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They KNOW they’re helping

They KNOW they’re helping

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Jeff Thomas helped with the program for 20 years but has only seen the finale the past three years. Thomas is one of the dozens who help out each year with the Keizer Network of Women’s (KNOW) Giving Basket program. The program starts in June when school counselors in […]

Parade winners

Parade winners

The weather held out nicely for the 24th annual Festival of Lights Holiday Parade down River Road in Keizer last Saturday, Dec. 13. Some, however, were upset when a number of parade entries pulled off early to take part in the After Glow Party at Skyline Ford, a new addition this year. Here are the […]

School board sets priorities for 2015

School board sets priorities for 2015

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Oregon School Boards Association matters took up much of Tuesday’s Salem-Keizer School Board meeting. Several legislative policy and priority resolutions were approved, and a director candidate from the North Santiam School District received the board’s vote. The OSBA’s legislative policy committee has proposed that the association introduce and support […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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France Dance show Friday, Dec. 19

France Dance show Friday, Dec. 19

North Salem High School will host the France School of Dance semi-annual performance Friday Dec. 19. Admission to the show is three cans of food or a $3 donation per person. All proceeds benefit the Keizer Community Food Bank. Students will perform tap, ballet, pointe and hip-hop routines. To date, the school has collected more […]

Keizer Fire hosts Santa b’fast Sunday

Keizer Fire hosts Santa b’fast Sunday

Santa Claus will be getting to various Keizer events in December thanks to his friends at the Keizer Fire District. Old St. Nick will be in town first for KFD’s Santa Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 14. He will sit for photos with the kids and adults alike for a nominal fee to support the Keizer […]

Hugo’s out of the shadows

Hugo’s out of the shadows

MHS grad walks path of deferred action

Her final act: Mayor is parade grand marshal

Her final act: Mayor is parade grand marshal

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Because of a sick young boy, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Holiday Parade has a grand marshal. Mayor Lore Christopher, who will preside over her final Keizer City Council meeting next week and attended her last ribbon cutting event last week, will finish off her 14 years as mayor in […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, December 15

Wolverines make the grade in DOE report cards

Wolverines make the grade in DOE report cards

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Last November, report cards issued by the Oregon Department of Education hit administrators and teachers at Whiteaker Middle School like an anvil falling out of a clear, blue sky. “I’ll never forget the professional development meeting we had when we showed the scores (from the 2012-13) report cards. […]

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