Oregon Cider Week | June 18-28

Cidermakers Announce the Fourth Annual Oregon Cider Week. Celebrate the Northwest’s most exciting beverage with tastings, tap take-overs, cider dinners, and more. The Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) has announced the third annual Oregon Cider Week, a 10-day celebration of craft cider. Cidermakers in the Northwest have a lot to celebrate. Several of regional cideries have won national

Con-Tech Home Ready for Sale

The first Con-Tech home is ready for sale. This first residence constructed by local students has just been completed and is now being offered for sale to the general public. The house is a 1589 square foot floor plan located at 529 24th St NE, Salem, Oregon, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It will

Oregon Forest Fair | June 18-20

June 20th, 9am to 5 pm, at Chemeketa Community College.  A free event that is open to the public, the fair will be held in Building #6, the auditorium building, nearest the parking lots (easiest to reach from the back of the campus from 45th Ave, SE and Silverton Rd.). The Oregon Forest Fair is in conjunction with

The Cadillac Plan Tax: What Will You Pay?

By Christine Moehl The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) has been around since 2010 and nearly all of the major provisions of the law have been implemented in the intervening five years. However, there is one controversial element of the ACA which has not yet taken effect – the “Cadillac Plan Tax.” This tax is scheduled

Non-Core Bankruptcy Matters: Take Action or Consent Will Be Implied

Bankruptcy courts have a seemingly obvious purpose—to settle bankruptcy claims. However, bankruptcy courts may also hear and decide matters that would traditionally be argued in a federal district court if those matters are related to the bankruptcy proceeding and the parties consent to arguing the issues in the bankruptcy court. To clarify why this matters,

Oregon Cider Week | June 18-28

Cidermakers Announce the Fourth Annual Oregon Cider Week. Celebrate the Northwest’s most exciting beverage with tastings, tap take-overs, cider dinners, and more. The Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) has announced the third annual Oregon Cider Week, a 10-day celebration of craft cider. Cidermakers in the Northwest have a lot to celebrate. Several of regional cideries have won national

Salem Chamber of Commerce Vision Initiative

In an ever changing business climate, leaders need to stay on the cutting edge of issues relating to business. The Salem Chamber of Commerce Vision Initiative is designed to inspire business leaders to innovate and evolve. Rick Davidson, CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC, will keynote this event, challenging attendees to ignite their passion and encourage the potential of their team.

Harris v. Viegelahn, Chapter 13 Trustee

During a Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding, a trustee collects a portion of a debtor’s wages for distribution to creditors according to a court-approved payment plan. At any time, a debtor may convert his Chapter 13 proceeding into a Chapter 7 proceeding, during which the debtor’s wages are not collected. What happens to wages collected, referred

SHRMA Legislative Update Report – May 2015

  SHRMA Legislative Update Report for May 2015 by Jennifer C. Paul, J.D. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT This is a SHRMA Legislative Update Report provided by the Salem Human Resources Management Association. As the session continues to progress we are beginning to have a better picture about which bills may eventually be enacted into law.