Author: Charles Glenn


Volunteers help local seniors with cleanup project

McNary students from the Latino Club and Air Force JROTC teamed up for a cleanup project on April 1 at McNary Oaks Mobile Home Villa.Photo courtesy Ramiro Navarro McNary Oaks Mobile Home Villa is one of Keizer’s 55+ communities, and many of the residents have mobility issues which make it[Read More…]

Does Keizer sit on stolen land?

Indigenous Americans circa 1840. Courtesy Photo – Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde The April 4 Keizer city council meeting opened with what Mayor Cathy Clark called a “teaching moment,” as senior members of the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz and local historian SuAnn Reddick offered a Native American perspective about[Read More…]

Gridlock at Keizer Station

Maurice’s was one of several Keizer Station businesses who closed down for part of the day rather than force employees to deal with the expected traffic problems. If you had any business anywhere near Keizer Station today, you probably spent several hours sitting in traffic, as the “Reawaken America Tour”[Read More…]

Local farm offers free gardening classes

Bauman Farm and Garden is located on Howell Prairie Rd. in Gervais and is open to the public Monday-Saturday, 9-5. Long-time Keizer residents likely already know all about Bauman Farm and Garden in Gervais – their pumpkin patch has been an October favorite for decades – but you may not[Read More…]


What the heck is middle housing?

Middle housing in Keizer The term “middle housing” is something Keizer residents will be getting used to hearing in the coming years. It refers to duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, cottage-cluster designs and other variations – basically any kind of housing other than a single-family home or an apartment complex. In order[Read More…]

Celtic varsity boys pick up steam in tourney

The McNary Boys Varsity Baseball team had a rough opening to their season with an non-league endowment game loss to Lakeridge High School, 4-7, on March 16, but that game won’t count against their season stats. They followed this up with a 5-11 loss vs. Tualatin High School on March[Read More…]


Local man loses 170 lbs in one year

Keizer resident Ethan Blaser weighed more than 300 lbs and wore size 42 pants when he entered his freshman year of high school. By the time he was 30, he weighed 400 lbs – but in the space of a year, with the help of the trainers at Prosper Athletic[Read More…]