancing measure on March 20, many students were left without support for groceries.
Even after the coronavirus officially canceled the spring season on March 17, David Abderhalden, the assistant athletic director, is not worried about sports. Coaches are encouraged to send their athletes workouts they can do from home, but “that movement has less to do with preparing