ON THE AIR
ON THE AIR: Salem Reporter's Saphara Harrell on why so many women are homeless in Salem
BROADCAST: Catch the comments of reporter Saphara Harrell on the latest local news on community radio station KMWV (98.3 FM) with "In Case You Missed It - With Salem Reporter."
The topic: In a surprising finding, women make up a larger percentage of homeless in Salem than elsewhere. The shortage of shelters and continuing domestic violence are factors.
Today's guest: Saphara Harrell, Salem Reporter's local government reporter.
Our media partnership: Salem Reporter is teaming up with KMWV 98.3 FM for weekday morning presentations on the stories of the day.
Listen in (recorded): In Case You Missed It
Share your comments: Email to email@example.com.
About KMWV: The radio station is part of Capital Community Media, the Salem-based community television and radio operation. Station manager Lisa Walz can be reached at lisa@capitalcommunitymedia or (503) 588-2288 ex. 7565.
JUST THE FACTS, FOR SALEM - We report on your community with care and depth, fairness and accuracy. Get local news that matters to you. Subscribe to Salem Reporter starting at $5 a month. Click I want to subscribe!
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-575-1251.
SALEM CRIME Dec. 3
Police say no foul play in death after finding body in suitcase at northeast Salem apartment complex
Linson Lavell Johnson, 51, faces charges of abuse of a corpse after police say he loaded an apartment resident's body into a suitcase and put it in the trunk of the dead man's car. An autopsy found no signs of foul play in the death.
SALEM AREA EVENTS Dec. 3
Comedy trio brings standup, parenting stories to Salem’s Elsinore Saturday
Salem parents looking to take a night off and have a laugh can find both in a one-night-only show this weekend.
LOCAL SCHOOLS Dec. 3
S-K school board director, county commissioner considers removing children from district
Danielle Bethell, a Salem-Keizer School Board director, took to Facebook on Nov. 23 to ask followers for any "middle school/high school homeschool pods in Keizer area." She said the district's "the lack of real education and safety being provided in our schools today," has led her and her family to look at other options for education.
COVID VACCINATION Dec. 3
New Marshallese nonprofit aims to bolster community health through Covid vaccine clinics
The President of the Marshall Islands and Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett are among the featured speakers at a Saturday Covid vaccination clinic put on by the Marshallese American Network for Interacting Together, a recently formed nonprofit based in Keizer.
FreeOREGON NEWS Dec. 3
Oregon health officials work on voluntary digital vaccine card
Oregon officials say a digital vaccine card could be available next spring. It would be a free, optional resource for Oregonians – and they stress that it would not be a "passport," as rumors have suggested.