Author: Quinn Stoddard

New sign for Keizer City Council

The Keizer City Council discussed and approved new signage at the May 6, city council meeting to be hung up in the Robert Simon Council Chambers behind the council dais. 

Intuit Turbo Tax is working to redo tax returns 

Around 12,000 Oregon taxpayers who utilized the online filing program, TurboTax, to prepare their 2023 federal and state tax returns may be entitled to reduce their taxes owed or increase their refund by amending their state return, according to the Oregon Department of Revenue. 

Keizer man involved in a lethal hit-and-run accident 

A Salem man, Randall Dale Wilson, age 75, died Wednesday, May 8, at a Portland-area hospital as the result of injuries sustained from a hit-and-run incident that occurred at 11:30 a.m. on May 5, at the 4100 block of Rickey Street SE, Salem. 

Wilson was struck by Keizer-resident Gabriel Herrera, age 63. Herrera was identified and arrested later in the day on May 5, and originally charged with failure to perform the duties of a driver.

Abused Salem-Keizer sign covered in graffiti

The Salem-Keizer “Working Together” sign located on the intersection of River Road and Stark Street N. has been vandalized with what appears to be gang-associated graffiti similar to what has been found in Keizer parks.  The graffiti on the sign shows an “XV3” as well as “18 St.” both apparent[Read More…]

Learn to fish at Keizer Rapids Park

The City of Keizer, the Mid-Willamette Outreach Group and other community partners are coming together to host a learn to fish day at Keizer Rapids Park near the boat ramp on May 11 from 9 – 11 a.m.

Illusions abound

Lights. Camera. Magic. 

Renowned magician and illusionist, Jackson Rayne will put on a show for all interested on May 31, from 8-10 p.m. at the Salem Historic Grand Theatre located on the corner of Court Street NE and High Street NE.

Saturday bike skills event 

Despite the rain, a city committee, neighborhood association, vendors, several Keizer emergency services and Keizer elementary faculty came together on a wet Saturday morning, May 4, at Keizer Elementary School for a bike skills and resources event.