GROUND ZERO of Keizer growth

KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald Editor’s note: Residents of Wildwood Mobile Villa spoke with the Keizertimes, but requested that we not use their names in out of concern of reprisal. When it comes to growth in Keizer, spaces like Wildwood Mobile Villa are where the rubber will hit the road. Residents fear[Read More…]

Poetry Out Loud finals in Salem Saturday

Nine Oregon teens will duke it out in poetry performance on the stage of Salem Public Library’s Loucks Auditorium Saturday, March 9. Students perform classic and new poetry written by others in an effort to become the new state champion. Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford will be a special presenter[Read More…]

Avenue Q headed to Salem

Enlightened Theatrics’ 2019 Season opens with the multi-Tony award winning musical, Avenue Q at Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre on Friday, March 22. The bold and upbeat musical tackles tough subjects like racism, unemployment, homosexuality, homelessness, and love through catchy tunes and larger than life characters. The production also has adult[Read More…]

City Hall clean-up March 16

At least 100 volunteers are needed to help clean up around the Keizer Civic Center Saturday, March 16. Each year, the Rotary Club of Keizer and Claggett Creek Watershed Council host a morning of work ranging from picking up trimmings from trees, shrubs and grasses to removing weeds and more.[Read More…]


Continuing through Friday, March 29 The Keizer Heritage Museum is featuring an exhibit of Tammy Wild’s glass collection including uranium glass, vaseline glass and canary glass among other types. Museum hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continuing through Saturday, April[Read More…]

Pastor finds brotherhood in mentoring

Tim Davis has been the community pastor at Church on the Hill in Keizer for 12 years now. But back in 2015, Davis felt the need to expand his ministry. After meeting weekly with two of his friends, Davis came to the conclusion that there was a need in the[Read More…]

St. Louis ponds now open

Photo courtesy Marion County GERVAIS – Marion County Parks announces that St. Louis Fish Ponds Park will open for the season on March 1, 2019. The popular warm-water fishing and dog training destination is located 13 miles north of Keizer off St. Louis Road. The park has a concrete pathway[Read More…]