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Back(pack) to school

The Jettie Lee Mack Foundation will host its first annual Back to School Event on Sunday, Aug. 7. Backpacks and school supplies for 300 local children will be distributed at the event.  Registration is required, and will remain open until 300 children have been registered. You can register at form.jotform.com/221328326953154.[Read More…]

Oregon Steam Up is 62 acres of fun

If you missed the opening weekend for the 52nd Annual Great Oregon Steam Up at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks, you have one more chance on Aug. 6-7 from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. The 62-acre festival offers visitors the opportunity to see thousands of engines, motors, vehicles and tractors[Read More…]

City Council meeting agenda

Keizer City Council meets on Monday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. in regular session. The following options are available if you wish to view or participate in the meeting: Attend the meeting in person in the City Council Chambers     View the live broadcast on Comcast Channel 23 (within the[Read More…]

National Night out slated for Aug. 2

Keizer will be one of thousands of cities across the country participating in the National Night Out, Aug. 2, from 6-9 p.m. During this time, Keizer police are asking residents to lock their homes and spend the evening outdoors with their neighbors and their local law enforcement officers. The event[Read More…]

Rent-a-spot garage sale returns to CCC

Countryside Christian Church in Keizer will hold a garage sale in its parking lot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. The sale is hosted by Countryside Men’s Community. Rent a spot for $30. Space is limited – sign up at www.countrysidechristianchurch.org/sale Countryside Christian Church is located at[Read More…]

Pro-choice rallies continue

Protestors hold signs outside of the Oregon State Capitol on Sunday, July 10, to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade. A pro-choice rally occurred on Sunday, July 10, at the Oregon State Capitol in protest of Roe v. Wade being overturned.  The protestors held signs and waved at passing[Read More…]

Splash fountain opens with new mosaic

One of Keizer’s more popular cooling-off spots on a hot day is the splash fountain at Chalmers Jones Park. Local artist Didier Planell Martir, who was commissioned by the city in May, has completed the work.

New hot tub business opens doors

A new hot tub business, Western Hot Tub & Supply, opened up mid-May. The store owners, Andrew Monsrud and Danny South, believe their business is bringing something new to the community. Monsrud started repairing hot tubs after he graduated high school. When one of his classmate’s father needed help with[Read More…]