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MHS boosters fund gym floor makeover

MHS boosters fund gym floor makeover

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s Athletic Booster Club (ABC) has another big project in the offing this summer: a renovation of the school’s gym. The project includes repainting all three levels of the gymnasium and refinishing the main gym’s floor to include a McNary “M” logo. The final cost of […]

Koho to step down from city council

Koho to step down from city council

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Dennis Koho was already going to leave the Keizer City Council once his term ended in January. He’s just moving up the timeline a bit. Koho, the former Keizer mayor and current city council president, told the Keizertimes on May 13 he’s resigning from the council. This follows a […]

Duran, Van Voorhis, boys 4×100 win GVC titles at district meet

Duran, Van Voorhis, boys 4×100 win GVC titles at district meet

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Dani Duran added to her growing list of accomplishments at the Greater Valley Conference Championships last week. Duran took the league titles in the 400 meter race and 300 meter hurdles at the meet held in McMinnville May 13 and 14. “It’s definitely a […]

Coffee place, sub shop coming to Schoolhouse Square

Coffee place, sub shop coming to Schoolhouse Square

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s busy focal point intersection at River and Chemawa Roads could soon be known as Coffee Corner. Or would that be Koffee Korner? Coffee aplenty is already readily available: Starbucks is currently located in the Schoolhouse Square Shopping Center, Dutch Bros. coffee stand is a little south of the […]

Around we go

Around we go

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It really is happening. After several delays, the intersection planned for years at Chemawa Road NE and Verda Lane NE is finally being constructed this summer. Bill Lawyer, Public Works director for Keizer, confirmed the timing last week. “The schedule for the project is to close the intersection beginning […]

Lady Celts land playoff berth

Lady Celts land playoff berth

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School varsity softball team finished in fourth place in the Greater Valley Conference to wrap up the regular season last week. The spot earned the team a berth in the state playoffs and the Celtics seemed headed for a contest at North Medford High School […]

Childress to state tourney

Childress to state tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School sophomore Hannah Childress entered in the Greater Valley Conference tennis championships seeded fourth. She came home as the third place finisher with a berth in the state tournament that began May 19 in Tualatin. “My goal this year was just to make it to state,” […]

Celtic pair takes home ‘distinguished’ medals

Celtic pair takes home  ‘distinguished’ medals

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A last-minute donation to the Distinguished Young Women of Keizer (DYWK) made for an unexpected surprise during the scholarship program Saturday, May 14. Instead of one winner, there were two $1,500 scholarships to be given out. The recipients were Sydney Martindale and Elizabeth Russell, who will go on […]

Celt vocalists win state title

Celt vocalists win state title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls a capella group, Cm7b9#11, never intended to win a state title in female vocal performance. In fact, the 11 Celtics that comprise the group only went to compete at the district level to get some feedback from the judges. They ended up winning […]

Police chief emphasizes causes of recent crimes

Police chief emphasizes causes of recent crimes

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A drive-by shooting last weekend means there has been a major crime in Keizer each of the past four months. No one was injured early Sunday morning, May 15 when several shots were fired at a house and a car on the 4900 block of 13th Avenue North. In […]

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