Author: Keizertimes

Robert Michael Branin

Robert Michael Branin passed on Feb. 22, 2019, surrounded by family and love. He is survived by his common law wife Cathy; mother Lillian Dye; stepfather Tom Dye; son Michael K. Branin; daughter Veronica Smit; stepson Wes Jordan; and eight siblings. He had a huge heart and filled it with[Read More…]

Norman Beugli

Norman Beugli Norman Beugli, 92, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Keizer. Norman was born May 20, 1926, in Molalla, Ore., and moved to Salem in 1930. He started school at Washington Elementary (Old East School) in 1932. He moved to Liberal and Yoder, Ore., in 1934, and returned to[Read More…]

Chemeketa picks new president

Dr. Jessica Howard The Chemeketa Community College Board of Education announced that Dr. Jessica Howard will become the school’s next president/CEO. Dr. Howard will assume the postion on July 8 following the retirement of President Julie Huckestein, who took on the job in 2015. Howard is currently the South East[Read More…]

Colored pencils at KAA

The Colored Pencil Society of America will present its 2019 show at the Keizer Art Association’s Enid Joy Mount Gallery from Thursday, March 28 to Tuesday, April 30. The juried show is staged by the society’s District Chapter 201. An artists’ reception and awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, March[Read More…]

Register your surveillance cam with KPD

The Keizer Police Department is asking Keizer residents with surveillance video cameras to help fight crime in the city. The new SCRAM (Surveillance Camera Registration And Mapping) program allows residents to register their home or business cameras with the department. In the event of a crime in the vicinity where[Read More…]

Claggett Creek Middle School first semester honor roll

Sixth Grade Acosta Lopez, Hilda S., Adair, Olivia K., Alsareai, Rahban R.*, Alveida Cervantes, Karla*, Anderson, Cooper A., Ayala, Alondra E., Babinski, Kory O., Barrera Pina, Mayte Y., Becerril, Sienna P.*, Bennett, Luke G., Blackman, Katherine E.*, Blake, Andie M., Brown, Lindsay M., Burruss, Savanna J., Canchola, Jayda N., Capps,[Read More…]

Salty Irish goodness

Growing up, my grandma and I spent a couple of St. Patrick’s Days together, especially when they fell on three day weekends. One of the things I vividly remember about those trips was her insisting that we eat something Irish. We looked through every cookbook until we found something to[Read More…]

Whiteaker Middle School first semester honor roll

6th Grade Aguilar Anaya, Enrike, Allen, Caden, Arechiga Molinar, Jose, Armstrong, Ella*, Balogun, Abu-Hurairah*, Barker, Brianna*, Barrett, Sophia*, Basilio, Juan*, Beadle, Hannah, Brister, Kate, Brown, Teagan, Burroughs, Lucille*, Carpenter, Dolores, Carrasco Cortes, Jazmin, Castellanos Del Rio, Sofia, Christensen, Caedmon, Cole, Gavin, Cook, Elliana, Cooper, Daniel III*, Cottings, Brianna, Cottings, Jessica,[Read More…]


Continuing through Friday, March 29 The Keizer Heritage Museum is featuring an exhibit of Tammy Wild’s glass collection including uranium glass, vaseline glass and canary glass among other types. Museum hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continuing through Saturday, April[Read More…]

No grand case against Trump shown

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS  At one point during his hours of testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and “fixer” Michael Cohen was asked what “breaking point” prompted him to split with Trump. “There were several factors,” Cohen responded. “Helsinki”—a reference[Read More…]