Community dinner serves up turkey

About 300 people attended the November Keizer Community Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Saint Edward Catholic Church. On the menu was turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gray and green beans. Pumpkin and apple pie was also available, almost three dozen donated by Amy McLeod and Elizabeth Smith. The Romero[Read More…]

Turkey Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk

The Goffin family of Salem shared their messages on t-shirts. From left, Natalie, Meredith (dog), Eli, Dew and Chad. Krista Arnold and Dustin Dimicelli prepare to run. Lara Downing and Lucas Downing dressed in the spirit of the season . …3, 2, 1…Go! The 2022 Turkey Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk[Read More…]

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.

Two men and a bottle of wine

Details of making Scenic Valley Hop Chardonnay are proprietary, though Zielinski said no other winery can do what they are doing. “They can make the same product,” he added, “but they won’t have the story.”

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…]

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.