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Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // May 24 – 26, 2024May. 23rd, 2024

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // May 24 – 26, 2024

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us, and Salem is ready with exciting events to kick off the beginning of summer. With live music and comedy, wine tasting, and adoptable kittens on the lineup, you can't go wrong. Let's take a look at just a few of the events going on around town. Wonderly! Live at the Gov Cup (Res…
Elyssa at WhirLocalHandy Items to Keep in Your Car for Everyday ConvenienceJun. 13th, 2024

Handy Items to Keep in Your Car for Everyday Convenience

Most of us know the importance of keeping an emergency kit in our cars, stocked with items like jumper cables, a first aid kit, and a flashlight. But what about those less obvious items that can also come in handy? From sudden wardrobe malfunctions to impromptu stops, there are a few unexpected items that can prove us…
Trevor Barre, Oregon Licensed Realtor
503-269-0951
0/5 based on 0 Reviews

Turn-key business opportunity! Now’s the time to expand your business or pickup a new one! New price drop to $1,150,000!

Well established car dealer in Salem OR, with fully optimized SEO and great reviews.

Featuring a roughly 4000SqFt indoor showroom floor, office space, and two shop bay doors. 

*Business on…

DoneRite Automotive Repair, LLC
(503) 743-6499
5/5 based on 5 Reviews
Elyssa at WhirLocalAdopt a Pet in Salem, Oregon: A Guide to Local Animal Shelters and RescuesApr. 15th, 2024

Adopt a Pet in Salem, Oregon: A Guide to Local Animal Shelters and Rescues

Welcoming a new pet into your home can be an exciting time of joy and companionship for you and your family. For those looking to adopt a new furry family member in Salem, Oregon, there are several wonderful shelters and local organizations dedicated to connecting cats and dogs with loving families. Oregon Humane …
DoneRite Automotive Repair, LLC
(503) 743-6499
5/5 based on 5 Reviews

We are running a brake special this month, call us today!!! 

Elyssa at WhirLocalCloset Cleanout Guide: Steps for Refreshing Your WardrobeJun. 4th, 2024

Closet Cleanout Guide: Steps for Refreshing Your Wardrobe

Is your closet or dresser packed with clothes you no longer wear? It might be time for a closet cleanout. Cleaning out your closet is as much about decluttering as it is about rediscovering and refining your style. Not only can you free up valuable space by getting rid of items you don't want, but you can also give yo…
Pam FahndrichTo The Ceiling Entertainment: The Hussey Brothers' Quest to Bring Live Entertainment to Salem's Historic Grand in Salem OregonApr. 12th, 2024

To The Ceiling Entertainment: The Hussey Brothers' Quest to Bring Live Entertainment to Salem's Historic Grand in Salem Oregon

In downtown Salem, where the past meets the present, Salem natives Alex and Andrew Hussey are scripting a new chapter in Salem's cultural narrative. As co-owners of To The Ceiling Entertainment and the event managers for Salem's Historic Grand Theatre, the Hussey brothers are key players in the expansion of li…
Cedar Village Assisted Living & Memory Care
(503) 390-9600
4.2/5 based on 27 Reviews

Join us Tomorrow for our Alzheimer’s support group. You’re not alone

Amy Dent Beebe – Cruise Planners
503-569-4130
0/5 based on 0 Reviews

I have some amazing upscale cruise deals for budget prices for you right now! These prices include wifi, specialty dining (balcony and above, and tips), $50 excursion credit per cabin per port, and ALCOHOL PKG <tips for that pkg>.

If you book by July 8 it also includes gratuities for balcony and above. If you do …

Pam FahndrichBroadway Coffeehouse Unveils Salem's Newest Gem: The Tabletop Loft for Local Board GamersApr. 5th, 2024

Broadway Coffeehouse Unveils Salem's Newest Gem: The Tabletop Loft for Local Board Gamers

A new haven for board game enthusiasts has emerged at the Broadway Coffeehouse in Salem Oregon. Dubbed the "Tabletop Loft," this innovative space is redefining the local cafe culture by blending the love for ethically sourced coffee with the joy of board gaming. Manager Matt Mlinarcik shares the vision behind …
Just Beachy Realty LLC
5039838292
0/5 based on 0 Reviews

Check out my interview with Amy Dustin who is the owner of “A Little Dreamer’s Child Care Center. 

