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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

Chemeketa splits department

For the upcoming Fall term, Chemeketa plans to split the Math and Science department, a choice coming in the wake of a budget crisis which has caused the school to lay-off multiple employees.

A groundbreaking addition to Chemeketa

“Agriculture is crucial to Oregon’s economy,” said President Julie Huckestein. “We want to create a hub for ag industry and community partners. We want to be able to inspire collaboration and innovation.”

Video Game Club ends the year on a high score

On Wednesday, May 22, Chemeketa’s Video Game Club gathered around controllers, pizza and friends to celebrate their last event of the school year called, a Modern Couch Game Meetup. The club has been meeting Wednesdays from 2 p.m to 4 p.m. and has offered students

Get yourself tested

Many students winced at the sight of discharging penises and syphilis chancres as experts from Marion County Health and Human Services presented a powerful presentation on sexually transmitted diseases.

Chemeketa nursing program ranked second in Oregon

Reaching their 50th anniversary, Chemeketa’s nursing program recently became ranked as one of the best in the state of Oregon. Determined by, out of 27 accredited nursing schools in Oregon, Chemeketa received a second place ranking. Students and faculty members involved in the program gave an inside take of the program life.