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SKSB has six-hour session

SKSB has six-hour session

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Policy governance was the subject of a six-hour work session the Salem-Keizer School Board held with administrators and a facilitator Tuesday. The session covered conduct of board members, the role of the board chair, executive limitations on the superintendent, delegation of authority, monitoring of superintendent performance and differences between […]

School board approves contracts

School board approves contracts

By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes Easements for Marion County to widen Cordon Road at its intersection with Caroline Avenue were approved by the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday with little discussion. The county had asked for the easements adjacent to Chavez Elementary School to increase road capacity and reduce the potential for accidents. The […]

Reunited & it feels so good

Reunited & it feels so good

Marion County Fire District No. 1 firefighters/paramedics were reunited last week with a near drowning victim. Three years ago MCFD responded to a reported drowning incident on Cordon Road. When they arrived they found a toddler that had just been pulled from a swimming pool by her grandmother. Paramedics performed life-saving measures and transported the […]

Claggett Creek school festival seeks Keizer’s most talented

Claggett Creek school festival seeks Keizer’s most talented

If you have an artistic or cooking talent, Claggett Creek Middle School is looking for you. The school will hold its first fall festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5, and will include a chili cook-off, a pie bake-off and a Keizer talent show. Lisa Buik, an organizer, stresses that anyone can enter […]

Keizer family helps out Wounded Warriors

Keizer family helps out Wounded Warriors

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was supposed to be a small gathering. But to Keizer’s Noel MacDonald, it morphed into a real-life Bible story. Noel said it all started with a simple request from son-in-law Michael Dayton, concerning her husband Dan and his Traeger grill. The couple’s youngest daughter, 2001 McNary High School […]

Good, not-so-clean fun

Good, not-so-clean fun

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes By its nature, a pie-eating contest isn’t clean. After all, contestants are planting their faces into a pie and eating as much as possible in a short time. Displaying manners and staying clean are low priorities. But the pie-eating contest at RIVERfair at Keizer Rapids Park on Aug. 9 […]

RIVERfair brings out the crowd

RIVERfair brings out the crowd

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was beautiful weather for a fair. Such was the case Saturday, Aug. 9 as the seventh annual RIVERfair took place at Keizer Rapids Park. There was live entertainment throughout the day. Early on there was the Copper Creek Mercantile Pet Parade, followed by the Golden Bone Awards. In […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council

Agenda for Keizer City Council

Monday, August 18 at 7 p.m.

Agenda for Urban Renewal Agency

Agenda for Urban Renewal Agency

Monday, August 18 at 6:45 p.m.

Pleasing new Weddle principal boils down to two simple rules

Pleasing new Weddle principal boils down to two simple rules

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The way Wendy Roberts sees it, students end up in the principal’s office for failure to do one of two things: work hard or be nice. Roberts is the new principal of Weddle Elementary School, taking over for of longtime principal Samantha Ragaisis who left for an out-of-district […]

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