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Aug 10 2020 thru Aug 16 2020
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Netflix doc series deemed worthy of Unsolved Mysteries mantle
T.J. reviews original creations for the Keizertimes. This week he looked at Netflix's "Unsolved Mysteries" doc series.
Can we get what we need?
Lyndon Zaitz is publisher of the Keizertimes. This week he calls for Congress to postpone their recess until the pass another stimulus package.
The splash fountain behind operates Wednesdays through Sundays on days when the temperature rises above 75 degrees. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. The fountain will remain open through Labor Day. Social distancing is encouraged.
Keizer library honors one of its champions
Mary Sasaki has been named as the 2019 Art Burr Library Champion for Keizer Community Library.
Police seek suspect in Good Times break-in
Keizer Police Department is seeking leads in a break-in at Good Times Grill on Chemawa Road N.E. Anyone with information is asked to call 503-390-3713 or email
Tipsters can remain anonymous.
Cookout for first responders
Beth Parker organized a cookout at the Keizer Police Station to show support for first responders. To help with the next first responder support effort, give her a call at 503-999-1673.
4-way stop planned at River-Quinaby
Marion County Public Works is planning a four-way stop intersection where River Road North meets Clearlake Northeast/Quinaby Road Northeast. The plan is to try to get it installed by the end of August.
KT on vacation
Rick and Tammy Day took a copy of Keizertimes on a recent trip to Montana’s Glacier National Park. You too can have your photo in the Keizertimes. Simply take the paper to your destination, snap a picture with you and your group holding it, and send the photo along with everyone’s first and last names to
Saving themselves: Students set up online tutoring center
Three South Salem High School students have created a free online tutoring and peer support service for all Oregon Students to help with the adjustment to distance learning. Visit ConnectOregonStudents.org for more information.
KCL book sale Aug. 22
The Keizer Community Library will hold a one-day book sale on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jeff and Sheryl’s On the Turn restaurant at McNary Golf Club. Book sale proceeds fund the library’s operations.
97303 COVID numbers still rising
Be sure to wash your hands, wear your mask and practice social distancing– COVID numbers are still rising in Keizer.
Spouting radical ideas in 2020
City council agenda August 17
The City of Keizer is committed to providing equal access to all public meetings and information per the requirements of the ADA and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS). The Keizer Civic Center is wheelchair accessible. If you require any service such as SPANISH translation or other interpretive services that furthers your inclusivity to participate, please contact the Office of the City Recorder at least 48 business hours prior to the meeting by email at
or phone at (503)390-3700 or (503)856-3412. Most regular City Council meetings are streamed live through www.KeizerTV.com and cable-cast on Comcast Channel 23 within the Keizer City limits. Thank you for your interest in the City of Keizer.
Salazar accepted to Barcelona Soccer Academy
Salazar will forego his senior season at McNary to join the Barcelona Soccer Academy — a full-time residential academy program that is partnered with FC Barcelona, one of the best professional teams in the world.
In-N-Out reports 5 COVID-19 cases
The immensely popular burger chain has had five cases of COVID-19 linked to the site. It becomes the first restaurant in Marion and Polk counties linked to an outbreak. UPDATED with a statement from In-N-Out. Spokesman says housemates of employees were included in count.
Finally: Class of 2020 has its moment
It took place 63 days after the intended date, due to COVID-19, but on Friday Aug. 7, more than 300 McNary High students got the opportunity to walk across the stage and pick up their diploma.
OSAA puts the fall sports season on hold
After announcing in July that they would delay the start of fall sports, the OSAA executive board made the decision on Wednesday, Aug. 5 to condense all sports seasons and to shift the fall season into March as a part of the new 2020-21 athletics calendar.
KPD investigating 2 unrelated shooting incidents
No one was hurt in either incident and investigations are ongoing.
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