Thanksgiving meal at community dinner

The November Keizer Community Dinner at Saint Edward Catholic Church is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 3 to 6p.m. The host for this month’s dinner are community dinner partners. The free, non ecumenical dinner is open to everyone. There will not be a take-away option at this dinner. Saint[Read More…]

Thatcher leads Walsh for Senate

State Republican Senator Kim Thatcher is expected to retain her District 11 seat for another term as it appears that she defeated Democratic challenger Richard Walsh, an attorney and former Keizer city councilor. Unofficial votes at 9:15 pm Tuesday night, from the secretary of state’s office, showed Thatcher with 15,065[Read More…]

Library fee measure defeated

Measure 24-468l that would establish a library services fee is headed to defeat by a 55-45 margin. If approved the measure would have added a $2.50 per month fee to city services bills to fund a public library. Currently Keizer residents have the all-volunteer Keizer Community Library, housed at the[Read More…]

Oregon governor race is two-way contest between Kotek, Drazan

Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan are in a two-way race for governor. (Campaign photos) Nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson was a distant third BY: JULIA SHUMWAY of OREGON CAPITAL CHRONICLE-  Oregon’s race for governor is a two-way contest between Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan, early election results showed.  With[Read More…]

Open house will kick off city’s 40th

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the City of Keizer and the Keizer City Council invites you to drop in to the Open House to celebrate.  When:  November 2, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Where:  Keizer Community Center Lobby (Living Room) There will be refreshments and entertainment!  Come share your[Read More…]

Boys, Girls State sponsors to be honored

A dinner honoring Boys State, Girls State delegates and sponsors will be held at The View Restaurant at McNary Golf Club on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. To be recognized at the dinner are: Girls State delegate sponsor:  Tim Davis, Valor Mentoring; McNary High School sponsor: Ms. Kim Connolly,[Read More…]

Salem Symphonic Winds opens 48th season

Over the centuries, tribal elders, parents, and grandparents have passed on cultural heritage and wisdom through storytelling around the bonfire or late at night to send their children to sleep and dreamland.  In the first concert of their 48th season, Salem Symphonic Winds celebrates the aural tradition of storytelling with[Read More…]