WhirLocal Salem

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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 WhirLocal Reviews:

So Easy To Work With!

Whirlocal is so easy and fun to work with. They help get our name and story out there. The spotlight that they put together was beautiful. It was so fun to read and share with our customers! I look forward to continuing to work with them to help grow our Keep Readingpresence.

Rachael P. Jul 3rd, 2024 Company Responded

Great Information

I love this site. They always give me great ideas for local businesses.

KC M. Jul 1st, 2024 Company Responded

Neighborhood Content

Elyssa at WhirLocal10 Staycation Ideas for Big Fun on a Small BudgetJul. 11th, 2024

10 Staycation Ideas for Big Fun on a Small Budget

Sometimes, the best vacation can be found right in your backyard—literally and metaphorically. Compared to a vacation, a "staycation" often means a break from your routine that doesn't require a pl…
Pam FahndrichDiscover Gracie's Sweets & Treats: A Mobile Ice Cream Food Truck in Salem, OregonJul. 3rd, 2024

Discover Gracie's Sweets & Treats: A Mobile Ice Cream Food Truck in Salem, Oregon

David and Rachael Puhlman are the dynamic duo behind Gracie's Sweets & Treats, a beloved ice cream food truck that has become a staple in Salem, Oregon and the surrounding area. This fami…



Bo & Vine Burger Bar Opens South Salem Location

The newest Bo & Vine location is beautiful and also includes a large event space. 

Thank you to Mike Adams & family, and local partners…

The Klosets Make a Difference for Weddle Elementary Students

School numbers are coming in for the end of the school year. Weddle Elementary had a unique way of sharing their total with us! This many children used The Kloset in the school in the last 3 months. …

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…

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…