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Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

Lady Celts get ‘huge’ win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary senior Kayla Evans had been waiting for a win like this. Behind strong team defense, the Lady Celts passed their first true test of the season, shutting out Gresham 2-0 at home on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Gophers have been a mainstay in the state tournament, getting at […]

Bunco tournament headed to Keizer Civic Center

Bunco tournament headed to Keizer Civic Center

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A large bunco tournament – and fundraiser for Salem Health Foundation’s breast cancer fund – is headed to the Keizer Civic Center Oct. 1. The Alyssa Malchow Breast Cancer Fund is signing up players for the event and seeking sponsors and prizes. The Alyssa Malchow Fund was established […]

Council gets boot-on-the-ground view of park troubles

Council gets boot-on-the-ground view of park troubles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes City leaders got a closer look at four of Keizer’s 19 parks during a city council work session Monday, Sept. 12. Conversation ran the gamut of lowlights and highlights, with one concern repeated over and over again: the longer the wait, the more repairs are going to cost. […]

Up next: Sprague

Up next: Sprague

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary has seen two different Sprague football teams on film. There’s the one that went into South Salem and blew out the back-to-back Greater Valley Conference champions 48-7 to open the season. And then there’s the Olympians who lost 36-29 at home to West Salem. What was the difference? […]

‘Cow pasture’ rezone draws more detraction

‘Cow pasture’ rezone draws more detraction

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizer residents continued a drumbeat of opposition to a proposed rezoning of the area commonly known as “the cow pasture” in documents submitted to the city. Residents had until Monday, Aug. 29, to submit rebuttals to the new evidence provided by the Herber family, the owners of the […]

Freeman will run unopposed

Freeman will run unopposed

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When Kim Freemen was considering replacing a city councilor who resigned after only a couple of months in office, her first question to those already holding a position on the city council was how much work it would take. “The responses I got were anywhere from two to […]

Lady Celts open at home with 5-1 win

Lady Celts open at home with 5-1 win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Behind a strong first half, McNary defeated Central 5-1 Tuesday, Sept. 6 in its home opener. The Lady Celtics scored their first goal seven minutes in when Kateyln Tallon headed in a corner kick from Isabella Heath. “I was trying to get it to the far post so someone […]

Claggett Creek Middle continues AVID work

Claggett Creek Middle continues AVID work

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes With a new school year underway, Claggett Creek Middle principal Rob Schoepper wants to see a stronger implementation of AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination). One way to do that will be a focus on binders. Each student is now required to have a three-inch notebook stocked with pencils, ball-point […]

Citing censorship, council denies fast pass for ‘trusted’ art exhibitors

Citing censorship, council denies fast pass for ‘trusted’ art exhibitors

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes There will not be a trusted vendor program for organization hoping to display work in the Keizer Civic Center. At least not yet. Lore Christopher of the Keizer’s Public Arts Commission (KPAC) presented the Keizer City Council with a plan to expedite approval of artwork from organizations with […]

RISING FROM THE ASHES

RISING FROM THE ASHES

New KHT play is a different kind of 9/11 memorial

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