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NEWS January 9
Still a homelessness crisis
While ARCHES is tasked primarily with supporting homeless residents by its parent organization, the Community Action Agency, its mission shifted to homelessness prevention in the past year when it was tapped to distribute money for state and federal programs.
CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK January 9
1st hearing on possible compost site Jan. 13
A public hearing has been scheduled regarding a proposed in-container composting business eyeing a city-owned property near Volcanoes Stadium. Those wishing to contribute to the discussion are encouraged to submit written testimony via email or dropped off at the Keizer Civic Center no later than 4 p.m. on Jan. 13. Send email testimony to [email protected]
COMMUNITY January 9
Holiday haul
The Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association collected $41,625.96 for the Marion Polk Food Share during its annual Keizer Mircale of Lights display through December.
OPINION January 9
Fincher pulls back curtain on creation of iconic film
T.J. Reid reviews films for the Keizertimes. This week he looked at Netflix's Mank. He recommends it to people who love film and the steps it takes to make him.
FreeCORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK January 9
COVID-19 vaccines expands to most health workers
Salem Health, in partnership with Marion County Public Health, expanded their vaccine clinic to the Oregon State Fairgrounds and Expo Center. All individuals living or working in Marion County and included in the Oregon Health Authority’s Phase 1a Vaccine Sequencing Plan are invited to receive a vaccination.
FreeCOMMUNITY January 8
MHS Font Club hosting virtual brunch, monkey-spatula parade
The McNary High School Font Club is hosting a virtual brunch on Monday, Jan. 11 at 10:18 a.m. Attendees must RSVP to McNary teacher Paul Shuirman
OPINION January 8
LETTER: The unselfishness of Keizer
The 2020 holidays were stressful for many, Carrie Lee Brown wrote to the editor to thank fellow Keizerites who helped spread joy in this time of heartship.
COMMUNITY January 8
Post named to GOP leadership position
State Rep. Bill Post has been appointed assistant deputy by House Republican Leader Christine Drazan (R-Canby).
COMMUNITY January 8
Behind the badge: Officer Travis Ricketts
Keizertimes reporter Lauren Murphy is casting a spotlight on some of our local first responders in a continuing series. If you would like to suggest someone for this series (EMT/paramedics, firefighters, police officers, nurses, etc.), email [email protected]
COMMUNITY January 8
Mystery solved in Bair Park
Bair Park is home to skeletal remains of an old automobile. Keizerite Beth Nolting explained the mysterious phenomena as an Oakland touring car.
NEWS January 8
Avamere vaccinates 85% of residents in single day
More than 200 residents and staff members at Avamere Court at Keizer’s assisted living, independent living and rehabilitation residents began their vaccinations for COVID-19 Monday, Jan. 4.
NEWS January 8
New councilors sworn in
Kyle Juran and Ross Day were sworn in as new city councilors at the city council meeting on Monday, Jan. 4.
COMMUNITY January 7
Police calls Dec. 27 - Jan. 3
SCHOOLS January 7
Packed agendas are likely for school board this month
The process of attempting to reopen schools is expected to be a hot topic of discussion during Salem-Keizer School Board meetings this month. The board is scheduled to meet three times in January, with the next discussion taking place on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m.
COMMUNITY January 7
New interview room creates a softer setting for victims of Keizer crime
Project Beloved has installed numerous soft interview rooms for police departments in the southern part of the country, but last month the nonprofit renovated their first soft interview room on the west coast at the Keizer Police Department (KPD).
SPORTS January 7
Top 20 Volcanoes players of all time: #4 Pablo Sandoval
Pablo Sandoval, AKA Kung Fu Panda, comes in at #4 on the Keizertimes list of the 20 greatest Volcanoes players of all time. The switch-hitting third baseman has won three World Series rings over his 13-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career and has been selected to a pair of All-Star Games. He also was the MVP of the 2012 World Series.
FreeBREAKING NEWS January 6
Merkley terms Capitol invasion a 'coup'
FreeCORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK January 5
Avamere vaccinates 85% of residents in single day
Keizer senior care facility starts more than 200 residents, staff and care partners on path to COVID-19 vaccination.
BOOK REVIEW January 4
REVIEW: "The Particulars of Peter" by Kelly Conaboy
Terri Schlichenmeyer reviews books for the Keizertimes and other publications. The Particulars of Peter by Kelly Conaboy is about a new dog owner's journey to make the perfect life for her dog.

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