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The right time for Caillier

The right time for Caillier

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Does anybody really know what time it is? Hopefully the Cailliers do. Mark and Kris Caillier have a large collection of clocks in their Keizer home. Let’s just say it is 20-plus. So many clocks, in fact, what do you do with one more? Mark got a clock at […]

Next mural workshop is on Saturday

Next mural workshop is on Saturday

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A rough sketch of a timeline for Keizer’s next public mural has emerged. The mural, which has been discussed a number of times during Keizer Public Arts Association (KPAC) meetings, was originally going to be done last fall on the north wall of Town & Country Lanes at 3500 […]

Making more PAWSIBLE

Making more PAWSIBLE

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group of Whiteaker Middle School students turned out early at the Willamette Valley Humane Society Saturday, Jan. 30 –  before the doors even opened. The students were representing the Whiteaker Pro Team class, and had some gifts to deliver. “The most surpising thing was the dog bed,” […]

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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WKNA marks 10 years with new leader

WKNA marks 10 years with new leader

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was a milestone evening for the West Keizer Neighborhood Association on Jan. 14. For one, it marked the 10 year mark since WKNA had been restarted. When WKNA restarted in 2006, Rhonda Rich was the initial president. Rich stayed in that position – until the Jan. 14 meeting. […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, February 1 at 7 p.m.

Water issue gets resolved at WMS

Water issue gets resolved at WMS

It took nearly two weeks, but an issue with the water at Whiteaker Middle School was finally resolved last week. Julia DeWitt, principal of the middle school located at 1605 Lockhaven Drive NE, said sediment was finally cleared and the water service interruption ended on Jan. 18. “The origin of the issue stemmed from a […]

Guitar class will keep hopes alive for solo artists

Guitar class will keep hopes alive for solo artists

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes At Salem-Keizer schools, studying music is a progression, with gaps some students find themselves tumbling into. Local students are lucky in that they have the opportunity to start exploring music in elementary school. Beginning in middle school, those students become part of an ensemble. Some discover other interests […]

Large crowd discusses grocery issues

Large crowd discusses grocery issues

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes City leaders and a state representative admitted there wasn’t much they could do to persuade a grocery store to come to Keizer during a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the Keizer Fire Hall. State Rep. Bill Post (R-Keizer) organized the hour-long meeting to allow citizens a chance to […]

Heroin: A devious liar with a powerful pull

Heroin: A devious liar with a powerful pull

By SAMANTHA NIXON For the Keizertimes Editor’s Note: In a recent Chasing Dark story, Elizabeth Smith talked about her daughter Sam Nixon’s struggles with heroin. This is Sam’s first person tale of what she went through and what she wants others to know about heroin. I’m sure people who have never tried heroin think, “Why […]

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