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Chronic Tacos Makes Their Long Awaited Debut in Downtown Salem

Written by Luis Ramirez on Aug. 26th, 2022
Kris and Angel Scott were looking into owning a franchise when they stumbled upon the California-based chain, Chronic Tacos. “We got jaded with the whole 9 to 5 thing and working for other people,” Kris Scott said. “I came home one day and Angel asked about owning a franchise. We both looked into brands. She found Chronic Tacos by looking at the Fortu…
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The Loft Studio Finds a Home in Downtown Salem

Written by Luis Ramirez on Aug. 26th, 2022

SALEM- Jennifer Jean grew up loving photography but wasn’t able to truly turn it into a career until a few years ago. 

Nowadays, The Loft Studio is thriving in downtown Salem with a large space for several different photoshoots.

Jean grew up in Salem and went to McKay High School before getting married and moving up to Seattle.

She purchased …

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HOPE Plaza Breaks Ground

Written by Luis Ramirez on May. 13th, 2022
SALEM- The Center for Hope and Safety officially broke ground on their ambitious new project, HOPE Plaza in downtown Salem. HOPE Plaza is a project that will create housing, opportunity, partnerships, and employment at the site of the old Greyhound Bus Terminal. On the first floor will be businesses that partner with the Center for Hope and Safety and that…
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Capital Cryo Weathers the Storm

Written by Luis Ramirez on May. 13th, 2022
SALEM- Capital Cryo began as a business in Salem in 2017 as a form of therapy to reduce pain and inflammation while minimizing recovery time from injury or muscle fatigue.  When it was founded, the business focused on cryotherapy and featured a cryo cold chamber for recovery and as a way to treat sore and injured muscles, fatigue, pain relief, and recovery…
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Scholarship Opportunity for Students of Color in Salem-Keizer

Written by Luis Ramirez on May. 4th, 2022
A scholarship opportunity for underrepresented students of color in the Salem-Keizer area is one that may be often overlooked. The Thompson-Patch Scholarship Fund has been around since 1995 and has assisted more than 250 students who have faced challenges in their lives and have shown the ability to overcome these challenges.  The scholarship was named af…
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Salem Capitals Make Their Debut

Written by Luis Ramirez on Apr. 7th, 2022
Salem Business Journal SALEM- Professional basketball is back in the Salem area after a nine-year hiatus as the Salem Capitals begin their journey to win the hearts of fans in the mid-Willamette area. Led by President and Team Market Owner (TMO) Jason Conrad, the Capitals are in The Basketball League (TBL), a professional minor basketball league that has 4…
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Cozy Taberna opens its doors in downtown Salem

Written by Luis Ramirez on Apr. 7th, 2022

Cozy Taberna opens its doors in downtown Salem By Luis Ramirez SALEM- Salem’s newest dining destination opened up in downtown Salem as they had their grand opening celebration the first week of March. The Cozy Taberna (249 Liberty St NE #140, Salem) is located in the Electric Alley at the old 1859 Cider Company location. Rex Robertson, who also owns

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“Q” Plans a bold future integrating boxing and hair

Written by Luis Ramirez on Mar. 1st, 2022
For as long as he can remember, Quandray “Q” Robertson was always skilled with his hands.  As a youngster, he began boxing at an early age and eventually sustained a 17-year professional career in the ring. Although he never fought any massive title fights, he held his own against some of the sports’ best until he eventually retired due to injuri…
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Bright Future for the Salem Business Journal 

Written by Luis Ramirez on Feb. 14th, 2022
After a 17-year run, the Salem Business Journal has changed hands and is now under new ownership. Purchasing the paper are local residents Jonathan Castro Monroy and Jesse Lippold Peone III who will be co-owners and publishers of the publication.  Both are serial entrepreneurs who have a strong passion for local businesses in the community. Castro Monroy…
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