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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 […]

A vision for Keizer Rapids Park

A vision for Keizer Rapids Park

To the Editor: With the advent of bringing 58 acres of park land at Keizer Rapids Park into Keizer’s urban growth boundary, there is a great opportunity to revise the current plan and master plan the new acreage, “the filbert orchard area.” The city council and the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board are looking […]

What has become of wisdom?

What has become of wisdom?

A Box of Soap By DON VOWELL Each day I expect to answer the bell and find wisdom on my doorstep, ready to move in.  With age was supposed to come wisdom.  Age has found me and is comfortably settled in but wisdom is somewhere delayed. “Many persons might have attained to wisdom had they […]

The most important day was the longest

The most important day was the longest

There were 36,525 days in the 20th century.  Which one stands out to you as most important?  My choice is “The Longest Day.” Arguably, one day among all the days in previous centuries can be singled out as most important. Some would say of the 1800s, for example, that it was July 3, 1863, and the Battle of Gettysburg.  In the 1700s, it’d have […]

Donald Ray Conner

Donald Ray Conner

July 30, 1933 – May 31, 2014

Janice Nissen

Janice Nissen

Aug. 27, 1924 – May 19, 2014

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