Author: Keizertimes Staff

Junk Hunt planned in Salem

The Great Junk Hunt will be at the Oregon State Fair Grounds on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13.  With over 45,000 square feet filled with the best vendors in the Northwest, participants will be able to find hand-picked vendors selling farmhouse, industrial, vintage, vintage-inspired, re-purposed, and handmade goods. Early[Read More…]

Measles case confirmed in Marion County

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has confirmed a case of measles in a resident of Marion County. The case is linked to a traveler who recently visited Marion County. Marion County health officials were monitoring an additional suspect case with lab tests pending at press time Wednesday, March 13. The[Read More…]

McNary musicians clean up at OMEA district competition

McNary High School’s Kacey Whitfield took first place in the French horn competition at the district level. (Submitted) The Oregon Music Education Association District 4 2019 Solo and Ensemble Contest was held at McNary High School on Saturday, March 9. Band, orchestra and choir students from all Salem area high schools competed,[Read More…]

Poetry Out Loud finals in Salem Saturday

Nine Oregon teens will duke it out in poetry performance on the stage of Salem Public Library’s Loucks Auditorium Saturday, March 9. Students perform classic and new poetry written by others in an effort to become the new state champion. Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford will be a special presenter[Read More…]

Avenue Q headed to Salem

Enlightened Theatrics’ 2019 Season opens with the multi-Tony award winning musical, Avenue Q at Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre on Friday, March 22. The bold and upbeat musical tackles tough subjects like racism, unemployment, homosexuality, homelessness, and love through catchy tunes and larger than life characters. The production also has adult[Read More…]