The Keizertimes is the weekly community newspaper serving Keizer, Oregon. The newspaper was founded in 1979.
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NEWS Dec. 4
Police calls Nov. 21 - Nov. 27
SPORTS Dec. 4
Celts look to reload with experienced roster
McNary returns the vast majority of their team for the 2021-22 season.
COMMUNITY Dec. 3
Keizer tree lights up on Tuesday, Dec. 7
The annual Christmas lighting ceremony will be on Tuesday, December 7 at Walery Plaza. Two children will be chosen to assist Santa Claus as he flips the switch.
SPORTS Dec. 3
McNary swim will rely on seniors to lead small roster
Although the swim team has about 30 less athletes in the program, McNary head coach Casey Lewin thinks having a smaller crew will help his kids develop faster in the 2021-22 campaign.
COMMUNITY Dec. 3
Siletz tribe says proposed north Salem casino project will generate 2,300 construction jobs
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon says their proposed casino project in north Salem will generate 2,300 construction jobs and $141 million in wages during construction.
NEWS Dec. 3
S-K school board director considers removing children from district
Danielle Bethell, a Salem-Keizer school board director, took to Facebook on Nov. 23 to ask followers for any "middle school/high school homeschool pods in Keizer area." She said the district's "the lack of real education and safety being provided in our schools today," has led her and her family to look at other options for education.
SPORTS Dec. 3
The King of JUCO: How a former Salem-Keizer Volcanoes player became a social media sensation
Eric Sim has over 60,000 followers on YouTube and more than 40,000 followers on Twitter. Whether it's doing live at-bats against current big-leaguers, or creating his 95-or-die challenge, Sim is having a blast with the content he is able to create.
NEWS Dec. 2
Suspensions in Salem-Keizer schools double in days following public report
District leadership presented at a Nov. 16 school board meeting that suspensions in the first two months had decreased by 55% for an average of only 25 suspensions per day. In the 10 school days following the report, suspensions spiked to 50 per day. In the past, multiple school board directors have called for the district to release discipline data monthly instead of only twice a year.
COMMUNITY Dec. 1
Keizer crime to be featured on Dec. 2 episode of Dr. Phil
A shoplifting incident that occurred at a Lowe's at Keizer Station on Aug. 23 will be discussed on a Dec. 2 episode of Dr. Phil titled "License to Steal: The Shoplifting Crisis." Keizer resident Andrew Sullivan, who filmed the incident, and Keizer police Lt. Andrew Copeland will appear in the episode that airs at 3 p.m. on KOIN.
COMMUNITY Nov. 29
The Gubser Miracle of Lights tradition continues in Keizer
This year’s display will begin on Friday, Dec. 3 and continue every night from 6-10 p.m. until Saturday, Dec. 26. The route is approximately 3.5 miles and runs through the Gubser neighborhood beginning at 14th Avenue NE and Lockhaven Drive.