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MHS boosters fund gym floor makeover

MHS boosters fund gym floor makeover

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s Athletic Booster Club (ABC) has another big project in the offing this summer: a renovation of the school’s gym. The project includes repainting all three levels of the gymnasium and refinishing the main gym’s floor to include a McNary “M” logo. The final cost of […]

Celtic pair takes home ‘distinguished’ medals

Celtic pair takes home  ‘distinguished’ medals

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A last-minute donation to the Distinguished Young Women of Keizer (DYWK) made for an unexpected surprise during the scholarship program Saturday, May 14. Instead of one winner, there were two $1,500 scholarships to be given out. The recipients were Sydney Martindale and Elizabeth Russell, who will go on […]

Celt vocalists win state title

Celt vocalists win state title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls a capella group, Cm7b9#11, never intended to win a state title in female vocal performance. In fact, the 11 Celtics that comprise the group only went to compete at the district level to get some feedback from the judges. They ended up winning […]

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Iris Festival just around the corner

Iris Festival just around the corner

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It’s May in Keizer, which could only mean one thing: it’s time for the Iris Festival. Keizer’s biggest weekend of the year is almost here, starting in earnest next Thursday, May 19 with a kickoff dinner and party. Activities conclude with several events on Sunday, May 22 including runs, […]

KHT premieres Drop Dead!

KHT premieres Drop Dead!

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In Keizer Homegrown Theatre’s (KHT) latest production, a troupe of has-been thespians attempts to stage a comeback, but the bodies keep piling up. “It’s pants-wetting funny,” said Tyler Fredrickson, who plays the stage manager of the production. “My character alone flips from passive to assertive to aggressive at […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, May 16

Tickets available for ‘A Secret Garden’

Tickets available for ‘A Secret Garden’

The Keizer Art Association presents A Secret Garden 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Keizer Heritage Center at 980 Chemawa Road N.E. The annual fundraiser supports the association’s programs and the Enid Joy Mount Gallery. The event will include tea and light luncheon, tea hat contest, raffle and prizes, fairy garden […]

Big Toy gets new trees

Big Toy gets new trees

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The plan all along was to have more trees around the Big Toy at Keizer Rapids Park. Kevin Pack with Optimum Learning Environment (OLE), a charter school within Keizer’s Forest Ridge Elementary, was looking for a place to put in new trees. When Pack, president of OLE, got together […]

Wire Monkey Mama makes Keizer debut

Wire Monkey Mama makes Keizer debut

Band is fronted by two MHS teachers

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