NEWS

KPD announces KeizerFEST Parade road closures

Road closures along River Road for the KeizerFEST Parade will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.  Lockhaven Drive between River Road N and McClure Street N will be closed to all traffic for the parade staging area. Parade entries must take Chemawa Road N to Windsor Island Road[Read More…]

SKPS board bans concealed carry

In a 4-3 decision on Tuesday, Aug. 9, the Salem-Keizer School Board voted to ban the concealed carry of firearms on campuses. 

With the approval of the resolution, it now goes to Superintendent Christy Perry to form and enforce a policy keeping those with concealed handgun licenses (CHL) from bringing firearms on campus.

Drazan, Johnson, Kotek spar over guns, abortion, homelessness in first Oregon governor debate

BY JULIA SHUMWAY of the Oregon Capital Chronicle Oregon gubernatorial candidates, from left, Christine Drazan, Tina Kotek and Betsy Johnson, participate in a debate hosted by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association in Welches. (Screenshot) The three women running to be Oregon’s next governor sparred over abortion, homelessness, guns and climate[Read More…]

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Two Keizer women facing federal drug charges

A Keizer mother and daughter are facing charges involving their alleged participation in an India-based illegal drug distribution ring. Jennifer McConnon, 48, was arraigned in federal court Friday, July 29. She pled not guilty in her hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Armistead, and was released pending a five-day jury[Read More…]

2022 Oregon Gubernatorial Debate

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Vandals strike McNary High School

McNary High School was the site of vandalism sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Vandals dumped 2,000 gallons of epoxy track paint and shattered the tank of a toilet in the concession stand at Flesher Field.