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Turf field project in end zone

Turf field project in end zone

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School turf field project got the green light from the school district Monday, June 8. The immediate future of replacing the existing grass field at the high school was in question until that afternoon because fundraising the $500,000 cash needed stalled out with approximately $130,000 […]

Big Toy build underway at KRP

Big Toy build underway at KRP

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The big week is here for the Big Toy. Hordes of community volunteers started showing up at the play structure site Wednesday morning, in the filbert orchards at Keizer Rapids Park. A playground was part of the KRP Master Plan approved in 2008. The idea for what became the […]

Grad moves ahead, no excuses

Grad moves ahead, no excuses

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Many of the McNary High School graduates who will receive their diplomas Friday, June 5, will have overcome all sorts of challenges to make that walk across the stage. Fewer would measure up to what Payton Williams has overcome in the past 12 months. In July 2014, Payton […]

Golf slots available for OVPA tourney

Golf slots available for OVPA tourney

Room for teams is still available in the Oregon Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Gold Cup Golf Tournament at McNary Golf Club on Saturday, June 6. Individuals and foursomes can sign up to play in the benefit up to Saturday morning. The event is a shotgun scramble with a barbecue and auction. Registration starts at 11 […]

Dutch Bros to donate sales for Keizer teen

Dutch Bros to donate sales for Keizer teen

Dutch Bros. Coffee in Keizer will donate all its sales from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, to help Austin Verboort’s family pay medical expenses. Verboort, 16, a McNary High School student,  was injured in an auto accident on May 22 at Lockhaven Drive N. and McClure Street N. He was released […]

Friends rally to support Verboort

Friends rally to support Verboort

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes On Friday, May 22, three McNary High School students were involved in a car crash on Lockhaven Drive N. While two of the involved students were treated and released, the third, Austin Verboort, remained in a coma at Salem Hospital at press time. Details of the exact circumstances […]

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 1961, Louise Seger showed up early for a Patsy Cline show at Houston’s Esquire Ballroom. Seger found in Cline’s music a reflection of her own life as a divorced, single mother and became something of a “superfan” in current parlance. Seger met Cline before the show and […]

Brief lockdown at MHS Monday morning

Brief lockdown at MHS Monday morning

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes McNary High School was under a brief Level 1 lockdown Monday morning, May 18. The school went into lockdown at about 10:30 a.m. but the lockdown was lifted in less than 20 minutes. “It was some sort of police event,” MHS principal Erik Jespersen said. “Our school resource officer […]

Two win the show at DYWK

Two win the show at DYWK

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Fatima Falcon and Cambria Rushton were selected to represent Keizer as the city’s Distinguished Young Women during the scholarship program Saturday, May 9. “Actually, I wasn’t nervous until I hit the stage today. Up to today it was like, ‘I got this,’ but today was nerve-wracking,” said Falcon. […]

Fondness for Sweet Pea

Fondness for Sweet Pea

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s Jim Woodry has fixed up a car with high sentimental value. Again. Two years ago Woodry and son Eddy restored a 1967 Pontiac GTO – nicknamed Screamer – that had been in the family since new. The GTO won an award at the Portland Roadster Show and was […]

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