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An invitation from the Courier

Chemeketa is a microcosm of America. Our community is made up of thousands of individuals from all walks of life. Much like America as a whole, Chemeketa is home to people of nearly every imaginable ethnicity, religion, orientation, economic background, life experience and, of course, political leaning.

Fire at Salem Health ignites heavy emergency response

By Kaitlyn Wimmer At 6:40 a.m. on Thursday Aug. 8, fire alarms sounded inside Salem Health as a three-alarm fire started in an elevator shaft in the south side of Building B, according to Deputy Chief of Operations of Salem Fire, Brett Loomis and President

The Baron’s Curse: Part 2

Part two of The Courier‘s D&D docuseries The Baron’s Curse is available to stream now on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to our channel to see future episodes!

Buildings 1 and 2 of the Brooks Regional Training Center, both dark, flank an empty parking lot wet with recent rain.

Gunshot at Brooks campus leads to arrest

At 10:24 a.m. on Friday, Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of an explosion at the Chemeketa Brooks Regional Training Center. When officers arrived, they identified the sound as a single round discharged from a firearm into the floor of a campus bathroom.