The start of the 2023-24 school year for Salem Keizer Public Schools is fast approaching, with sixth and ninth graders beginning Sept. 5, and all other non-kindergarteners on Sept. 6. The district and new Superintendent Andrea Castañeda are ready with their top priority “a great opening.”
Congresswoman Andrea Salinas held a Town Hall in Keizer as part of a tour of her Sixth District.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 12:45 a.m. Assault in the 1000 block of McGee Court NE 12:45 a.m. Criminal mischief in the 1000 block of McGee Court NE 12:45 a.m. Theft in the 1000 block of McGee Court NE 8:10 a.m. Failure to perform duties of driver to injured person in the[Read More…]
Councilor Julie Hoy is proposing the Salem City Council repeal the new payroll tax at a meeting next week. But whether a repeal would stop a citizen vote on the tax in November isn’t clear. By ABBEY MCDONALD Of the Salem Reporter Councilor Julie Hoy is proposing the Salem City[Read More…]
By JOSHUA MANES Of the Keizertimes As the 2023-24 school year approaches, Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS) is staring down a critical issue for the 2024-25 year. At Tuesday’s School Board work session, Superintendent Andrea Castañeda announced that the district is projecting a “significant gap” between revenue and expenses for the[Read More…]
By LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes The second Keizer City Council meetings in August are usually a low-key affair with little to discuss. That was not the case with the Monday, Aug. 21 meeting, which ran for more than three hours. Communications and emergencies took up the bulk of the[Read More…]
State Sen. Kim Thatcher, R-Keizer, can’t seek reelection in 2026 based on a decision by Secretary of State La Vonne Griffin-Valade announced Tuesday, Aug. 8.
The city is addressing traffic issues in Keizer including the installation of a speed table on Cummings Lane at Delight Avenue. The city is also planning a speed study on Claggett Street NE in response to resident complaints there.
In an online letter to families published Thursday morning, Erik Jespersen informed the McNary community that he had accepted a role with Salem Keizer School District and would not be returning as principal at McNary High School.
Keizer City Council will meet on Monday, August 7th at 7 p.m. in regular session.