Photo lesson at Keizer library

Join the Keizer Community Library, 980 Chemawa Rd NE, on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 – 7 p.m. for a free workshop covering digital photography from basic to advance camera settings, techniques and post processing with Adobe’s Photoshop and Camera Raw. Participants should bring their camera and, if available, the[Read More…]

Mark your calendars for civic center clean-up

For the 10th year, the Rotary Club of Keizer in partnership with the Claggett Creek Watershed Council will hold the Keizer Community Center cleanup on Saturday, March 14. More than 100 volunteers will spend that Saturday morning clearing tree and shrub trimmings, remove weeds and other light maintenance chores. The public[Read More…]

Wearing it well

Jodi Altendorf If Love, Loss, and What I Wore has a superfan, it might very well be the director of Keizer Homegrown Theatre’s latest production: Leigh Matthews Bock. It’s her fifth time directing the scripted reading.  “It means getting to work with the coolest women ever, for one,” said Matthews[Read More…]

Bowling alley changes hands after 53 years

Valor Mentoring President Tim Davis with Ann and Don Lebold. Valor Mentoring took ownership of Town & Country last week (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). In 2009, Don Lebold’s wife, Ann, approached her husband to talk about potentially selling Town & Country Lanes and retiring. But there wasn’t much of a conversation. “He[Read More…]

Charter task force backs Sec. 44 deletion

The Keizer Charter Review Task Force held their fourth monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4, where they finished their initial review of a revised charter.  One of the main topics of discussion was Section 44, the anti-LGBTQ+ section of the charter approved by Keizer voters in 1993.  Section 44 prohibits[Read More…]

Tuesday, Feb. 18 city council agenda

City of Keizer mission statement : Keep city government costs and services to a minimum by providing city services to the community in a coordinated, efficient, and least cost fashion. Agenda: KEIZER CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 7:00 p.m. Robert L. Simon Council Chambers Keizer, Oregon   1.[Read More…]

Traffic court

NO LICENSE Esmeralda Hernandez Millan, $150; Manuel Sanchez, $200. NO INSURANCE Nathaniel James Scotch, $600; Mark Eugene Seeley, $600. NO PROOF OF INSURANCE Autumn Anderson, $600; Manuel Sanchez, $302. DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED Eduardo Alonso, $1,258; Acea Lee Clark Anderson, $1,258; Sean Patrick Keeling, $1,258; Nathaniel James Scotch, $1,258; Mark Eugene Seeley,[Read More…]

Salem-Keizer School District plans suicide prevention trainings

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) will be hosting a free suicide prevention training, Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) session at Claggett Creek Middle School,1810 Alder Dr. N.E. at 5:30 p.m. Throughout February and March, Salem Health and SKPS are partnering to provide QPR training, a simple process[Read More…]

Officer’s cancer battle takes turn for worse

Officer Dan Carroll of the Keizer Police Department. A Keizer police officer’s battle with esophageal cancer is only getting harder.  Officer Dan Carroll, a 14-year veteran of the Keizer Police Department (KPD), was initially diagnosed in May 2019, but a series of escalating headaches sent him back to Salem Hospital[Read More…]