Author: Lyndon Zaitz

Need a volunteer? Ask a busy person

One of 70 Oregon Red Cross volunteers, Fuller answered the call for help. The organization has a list of hundreds of disaster relief volunteers from around the country who can respond to natural disasters including tornadoes and floods. He had a business obligation first, so he packed up the supplies he needed and headed to the east coast.

Mannix for District 21

Keizer voters will choose between two candidates for state House District 21 in the general election: the former state rep- resentative, Republican Kevin Mannix, and Democrat Ramiro Navarro.

Retain Thatcher

The race for Oregon Senate District 11 is a campaign of local titans: incumbent Kim Thatcher, the Republican candidate versus Richard Walsh, local attorney and former Keizer city councilor.

Husseman wants to join council

Husseman says he is running because he wants to serve his community.
“I don’t want to sit on the sidelines in an observational role,” said Husseman. “I’ve speculated what kind of positive changes can made in the world. This is a test for me. I can serve with people I grew up with.”

Easy day for City Council Monday

A light agenda met the Keizer City Council at its Monday, Oct. 17, meeting.

There were no public hearings, but the council took actions on fee waivers and granting money to the Keizer Cultural Center for new windows.

Starr accepts position with national CASA

Shaney Starr has tendered her resignation as executive director of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of Marion County to accept a position with the National CASA Association. Her last day in her current position will be Aug. 12. Starr, a Keizer resident, has been with CASA of Marion County since[Read More…]

Windsor Island Road repaving complete

The final touches of the repaving of Windsor Island Road in west Keizer were completed on Friday, July 22. The $1.3 million project began last fall. Crews from Knife River were applying the asphalt and finishing sidewalks and driveways on Friday.

Dracula: This show has bite

Dracula is coming to the stage at Keizer Cultural Center. It is the first production of Keizer Homegrown Conservatory, a new launch from Keizer Homegrown Theatre. The show opens on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m. Subsequent performances are 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, and a 2 p.m. matinee[Read More…]