Students form mental health non-profit

Live To Tell President Eric Marz speaks at Salem Keizer School Board Meeting about the importance of student advocacy in suicide prevention work. On Monday, Oct. 7, South Salem High School held a student-led presentation for the public launch of Live To Tell. The event had many speakers from the[Read More…]

Book explores the relationship of historical figures Buchanan and King

“Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan & William Rufus King” by Thomas J. Balcerski c.2019, Oxford University Press       $34.95 / higher in Canada                  337 pages Tethered by a cord. That’s what people think when they see you and your closest pal: that you’re tethered by some sort of invisible cord.[Read More…]

Win $100 by dining out courtesy of Keizer Chamber

After a long day, the thought of cooking dinner and cleaning up the kitchen can be daunting. The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is hoping to restore some peace of mind to home chefs. A recently-implemented, monthly program aims to support both home cooks and local restaurants. The chamber calls it Cook’s Night[Read More…]

Feedback sought on new corp. tax

The Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) will seek input about the administrative rules for the state’s new Corporate Activity Tax from business taxpayers and tax preparers in a meeting in Salem Oct. 4. Salem area business taxpayers and tax preparers are invited to discuss the rules 7:30 to 9 a.m.,[Read More…]

Commission: Reluctant endorsement on housing needs report

The Keizer Planning Commission provided feedback on the final report of the Keizer Housing Needs Analysis at its meeting Sept. 11.  The housing needs report is one of three documents that will help the city chart the path for future growth. Planning commissioners could not change the findings of the[Read More…]

Keizertimes marks 40th anniversary

On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Keizertimes will be celebrating its 40th anniversary.  While the newspaper industry has been roiled by changes large and small in recent decades, we wanted to celebrate our award-winning, locally-owned paper’s successes with the community by publishing this giant-sized edition of the paper and looking back[Read More…]

Police calls: Sept. 15 – Sept. 23

Sunday, Sept. 15 9 p.m. – Theft from motor vehicle in the 700 block of Dearborn Avenue NE. Monday, Sept. 16 12:33 a.m. – Arrest for restraining order violation in the 5000 block of Briarwood Corner N. 1:48 p.m. – Arrest for warrant served in the 1000 block of Allendale[Read More…]

KT on vacation

Submitted photo (Left to right) Beth, Heather and Lauren Murphy took their Keizertimes on a trip to Israel to see the sights where Biblical events took place. They are pictured here in front of the empty tomb (supposedly where Jesus was buried and rose again). Submitted photo Dick and Elaine[Read More…]