Expo Negocio draws crowds to Keizer

The Latin Business Alliance (LBA) in partnership with the Energy Trust of Oregon and the City of Keizer hosted the annual Expo Negocio (Business Expo) event at the Keizer Civic Center on Thursday, Nov. 9.  The event was designed to strengthen the community by providing educational opportunities to both Latino[Read More…]

Two fire levies pass

By QUINN STODDARD Of the Keizertimes Election day results for the Keizer Fire District (KFD) and the Marion County Fire District #1 (MCFD #1) tax votes are in and show both districts adopting the increased taxes.  With 100 percent of the vote for each district tallied, the KFD vote showed[Read More…]

Everybody sing!

The Oregon Spirit Chorus will host World Singing Day Salem on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Gerry Frank Amphitheatre in Salem’s Riverfront Park. The 12th annual World Singing Day  global sing-along  is for everyone — all ages, backgrounds and singing abilities. Bring guitars, ukuleles, bongo drums and other fun instruments. Each[Read More…]

Volunteers sought to serve on city committees

The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the following committees:  Traffic Safety/Bikeways Pedestrian Committee – This committee is responsible for reviewing traffic safety issues in Keizer and making recommendations to the City Council for improvements. Members also make recommendations for future locations[Read More…]

Salmon bake feeds community

American Legion Post 9 of Keizer held its annual salmon bake at the Keizer Lions Club on Saturday, Oct. 7. About 100 meals were served, including salmon cooked by a constantly burning fire outside the club house. Generous portions of salmon were served by Legionaires. Hallf baked chicken was also[Read More…]

Coming together at Faith and Blue

The Keizer Police Department staged its second Faith and Blue event on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Central Cristiano Agape Church in Keizer. The nation-wide event is designed to create stronger and safe communities by opening dialogue between law enforcement and faith-based organizations. The Keizer event featured free hamburgers, hot dogs[Read More…]

Band Day in Keizer

Members of the various McNary High School bands spread out across Keizer on Saturday, Sept. 23. to collect recyclable bottles and cans, as well as financial donations to help fund projects for the marching band, jazz ensemble, symphonic band, orchestra and wind ensemble. Band members will be in the city[Read More…]

Simple 9-11 ceremony at KFD

The Keizer Fire District held a ceremony to mark 22 years since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 that destroyed the World Trade Center, damaged the Pentagon and the plane brought down in Shanksville, Penn. by passengers after wrestling control from hijackers. Three hundred-forty three American flags were placed outside[Read More…]