Author: Charles Glenn

Driver falls asleep, plows into E.Z. Orchards

Photo Courtesy Claire Zielinski E.Z. Orchards had a delayed opening on Labor Day, Sept. 5 after the driver of a vehicle traveling down Hazelgreen Road NE fell asleep at the wheel and struck the building at around 7:20 a.m., according to Claire Zielinski, a spokesperson for the family-run business. She[Read More…]

Home invader shot and killed

Keizer Police responded to a reported gunshot wound in a private residence on Mayfield Place N on Sept. 4. The single owner and occupant of the home woke up to someone inside his residence at approximately 2:20 a.m. and fired his weapon. The unidentified individual was pronounced deceased at the[Read More…]

Community spirit is strong in SE

From left to right: Rolando, Naylani, Omar, Rosalinda and Leo Navarro at the SEKCC back to school event, Aug. 26 Southeast Keizer Community Center (SEKCC) in Keizer held a back-to-school event for more than two dozen Keizer elementary and high school students on Aug. 26. featuring backpacks  filled with school[Read More…]

New apartments will combine living, commercial spaces

A nearly completed construction site is under development at the busy intersection of Cherry Road NE and Sam Orcutt Way in Keizer, across the street from Bi-Mart.  The multi-family, multi-use project will be a 40-unit apartment complex with space for commercial vendors in the Cherry Road NE-facing buildings. The development,[Read More…]

ServeFest returns after two-year hiatus

To the delight of several hundred attendees, Lakepoint Community Church brought back their ServeFest event Sunday, Aug. 28 at Keizer Community Center. Professionals, volunteers and neighbors came from all over the region to donate their time and expertise in an effort to serve and interact with the community, and even[Read More…]

Keizer Police drone program saves time and lives

Keizer Police Sgt. David LeDay demonstrates the operation of a DGI Mini police drone (CHARLES GLENN/KEIZERTIMES) Keizer Police Department’s drone program saves officers time, reduces risk, and saves money. In the past, when Keizer Police Department responded to a major traffic accident, getting topographical, or top-down images of the accident[Read More…]