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Willamette Lutheran honored For Earthwise moves

On March 6, Willamette Lutheran Retirement Community was presented the Earthwise Large Business of the Year award by Salem Environmental Education (part of Marion County Environmental Services) at a special sustainability luncheon held at Mission Mill. Accepting the award was Kay Hayes, director of marketing; Sam McDonald, groundskeeper/supervisor, Matt Meisenberg,[Read More…]

Cyclists: Sign up for Monster Cookie

The Salem Bicycle Club is now registering riders for the annual Monster Cookie Metric Century. The ride, which takes participants from the Capitol to Champoeg State Park and back, is Sunday, April 28. Pre-registration can be completed at www.salembicycleclub.org, for $30 before April 22. Lunch and T-shirts are available for[Read More…]

Northwest Wildlife Removal, LLC

nwwildliferemoval.com • 503-991-2404 • WCO #100180 Omar Lopez Critters. Every homeowner has had them. Not every critter is a cuddly ball of fur. Many times they threaten our pets or damage our homes. If this is you, call Omar Lopez at Northwest Wildlife Removal, LLC. Since September Omar has helped[Read More…]

Where to head to stave off Spring Break boredom

Spring Break is just around the corner, March 25-29, and local organizations a offering a variety of option to keep idle hands occupied. Keizer Boys & Girls Club • The branch on Noren Avenue in Keizer will be open every day of Spring Break from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.[Read More…]

Enlightened Theatrics stages Avenue Q in Salem

Enlightened Theatrics 2019 Season opens with the multi-Tony award winning musical, Avenue Q at Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre on Friday, March 22. The musical tackles tough subjects like racism, unemployment, homosexuality, homelessness and love through catchy tunes, larger than life characters and puppetry. The production also has adult situations and[Read More…]

MHS revives Hall of Fame

The McNary High School Athletic Hall of Fame will he holding a ceremony on Friday, March 15 at the Keizer Civic Center to honor former great athletes that made significant contributions to the winning tradition of the athletics program at McNary. The spring inductees will include: Lisa Blush, Mike Doherty,[Read More…]

Two more firefighters needed

Keizer Fire District (KFD) is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter/paramedic. KFD will be filling two current vacancies and possibly two additional vacancies by July 1. KFD will be accepting applications from now until April 12. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for April 30 and May 1 and anticipate[Read More…]

Bingo night at Whiteaker

The Whiteaker Band Boosters parent volunteer group is organizing a bingo night at Whiteaker Middle School on Tuesday, March 19. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Whiteaker Middle School gym, and all players are welcome. Participants will be able to purchase snacks and play bingo to win[Read More…]

Dorothy Ann Lamer

D. Lamer Dorothy was born June 4, 1927, in Prairie City, Oregon to James R. and Geneva Ann (Campbell) Cook and passed away on February 28, 2019, in Salem. She graduated from high school in Scio as Valedictorian of her class in 1945. Dorothy married Allen Lamer August 16, 1946, when[Read More…]

Robert Michael Branin

Robert Michael Branin passed on Feb. 22, 2019, surrounded by family and love. He is survived by his common law wife Cathy; mother Lillian Dye; stepfather Tom Dye; son Michael K. Branin; daughter Veronica Smit; stepson Wes Jordan; and eight siblings. He had a huge heart and filled it with[Read More…]