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Luncheon supports B&GC

The Boys & Girls Club will host a Great Futures Luncheon on Thursday, April 11 at the Salem Convention Center. The free luncheon will begin at noon. The public is invited. The goal of the luncheon is to shine a light on the youth and to share with the Boys &[Read More…]

College Night at MHS April 16

McNary High School will host Capital College Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at McNary High School.  More than 25 Oregon colleges and universities will be at the event to answer questions and provide information.  It is free to all students in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties.[Read More…]

Council sets new goals for near and more distant future

The Keizer City council approved its list of short- and long-term goals at a meeting Monday, April 1. Short-term goals include: • Establishing a charter review committee to update the city’s charter and revise sections that include anti-LGBTQIA language. Voters will have to approve the changes and the current goal[Read More…]

Blazing a trail

McNary High School and Career Technical Education Center student Emely Medina (right) talked about her recent accomplishing in the CTEC law enforcement program at the Keizer City Council meeting Monday, April 1. Teacher Josh Barnett (left) said Medina has excelled in the program despite entering into it late in the[Read More…]

Soggy Day in the Park set for April 20 a KRP

Matthew Curtis drives headlong through an inflatable obstacle course at the first Soggy Day in the Park in 2018. The Claggett Creek Watershed Council, a group dedicated to promoting water quality and wildlife habitat in the Claggett Creek watershed, will host its Soggy Day in the Park 2.0 event starting[Read More…]

Junk Hunt planned in Salem

The Great Junk Hunt will be at the Oregon State Fair Grounds on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13.  With over 45,000 square feet filled with the best vendors in the Northwest, participants will be able to find hand-picked vendors selling farmhouse, industrial, vintage, vintage-inspired, re-purposed, and handmade goods. Early[Read More…]

Hearing on shooting range begins Tuesday

A lawsuit spawned from a stray bullet that penetrated a Keizer home heads to court for the first time next week. Judge J. Channing Bennett, a Marion County circuit court judge, will begin hearing arguments regarding a preliminary injunction at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9. If the testimony cannot[Read More…]