Middle schoolers rewarded for turning it around

Logan Hunt Eighth-graders Emma Gonzalez from Claggett Creek Middle School and Logan Hunt from Whiteaker Middle School were two of 20 kids across the Salem-Keizer community that were recognized at the 25th annual Turnaround Achievement Awards last month. The Turnaround Achievement Awards recognize middle and high-school students who demonstrate effort,[Read More…]

World Beat returns June 28

The 22nd Annual World Beat Festival of 2019 will kick off on Friday, June 28 and continue until Sunday, June 30 at Salem’s Riverfront Park.  Friday Night at the Beat will begin at 5 p.m. and attendees will have a chance to experience the music, dance, food and traditions of[Read More…]

Calendar for June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21 Three Dog Night will take the stage at the Historic Elsinore Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 to $99.50 and can be purchased at Saturday, June 22 Keizer/Salem Area Seniors Saturday Night Dance and Potluck featuring music by The Jefferson Parks Band, admission $5.[Read More…]

Calendar for June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14-Sunday, June 16 Wings of Freedom vintage aircraft tour. Visit, explore and learn about a variety of WWII-era plans including a B-17, B0-24 and more. McNary Field (Salem Airport). $5-15. Friday, June 14 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes season opener vs Boise Hawks. Volcanoes Stadium. Tickets range from $8 to $30.[Read More…]

Graf looks to jumpstart the Volcanoes

Mitche Graf, the new president of business operations Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, plans to bring big change to the ballpark this summer (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). During their inaugural season in 1997, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes drew 136,836 fans to the ballpark as people flocked to see future big-league stars.  But as of late, the[Read More…]

KPA honors MHS student with college scholarship

Pictured from left to right McNary High School Vice Principal Dan Borreen, School Resource Officer Dave Zavala, Brandi Grunberg and McNary Vice Principal Susanne Stefani. The Keizer Police Association recently awarded the Sheila Goodman Memorial Scholarship to Brandi Grunberg at McNary High School.   She is planning on attending the Western[Read More…]