Elyssa at WhirLocalPreparing Your Pet for Their First Boarding ExperienceMay. 25th, 2024

Preparing Your Pet for Their First Boarding Experience

Leaving your beloved pet in someone else's care for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience for both you and your furry friend. However, with proper preparation and a few essential tips, you can help ensure a smooth and positive boarding experience for your pet. Research and Choose a Reputable Boarding F…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // March 22 – 24, 2024Mar. 21st, 2024

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // March 22 – 24, 2024

Salem, Oregon is alive this weekend with local events! Let's dive into the latest events that invite us together into community, encourage connections, and build great memories. Yard, Garden, & Home Show 2024 Mark your calendars for the 2024 Yard, Garden, & Home Show at the Oregon State Fair & E…
RJ Dance Studio
(503) 363-3341
0/5 based on 0 Reviews

Classes start this Monday, May 1st! Sign up today!!

Windermere Pacific West Properties – Chris Stewart
(503) 391-1350
5/5 based on 7 Reviews

Windermere Pacific West Properties – Salem is partnering with Access to provide a FREE Shred Event.

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Location: 4285 Commercial St. SE – Suite 100

Details: Please bring your old bills or sensitive documents – 2 banker boxes maximum – to be prof…

Elyssa at WhirLocalTying the Knot: Top Wedding Venues in Salem, OregonMar. 5th, 2024

Tying the Knot: Top Wedding Venues in Salem, Oregon

When it comes to wedding planning, one of the first things you'll need to decide is where you'll be getting married. Choosing a venue can be influential for your entire celebration, from decor options to seating arrangements to catering decisions—and even your wedding date. If you're tying the knot in Salem, Oregon,…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWhat to Know Before Renting a CarMay. 16th, 2024

What to Know Before Renting a Car

Renting a car can be a convenient option while traveling, offering flexibility and freedom on road trips or vacations. However, the process can sometimes feel daunting, especially for first-timers or those unfamiliar with renting a car. Whether you're planning a road trip or need a temporary vehicle on vacation, here …
Tim FahndrichUnlocking the Door to Homeownership: A Spotlight on Trevor Barre, Oregon Licensed Realtor ®Feb. 1st, 2024

Unlocking the Door to Homeownership: A Spotlight on Trevor Barre, Oregon Licensed Realtor ®

We had to chance to sit down with Trevor Barre recently at Broadway Coffeehouse and learn more about him personally as well as his career in real estate. As a real estate agent with John L. Scott Real Estate, Trevor's mission transcends the mere buying and selling of homes. It's about fostering connections, understand…
Mike’s Bellinger Automotive
(503) 399-1198
4.8/5 based on 61 Reviews

Check out our Maintenance Special

Now through May 31, 2023 when you spend $350 on repairs or service, you will receive a free oil change. See offer for more details.

Appointments are necessary. Go to https://bellingertire.com/request-an-appointment/

Please call 503-399-1198 if you have any questions.

Sands Outdoor Power Equipment
(503) 884-1293
5/5 based on 1 Review

Now is the time to do your end of season tune-up and winterization. Preparation is key to storing your outdoor power equipment.

Elyssa at WhirLocalHow to Keep Your Car's Suspension System in Top ConditionApr. 27th, 2024

How to Keep Your Car's Suspension System in Top Condition

Your car's suspension system is an integral part of your vehicle, and it's important to keep it in top condition for a smooth and comfortable ride. To help you ensure that your car's suspension system is functioning properly, here are some tips. 1. Schedule Regular Maintenance Depending on how often you drive, i…
Elyssa at WhirLocalShop Small: Local Pet Supply Stores in Salem, OregonJan. 22nd, 2024

Shop Small: Local Pet Supply Stores in Salem, Oregon

As pet owners, there are many big box companies to choose from when it comes to shopping for our furry family members. But when it comes to high-quality products, unmatched customer service, and a personalized experience, local pet supply stores stand out from the crowd. In Salem, Oregon, there are several great local…
Windsong at Eola Hills
(503) 912-4551
0/5 based on 0 Reviews

Virtual Montessori Education Series

Every Tuesday in July, Dr. Camp will be hosting a live ZOOM call. Learn about the Montessori Philosophy, how to have successful video chats with your Loved Ones who are living with dementia, how to engage with your Loved Ones during the lock down, and learn about reuniting with them after the lockdown. Dr. Camer…
Elyssa at WhirLocal7 Local Auto Body Shops in Salem, OregonDec. 11th, 2023

