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Station proposal okayed

Station proposal okayed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A proposal for new apartments and a retirement community in Area C of Keizer Station was approved unanimously Tuesday night by the Keizer City Council. Whether that means the project was approved quickly or not depends on the perspective. The joint proposal by Mountain West Investment (with the 180 […]

Girls fall to Saxons, trounce Olys

Girls fall to Saxons, trounce Olys

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s girls varsity basketball team won one and lost one last week, both by wide margins. The Lady Celts (3-2 in the Greater Valley Conference) lost to South Salem High School 63-32 Tuesday, Jan. 6, and thumped Sprague High School 68-12 three days later. In regard […]

Holiday card contest is being worked on

Holiday card contest is being worked on

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was just a couple of nights before Christmas and details over the annual Christmas cards were being fussed over. Not in the normal sense, however. For one, this was the Keizer Arts Commission meeting at city hall on Dec. 23. For another, the card in question is one […]

Big Toy group aiming to avoid the big swell

Big Toy group aiming to avoid the big swell

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The general area is known for the Big Toy. However, the exact placement of the play structure scheduled to be built by community volunteers in June at Keizer Rapids Park was still up for discussion last week. Mark Caillier, general coordinator for the Big Toy, gave an update during […]

Mat men make most of shots at Don York

Mat men make most of shots at Don York

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In a busy week for the McNary High School wrestling team, the Celtics showed no signs of slowing down. The brightest spots in a week of good news for McNary were a number of confidence-boosting placements at the annual Don York Invitational. “The biggest thing is I came […]

Dog shot, two arrested

Dog shot, two arrested

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When the Keizer Police Department brought back its Community Response Unit a year ago, one of the main goals was to deal with drug complaints. That has resulted in several longtime drug homes in Keizer being busted, with the most recent example taking place Jan. 8 on the 400 […]

MHS junior designs logo for new tech school

MHS junior designs logo for new tech school

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Aimee Williams, as a junior at McNary High School, has left her mark in several places around Keizer. Last year, she came up with winning designs of T-shirts for two Keizer elementary schools and the Lady Celt Powder Puff football game. Last week, she found out her treatment […]

Mayor Clark: “We’re all in”

Mayor Clark: “We’re all in”

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Last week Cathy Clark became the new mayor of Keizer. This week, she gave her first State of the City address. Clark gave her speech at Tuesday’s Keizer Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Keizer Quality Suites, eight days after being sworn in as mayor. Clark served on the Keizer […]

A stitch and time saves flags

A stitch and time saves flags

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Debbie Lockhart has a great view of her handiwork. For the last few years, the deputy city recorder for Keizer has been volunteering her time to mend flags as needed at the Keizer Civic Center. Three flags fly over the main entrance at 930 Chemawa Road North: United States, […]

Boys, girls dole out losses to McKay in pool

Boys, girls dole out losses to McKay in pool

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Celtic girls and boys swimming teams picked up their second wins of the week over the McKay Royal Scots Thursday, Jan. 8. “We’re finally getting back in shape. Because of the early start with the three new teams, we’re just starting to get the hang of things,” […]

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