WhirLocal Salem

4.9/5 based on 112 Reviews Write a Review

Founders and Publishers of WhirLocal

For Local People

Small businesses in our community need our support more than ever. The problem is, big tech and big box dominate our economy.  Like you, our publishers live, work, and play in the neighborhoods we serve, and we believe our community deserve better.

By using our community-based website, you’ll be able to connect with local places, buy local, and help our entire community thrive.

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For Local Places

With big tech and big box dominating our economy, we know that building a local business can be hard. Like you, we live, work, and play in the neighborhoods we serve.

By leveraging our local, community-based website and marketing tools, you’ll be able to promote your local business, connect with local people, and get more customers all while using a local media company that truly cares.

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Featured Reviews:

5 Star Review By Mathew P.

My insurance agency has partnered with WhirLocal-Salem for our annual scavenger hunt since 2021. This is a huge, one-day event that takes place across Salem and Keizer and includes participation from over 60 businesses and well over 500 community members Keep Readingwho play. Working with Tim and Pam to undertake an event of this magnitude has b

Mathew P. Aug 3rd, 2023 Google

Neighborhood Content

Elyssa at WhirLocalCaring for Your Feet as You Age: Tips for Maintaining Foot HealthMay. 18th, 2024

Caring for Your Feet as You Age: Tips for Maintaining Foot Health

As we get older, it's normal for our bodies to experience many changes—and our feet are not exempt. Older adults often face unique challenges when it comes to foot health, including reduced circula…
Elyssa at WhirLocalHome Furnishings in Salem, Oregon: A Guide to Local Furniture StoresMay. 13th, 2024

Home Furnishings in Salem, Oregon: A Guide to Local Furniture Stores

When it comes to decorating your home, choosing the right furniture can transform your space. In Salem, Oregon, we have a wealth of local furniture stores that offer high-quality products that can me…



Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Greeters

We’re excited to host Greeters this morning at Northern Lights Theatre Pub. So thankful for our Salem business community.

We had the pleasure of attending the first Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Forum Luncheon of 2024 on Monday, January 6th. The event, presented by Hagan Hamilton Insurance and sponsored by Summit Wealth…

Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Greeters

What a great way to spend a Friday with 100+ other local businesses. Get connected and build relationships So you can grow your business. 

Nominate & Win! Got a favorite local business in Salem that’s close to your heart? Give them a shout-out! Nominate them for the “We Love Local Holiday Give Back Giveaway,” proudl…

Team Members

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Pam Fahndrich

Co-founder & COO

Pam is originally from Virginia and moved to Oregon in August of 1991 to take a voluntary service position at Western Christian School as an assistant lead…

Tim Fahndrich

Co-founder & CEO

Tim grew up as an MK (missionary kid) and is the youngest of 5 brothers. For over 10 years, he was a partner in a family landscape contracting business. He…

Alexander Demchak

Lead Software Engineer

Alex has been with the Third River Marketing team since May, 2011. He graduated from Sprague High School in 2008 and promptly went to Chemeketa Community C…
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Elyssa Henry

Content Manager, Photographer

Elyssa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Corban University. As a Salem native, some of Elyssa's favorite evening activitie…