Author: Keizertimes

Local schools welcome back students for first day

The morning of Wednesday, Sept. 8 served as a momentous day in Keizer as K-12 students made their way to their first day of full, in-person school in 18 months — with a multitude of students stepping on their school’s campus for the first time. Despite their being numerous COVID-19[Read More…]

Charles (Chuck) Lee passes at 72

Chuck Lee rides in the 2019 KeizerFEST parade (File). Charles E. (Chuck) Lee, a fixture in Salem-Keizer education, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, at the age of 72. Lee, born May 18, 1949 in Seattle, served on the Salem-Keizer School Board and represented Keizer from 2007 to 2019. He was[Read More…]

Keizer officers arrest car clouter

Keizer Police Department On Friday, Sept. 3, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Keizer Police officers responded to a suspicious activity in the area of McLeod Ln. N.E. and Aldine Dr. N.E. A citizen called to report they received a Ring notification and observed a person attempting to gain entry into vehicles[Read More…]

Monster Cookie returns, will start in Keizer

For the first time ever, the annual Monster Cookie Metric Century Bike Ride will be starting in Keizer at Keizer Rapids Park. There will be three rides available on August 29 and those that are interested can register now. The three rides include the Mini Cookie which is 6.2 miles[Read More…]

National Night Out returns to Keizer

RJ Navarro (front, right) and family members enjoy National Night Out in Keizer on Tuesday, Aug. 4. National Night Out made its grand return to Keizer neighborhoods on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The National Night Out party hosted by the Southeast Keizer Neighborhood Association at Ben Miller Family Park was lively[Read More…]

Parade takes center stage at KeizerFEST

The McNary honor society rides in a float in the 2019 KeizerFEST parade (File). The Valley Credit Service KeizerFEST parade will be hitting the streets on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 10:30 a.m.  The parade will travel south on River Road from Lockhaven to Glynbrook St. — the parade will disband[Read More…]