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Third time’s the charm in 7-hour manhunt

Third time’s the charm in 7-hour manhunt

A man found sleeping on a lawn in north Keizer sparked a seven-hour manhunt Monday, Aug. 29. Shortly after 8 a.m., officers from the Keizer Police Department were called to a report of a suspicious person sleeping in a lawn in the 700 block of New Terrace Drive North, part of the Terrace Green Neighborhood […]

Bowling alley changing owners after nearly 50 years

Bowling alley changing owners after nearly 50 years

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After 49 years under the same owner, a new face is taking the reins of Town & Country Lanes. Jayne Sonognini is in the process to transitioning ownership of the business from Don Lebold, whose name is practically synonymous with bowling in Keizer. “We decided to do the […]

Oregon State Fair returns

Oregon State Fair returns

The Oregon State Fair returns to Salem beginning Friday Aug. 26, bringing rides, exhibits, concerts and more elephant ears than are found in the African savanna. The fair runs daily through Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. most days. It will stay open to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $8 […]

Simonka Place numbers contradict homeless counts

Simonka Place numbers contradict homeless counts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Dianna arrived at the doorstep of Keizer’s Simonka Place last October, she simply stood outside the shelter and cried for a while. It took most all of her resolve to actually open the door. “I was at my lowest of lows. I never thought I would be […]

Shots fired after concert in south Keizer

Shots fired after concert in south Keizer

Keizer Police Department is investigating an incident involving gunfire at a south Keizer bar. On Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at 2:38 a.m., KPD officers responded to the Tequila Nights Bar & Grill, 3393 River Road North, on a report of several gunshots being fired in the parking lot after the conclusion of a concert that […]

Hunter commits to to U. of San Diego

Hunter commits to to U. of San Diego

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Sydney Hunter only needed to hear from one school to make her college decision. The incoming McNary senior has verbally committed to play basketball at University of San Diego. Hunter, who is still receiving calls and text messages from other colleges, didn’t plan to commit so early in the […]

Volcanoes fall further below .500

Volcanoes fall further below .500

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer dropped two to Eugene and three of four to Everett. Here’s a recap: Aug. 10: Eugene 12, Volcanoes 4 The visiting Emeralds clinched a series win, scoring four runs in the fourth inning and crossing the plate in four more innings. Salem-Keizer was outhit only 15-10 but made three […]

Councilors deny repeal of city’s marijuana distancing rules

Councilors deny repeal of city’s marijuana distancing rules

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer City Council stuck to its guns when a local business owner requested the city repeal distancing requirements on marijuana shops. The issue of how to regulate marijuana shops ended up on the council agenda again at its meeting Monday, Aug. 15, as the owner of Keizer […]

City staff lays out potential funding levels, service improvements

City staff lays out potential funding levels, service improvements

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Members of the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board got a better look at what different fee levels would provide as far as benefits at a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 9. The parks board is in the process of composing a survey to ask residents about their support for […]

Burke back from injury

Burke back from injury

By TIM HAYS For the Keizertimes Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., Jeff Burke has been on the rough side of losing, though has also seen the bright side of patience. Out of high school, Burke, a right handed pitcher, attended Boston College. With an opportunity to play from day one, it really was a no brainer […]

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