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Pioneers tried to avoid the D’s

Pioneers tried to avoid the D’s

By JERRY McGEE for the Keizertimes The pioneers who came over the Oregon Trail developed a close bond based primarily upon their shared experiences on “The Trail.” They never missed an opportunity to gather to retell their stories. Weddings, funerals, barn raisings and yes, even a hanging were all reasons to gather together to swap […]

Keizer’s first doctor

Keizer’s first doctor

I’m very happy with the way my life has turned out,” says Dr. Vernon D. Casterline. And should be. His life story reads like a Horatio Alger tale, but it is true. Keizer’s first doctor was born on his father’s homestead at Vida, Montana, in 1917. Widowed early, his grandmother Casterline had taken her six […]

The McNary family

The McNary family

The first Hugh McNary to live m America was born in Ulster, Ireland. After coming to this country, he married Janet Logan in Trenton, New Jersey, in 1751. Then the family moved to North Carolina where their son, Hugh, served in the militia when he was only 15. Seeking new land after the Revolutionary War, […]

Keizer Fire District

Keizer Fire District

“Back in 1947,” reminisces Rusty Teets, “if you had a fire, you had to run into Salem, with $45, hand it to the fire department and they would send out a fire truck. Of course, your house would be burned down by that time.” Rusty Teets, Walt Robinson, owner of the lumber yard; Olin Brown […]

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