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City website getting closer

City website getting closer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The City of Keizer’s new website will be much less cumbersome and better looking. The only question is the same one that’s dogged the project from the start: when will the site go live? Keizer City Councilors approved spending $15,800 on a new site last May. Evo Gov is […]

Amphitheater patio okayed

Amphitheater patio okayed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Last month, Jerry Nuttbrock’s proposal to build a patio at the Keizer Rapids Park amphitheater wasn’t approved, in part, because he was asking for too much. This month, Nuttbrock brought his revised plan with more exact cost estimates back to the Keizer Park and Recreation Advisory Board. This time, […]

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Kyle Torres claimed two individual district titles at the Greater Valley Conference district meet last week, but he’s more excited about the two additional ones he claimed as part of the 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams. “The relays went well and I was really […]

Childresses take district tennis title

Childresses take district tennis title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For the past two years, McNary senior Sandy Childress has been first runner-up in the district tennis tournament. From the start of this season, she’s been out to become something more. She succeeded Saturday, May 16, taking the district title in doubles alongside her freshman sister, Hannah. “I’m […]

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 1961, Louise Seger showed up early for a Patsy Cline show at Houston’s Esquire Ballroom. Seger found in Cline’s music a reflection of her own life as a divorced, single mother and became something of a “superfan” in current parlance. Seger met Cline before the show and […]

Cow pasture issue to come up again

Cow pasture issue to come up again

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes In some form, the proposal for new apartments at Keizer’s “cow pasture” will come back before the Keizer City Council. The question is when and which proposal. In a vote that surprised many, councilors denied a proposal from developer Mark Grenz last fall to build 120 new apartments at […]

Lady Celts top league

Lady Celts top league

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity softball team finished the Greater Valley Conference season with an eight-game win streak and the first GVC league title. “We knew where this team was at the beginning of the season and where they could be. It took them a little longer […]

Lady Celts on six-game streak

Lady Celts on six-game streak

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity softball team is on a six-game win streak after beating two opponents by a total of 45-1 last week. The Lady Celts took down McKay High School’s Royal Scots 35-1 in a game Tuesday, May 5. “In that game we were working […]

Election winners talk about victories

Election winners talk about victories

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Now the real work begins. The results from Tuesday’s election are in, meaning the winners can now focus on the task of serving. Among the four contested races involving Keizerites, only one winner is currently serving in the race being campaigned for. Chet Patterson, one of Keizer’s founding fathers, […]

Patterson, Hart, Lee, Busch winning races

Patterson, Hart, Lee, Busch winning races

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The old guard is winning. Initial results from Tuesday’s election had some familiar names winning key races with Keizer connections. Chet Patterson, one of Keizer’s founding fathers, was handily defeating James Mulhern in the race for Keizer Fire District Board of Directors Position 3. Early results showed Patterson with […]

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