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A silver linings playbook

A silver linings playbook

Crisis teams visit Keizer schools 3 times since Jan. 1

SKSB, Salem settle who owns what

SKSB, Salem settle who owns what

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Property realignments between the Salem-Keizer School District and the city of Salem were approved by the School Board on Tuesday. The district and the city have been negotiating ownership transfers involving facilities such as athletic fields and parks so that property lines will eliminate ownerships by the district and […]

Help needed for area homeless count

Help needed for area homeless count

Community Action Agency is looking for volunteers to help conduct its annual homeless count. The count will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 25, and interested volunteers will need to attend a training Monday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The training will be hosted by First Nazarene Church on Market Street in Salem. Volunteers are need from […]

McNary presents The Addams Family musical

McNary presents The Addams Family musical

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Ashton Thomas, a senior, who made his musical debut in the McNary High School drama department as a freshman in Urinetown, isn’t ready to say goodbye to the Ken Collins Theater. “It’s going to be hard to leave this behind because this has been such a cool place for […]

ONE TOUGH MOTHER

ONE TOUGH MOTHER

Keizer native competes on Steve Austin show

MADAM AMBASSADOR

MADAM AMBASSADOR

Keizer teen named state’s MDA rep

Red Cross in emergency blood shortage

Red Cross in emergency blood shortage

St. Edwards Catholic Church is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Parish Hall, 5303 River Rd. N., Keizer. The American Red Cross remains in the midst of a severe blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations. Ice, snow and subfreezing […]

McNary hosts AVID open house

McNary hosts AVID open house

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Principal Erik Jespersen wants McNary High School to be a giant laboratory where people come from all over the country to see what his teachers and students are doing. On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Jespersen got his wish as 50 Oregon educators attended an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) open […]

Auditions for 2017 season Jan. 14

Auditions for 2017 season Jan. 14

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes If all goes as planned, Keizer Homegrown Theatre will have its own space by February, according to the company’s founder Linda Baker. “That is our goal. That is fingers crossed,” Baker said. “We’re really excited and it’s a big jump for us. It will be smack dab in the […]

Check your privilege at the door

Check your privilege at the door

A view from the ground at a mid-Valley warming center

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