Tax deadline looming

The deadline to file state and federal taxes is Monday, May 17.  In March, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the deadline to file taxes would be extended, the Oregon Department of Revenue extended state filing deadlines shortly thereafter.  Penalties, interest and additions to tax will[Read More…]

Sandwich shop will donate to veterans

Firehouse Subs, including its Keizer Station location will dedicate 100% of in-restaurant donations the week of Veterans Day to the nation’s military veterans through its non-profit, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.  Donations will be accepted Monday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, November 15.  The fundraising initiative, now in its fourth year, will[Read More…]

Students: Check out Elks scholarships

Keizer Elks Lodge #2472 recently announced that the Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Applicants are judged on academics, leadership, service and financial need. The application is[Read More…]

ServeFest returns Aug. 25

Lakepoint Community Church’s annual ServeFest is switching days and locations this year.  On Saturday, Aug. 25, members of the church and partnering organizations will mobilize at Claggett Creek Middle School to provide a host of free services from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to the public.[Read More…]

Pizza funder supports Scouts

Keizer Boy Scout Troop 105 will hold a fund raiser on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in conjunction with Papa Murphy’s Pizza in Schoolhouse Square at the corner of River and Chemawa Roads. Ten percent of sales that day will be donated to Troop 105 to fund its projects. Members of the[Read More…]

Theatre gala features Broadway star

Enlightened Theatrics will be hosting their Inaugural Gala, Broadway to Salem, on September 7, at 8 p.m.  Tickets for a dinner and performance are $100 can be purchased online at Performance-only tickets are $65. The event will be catered by Wild Pear. A live auction to support yearly educational[Read More…]

New, returning volunteers appointed

The Keizer City Council recently appointed several volunteers to city committees. Matt Lawyer, Jeremy Grenz, and Frank Hostler were re-appointed to the Planning Commission beginning October 1 till September 30, 2022. Anne Farris is to serve on the Public Arts Commission starting on September 1 till June 30, 2020.