summer

How to cool down your car quickly without wasting gas

When your car has been parked outside on a hot day, you know that feeling of opening your car door and getting hit with a blast of hot, humid air. Getting a quick cooldown with your car’s air conditioning is what you need, but what’s the most efficient and effective way to get it? The experts at Consumer Reports share some tips for fast, fuel-efficient car cooling.

West Salem community steps up to provide kids with summer meals

Thanks to federal funding, the school district provided free summer meals for the past two years, but that program has ended. Our Savior Lutheran Church and the Feed Our Children are re-launching a summer meals program. They'll serve lunch every Tuesday and Thursday, from 11 am-12:30 pm beginning June seventh. The program is completely funded by donations and run by volunteers.