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WMS students, staff focus on college future

WMS students, staff focus on college future

Students at Whiteaker Middle School are focusing on their future, specifically college plans. Along with morning announcements on the last Friday of each month, students will hear about the college experiences of their teachers and staff members in hopes of getting them thinking about which colleges they would like to attend and what they would […]

Keizer Community Food Bank fosters self-reliance with crock pot lottery

Keizer Community Food Bank fosters self-reliance with crock pot lottery

The Keizer Community Food Bank is hoping to get its clients doing more with the emergency food boxes given out to local residents in need. With the help of a $1,000 grant from the Salem Foundation, KCFB purchased crock pots that were slated to be given out by lottery to clients of the food bank. […]

MHS students served as roadies for concert

MHS students served as roadies for concert

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group of McNary High School students got a hands-on lesson in the transitory nature of theatre when a High School Nation concert landed in the Celtic parking lot Monday, Sept. 22. “It was kind of amazing to watch their process, they have this whole set that they […]

Still going strong at 90

Still going strong at 90

Senior attends fitness class three days a week

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, October 6, at 7 p.m.

Honor Flight indeed

Honor Flight indeed

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes John Vierra and his grandson, Matt Seely, boarded a plane set bound for Washington, D.C. Friday, Oct. 3, but it wasn’t just any flight. The veteran of the merchant marines, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Army was taking an Honor Flight to visit the World War […]

First public mural being dedicated

First public mural being dedicated

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The dedication of Keizer’s first public mural, Valley Treasures, is right around the corner. The mural was completed a few weeks ago on the west side wall of Keizer Florist, located at 631 Chemawa Road NE. Local artist Colleen Goodwin-Chronister did the work. Next Wednesday, Oct. 1 is the […]

KHT’s Carnage dares you to laugh despite touchy subject matter

KHT’s Carnage dares you to laugh despite  touchy subject matter

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Laughter is not often thought of as an act of courage, but a healthy dose of the latter is needed to enjoy Keizer Homegrown Theatre’s production of God of Carnage. Courage is needed because there are some outright uncomfortable moments crying out to be laughed at in the […]

School board approves $4.2 million in grants

School board approves $4.2 million in grants

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Grants totaling $4,236,700 were approved by the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Most of this month’s grant funding comes from the Oregon Department of Education, the rest from the Chalkboard Project. The largest grant, $2,553,300, is from ODE and is a continuation grant for the Head Start […]

Dedication planned for mural

Dedication planned for mural

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A party is being planned to celebrate Keizer’s first public mural. The mural on the west wall of Keizer Florist at 631 Chemawa Road NE was completed recently by artist Colleen Goodwin-Chronister. The mural will be dedicated on Wednesday, Oct. 1. “We will have chairs and tables out,” mayor […]

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