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Santa at Volcanoes Stadium this Saturday

Santa at Volcanoes Stadium this Saturday

Santa Claus will arrive by helicopter to Volcanoes Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3 to talk to Keizer’s boys and girls about what they want for Christmas. St. Nick will appear from 12 noon to 3 p.m., or until the last child has sat on Santa’s lap. Free photographs will be available of kids with Santa.

Keizer church hosts OSP outreach

Keizer church hosts OSP outreach

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Oregon State Trooper Cristian Cuevas was only called in to meet with his high school counselor once, and it remains something of a sore point. “They only wanted to ask me why I wasn’t picking up my free bus passes,” said Cuevas at Inglesia Luz Del Valle Church […]

Keizer siblings pioneers of student government

Keizer siblings pioneers of student government

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes When Oregon Connections Academy was looking for candidates to serve in its first ever student government, three siblings from Keizer stepped up to the challenge. Joshua Oliver, a 10-year-old elected to represent the fifth grade, was the first from the family to decide to run. Older sister, Rosa, 15, […]

Opioid addiction treatment growing fast at Keizer clinic

Opioid addiction treatment growing fast at Keizer clinic

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Part of Justin Nielsen’s mission as executive director of Renaissance Recovery is meeting each client where they are. The result is what Nielsen calls “cafeteria-style” offerings that allow each client to pursue their own recovery goals while drawing on many different paths to kicking substance abuse habits. “The […]

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, November 21, 2016 7:00 p.m. Robert L. Simon Council Chambers Keizer, Oregon 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL […]

Crystal Apple winner goes the extra mile

Crystal Apple winner goes the extra mile

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Counselor Michelle Mills works with nearly 550 students at Gubser Elementary, making sure they all get what they need socially and emotionally. But she also stays in contact with children once they leave the school. When one student was diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Mills came up with solutions […]

More than a just a clean-up man

More than a just  a clean-up man

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes When a McNary High School student was frustrated with school and didn’t want to go to class, custodian Joseph Dull walked him over to the wall of clubs and encouraged him to get involved. “You have this one chance at life; you must make the most of it,” Dull […]

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 […]

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