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NEWS Sep. 16
Conflicting reports surround COVID outbreak at Bonaventure Senior Living
Bonaventure of Keizer is currently dealing with an active COVID outbreak that's left 27 infected and one dead. Interviews with a resident's family member and a staff member describe a situation worse than what the company has reported.
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OPINION Sep. 19
And then it rained
OPINION Sep. 19
Caption It! By Steve Breen
COMMUNITY Sep. 18
KNOW holding fundraiser for basket program
Thursday, September 23 at the Keizer Civic Center will be The Keizer Network of Women’s (KNOW) fundraising event, Percey Presents. The event is a women-only auction that raises money for KNOW’s annual Giving Basket Program.
NEWS Sep. 18
Police calls Sept. 5 - Sept. 12
COMMUNITY Sep. 17
From Michigan to McNary: New band teacher felt school was ‘perfect fit’
Elizabeth Hering, McNary High School’s new band teacher, shares how she moved to Oregon all the way from Michigan to start teaching here in Keizer.
SCHOOLS Sep. 17
KPD responds to assault on McNary campus
Although the suspect initially escaped, McNary staff were able to identify the student after looking at security footage.
COMMUNITY Sep. 17
KFD holds 9/11 20th anniversary ceremony
The Keizer Fire District held their annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony for the 20th anniversary to honor those that lost their life. The ceremony was on Saturday.
FreeOBITUARY Sep. 17
Ione Hazel Dunlevy James April 14, 1927 – September 11, 2021
NEWS Sep. 17
Days after union files complaint, county grants two weeks leave for employees with COVID
The Marion County Employees Association filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the county on Sept. 3. Five days later, the county granted two weeks leave for employees with COVID. A union representative says the move doesn't go far enough to address employee concerns.
COMMUNITY Sep. 16
Story pole dedication slated for Saturday
On Saturday, September 18, The City of Keizer and the Keizer Public Art Commission will hold a dedication ceremony for the story poles outside of City Hall Plaza.
COMMUNITY Sep. 16
KCL reopening this weekend
The Keizer Community Library is reopening its doors on Saturday, September 18. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 11:30 a.m. and the event will go until 3 p.m. There will be a tour, free library cards and refreshments available.
SCHOOLS Sep. 16
Tensions high once again Salem-Keizer board meeting
Twenty-three people spoke remotely, a few calling for the resignations of board members Marty Heyen and Danielle Bethell.
SPORTS Sep. 14
Celts defeat Cougs in straight sets
McNary moved to 3-1 in Mountain Valley Conference play with a 25-16, 25-20, 25-12 win over Mountain View on Monday.
BOOK REVIEW Sep. 14
Book review: "Dare to Know"
Terri Schlichenmeyer leaves her review on "Dare to Know" by James Kennedy.
OPINION Sep. 14
Speed Bump By Dave Coverly
SPORTS Sep. 13
Ready wins it for McNary in OT
After the McNary defense prevented Newberg from scoring in the first possession of overtime, Logan Ready drilled a game-winning 43-yard field goal to give the Celtics a 17-14 victory over the Tigers on Friday, Sept. 10.
OPINION Sep. 13
Caption It! By Steve Breen
OPINION Sep. 12
America is still strong
NEWS Sep. 12
Police calls Aug. 29 - Sept. 5
COMMUNITY Sep. 11
Scott brings military presence to McNary
Jason Scott, an army recruiter at McNary High School, shares how students can get involved with The National Guard and the benefits that come from it.
COMMUNITY Sep. 11
Cats of the week
Cat of the week is located at Salem Friends of Felines located on 4157 Cherry Avenue, Keizer.
SPORTS Sep. 10
McNary blanks Franklin for third straight win
Junior forward Sydnee Alfano scored the lone goal of the contest in the second minute as McNary defeated Franklin 1-0 on Thursday night for their third straight victory.
FreeOBITUARY Sep. 10
Walter Carl Jackson June 22, 1934 – September 3, 2021
NEWS Sep. 10
Keizer in limbo as redistricting begins
Oregon lawmakers released their first versions of redistricting maps on Sept. 3 and now have until Sept. 27 to submit finalized maps. The first maps indicate Keizer's political representation on the state level and in Congress for the next 10 years will see significant change.
NEWS Sep. 10
City manager search finally underway
The Greg Prothman Company is set to start helping the city find their next city manager after three weeks of delays. A contract with the company, originally set to be signed on Aug. 16, was signed at the Tuesday, Sept. 7 meeting.
COMMUNITY Sep. 9
McNary band hosting fundraiser on Saturday
Annual Band Day for McNary High School will be on Saturday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
COMMUNITY Sep. 9
Comic books and concerts help feed community
Two local business owners have used incentives at their shops for over a decade to fundraise thousands of dollars for the Keizer Community Food Bank. “We were able to donate over the years I’d wager well over $30,000 in cash and I don’t know, tons and tons of food,” said Paul Elliott, owner of Uptown Music. “But that’s not Uptown Music that donated that. It’s the community that allowed us to be the vehicle to help.”
NEWS Sep. 9
Representative Post to retire at end of term in 2022
Representative Bill Post (R-Keizer) announced today he will not be seeking reelection in 2022 in the Oregon House of Representatives.
FreeFIRE Sep. 9
KFD holding 9/11 ceremony on Saturday
Keizer Fire District will be hosting a 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony for the tragic events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001.
COMMUNITY Sep. 9
Willamette Eagles find home in Keizer
After being without a home for nearly two years, the Willamette Aerie Eagles #20801 are back in operation, moving from Salem to Keizer.
SCHOOLS Sep. 8
Local schools welcome back students for first day
For the first time since March 2020, Salem-Keizer schools are back to full, in-person instruction.
COMMUNITY Sep. 8
Charles (Chuck) Lee passes at 72
Lee, a fixture in Salem-Keizer education, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the age of 72.
SPORTS Sep. 8
Campesinos win inaugural Mavericks League title
Colby Nealy went six strong innings on the bump and the Campesinos offense scored eight unanswered runs to claim the first ever Mavericks League championship by defeating the Volcanoes 9-5 in a one-game playoff.
SPORTS Sep. 7
Celts sprint past South Medford
McNary quarterback Tyler Copeland went 14-of-18 for 211 yards and three touchdowns in his first start under center, and Dakota Dunagan ran for 125 yards and two scores on 14 carries as the Celtics blew past South Medford, winning by a final score of 35-13 on Friday, Sept. 3.
OPINION Sep. 7
Caption It! by Steve Breen
NEWS Sep. 6
Police calls Aug. 22 - Aug. 29
OPINION Sep. 5
Speed Bump by Dave Coverly
COMMUNITY Sep. 5
Elks hold fundraiser golf tourney for McNary High
Members and guests met on Sunday, August 29 for the annual Keizer Elks Lodge golf tournament. Proceeds went towards the Oregon Elks Children’s Eye Clinic and McNary High School.
FreeOBITUARY Sep. 5
Michael Emmett Hood April 4, 1940 – July 29, 2021
SCHOOLS Sep. 5
What an Oregon pediatric doctor wants parents to know about COVID-19 as schools reopen
Dr. Dawn Nolt, a professor of pediatrics and infectious diseases at Oregon Health and Science University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, said pediatricians remain in agreement that in-person school can operate safely this fall, provided mitigation measures are in place.
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