By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was beautiful weather for a fair. Such was the case Saturday, Aug. 9 as the seventh annual RIVERfair took place at Keizer Rapids Park. There was live entertainment throughout the day. Early on there was the Copper Creek Mercantile Pet Parade, followed by the Golden Bone Awards. In […]
About 50 area students turned out for McNary High School’s football kids camp last week.
On Aug. 2 and 3, Brooks’ Antique Powerland will continue its annual Great Oregon Steam-up. Parades and exhibits will feature vintage tractors, cars, trucks, military transportation. emergency vehicles and engines in a display of automotive power since the Industrial Age. Parades are slated both days at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $12 for a day pass, […]
By DEE MOORE For the Keizertimes Cannon fire mingled with smoke and the cries of wounded and dying men over the Fourth of July weekend while spectators gasped and cheered the spectacle at Willamette Mission State Park north of Keizer. The park was the scene of the annual Civil War reenactment held by the Northwest […]
The McNary High School drama department hosted its annual award show, The Golden Onions, Friday, May 30. In addition to awards such as Most Disorganized Backstage and Biggest Flirt Backstage, the ceremony honored students for a variety of more serious achievements. Theater students of merit, students with at least a 3.5 GPA and 4.0 in […]
Check out these photos from this year’s Keizer Iris Festival. Here are this years award winners… Senior Talent Show sponsored by Willamette Lutheran Retirement Community First place: Rich Forester, vocals Second place: Judy Chartier, vocals Third place: Eileen Booth, vocals and tap dance routine Battle of the Bands: Top three: Zero Seasons, Felony Flats, Sleight […]
The Keizer Rotary Club held its annual Raffle Party with a tropical theme on Saturday, April 12, at the Keizer Civic Center. More than $60,000 was raised. Vickie Jackson was the chair of the event. Melinda Parker was the winner of the grand prize of gold and silver valued at $10,000. Dennis Koho won the […]
Keizer Young Life held its annual spring auction on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Keizer Civic Center. About 250 people enjoyed food prepared by local restaurants. The live auction was conducted by Sid Vorhees; attendees bid on 12 items which collectively raised over $13,000. Young Life will use the money to send kids to […]
Getting their grub on… The 54th annual Marion County Fire District No. 1 Volunteer Firefighters Breakfast took place March 8 and 9 at MCFD Station 5 in Brooks.
MHS goes renaissance for Knight of Arts The McNary High School fine arts department raised more than $29,000 at its annual Knight of Arts gala, March 8. The total includes money set aside for $5,000 in scholarships for current McNary students, but doesn’t include two donated guitars – one from the event’s oral auction and […]