Heatwave is over

Our region’s heatwave is over. After enduring triple-digit temperatures over the past days, temperatures return to seasonal levels starting Wednesday, July 10, with the high expected to be 94 degrees.  The daily highs will remain in the 90s through Sunday, July 14, before they return to the 80s early next[Read More…]

Marion County Fair starts July 11

The 2024 Marion County Fair will open at noon on Thursday, July 11, at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem. The fair will include many events and attractions. Many people like to attend county and state fairs to see the animals in competition. That includes the 4H/FFA sheep market at[Read More…]

Expect heat wave starting Friday

By LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Keizer and the mid-Willamette Valley are under an excessive heat warning starting on Friday, July 5, with temperatures expected to over 100 degrees Friday through Monday, July 8. Overnight temperatures will hover in the 60s through Tuesday. It will not be until the end[Read More…]

CTEC honors local visionary with scholarships

By LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer School’s Career Technical Education Center bestowed six Chuck Lee Memorial for  Scholarships for Hope at a well-attended ceremony on Thursday, May 16. Keizerite Kamille Picazo, a McNary High School cosmetology student received a runner-up scholarship of $250 plus a Lenovo laptop computer. The[Read More…]

Lady Celts rackets at district

The McNary Lady Celtics tennis team played in the Central Valley Conference district tournament on Monday and Tuesday earlier this week. Final results were unavailable at press time.

Celts shine at track and field districts

The McNary boys and girls track teams both fared well at the Central Valley Conference championships, held last week at Willamette University. Pawat Potisuk won first place in the 400 meters, defeating a West Salem Titan runner by 0.02 seconds. Yosef Picazo won his race in the 800 meters. Second-place[Read More…]