An informational release provided by Oregon’s Attorney General, Ellen Rosenblum, on Nov. 22 warns of a number of financial scams targeting holiday shoppers.
The Keizer Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit will have extra patrols in the month of April as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared April National Distracted Driving Awareness month.
Keizer City Council meets on Monday, Jan. 3rd at 7 p.m. in regular session.
An arson fire caught on a security camera damaged the West Salem offices of Lighthouse Financial Enterprises, Inc., owned by Keizer resident Phillip Gerstner.
With temperatures nearing or surpassing record levels and air quality warnings in effect, burn bans are commonplace. But there are still sometimes long plumes of smoke headed into the skies over Salem begging the question: Why? “It’s a very visible activity, you can actively see it,” said farmer Kathy Hadley[Read More…]
Since 1984, people in neighborhoods all over the country have left their houses, locked up behind them, and spent the first Tuesday evening in August outside with their friends, neighbors and local police officers as part of National Night Out. Keizer is known as a “city of neighborhoods,” which means[Read More…]
Federal authorities move to seize Silverton, Independence homes to break up sprawling illegal marijuana operation
Federal authorities say they found this large indoor marijuana operation in September 2021 in a home outside of Independence on Rickreall Road. (U.S. Attorney’s Office Portland) Federal authorities say a Texas man organized a sophisticated illegal trafficking operation that turned homes in Oregon into indoor marijuana plantations in places from[Read More…]
Police display some of the more than $280,000 in cash connected to a large-scale marijuana grow operation. A team led by the Keizer Police Department executed search warrants on Tuesday, Feb. 1, at homes in Salem and Keizer. (Keizer Police Department photo) Police found indoor marijuana grow operations in six[Read More…]
A nurse cares for a COVID patient in the intensive care unit at Salem Hospital on Friday, Aug. 20. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Cheryl Nester Wolfe, Salem Health CEO, presented a stark view inside Salem Hospital as the COVID surge continues to swamp the state’s hospitals. “You see a young mother[Read More…]
With freezing weather expected to bring snow and possible ice rain to the Keizer area Thursday evening into Friday, it is good to remember tips about driving in those conditions: • Position your hands on the steering wheel at 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock or lower; • Go slow; •[Read More…]