Drop off Santa letters at civic center

Dropping off Santa letters at the Keizer Civic Center can result in getting a personal response from the North Pole. Keizer residents composing letters to Santa are invited to drop them off in the big red mailbox in the Keizer Civic Center lobby by Dec. 12. Letters, wish lists and[Read More…]

Chemeketa tops in online business mgmt. degrees

Chemeketa Community College was recently ranked the No. 1 most affordable online management associate degree in the nation by   Chemeketa’s tuition is $2,610 for degrees in business management, hospitality and tourism management, and procurement and supply chain management. Twenty-two schools made ONLINEU’s Most Affordable Online Management Associate Degree list.  Chemeketa’s online[Read More…]

Turkey dashing

Runners take off from the starting line. The Keizer Chamber of Commerce annual Turkey Dash drew a throng of runners out for a 5K on a brisk Thanksgiving Day morning, Nov. 28.  Amy Ryan Courser and Bob Shackelford with the run mascot.  Lauren Smith (left) and Meredith Patterson. Peter Rundquist[Read More…]

KT on Vacation

Steve and Jacki Wolf took their Keizertimes to London on a trip to celebrate their 35th anniversary. The Tower Bridge is in the background. You too can have your photo in the Keizertimes. Simply take the paper to your destination, snap a picture with you and your group holding it,[Read More…]

Councilors serve up Thanksgiving dinner

Councilor Laura Reid, City Manager Chris Eppley, Councilor Elizabeth Smith, Councilor Roland Herrera and Councilor Dan Kohler. Members of the Keizer city council as well as city staff served Thanksgiving dinner at the monthly Community Dinner at St. Edward Catholic Church Wednesday, Nov. 27.  The monthly event provided 480 meals[Read More…]

Santa choppers into stadium

Brennan Gerber poses for a photo with the man himself. Santa made his first of many visits to Keizer Saturday, Nov. 30, at Volcanoes Stadium. He left the reindeer behind to rest and rode in on a helicopter. 

Toy Swap at Faith Lutheran Saturday

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Faith Lutheran Church on River Road North will host the area’s first ever toy swap.  Between now and then, area residents can drop off any clean and gently used toys to the Keizer Civic Center or any of several of area businesses.  In addition to the[Read More…]

Former KAA director featured in Tualatin

Sharon George Diebel, a member of the Keizer Art Association and a past director of its board, will exhibit her artwork in the Living Room Gallery at the Tualatin Library. The show will continue until February. Using both watercolors and acrylics, George Diebel’s subjects are the flora and fauna of[Read More…]

Dramatic changes proposed at KLL Park

Youth baseball and softball in Keizer might look a lot different come 2021. Members of the Keizer Little League Park Long Term Planning Task Force met Thursday, Nov. 21, for the final time, and the potential changes discussed included moving all non-tournament Keizer Little League and McNary Youth Baseball (MYB)[Read More…]

City council to hold hearing on rent burdens

The Keizer City Council is hosting a public hearing on rent burdens in Keizer at its meeting Monday, Dec. 2.  Residents can show up at the meeting, at 7 p.m. at the Keizer Civic Center, and sign up to talk about how rent burdens have affected them and what solutions[Read More…]