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Rising at the banquet

Rising at the banquet

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Things will look a little different this year at Keizer’s First Citizen Awards Banquet. The annual banquet starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at Keizer Quality Suites, having moved from its previous spot at the Keizer Civic Center. There will be a prime rib dinner and no host bar. Tickets […]

Exiting stage left

Exiting stage left

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Jim Taylor and Lore Christopher joined the Keizer City Council, the Keizer Civic Center was only a dream. Last Saturday night, Taylor and Christopher formally said goodbye to public office during an event at the civic center. Christopher had served as Keizer’s mayor for 14 years, while Taylor […]

Omigod, you guys!

Omigod, you guys!

Legally Blonde opens at McNary

Big Toy funding needs kick

Big Toy funding needs kick

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Money continues to come in for the Big Toy project, but it’s been trickling in. In a Keizertimes story last August, it was noted $197,400 had been raised for the project, or 47 percent towards the goal of $416,509.80. Fast forward five months and the raised amount has inched […]

Holiday card contest is being worked on

Holiday card contest is being worked on

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was just a couple of nights before Christmas and details over the annual Christmas cards were being fussed over. Not in the normal sense, however. For one, this was the Keizer Arts Commission meeting at city hall on Dec. 23. For another, the card in question is one […]

MHS junior designs logo for new tech school

MHS junior designs logo for new tech school

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Aimee Williams, as a junior at McNary High School, has left her mark in several places around Keizer. Last year, she came up with winning designs of T-shirts for two Keizer elementary schools and the Lady Celt Powder Puff football game. Last week, she found out her treatment […]

A stitch and time saves flags

A stitch and time saves flags

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Debbie Lockhart has a great view of her handiwork. For the last few years, the deputy city recorder for Keizer has been volunteering her time to mend flags as needed at the Keizer Civic Center. Three flags fly over the main entrance at 930 Chemawa Road North: United States, […]

What’cha got cooking, Cafe 159?

What’cha got cooking, Cafe 159?

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The margherita pizza is divine, extra cheesy and with a crust that is hearty, but not overfilling. The Thai chicken slice is a tad overdone, but more flavorful for it. The main course was preceded by a salad of leafy greens, cranberries, almonds and feta cheese,  topped with […]

Hart resigns from Keizer Fire Board

Hart resigns from Keizer Fire Board

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Citing declining health, a longtime member of the Keizer Fire Board stepped down last month. Mike Hart, a former city councilor who was elected to the Keizer Fire District fire board in 2003, turned in his resignation in December. “My health has continued to decline and it has […]

The year in photos

The year in photos

From The year in photos — 2014, posted by Keizertimes on 1/05/2015 (9 items) A makeshift memorial set up in memory of Andre Joaquin Sosa, a 4-year-old killed in a… Maddy Kephart protests a proposal to develop land at Verda Lane and Chemawa Road into… Dylan Bunten’s Stephano offers a drink to Osvaldo Torres’ Caliban […]

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