NEWS

Vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near Safeway

Keizer Fire District medics assist the victim of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash at the northwest entrance/exit of the Safeway parking lot on Chemawa Road N.E. 03/12/2019, 3:25 p.m. -Keizer police are on the scene of a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near the northwest corner of the Safeway parking lot.[Read More…]

Teacher turns passion into after school club

Jennedy Garcia Cortez practices kicks in an after school jiu-jitsu program at Weddle Elementary School. Eduardo Rodriguez developed a passion for Brazilian jiu-jitsu when he was a student at Western Oregon University in 2010. Nearly a decade later, he has gotten the chance to share that passion with a group of[Read More…]

Leagues, city could spin off park mgmt.

Representatives of the city and the two leagues that make the most use of Keizer Little League Park appear to be moving toward establishing a separate, but collaborative foundation to manage and schedule events at the park. For the past few months, city officials have been encouraging Keizer Little League[Read More…]

Man dies in mobile home fire

A Keizer man perished in a fire that consumed a mobile home off Chemawa Loop Northeast on Sunday, March 3. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. A fire in a Keizer mobile home park claimed the life of a 62-year-old man Sunday, March 3. Keizer firefighters were[Read More…]

WMS mentor earns regional recognition

Instructional Mentor Matt Hurst (second from left) after being honored as the 2019 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year. The Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE) recently honored a Whiteaker Middle School instructional mentor as the 2019 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year. Hurst, along with Whiteaker Principal Julia Dewitt,[Read More…]

One dead in mobile home fire (updated)

KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings A fire in a Keizer mobile home park claimed the life of a 62-year-old man Sunday, March 3. Keizer firefighters were summoned to a mobile home fire at Rainbow Gardens Mobile Village, a 55+ Senior Living Community, at 5:44 a.m. Firefighters were on scene in four minutes and[Read More…]

City to form charter review committee

The Keizer City Council took a giant leap toward removing language from the city charter that alienates members of the community who identify as something other than heterosexual. As part of goal-setting talks, councilors set a short-term goal of establishing a charter review committee to eliminate pieces of Section 44,[Read More…]

Police Scanner

Photo Illustration Sunday, Feb. 18 9:30 a.m. – Theft by false pretenses and deception, forgery in the 5000 block of River Road N. 11:41 a.m. – Theft by false pretenses and deception in the 1000 block of Clearview Avenue NE. 1:40 p.m. – Theft from building in the 5000 block[Read More…]

TRAFFIC COURT

NO LICENSE Tom Kamis, $642; Cristopher Huerta Lopez, $260; Jeremiah A Abon Jr., $100; Karina David Bojorquez-Rosales, $245; Alejandra P Hernandez-Albizures, $235. NO INSURANCE Ian Michael Smith, $600; Marcel Isreal Benavides, $600; Ricky Lee Tipsword, $600; Gerardo Rosales, $600; Daniel Rodriguez, $235; Amanda Veronica Mendoza Arreola, $265; Corrina Victoria Zavala,[Read More…]