MHS besties claim Keizer Heritage scholarships

McKinsey Jarnagin (left) and Jorie Skipper were this year’s recipients of the Keizer Heritage Foundation Scholarships (Submitted). McKinsey Jarnagin and Jorie Skipper have had a lot in common over the course of their last four years at McNary High. Not only did the two students become best friends in their[Read More…]

Now open: FruitBox on River Road

Fabiola Baulenzula, a family owner of FruitBox, and Adela Cortez another member of the family opened at 4570 River Road N. last week. FruitBox Snack Bar has rolled into Keizer. The brick and mortar store, located on Lancaster Drive, has expanded to using a food truck once again. They have[Read More…]

McNary band fireworks stand gets new River Road home

The McNary High School band will be holding their annual firework tent at V2 Dentistry (Submitted). Despite dealing with a multitude of barriers, the McNary High band program will still be running their annual fireworks booth. The booth, which makes up one-third of the McNary band program’s annual budget, will[Read More…]

REVIEW: The Hunt for History

“The Hunt for History” by Nathan Raab. c.2020, Scribner $30.00 / $39.99 Canada 251 pages Burn. Toss. Recycle. Deal with later. It was easy to go through that box of papers you found because most of it went in the first three categories, junk, junk, trash, and lots of it.[Read More…]

Oregon Garden present Cruise-In Cinema

The Oregon Garden presents Cruise-In Cinema: Grease, Thursday, June 18 and Friday, June 19. The gates open at 7 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk. Sound is delivered by FM radio. County Health Officials have given the Oregon Garden health guidelines that they must adhere too: There will[Read More…]

Let the races begin

When elections come around in November, three city councilors positions are up for grabs as well as that of Keizer’s Mayor. Councilors Marlene Parsons and Kim Freeman have already announced they will not be seeking additional terms in office. Councilor Laura Reid is up for re-election.  Candidates have until August[Read More…]

Peace Poles coming to Keizer?

More than 250,000 Peace Poles, like the ones seen above, have been installed throughout the world carrying the message “May Peace Prevail On Earth.” Pat Fisher wants to bring some of the landmarks to Keizer.  Pat Fisher is on a mission to bring a little more peace and harmony to[Read More…]

Shoppers wanted at Keizer Village Saturday

On Saturday, June 20 Keizer Village businesses are celebrating the beginning of summer at Keizer Village Shopping Center. The center is inviting shoppers and diners to join them with proper social distancing. Businesses along with, Caesar the “No Drama” llama, will welcome shoppers. Weather permitting there will be outdoor fitness[Read More…]