Book explores the relationship of historical figures Buchanan and King

“Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan & William Rufus King” by Thomas J. Balcerski c.2019, Oxford University Press       $34.95 / higher in Canada                  337 pages Tethered by a cord. That’s what people think when they see you and your closest pal: that . . . You have reached content available[Read More…]

Win $100 by dining out courtesy of Keizer Chamber

After a long day, the thought of cooking dinner and cleaning up the kitchen can be daunting. The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is hoping to restore some peace of mind to home chefs. A recently-implemented, monthly program aims to support both home cooks and local restaurants. The chamber calls it Cook’s Night[Read More…]

Feedback sought on new corp. tax

The Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) will seek input about the administrative rules for the state’s new Corporate Activity Tax from business taxpayers and tax preparers in a meeting in Salem Oct. 4. Salem area business taxpayers and tax preparers are invited to discuss the rules 7:30 to 9 a.m.,[Read More…]

Commission: Reluctant endorsement on housing needs report

The Keizer Planning Commission provided feedback on the final report of the Keizer Housing Needs Analysis at its meeting Sept. 11.  The housing needs report is one of three documents that will help the city chart the path for future growth. Planning commissioners could not change the findings of the[Read More…]

Keizertimes marks 40th anniversary

On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Keizertimes will be celebrating its 40th anniversary.  While the newspaper industry has been roiled by changes large and small in recent decades, we wanted to celebrate our award-winning, locally-owned paper’s successes with the community by publishing this giant-sized edition of the paper and looking back[Read More…]

Suicide prevention discussed at school district board meeting

Suicide prevention was the focus of a work session of the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday, Sept. 24. A nationwide problem, student suicide has a higher rate in Oregon than the country as a whole. A team of counselors made a presentation on local efforts to prevent suicide. Ishawn Early,[Read More…]