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Boys suffer first loss

Boys suffer first loss

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes An 11-3 loss to South Salem High School means the McNary varsity baseball team is tied for first place in the Greater Valley Conference. The Saxons had a 2-0 lead when McNary went ahead 3-2 in the fourth inning. But an eight-run fifth inning for South sealed McNary’s […]

Three-wheeled warrior ends run with crash, fire

Three-wheeled warrior ends run with crash, fire

By CRAIG MURPHY and ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Salem man was arrested early Monday after crashing his Chevrolet Silverado into a barrier at Windsor Island Road North and Lockaven Drive N. The truck had lost a tire somewhere between south Salem and Keizer, but investigators were still not sure how long the […]

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A recent lifesaving act made Tuesday’s meeting of the Keizer Fire Board interesting. Directors and Fire Chief Jeff Cowan admitted that there was little else on the agenda, but it was the night Katie Capon, a former paramedic for the Fire Department, received a plaque for reviving longtime Keizer […]

McNary drama takes on Bard’s less known play

McNary drama takes on Bard’s less known play

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes An unplanned pregnancy, deception and the questions of mortality and mercy are at the heart of McNary High School’s production of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. “Shakespeare is a master of language, but, despite that, he makes lots of immature jokes. It’s beautiful and funny all at the […]

Ann Lossner, Keizer historian, passes at 101

Ann Lossner, Keizer historian, passes at 101

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Ann Lossner didn’t write the new history book about Keizer that came out this month. But her fingerprints were all over it. Lossner, 101, passed away on April 18. Tammy Wild’s new book Images of America: Keizer was officially released this month and dedicated to Lossner. For good reason: […]

Threat meant empty rooms at MHS

Threat meant empty rooms at MHS

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School was a veritable ghost town Monday, April 20. Many of the classrooms still had the majority of chairs on desks after weekend cleaning. Principal Erik Jespersen said more than half the 2,100 student body was absent in the wake of a bomb threat discovered last […]

Track teams lose to Titans

Track teams lose to Titans

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School freshman Kailey Doutt knocked nearly a full minute off her time in 3,000 meter race at the Celtics’ track and field meet at West Salem High School Wednesday, April 8. Doutt turned in a time of 12:24.36 at a meet in March. Against the Titans, […]

Lady Celts start 2-1

Lady Celts start 2-1

Oliver swats grand slam

Maurices open in Keizer Station

Maurices open in Keizer Station

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A new clothing store has opened in Keizer Station. The maurices store, between Old Navy and the soon-to-open Chipotle Mexican Grill, quietly opened recently. “It was a March 27 opening,” store manager Koreen Terwilleger said. “We had a grand opening celebration the day we opened. We are happy to […]

City council nixes letter regarding state bike fees

City council nixes letter regarding state bike fees

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Members of the Keizer City Council won’t be sending a letter regarding bicycle legislation. At the March 26 Keizer Traffic Safety/Bikeways/Pedestrian Committee meeting, committee members approved a motion for councilors and Mayor Cathy Clark to send a letter to legislators opposing proposed Senate Bills 177 and 551, which would […]

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