Salmon bake feeds community

American Legion Post 9 of Keizer held its annual salmon bake at the Keizer Lions Club on Saturday, Oct. 7. About 100 meals were served, including salmon cooked by a constantly burning fire outside the club house.

Generous portions of salmon were served by Legionaires. Hallf baked chicken was also an option.

A silent auction and a raffle of a patriotic quilt closed out the event.

Attendees of the 2023 Boys State were recognized and presented with a medallion. They were: Faith Pitts of Monmouth’s Central High School, Grayton Woodard, Dane Vaughn, Zach Snegirev and Bradley Fryman, all of McNary High School.

Salmon cooks the native way.

Mark McDermitt and his mother, Linda, enjouy tjheir salmon lunch.

Waiting to be served are, from left: Diane Williams, Elaine Orr, Brenda Newey, Nancy Varner and Kathy Smith.

The American Legion honored five Boys State graduates (from left): Faith Pitts, Grayton Woodard, Zach Snegirev, Dane Vaughn and Bradley Fryman.