Warren blows past pack in Keizer campaign giving

Democratic presidential Sen. Elizabeth Warren is finding a receptive audience among a small number of supporters in Keizer.  Warren sailed past every other candidate and President Donald Trump when it came to presidential campaign giving in the third quarter of 2019. Warren raked in $11,845, but Trump still had more[Read More…]

In-N-Out traffic plans begin to crystallize

The Keizer Station In-N-Out might not open until mid or late December if indications from a recent meeting between the corporation and city staff are any indication.  In a weekly update on city business, City Manager Chris Eppley said In-N-Out is likely to request a special event permit from the[Read More…]

4 major tournaments headed to KLL park

Keizer Little League Park is going to be quite a bit busier for a few weekends next year. Keizer Little League, which manages the park under a contract with the city, recently signed a contract to bring four two-day tournaments to the park. The organizations hosting the tournaments are Cherry[Read More…]

City’s ADU standards take spotlight again at planning commission

The Keizer Planning Commission spent its November meeting bringing Keizer’s development codes relating to accessory dwelling units (ADUs) into line with recent changes instituted by the Oregon Legislature.  Two potentially dramatic changes received no discussion during the meeting because the legislative action nullified previous regulations implemented by the city.  “As[Read More…]

K9 tracks fleeing suspect to riverbank

David Acevedo Keizer Police Department K-9 Kobe successfully tracked a fleeing man to the banks of the Willamette River after leading police on a chase of through south Keizer and northeast Salem.  The incident began about 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, near the intersection of Appleblossom Avenue Northeast and[Read More…]

Services for MHS junior planned

Alli Colfax A junior at McNary High School passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 12, and friends and loved ones have created a GoFundMe campaign to help with her funeral costs. A funeral will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m. at Dayspring Church, 1755 Lockhaven Drive N.E.[Read More…]

New, familiar faces join city advisory groups

The Keizer City Council made numerous appointments to several advisory committees at its meeting Monday, Nov. 4.  Ali Rasouli and Julia Sargent were added to the Keizer Budget Committee.  Tanya Hamilton, Mike Pantalone, Dylan Juran, Clay Rushton and Jeff Sargent were appointed to the Parks Advisory Board.  Lorene Moore is[Read More…]