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Netters stave off Grizzly rally

Netters stave off Grizzly rally

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity volleyball team looked to be on its way to a sweep of the McMinnville High School Grizzlies when the claws came out. “We thought we had it, but their team’s fight comes out whenever they’re down like that,” said Lady Celt Ariana […]

Q&As with Senate District 13 candidate: Ryan Howard

Q&As with Senate District 13 candidate: Ryan Howard

EDITOR’S NOTE: With ballots arriving at Keizer homes, Keizertimes News Editor Craig Murphy and Publisher Lyndon Zaitz recently sat down with candidates for the local contested races: Oregon House District 25 race, State Senate District 13 seat and Keizer City Council No. 5 seat. The candidates’ responses are being presented in a question-and-answer format. Longer […]

Q&As with Senate District 13 candidate: Kim Thatcher

Q&As with Senate District 13 candidate: Kim Thatcher

EDITOR’S NOTE: With ballots arriving at Keizer homes, Keizertimes News Editor Craig Murphy and Publisher Lyndon Zaitz recently sat down with candidates for the local contested races: Oregon House District 25 race, State Senate District 13 seat and Keizer City Council No. 5 seat. The candidates’ responses are being presented in a question-and-answer format. Why […]

Council makes change with Bair Park cell tower rent

Council makes change with Bair Park cell tower rent

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Revenue from a cell tower in Bair Park will be paid back to Keizer’s water fund over a 10-year period. The action was approved 5-1 at the Keizer City Council meeting on Monday night. Cathy Clark voted against the motion, while Dennis Koho was absent. Bair Park had originally […]

Campaigning at GGNA

Campaigning at GGNA

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Another month, more candidates at a Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association meeting. Expect the scene to be repeated once again next month. On Oct. 16, candidates in three political races spoke at the monthly GGNA meeting at Gubser Elementary School: 5th District Congressman Rep. Kurt Schrader, state Senate District 13 […]

The 1:45 Miracle

The 1:45 Miracle

Celts surge to head of GVC on last-minutes penalty kick

More questions around Ripp

More questions around Ripp

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Court records show Keizer City Council candidate Amy Ripp has a history of not paying collection agencies. Ripp is battling with Matt Chappell for the No. 5 council seat, the only of four open seats being contested this fall. Current councilor Cathy Clark is running unopposed for mayor in […]

City gets money to hire a traffic officer after all

City gets money to hire a traffic officer after all

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer is going to be hiring a traffic officer mid-year after all. As mentioned in the Keizertimes Oct. 10, the potential plan of hiring an additional officer for the Keizer Police Department was grounded since Public Employees Retirement Systems (PERS) cost increases came in too high. “If a stable […]

Keizer mom arrested after fatal fire

Keizer mom arrested after fatal fire

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A Keizer mom was arrested Saturday, one day after her 4-year-old son died in an apartment fire. Officers with the Keizer Police Department arrested 23-year-old Niya Breann Sosa-Martinez on charges of second degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, endangering the welfare of a minor and second degree child neglect. She […]

Riding with the Lord

Riding with the Lord

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Jerry Christensen set his retirement date, it was three years out. Now that date is here. Christensen, senior pastor at Countryside Christian Church at 5775 McLeod Lane NE, will deliver his final sermon on Sunday. There will be a reception for him from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday […]

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