Community Events

Gaming events at Rogue Knights Pokemon on Wednesdays, 4 p.m., Magic: The Gathering on Fridays, 6 p.m., Magic: The Gathering Commander on Sundays, 2 p.m., 4904 River Road North. More information at Saturdays through December Oregon’s oldest public market, the Salem Public Market, 8:30 am to 2:30 p.m.. The Market[Read More…]

KFD units cited for heroism in annual awards

Lt. Andrew Alderson, firefighter Simeon Wakefield, engineer Jason Perkins, Division Chief Ryan Russell, engineer Mike Jensen, firefighter Andrew Etzel, Capt. Christina Wilson were among the Keizer Fire District employees recognized for heroic efforts in an annual awards ceremony. Not Pictured: engineer Bill Herring. On Aug. 3, 2020, a grandfather taking[Read More…]

Keizer woman voted Miss Congeniality

Sofia Boru of Keizer won the Miss Congeniality Award at the Miss Oregon USA 2021 pageant held March 20 in Wilsonville. Boru is a special education instructional assistant at McNary High School. She advocates for people who suffer from domestic violence and created the campaign, #getupglowup as part of her[Read More…]

Police calls March 21 – March 25

Sunday, March 21 12:56 a.m. – Traffic accident at the intersection of Cherry Avenue NE and Ring Street NE. 2:13 p.m. – Physical harassment in the 800 block of Plymouth Drive NE. 12:42 p.m. – Arrest for restraining order violation in the 5000 block of River Road N. 4:30 p.m.[Read More…]

Food bank on hunt for new home

Volunteers pack supplemental food boxes at the Keizer Community Food Bank, currently located at Faith Lutheran Church of River Road North, in 2020. Director Jim Johnson said the food bank needs a new home as Faith Lutheran has chosen to use the current space for other purposes. When Jim Johnson,[Read More…]

Cat of the Week

Name: SALINA, Age: 2 History: Domestic short hair Calico with past medical issues, but has been treated. Preferred home: No children or other pets around. Salina doesn’t like being left alone. 

Keizer woman vies for Miss Petite 2020

Kira Johnson, of Keizer, is running for the title of 2021 USA Petite Ambassador. Kira Johnson, who was previously crowned Miss Oregon Petite 2020, is now after the title of 2021 USA Petite Ambassador.  From the very beginning, Johnson decided to use her platform to educate about the harms of[Read More…]

City seeking helping hands

The City of Keizer is soliciting applications for volunteers to be considered to serve in roles on regional and city work groups. Openings are available on the Willamette Water Trail Partnership, the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Development Partnership, the Keizer Public Art Commission and as youth committee liaisons. Anyone interested in applying for[Read More…]