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Bulldogs next test for gridders

Bulldogs next test for gridders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The McNary High School varsity football teams meets the first of three new Greater Valley Conference foes Friday, Sept. 19. The Celts (1-0 in conference, 1-1 overall) hit the road to face West Albany High School, which is making its return to 6A ranks. The last time two […]

Johnson’s family, Keizer Police relieved by outcome

Johnson’s family, Keizer Police relieved by outcome

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes SALEM – Shortly after the verdict was read, Jean Ausborn bowed her head. “Thank you Jesus. Thank you Jesus,” she sobbed quietly as the tears flowed. For more than 10 years, Ausborn had been waiting for this day. It finally came at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when Marion County Circuit […]

Cats sink claws into Celts with 34-20 win

Cats sink claws into Celts with 34-20 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  For a game that ended in a 34-20 loss for McNary High School varsity football team, there was rarely a dull moment in the Celtics’ clash with Westview High School Friday, Sept. 12. The Wildcats repeatedly threatened to blot out the lights on Flesher Field Friday, but the […]

Guilty on second try

Guilty on second try

Victor Smith found guilty of murdering Phillip Johnson

Chemeketa search should irk taxpayers

Chemeketa search should irk taxpayers

Not much has been heard from of late by way of the shenanigan-ridden Willamette Education Service District (WESD). Has Chemeketa Community College (CCC) grabbed that baton and will it now march it through the streets and byways of the area the college serves?  The latest out of CCC is that its leadership has decided to make a move that smells […]

Netters beat Vikings, take second in tourney

Netters beat Vikings, take second in tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity volleyball team is off to a roaring start after one league game and a weekend tournament. The Lady Celts’ season got underway Thursday, Sept. 4, with a league contest against North Salem High School. The Vikings put on the pressure early in the […]

Med marijuana permit process tuned

Med marijuana permit process tuned

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer City Councilors continue to fine tune a permit process for medical marijuana facilities in city limits. City Attorney Shannon Johnson explained an ordinance with the latest updates during the Sept. 2 council meeting. The issue has been a regular topic in Keizer and other cities around Oregon this […]

K-23 production manager debuts short film Sept. 23

K-23 production manager debuts short film Sept. 23

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  Phillip Wade, Keizer-23 production manager, is making his big-screen debut later this month. Wade acts in, and produced, a new short film title Chryzinium, which will premiere at Salem’s Grand Theatre Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Wade plays a small part in front of the camera, a […]

Victor Smith found guilty of murder

Victor Smith found guilty of murder

By Craig Murphy Of the Keizertimes More than 10 years later, there is finally resolution in Keizer’s oldest unsolved murder. A Marion County Circuit Court jury found Victor David Smith guilty of murder with a firearm in the July 1, 2004 shooting of Keizer’s Phillip Johnson outside Johnson’s apartment. Following closing arguments Tuesday morning, the […]

Candidates meet at forum

Candidates meet at forum

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Five people are running for four spots on the Keizer City Council in November. The five candidates were all present Tuesday for the Keizer Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum luncheon at the Keizer Quality Suites and Conference Center (the former Renaissance Inn). Current councilor Cathy Clark is the only […]

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