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Tickets for Chef’s Nite Out on sale

Tickets for Chef’s Nite Out on sale

Tickets for the 18th annual Chef’s Nite Out are now sale for the Oct. 9 event to be held at the Salem Convention Center. Sponsored by Bonaventure Senior Living, the event will feature more than 45 local food and beverage vendors. Proceeds will benefit Marion-Polk Food Share. Tickets are $75, but if purchased before Aug. […]

School supply drive runs through Sept. 1

School supply drive runs through Sept. 1

The Keizertimes office is a drop-off location for the Salem-Keizer Education Foundation’s school supply drive through Sept. 1. The needed supplies include notebooks, hand sanitzer, water color paints, glue sticks, color pencils and all the items grade school students need throughout the year. For a complete list of needed items visit skeducationfoundation.org. The Keizertimes is […]

Target employees given lifesaving award

Target employees given lifesaving award

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Sharon Winter went to the Target at Keizer Station on Saturday, March 12 looking for Easter decorations but believes she was led to the store for a completely different reason. On surveillance video, Winter can be seen at the front of the store falling out of a motorized cart. […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council

Agenda for Keizer City Council

Monday, August 1, 2016 at 6 p.m.

Keizer author’s second novel out July 26

Keizer author’s second novel out July 26

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes The Hidden Letters of Velta B., written by Keizer author Gina Ochsner, will be released Tuesday but the journey to writing her second novel began 11 years ago with a story in the Boston Review. Ochsner was reading Regeneration by Latvian author Pauls Toutonghi. “His use of language, his […]

Kids: Leave your mark on Iris Parade mural

Kids: Leave your mark on Iris Parade mural

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes On July 23 and 25, organizers of Keizer’s mural project at Town & Country Lanes are hoping area children turn out to leave their mark. On those dates, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., kids up to 13 years old (including newborns) are invited to leave their handprints […]

McNary taps its new choir director

McNary taps its new choir director

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Joshua Rist knows what it’s like to be dragged to choir. At 16 years old, taking classes at Linn-Benton Community College in Corvallis, a friend managed to get Rist to give singing a try for the first time. “I fell in love pretty hardcore,” Rist said. “It really changed […]

The Bard returns to Keizer Rapids

The Bard returns to Keizer Rapids

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Come to Keizer Homegrown Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night ready to laugh. “This show is a ridiculous romp,” Director Linda Baker said. “[William] Shakespeare didn’t take it very seriously, I think, so we’re not either.” Baker said the comedy comes from her cast. “Really what I have here is […]

Children’s hands to be part of mural

Children’s hands to be part of mural

Keizer kids can get their hands on the new public mural on July 23 and 25. Keizer Public Arts Commission and Jill Hagen, project manager, invites the public to bring their children—newborn to 13 years—to have their handprints painted on the Iris Festival parade mural being painted on the north side wall of Town and […]

The best and brightest of local(ish) July 4th events

The best and brightest of local(ish) July 4th events

Civil War Battles, rodeos and enough fireworks to make your head explode. Here is a round-up of where to see the best and brightest this July 4. July 2 through 4 The Northwest Civil War Council at Antique Powerland in Brooks. Approximately 1,000 reenactors are expected, who will demonstrate the living and fighting conditions of […]

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