Author: Charles Glenn

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…]

Energy Trust offers cost-saving solutions

A solar farm near Volanoes Stadium in Keizer. Energy Trust of Oregon is a taxpayer-funded service available to qualifying residents and business-owners in Keizer and around the state specializing in helping consumers save energy and money. Thousands of dollars in incentives are available to qualifying individuals and businesses, such as[Read More…]