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Agenda for Keizer City Council

Agenda for Keizer City Council

Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m.

Richard Francis Major

Richard Francis Major

Jan. 24, 1940 – June 8, 2014

Maurice “Morris” Janes

Maurice “Morris” Janes

Dec. 13, 1921 – May 31, 2014

Community colleges’ lost mission

Community colleges’ lost mission

By Gene McIntyre There are public education entities that have proven themselves tried and true over the years of Oregon’s statehood, getting underway well over a century ago in 1859.  First and foremost, it has been and remains fundamentally important that our children learn how to read, write and work numbers and the public elementary school, usually grades […]

The hero and the bad guys

The hero and the bad guys

By SUSAN ESTRICH Last week, Bowe Bergdahl was a hero, and the five members of the Taliban being freed in exchange for him were the worst of the worst. By the end of the week, it seemed that neither is actually true. The parade in Bergdahl’s Idaho hometown was canceled. Four of the five aren’t […]

And the Onion goes to…

And the Onion goes to…

The McNary High School drama department hosted its annual award show, The Golden Onions, Friday, May 30. In addition to awards such as Most Disorganized Backstage and Biggest Flirt Backstage, the ceremony honored students for a variety of more serious achievements. Theater students of merit, students with at least a 3.5 GPA and 4.0 in […]

Celts fall to Lakers 4-2

Celts fall to Lakers 4-2

The McNary High School varsity baseball team had the early lead in its second-round playoff game, but it couldn’t hold on for the win. The Celts faced Lake Oswego High School on the road Wednesday, May 28, and lost 4-2. The loss closes the shutters on another season for the team. McNary’s Tim Hays came […]

Family seeks help in finding lost Keizer man

Family seeks help in finding lost Keizer man

Authorities and family members are searching for 53-year-old Keizer resident Robert Allen Knupp. Oregon State Police (OSP) has joined family members in the search and is asking for the public’s help to find him after he was last seen Saturday evening, June 7. His 1993 Geo Metro was found locked and unoccupied at the Santiam […]

Debate still noisy over tow trucks

Debate still noisy over tow trucks

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The debate over tow trucks parking in Keizer neighborhoods heated up once again Monday. Discussion has been ongoing in recent months and was the subject of a special hour-long public forum in front of the Keizer City Council. A city ordinance approved in 2005 makes it illegal for a […]

KLL poison oak

KLL poison oak

To the Editor: I think it’s funny to read the sanitized version of what happened regarding the poison oak at Keizer Little League field.  The coach had no problem leaving his name, along with his poor wife’s picture covered in poison oak.  He tried for nearly two weeks talking to league officials and got nowhere […]

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