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Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

Saxons fend off Lady Celts 2nd time

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team met South Salem High School Tuesday, Feb. 2, nothing less than a piece of the Greater Valley Conference title was on the line. A 67-51 win for the Saxons means they now sit alone atop the GVC pile. McNary […]

Bethell honored for booster efforts

Bethell honored for booster efforts

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Danielle Bethell nearly missed her big moment at the Jan. 23 Keizer First Citizen Awards Banquet. “We almost didn’t come,” Bethell said, referring to herself and husband Nathan. “My daughter was having a rough day today. She wanted us to stay home, so we almost stayed home. But I’m […]

Want a marijuana shop? Be first

Want a marijuana shop? Be first

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes First come, first served. That’s the gist of a ruling Keizer City Councilors made Monday night in regard to an amendment for the recreational marijuana retailer permit ordinance. The ordinance was adopted by councilors at their previous meeting on Jan. 19. For the most part the city followed state […]

The right time for Caillier

The right time for Caillier

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Does anybody really know what time it is? Hopefully the Cailliers do. Mark and Kris Caillier have a large collection of clocks in their Keizer home. Let’s just say it is 20-plus. So many clocks, in fact, what do you do with one more? Mark got a clock at […]

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

Losses douse boys’ GVC title hopes

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Forest Grove High School’s boys varsity basketball team stunned the Celtics with a 59-51 win Friday, Jan. 29. “It was good to have a couple of days off after it happened,” said Trent Van Cleave, a McNary senior. “We’re all right, and it may help us in the […]

Next mural workshop is on Saturday

Next mural workshop is on Saturday

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A rough sketch of a timeline for Keizer’s next public mural has emerged. The mural, which has been discussed a number of times during Keizer Public Arts Association (KPAC) meetings, was originally going to be done last fall on the north wall of Town & Country Lanes at 3500 […]

Making more PAWSIBLE

Making more PAWSIBLE

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group of Whiteaker Middle School students turned out early at the Willamette Valley Humane Society Saturday, Jan. 30 –  before the doors even opened. The students were representing the Whiteaker Pro Team class, and had some gifts to deliver. “The most surpising thing was the dog bed,” […]

Mayor, two city councilors to run again; Koho done

Mayor, two city councilors to run again; Koho done

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Looking to run for a seat on the Keizer City Council this fall? Odds are you’ll have competition. Mayor Cathy Clark and councilors Marlene Parsons and Kim Freeman all announced this week they are running again this fall. On the other hand, Dennis Koho, the current council president and […]

WKNA marks 10 years with new leader

WKNA marks 10 years with new leader

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was a milestone evening for the West Keizer Neighborhood Association on Jan. 14. For one, it marked the 10 year mark since WKNA had been restarted. When WKNA restarted in 2006, Rhonda Rich was the initial president. Rich stayed in that position – until the Jan. 14 meeting. […]

Girls cage Grizzlies

Girls cage Grizzlies

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team completed its first run through the Greater Valley Conference with a 53-34 win over McMinnville High School Friday, Jan. 22. The Lady Celts are currently second in the GVC with a record of 7-1. South Salem was the only team […]

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