Day: February 21, 2018

Symphony gala March 9

The Oregon Symphony in Salem will hold its annual fund raising gala at Zenith Vineyard on Friday, March 9. This year’s gala, beginning at 5 p.m., will feature a sit-down gourmet dinner after appetizers and silent auction tables. After dinner attendees will be treated to a special classical concert. After dinner there will be  dessert dash at 9 p.m. The annual gala is the Oregon Symphony in Salem’s major fund raiser. Tickets are $80 per person; visit to purchase by Feb. 23. Zenith Vineyard is located at 5657 Zena Rd....

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Board backs parks smoking ban 7-2

(Editor’s note: Due to a reporter’s error, the print edition of the paper erroneously stated the final vote as 7-1. The actual vote was 7-2, this version of the story has been updated.) By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After a public hearing and lengthy debate, the Keizer Parks Advisory Board is moving forward with a recommendation to ban smoking in Keizer parks. Board members voted 7-2 to recommend the action to the Keizer City Council. Matt Lawyer and David Louden were the voices dissent on the issue at a meeting of the board Tuesday, Feb. 13. The...

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