The Keizertimes is the weekly community newspaper serving Keizer, Oregon. The newspaper was founded in 1979.
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OPINION Jan. 29
Be understanding of small businesses that are facing ever-changing COVID rules
COMMUNITY Jan. 29
Salem, Grand Ronde seek delay as feds weigh moving Siletz casino forward
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking public comment on a Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians plan to establish a 20-acre casino in north Salem following an environmental assessment. The project still requires federal and state approval.
COMMUNITY Jan. 28
Missing cat returned to Friends of Felines
Chedderman, a 2-year-old cat from Salem Friends of Felines, was recently found after running away on January 9th. He was returned to the shelter by 12-year-old Neftali Romero.
SPORTS Jan. 28
Celts fall short against West Salem
The McNary girls' basketball team was able to keep pace with West Salem in the early going, but in the end, the Titans offense was too much for the Celtics to handle.
COMMUNITY Jan. 27
Taylor highlights award winners at First Citizen Banquet
As a local resident for more than 50 years, Jim Taylor has spent much of his life serving the Keizer community. On Saturday, Jan. 22, the former city councilor received a small token of gratitude from the town that he loves.
SCHOOLS Jan. 27
McNary earns top graduation rate in the district
McNary's 2021 four-year senior cohort received the top mark in the Salem-Keizer School District with a graduation rate of 96.23%, over 15% higher than the state average and more than five percentage points higher than last school year.
COMMUNITY Jan. 26
Chick-fil-A officially breaks ground at location across from Keizer Station
After months of speculation, the process of building the Willamette Valley's first Chick-fil-A has finally begun.
NEWS Jan. 26
Superintendent says Salem-Keizer schools will remain in-person despite ‘crisis-level’ staffing shortages
Staffing shortages and student absences have continued to severely impact Salem-Keizer schools as close to 10,000 students were reported as absent on Jan. 21. Superintendent Christy Perry told the school board Tuesday night, however, that schools would remain in-person for now.
NEWS Jan. 25
Driver history, crash details emerge from deadly Keizer accident
A driver who allegedly drove through the side of a Keizer house Saturday morning, killing one person, had a reported blood alcohol content of 0.24. The driver had three previous DUIIs, one of which led to the death of his brother in 2015.
SPORTS Jan. 25
Celts pull off sweep over Caldera
For the second time in three weeks, the McNary swim team pulled off a sweep in their dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 20. The Celtic girls' beat Caldera 81-55 while the boys' squad won by a score of 88-65.
SPORTS Jan. 24
Defense prevails in McNary's victory over Bend
The Celtics defense held Bend to a season low in points en route to their first Mountain Valley Conference (MVC) win, upsetting the Lava Bears 37-26 on Friday, Jan. 21.
NEWS Jan. 24
Volunteers needed now for Point-in-Time Count
After registering, volunteers will survey and count shelter-less people in Marion and Polk counties