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SB hopeful talks of mistakes

SB hopeful talks of mistakes

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Tim Moles doesn’t hide from his dark past. The Keizer native has filed his paperwork to run for the Zone 6 seat on the Salem-Keizer School Board. Moles is running against Chuck Lee, who is seeking a third term in the May 19 election. Just running is a big […]

Robin Roberts to speak at Elsinore

Robin Roberts to speak at Elsinore

Few tickets remain for “From the HEART…An Evening with Robin Roberts” at the Elsinore Theatre on Friday, April 17. Roberts, Good Morning, America anchor, author and cancer survivor will speak at the Medical Foundation of Marion and Polk County’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Contact TicketsWest.com or call 503-375-3574 for tickets. The Medical Foundation works […]

Flood research continues for KPIC

Flood research continues for KPIC

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Members of the Keizer Points of Interest Committee (KPIC) are looking for information about past floods in the city. So why not look through old family books? That’s just what KPIC member Kris Adams did recently. KPIC members are working on a project that will culminate with a kiosk […]

Organization Day big day for Big Toy

Organization Day big day for Big Toy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes For the Big Toy playground project, it’s time to get organized. Construction consultant Bill Hugill from New York-based project consultant Leathers and Associates will be in Keizer Tuesday, April 7. Hugill will spend the day meeting with leaders of the project, including chairs of the various committees, two months […]

Easter services, egg hunts all over town this weekend

Easter services, egg hunts all over town this weekend

If you are looking for Easter services or egg hunts this weekend, there is no shortage of options. With a bit of travel, dogs can take part or kids can dive in at the Woodburn Aquatic Center for Easter treats. Here are a few of the events around town and the region this weekend: • […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

They work hard for the ivy

They work hard for the ivy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Some work for the money. Some work in exchange for food or beer. And then you have Chip and Ergo, who are helping to clean up the poison ivy around Keizer Rapids Park. Chip and Ergo work for ivy. After all, they are goats. Vince Alvarez has lived right […]

Former McNary coach rises to new challenge

Former McNary coach rises to new challenge

By Nancy Baldwin Health Educator, Salem Health Making positive strides while dealing with cancer is a major win—and many patients are experiencing the thrill of victory, thanks to retired McNary High School football coach Dave Snook. Turns out, coaching cancer patients is a lot like team sports. “Everyone has their own strengths and challenges, so […]

Keizer illustrator’s 1st video game, Paperbound, on shelves in 11 days

Keizer illustrator’s 1st video game, Paperbound, on shelves in 11 days

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes During the past 17 months, Keizerite Mike Smith has dedicated much of his time to creating the characters for a new video game, Paperbound, that will debut on Playstation and Windows platforms March 31. In that time, he’s created more than 15 gigabytes of artwork (translation: a lot). […]

Audio journal presents look into Celt senior’s life

Audio journal presents look into Celt senior’s life

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In January, I met with McNary High School senior David Henderson and handed him a small voice recorder. We’d never met before, but I wanted to know more about his life as a high school student. “My first thought was it would be interesting, but I wasn’t sure […]

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