Students use art to take stand against gambling

Art by Keizer’s Walea Tombleson will grace the cover of a new calendar. Hundreds of artists from 11 Oregon counties participated in the Oregon Health Authority’s statewide art contest for middle school students. Designs from three Marion County youth were chosen among the top 12 to be featured in the[Read More…]

Summer counselors sought for Gilbert House museum

Gilbert House Children’s Museum is seeking summer camp counselors.  Camp counselors volunteer 35 hours per week for one to seven weeks in July or August.  Counselors will assist summer camp educators by supervising campers during care hours and lunch times, as well as assist with setting up and taking down[Read More…]

School BSUs grow out of single desire to give back

Dwight Roberson (left), who started the Black Student Union at McNary High School, is pictured with club president Katelynn Byrd (middle) and club member Remy Olson (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). Last June, Dwight Roberson was hired as the Community Resource Specialist in the office of Student Equity, Access and Advancement for the[Read More…]

Latino scholars honored

Eighteen McNary High School seniors received $200 each in scholarship money from the Latino Action Committee. The second annual Latino Graduation Scholarship Celebration took place on Thursday, May 9 at Keizer City Hall with 18 students from McNary High School receiving scholarship recognition. The recipients were: Ivan Alarcon, Rafael Garcia[Read More…]

Liberty house earns Rotary support

Katelynn Kniffen, prevention coordinator for Liberty House accepts a donation from the Rotary Club of Keizer represented by Marc Adams and AJ Nash.   The Keizer Rotary Club Foundation recently awarded $2,250 to the Liberty House Child Abuse Assessment Center. Liberty House offers a safe, comfortable, child-friendly environment for children and their[Read More…]

Blood drive at St. Ed May 29

St. Edward Catholic Church will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, May 29, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. There is an acute need for Type O blood throughout the country. Blood donors can schedule a time via and use the code stedwards.keizer. A time can be[Read More…]

eSports tourney at CCMS

Satellite Gaming will host their Middle School eSports Tournament at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at Claggett Creek Middle School.  Students can register to participate in tournaments, and the victors will be rewarded with gaming-oriented gift cards. Players will also be able to engage in free play in the[Read More…]