Busch honored with regional award

Colleen Busch and Cathy Clark Colleen Busch, the Keizer-area director on the Cherriots board of directors, was recently honored with the Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments Chairs’ Choice Award. Busch was cited by nominator Cathy Clark for her tireless effort to represent the agency as an ambassador, a go-to for[Read More…]

Longtime Boucher co-owner retires

Steve Boucher inside Boucher Jewelers, the family store where he worked for 42 years (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Boucher Jewelers has been a staple of the Keizer community since its birth in 1953, and one of the stalwarts of the company for the last four decades has been Steve Boucher. Boucher, who[Read More…]

Pie title awarded in north Keizer

The bakers with their entries. Ten bakers entered the arena, but it came down to one point and a second round of tasting to crown a champ. Willamette Valley Lutheran Retirement Community residents turned out in droves to watch its first ever baking competition Friday, Feb. 21. Jan Bliss’ strawberry-cream[Read More…]

Eleanor Rose Guzzon

Eleanor Rose Guzzon was born Feb. 17 in Salem to parents Hannah Phipps and Austin Guzzon. Baby Guzzon weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth and measured 19 inches. She joins sibling Kennedy Guzzon. Grandparents are Carol and Dennis Phipps of Keizer; Tami Guzzon of Oceanside, Calif., Andrew Guzzon of[Read More…]

Former Celt coach, alum dust off dancing shoes

A former McNary High School coach and a McNary graduate will take part in Dancing with the Salem Star on Saturday, March 14.  Isaac Parker, the former Celtic football coach and current head coach of the Willamette University football program, and Conrad Venti, a McNary graduate and owner of Venti’s[Read More…]


Tony and Leah Stevens recently took their Keizertimes to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo in Mexico. 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, and send the photo along with everyone’s first and last names[Read More…]

Pro Life rally planned in Salem March 8

Dr. Haywood Robinson Dr. Haywood Robinson, former abortion provider and director of medical affairs and education of the 40 Days for Life project, will tell the story of the effort in Salem on March 8. Robinson will speak at the Salem 40 Days for Life Grand Opening Rally, which is[Read More…]

MiyakoCon 5:2020

Rebeca Ernst, Leti Ernst, Kierra White and Ellora Thiebaud cosplayed as some of their favorite characters at MiyakoCon 5 Sunday, Feb. 23, at Keizer’s Quality Inn & Suites.

Walk/run clinic kicks off at Gallagher Fitness

For the next 12 weeks, Gallagher Fitness is hosting a beginning walking and running clinic for women.  The Women’s Beginning Walking and Running Clinic is a 12-week clinic to help participants progress to walking or running at a comfortable pace. Participants get support, motivation and camaraderie from others in the[Read More…]