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Keizer library hires new manager

Keizer library hires new manager

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Kathy Thomas first wandered into the Keizer Community Library (KCL) because she grew tired of driving to Salem for the offerings at the public library there. “I came down to get a patron card and I was so surprised by the warmth and coziness of this little library […]

More faces to be sold for mural

More faces to be sold for mural

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes All that was needed was an auctioneer. Motions were made at a fast and furious rate during the March 22 Keizer Public Arts Commission (KPAC) meeting in regard to faces on the upcoming public mural, scheduled to be installed this summer on the north wall at Town & Country […]

Changes aplenty for Monster Cookie Ride

Changes aplenty for Monster Cookie Ride

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Sometimes big anniversaries are the perfect time to introduce changes. Such is the case with the Monster Cookie Metric Century Bicycle Ride, the premier spring event for the Salem Bicycle Club. The 40th anniversary event is coming up April 24, starting at the state Capitol Mall in Salem, to […]

Koho back home, on the mend

Koho back home, on the mend

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Dennis Koho knew he needed to lose some weight and to slow down a bit. He wasn’t anticipating both to suddenly happen due to a heart attack. Yet that’s just what happened to the attorney who is also president of the Keizer City Council. Dennis had a heart attack […]

Celt beatboxer has freestyle flow

Celt beatboxer has freestyle flow

and a growing legion of fans

Faces, faces on the wall

Faces, faces on the wall

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The plan is for plenty of faces to be on the next public mural, being painted this summer on the north wall of Town & Country Lanes at 3500 River Road N. Just not as many faces as some would like. Plans have been discussed at length during Keizer […]

Seven Celtic scribes pen One Act Festival

Seven Celtic scribes pen One Act Festival

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Morgan Hoag gives the perfect reason why anyone should make sure they’re in the seats for the annual One Act Festival. “It’s the one time you can come to a McNary play and the playwright is going to be in the audience with you,” […]

Rotary Club food drive underway

Rotary Club food drive underway

The Rotary Club of Keizer  kicked off its annual food drive with a presentation by Marion Polk Food Share on the importance of cash and food donations to feed hungry people. The partnership between Rotary Clubs and MPFS has been going on for seventeen years.  MPFS is focused on providing nutritious food throughout Marion and […]

McNary’s first graduating class reuniting in July

McNary’s first graduating class reuniting in July

The 50th year reunion of McNary High School’s first graduating class has been set for July 15-17. The class numbered about 250 and were comprised of students who moved from North Salem High School and Keizer students. Events during the three day reunion will include golf, a barbecue at the Dye House at the Mission […]

Former councilor Al Miller remembered for baseball ties

Former councilor Al Miller remembered for baseball ties

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Al Miller was a longtime Keizer attorney and served on the Keizer City Council throughout most of the 1990s. He’s most remembered for his baseball connections, however. Miller, known as Big Al, passed away suddenly at his Keizer home on Feb. 16 at the age of 68. A service […]

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