7 Local Auto Body Shops in Salem, Oregon

Whether you've encountered a minor scratch or need a major repair, Salem, Oregon's local auto body shops offer comprehensive services (with superb customer service) to get your vehicle back in top shape. Let's explore seven local auto body shops that will have you covered, no matter what level of repair your vehicle n…
Courtney Harris, HomeSmart Realty Group
503-385-7519
5/5 based on 11 Reviews

Courtney Harris Featured In October 2019 Issue of Willamette Valley Real Produce…

"Growth begins at discomfort." Personally I'm more of an "Under the Radar" type however we are growing a small team. And for that reason, I wanted to use this as an opportunity to grow our awareness. I hope this article shows my continued desire to serve my clients and the commitment I have to work hard in Real …
Elyssa at WhirLocalIdentifying Common Electrical Issues in CarsApr. 18th, 2024

Identifying Common Electrical Issues in Cars

Electrical problems in cars can be confusing and frustrating, manifesting as anything from a dead battery to malfunctioning accessories. Understanding the signs of electrical problems and knowing when to address these issues can save you a lot of time and money. 1. Dead Battery One of the most common electrical…
Elyssa at WhirLocalTop-Rated Local Pet Grooming Services in Salem, OregonNov. 13th, 2023

Top-Rated Local Pet Grooming Services in Salem, Oregon

When it comes to pet grooming services in Salem, Oregon, pet owners have a variety of highly-rated local options to choose from. Best Friends Pet Salon Best Friends Pet Salon is a local salon with over 20 years experience in pet grooming. Catering to a wide array of pets, including large and small dogs, cats, an…
Elyssa at WhirLocalReasons Your Internet Speed Might Fluctuate and Troubleshooting TipsApr. 9th, 2024

Reasons Your Internet Speed Might Fluctuate and Troubleshooting Tips

Experiencing fluctuations in your internet speed can be frustrating, especially when you're in the middle of an important task online. One moment everything is running smoothly, and the next, you might see an endless buffering icon. Understanding why your internet speed fluctuates is the first step to finding a soluti…
Elyssa at WhirLocalNavigating Roadside Assistance: Understanding Your OptionsMar. 30th, 2024

Navigating Roadside Assistance: Understanding Your Options

Nobody wants or expects to encounter trouble on the road, but when unexpected issues arise, knowing your roadside assistance options can turn a stressful situation into a manageable one. Roadside assistance services are designed to help motorists facing common roadside troubles. Whether you have roadside assistance th…
Elyssa at WhirLocalHome Recovery Essentials: Preparing Your Space for Post-Surgery HealingMar. 14th, 2024

Home Recovery Essentials: Preparing Your Space for Post-Surgery Healing

Recovering at home after having surgery can affect your healing process. By preparing your home in advance, you can reduce stress, minimize your to-do list, and focus entirely on recovery. Here are a few ways to create a comfortable, safe, and convenient environment for your post-surgery healing period. House Clea…
Elyssa at WhirLocalIndoor Children's Activities in Salem, Oregon to Save for a Rainy DayNov. 6th, 2023

Indoor Children's Activities in Salem, Oregon to Save for a Rainy Day

The rain is back in Salem and likely here to stay for a while, but that doesn't mean rainy days have to be a bummer for the kiddos! There's a treasure trove of indoor activities to explore right in your own neighborhood. Let's dive into a few local spots that can turn dreary days into indoor adventures and lasting mem…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWhat to Look For in a New Mattress: A Guide For Restful SleepMar. 2nd, 2024

What to Look For in a New Mattress: A Guide For Restful Sleep

When you're in the market for a new mattress, finding the "right one" can be crucial for a good night's sleep. But with so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose or know what to look for. Whether you're moving to a new size bed frame or simply looking to upgrade your sleep experience, knowing what to…
Tim FahndrichThings to do in Salem, OR // Oct 27 - 29, 2023Oct. 27th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, OR // Oct 27 - 29, 2023

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of excitement and entertainment in Salem! From thrilling Halloween celebrations to family-friendly gatherings and unique shopping experiences, this weekend has it all. Salem is buzzing with events that promise unforgettable moments and cherished memories. So, grab your calendar, …
Pam FahndrichMeet Betsy Vega | owner and balloon artist extraordinaire with Rose City BalloonsOct. 7th, 2022

Meet Betsy Vega | owner and balloon artist extraordinaire with Rose City Balloons

Betsy Vega We had the good fortune of connecting with Betsy Vega with Rose City Balloons at a recent event in Salem. We've shared our conversation below. When did you start your business and where are you located? I founded Rose City Balloons in 2015. My shop is at 45th Parallel located at 2195 Hyacinth S…

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