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Keizer Fire hosts Santa b’fast Sunday

Keizer Fire hosts Santa b’fast Sunday

Santa Claus will be getting to various Keizer events in December thanks to his friends at the Keizer Fire District. Old St. Nick will be in town first for KFD’s Santa Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 14. He will sit for photos with the kids and adults alike for a nominal fee to support the Keizer […]

Hugo’s out of the shadows

Hugo’s out of the shadows

MHS grad walks path of deferred action

Her final act: Mayor is parade grand marshal

Her final act: Mayor is parade grand marshal

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Because of a sick young boy, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Holiday Parade has a grand marshal. Mayor Lore Christopher, who will preside over her final Keizer City Council meeting next week and attended her last ribbon cutting event last week, will finish off her 14 years as mayor in […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, December 15

Wolverines make the grade in DOE report cards

Wolverines make the grade in DOE report cards

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Last November, report cards issued by the Oregon Department of Education hit administrators and teachers at Whiteaker Middle School like an anvil falling out of a clear, blue sky. “I’ll never forget the professional development meeting we had when we showed the scores (from the 2012-13) report cards. […]

Last leaf haul on Saturday?

Last leaf haul on Saturday?

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s annual Leaf Fall Haul could be happening for the last time this weekend. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Keizer residents can bring their leaves to Keizer Little League field on Ridge Drive. Drivers are asked to enter at the north gate and exit at the […]

Christmas concert at city hall Dec. 17

Christmas concert at city hall Dec. 17

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes There are plenty of events around the Keizer area to get one into the Christmas spirit. Tops on that list would be the annual Christmas tree lighting next Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Walery Plaza as well as the Dec. 13 Festival of Lights Holiday Parade. Looking for an event […]

City’s holiday lights require lots of volunteer coordination

City’s holiday lights require lots of volunteer coordination

By LYNDON A. ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes When Keizer wakes on the Sunday before Thanksgiving it finds that the decoration elves have completed their handiwork—more than 100 Christmas decorations line River Road and other streets. Cities and towns across the country, no matter how big or small, have Christmas or holiday decorations. Keizer’s decorations date […]

School board: Pension bonds get approval

School board: Pension bonds get approval

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Saving the Salem-Keizer School District large amounts of money by issuing pension obligation bonds was approved at Tuesday’s school board meeting. The bonds will pay down the district’s portion of the state liability of the Public Employees Retirement System. District staff had told the board that the district would […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, December 1 at 7 p.m.

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