COMMUNITY

A new generation taking KSLM Radio forward

The owners of KSLM Radio left to right: Amanda Smith, Jaci Smith, Katie Wilson, Cynthia Ramirez. KSLM Radio is a daily radio station located in Salem. The station, which is a family owned business, was recently passed down in January to four sisters: general manager Jaci Smith, office manager and[Read More…]

Summer reading program kicks off at KCL

Keizer Community Library’s summer reading program begins Saturday, June 18. The children’s program, Read Beyond the Beaten Path, is for all children from birth through elementary school and will run through Sept. 10. Sign up begins Saturday, June 18 at the library, located in the Keizer Cultural Center at 980[Read More…]

CCC’s Bolt program returns this summer

Chemeketa Community College is offering free college courses to recent high school graduates and current seniors this summer, from late June through July, with space for a total of 450 students. The popular program, called “Bolt,” is returning this year to help college-bound high-schoolers make a smooth transition to higher[Read More…]

Wheelchairs welcome at nursery grand opening

Terra Gardens Nursery & Bark is having a grand opening on Saturday, June 4 for their new greenhouse that is attached to the garden center. During the grand opening, there will be roses and hanging baskets on sale, rock painting and free soil for every plant and pot purchased.  Dan[Read More…]

KHT hosts playwrights showcase of new works

Members of the 45th Parallel Playwrights. Keizer Homegrown Theatre will host the 45th Parallel Playwrights’ (45PP) second annual showcase throughout the month of June at the Keizer Cultural Center. Under the banner, The Evolution of the Play, the 45th Parallel Playwrights (45PP) will illustrate the stages a play goes through[Read More…]

Casting a spell over prom

Raine Haley, Caleb Matthews, Siosi Uta Atu, Camden Whette Eliana Strasser, Benson Hedden. For the first timer since 2019, the Keizer Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held their annual Prom on Saturday, May 21.  The event was planned and organized with the integral participation of[Read More…]