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Stabbing on Shyrina Ct

Keizer Police officers were called to a domestic violence incident occurring on Shyrina Ct NE on Wednesday, March 27.

The female refused to leave the residence resulting in negotiations with police. 

Authorities eventually gained entrance into the domicile as a call to render aid came in after a report from her family that she was harming herself.

The 32nd annual colored pencil exhibition

The DC201-Portland Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) is hosting the 32nd annual Colored Pencil Exhibition from April 4 – 30 at the Keizer Art Association gallery located in the Keizer Cultural Center with a reception on April 6th from 2 – 4p.m.

Finding acres of hope in Independence 

Located on a large, emerald stretch of acreage, the Acres of Hope youth ranch, located at 6665 Rickreall Rd. in Independence, brings together nature, animals and a dedicated staff who provide therapeutic activities to the children who desire them. 

Graffiti everywhere

For the last several months, many Keizerites may have noticed the increase in graffiti around town near residences, in the parks and in other high traffic walking areas.

According to Parks Division Manager Robert Johnson, the graffiti nowadays is “the worst I have seen in my almost 17 years working for Keizer.”

One arrested in March shooting

A 26-year-old Keizer resident was arrested and charged on March 29, with five counts related to a shooting in the parking lot outside of Kolbys Restaurant, Bar and Billiards in the late hours of Saturday, March 2.