Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock.
Michael Livingston reports on last night’s meeting of the Salem City Council, which included the City’s taking action to make possible the development of a project that will provide 166 units of housing for low-income families.
A huge influx of visitors will arrive in the Mid-Willamette Valley for the total solar eclipse on August 21. Is the region ready? Michael Rose interviews Kimber Townsend, coordinator for the Community Emergency Response Team in Polk County.
The Task Force held its eleventh and final meeting on February 7, 2017, and, since then, the Task Force’s “transition team” has been unsuccessful in its efforts to put together sufficient funding and other support for a “project manager” to supervise the implementation of the forty or so recommendations that make up the Task Force’s “strategic plan.”
Dan Adamano, Astrodynamics consultant will be speaking about August’s solar eclipse at the Salem Library on July 18 at 6pm. He spoke on KMUZ briefly about his work with NASA what he will talk about on Tuesday.
Michael Livingston and Sara Cromwell report on the roll-out of the City of Salem’s recently adopted Homeless Rental Assistance Program (HRAP), the goal of which is to provide housing and supportive services to 100 of our community’s hardest-to-house homeless citizens.
Michael Livingston reports on last night’s meeting of the Salem City Council, which included discussions about the make-up Mayor Bennett’s proposed Transit Committee and ODOT’s process for receiving comments on the impact of the proposed Salem River Crossing project on Wallace Marine Park, the Wallace Natural Area, and the Willamette River Water Trail.