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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 […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m.

Is Iris Fest set for long term?

Is Iris Fest set for long term?

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes After years of moving around, the Keizer Iris Festival is back downtown for the foreseeable future. Keizer’s biggest annual event kicked off May 7 with the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and continues this weekend with Sunday’s Mother’s Day Breakfast at Keizer Fire District. But the festival kicks into high gear […]

Hitting a euphoric note

Hitting a euphoric note

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Earlier this year, McNary High School senior Tom Janssen had a T-shirt printed with one of the euphonium masters riding the instrument and the words “Be Euphonius” printed underneath. Given that sort of dedication, and one state title playing the instrument already in the rearview, it would be […]

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