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Oregon Spirit Chorus headed to Honolulu

Oregon Spirit Chorus headed to Honolulu

The Oregon Spirit Chorus will represent the state at the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in Honolulu on Wednesday, Dec. 7. To raise funds for the December event, the chorus will perform  a show at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Elks Lodge at 2336 Turner Rd. S.E. in Salem. Tickets […]

An agent of peace

An agent of peace

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Dr. Pritam Rohila thinks a lot about peace, mostly because he’s witnessed the horrors conflict conjures. Pritam was born in Rupar, India, when it was still ruled by British colonialists. When he was 11 years old, Britain gave up control over the land, but not before dividing it […]

Keizer vet has new roof over her family’s heads

Keizer vet has new roof over her family’s heads

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Keizer veteran has a new roof this week thanks to the collective efforts of the Oregon Service Member & Family Support Office, Owens Corning Roofing and Pfeifer Roofing. “Seeing this roof happen, it kind of reminds you about the reasons behind the fight. You find amazing people […]

Weird in the best way

Weird in the best way

Celtic play teases connections between Monet, space program

Sleeping next to strangers

Sleeping next to strangers

The view from one of Keizer’s homeless

For Capitol Auto owner, it’s about people, not cars

For Capitol Auto owner, it’s about people, not cars

By LYNDON A. ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Scott Casebeer, principal owner of Capitol Auto Group, is a car dealer who isn’t much of a fan of cars – even those he sells. He’d rather be riding a horse or encouraging his employees to get involved with their community. Capitol Auto Group had its start in […]

McNary opens college and career center

McNary opens college and career center

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes With bright green walls, stone countertops, large television screens and black couches, McNary’s new college and career center doesn’t look like any other room in the high school. And that’s exactly what Principal Erik Jespersen wanted. “I think it’s amazing,” Jespersen said at an open house on Thursday, Oct. […]

Artist sows Combat Grass

Artist sows Combat Grass

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Before he headed to the war front in Iraq in 2003, Matthew Boulay’s preferred reading list was nonfiction for the most part. When he returned home and was trying to find his way back to civilian life, he continued to read, but poetry, specifically work by veterans, took […]

Breakdancing added at McNary

Breakdancing added at McNary

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After a conversation with his older brother, Ricky Perez decided he wanted to be more active as he began his junior year at McNary High School and join a club. But looking through the list, there wasn’t one that interested him. So Perez decided to start his own—Aztec Rhythm, […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

CITY OF KEIZER MISSION STATEMENT KEEP CITY GOVERNMENT COSTS AND SERVICES TO A MINIMUM BY PROVIDING CITY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN A COORDINATED, EFFICIENT, AND LEAST COST FASHION AGENDA KEIZER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION Monday, October 17, 2016 7:00 p.m. Robert L. Simon Council Chambers Keizer, Oregon 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL […]

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