A reloaded Celtics roster looks to make a splash in the newly formed Central Valley Conference
Author: Joshua Manes
2022-23 McNary girls basketball preview
With the most experienced squad in the conference, a new coach and style, the Lady Celtics head into the new season with lofty goals
New chief in the house
In September, Ryan Russell was named the Interim Fire Chief for Keizer Fire District by the board. Russell has been with KFD for two decades, and his start in the field has a strong connection to KFD’s roots.
Russell started his career as a firefighter as a volunteer, though not in Keizer.
Keizer Toy Swap recycles joy
This year Keizer and Marion County families can find a way to have presents under the tree while saving money and reducing environmental impact.
The City of Keizer, Marion County and Marion County Master Recyclers are hosting the first annual Toy Swap, where families can trade in lightly used toys and games.
Keizer celebrates Native American heritage
November is Native American Heritage Month, and the art and tradition stemming from the Chemawa Indian School is being celebrated at the Keizer Cultural Center.
Chrystal Parsons, the indigenous arts teacher at Chemawa Indian School, led a basket weaving demonstration Monday night, hosted by the Keizer Arts Association as part of its First Monday Meetup schedule.
Whiteaker inducts 27 into National Junior Honor Society
Whiteaker Middle School inducted 27 new students into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) on Nov. 1.
Avian flu cause of dead geese in area
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed that multiple dead geese infected with bird flu have been removed from Staats Lake on three separate occasions in the past two weeks.
SKPS board selects Salazar as new director for Zone 6
At Tuesday’s school board meeting, the Salem-Keizer School Board directors appointed Robert Salazar as the new director to represent Zone 6.
Salazar spent 45 years in education prior to retirement, serving as principal at Myers and Washington elementary schools in the Salem-Keizer district, according to his application and resume.
Corpe officially heading to OSU
Maddie Corpe made it official Wednesday morning, signing her National Letter of Intent to attend and play volleyball at Oregon State University.
Gophers wash out Celtics’ title dreams
McNary boys soccer suffered its first defeat of the season, a 3-0 loss in the second round of the OSAA playoffs to No. 12 Greshmam.