Soggy Afternoon in the Park draws large crowd

Soggy Day in the Park drew its largest crowd ever on Saturday, May 27, at Keizer Rapids Park, according to organizers. Shortly after the event began there was line on the Walsh Boat Ramp, waiting for free boat trips on the Willamette River, sponsored by the Claggett Creek Watershed Council[Read More…]

Arts commission needs two new members

The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve on the Keizer Public Arts Commission.There are two vacancies.  The  commission reviews, evaluates, selects, maintains, and documents all artwork, public art, and public murals within the city. The commission may advise the city council and City[Read More…]

Travel trailer stolen

A 2016 17 foot Jayco Baja camper trailer was stolen from the parking lot at Baker Square in Keizer, by Tangled Ends Academy on Tuesday, May 23. If seen call Joshua Akins at 971-287-8631.

At war. With color.

Young Life leaders get powered paint poured on them. Kyra Norstorm (left) throws powder paint at June Higgins (middle) and Elizabeth Williams (right).  By MADISON LIETZ of the KeizertimesLast Monday evening every Young Life club in the Salem-Keizer district gathered on the grounds of the Keizer Community Church for a[Read More…]

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast draws crowd

Some of the Class of 2023 who spoke at the Prayer Breakfast included (front, from left): Anna Sponable, Sheba Dawn, Mayor Cathy Clark, Alyssa Davis and Dr. Angela Plowhead. (Back, from left): Bishop Paul Jones, Pastor Jose Dominguez, Doug Short and Corri Falardeau. The 2023 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast was held[Read More…]

Earth Day celebrated at two area parks

Jacob Montaya with sons Isaac (left) and Zachary, attend festivities at Keizer Rapids Park. RJ Navarro with Xochi and Miguel, along with pet Lalo, at Keizer Rapids Park. Ella Haupt and Joey Askey help plant native plant species in rain garden at Keizer Rapids Park. Sage Kiernan and Jadrian Teunissen[Read More…]

Call 8-1-1 this spring before digging

With spring blossoms on the horizon, many are anxious to get outside for yard, garden and home projects. NW Natural reminds homeowners, contractors and landscapers to call 811 to locate underground utilities at least two business days ahead of starting any project that involves digging. Locate requests are accepted over the phone[Read More…]

Civic Center clean up draws a 100

About 100 community volunteers gathered at the Keizer Civic Center campus on Saturday, March 11, for the annual clean up of the landscaping. Sponsored by the City of Keizer and the Claggett Creek Watershed Council, the event was hosted by the Rotary Club of Keizer. The weather cooperated as teams[Read More…]