Band Day in Keizer

Members of the various McNary High School bands spread out across Keizer on Saturday, Sept. 23. to collect recyclable bottles and cans, as well as financial donations to help fund projects for the marching band, jazz ensemble, symphonic band, orchestra and wind ensemble. Band members will be in the city[Read More…]

Gubser kicks off the school year

By: LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Anticipation was high for kids, staff and parents as Gubser Elementary School welcomed first through fifth graders to the first day of the 2023-24 school year. A red carpet was laid out at the entrance, while decorations and signs welcomed ‘Gators’ to Gubser.

McNary counselor and former girls tennis coach charged with sexually abusing minor in Polk County

A McNary High School counselor has been charged with sexually abusing a minor for nearly two years.

Prosecutors charged Todd A. Bobeda, 46 of Dallas, on Wednesday in Polk County Circuit Court with four counts of third-degree sexual abuse, two counts of first-degree official misconduct and harassment, according to court documents.

At war. With color.

Young Life leaders get powered paint poured on them. Kyra Norstorm (left) throws powder paint at June Higgins (middle) and Elizabeth Williams (right).  By MADISON LIETZ of the KeizertimesLast Monday evening every Young Life club in the Salem-Keizer district gathered on the grounds of the Keizer Community Church for a[Read More…]