By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Salem-Keizer School Board is prepared to look beyond Oregon for the next superintendent and to pay that person an annual salary of about $235,000. No vote was taken on that or any other item Jan. 9 at a work session with Ray & Associates, the search firm involved […]
By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Sky Cater uses his experiences to help mentor younger students at McNary High School. Cater is now ready for a whole new set of experiences. The MHS senior is expected to officially start serving as the Keizer City Council’s youth councilor at next week’s meeting, being held Tuesday evening […]
TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) has started its new year meetings at John Knox Church at 452 Cummings Lane N. The club, dedicated to helping people lose weight with common sense, meets at 9 a.m. each Thursday. Cost is $28 for an annual fee and $5 per month. For information call 503-390-9753 or 503-463-6340.
By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The contentious issue of management of Keizer Little League Park was being discussed like any normal item by the Keizer City Council on Monday. That was no easy task, considering a split within Keizer Little League (KLL) led to the formation of the Keizer Youth Sports Association (KYSA) in […]
Celts’ Hamlet opens Friday
By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizerite Nanci Nowlen’s plans for retirement from speech therapy have been steadily accumulating during the past several months. One of her desires was to volunteer at a local library or with reading-related clubs, but she wanted to get started immediately (her retirement was official on Jan. 3). […]
New parks chief draws on insight of former boss
Monday, January 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes As far as Dan Cruikshank is concerned, this is the last time. But not if his family has anything to say about it. Cruikshank, 53, started doing an elaborate Christmas light display in Oregon City in the mid-1990s and continued the deed once he moved to Keizer in […]
By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes One of the top stories in Keizer in 2013 was Ken LeDuc joining the Keizer City Council, then abruptly resigning four months later. A poll on keiezertimes.com showed LeDuc to be the top story of the year, as of Monday morning. LeDuc, who works in the IT/data security […]