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Lady Celts come from behind to tie South Salem, earn play-in game

Lady Celts come from behind to tie South Salem, earn play-in game

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Kayla Evans was fighting back tears before her last home soccer game at McNary. But afterwards she couldn’t stop smiling as the Lady Celtics earned themselves a state play-in game with a 1-1 tie against South Salem on Thursday, Oct. 20. “I’ve played with some of these girls since […]

Oh-oh-it’s magic…

Oh-oh-it’s magic…

Cinemagic movie theater may be coming

Board nixes adopt-a-park talk

Board nixes adopt-a-park talk

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board met Tuesday, Oct. 11. These are some of the topics the board addressed: • Board members put off a detailed discussion of instituting an adopt-a-park program intended to get local businesses involved in the city’s parks. City Councilor Amy Ryan suggested […]

Saber-rattling Target sole holdout on hotel parking

Saber-rattling Target sole holdout on hotel parking

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When it comes to grievances about Keizer Station, parking availability rarely tops the list. However, Target is now the sole holdout preventing the construction of a new hotel in the area and its issue is parking. “The only reason Target has given for denying its approval is that […]

Pouring gas on home lands woman in cuffs

Pouring gas on home lands woman in cuffs

Keizer police arrested a Salem woman after responding to a disturbance call in the 1800 block of Jentif Court Northeast Tuesday, Sept. 27. Keizer police were summoned to the address about 9 p.m. by a resident who said his ex-girlfriend was outside the home throwing rocks and wood at the garage doors and windows. She […]

‘I didn’t ask for the new lighting’

‘I didn’t ask for the new lighting’

Lighting district sparks dissent

SPEAKING FOR THE TREE: Council denies heritage designation

SPEAKING FOR THE TREE: Council denies heritage designation

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Roberta Schmechel spotted one of her neighborhood trees in the Keizertimes last week, she felt compelled to speak on its behalf at a Keizer City Council meeting Monday, Oct. 3. “We look up the street at this tree and it’s a beautiful, symmetrical tree,” Schmecnel said. “When […]

Doutt wins girls race, Honeyman and Martinez PR

Doutt wins girls race, Honeyman and Martinez PR

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary junior Kailey Doutt was looking forward to competing against South Salem sophomore Anna Chau and North Salem junior Madison Willhoft, two of the top runners in the Greater Valley Conference, Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Bush Park. But she’ll have to wait. Willhoft missed the race with the flu […]

Keizer boys ticketed after clown scare

Keizer boys ticketed after clown scare

The clown scare sweeping the nation hit Keizer Thursday, Oct. 6. Keizer police ticketed two 14-year-olds for disorderly conduct after conspiring to scare a pair of women at the Salem Clinic urgent care office at 5900 Inland Shores Way N. About 8:15 p.m., officers responded to the report of a clown chasing two women back […]

Keizer man jailed after armed robbery

Keizer man jailed after armed robbery

Acting on several anonymous tips, Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies arrested a Keizer man in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. Around 2 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, an adult black male wearing Nike batting gloves and a gas mask entered the Center Market at 237 N 2nd Street in Jefferson. The […]

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