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Eclipse planning hits logistic hurdles

Eclipse planning hits logistic hurdles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Planning for an event centered around the total eclipse that will pass over Keizer in August 2017 is beginning to stumble and time is growing short for things to begin taking shape. That was the message from Sherrie Gottfried, a member of the Keizer Festivals Advisory Board and […]

It’s decision time for Oregon voters, here’s a primer

It’s decision time for Oregon voters, here’s a primer

With ballots making their way to voters, the Keizertimes took a look at some of the major issues and the local candidates in contested races. We are not endorsing any of these measures or candidates in this article, merely presenting a look at the issues and potential effects. STATE MEASURES Measure 97 A “yes” vote […]

Mr Video finds new home in Keizer

Mr Video finds new home in Keizer

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Staying in Keizer was a top priority for Terry Ricker once he learned keeping Mr. Video and Games would not be able to stay in its Schoolhouse Square location. There were many reasons, but the most heartfelt one was the result of his reception when he moved the […]

Celtics lose non conference game to North Medford

Celtics lose non conference game to North Medford

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary head coach Jeff Auvinen was blunt after his team’s 38-17 loss to North Medford on Friday, Oct. 21. The Celtics laid an egg. “They just played a lot harder than we did,” Auvinen said. “They took it to us and played with more intensity. We got caught kind […]

Keizer Liquor now largest in the state

Keizer Liquor now largest in the state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizer Liquor is now open at its new location in Schoolhouse Square and, if you’re human, you’re not going to be able to resist running your hand over the bar. “They sent us out looking for a board that was this big and this wide and we picked […]

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 […]

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