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The Great Raindrop Scavenger Hunt 

From March 1 to the 31, interested Keizerites can sign up for a springtime scavenger hunt. 

A fun, family-friendly and self-guided scavenger hunt meant to celebrate World Water Day (March 22), the event will take place over a wide area that encompasses Keizer Rapids Park, Bush’s Pasture Park and Ankeny Hill Nature Center.

Community dinner on Wed., Feb. 28

February’s Keizer Community Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Saint Edward Catholic Church, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This month’s dinner is hosted for Saint Edwards. The menu is a baked potato bar, green salad and cookies. Unfortunately, to-go meals will not be available. Saint Edward Catholic Church[Read More…]

“Four Thousand Paws: Caring for the Dogs of the Iditarod, a Veterinarian’s Story” by Lee Morgan

There aren’t many things worse than unintentionally sliding on the ice.
You know it’s going to happen before it does, and that makes it worse. You slip, recombobulate, whirl your arms and adjust, them boom, down you go anyhow. Slipping on ice is not fun, never mind driving on it – unless, of course your ride doesn’t glide on gasoline. Unless, as in the new book “Four Thousand Paws” by Lee Morgan, it runs on salmon and dog chow.