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Numerous resignations draw attention of S-K School Board

Numerous resignations draw attention of S-K School Board

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A number of resignations and retirements at Keizer schools and the district at large sparked concern from members of the Salem-Keizer School Board and audience members at the board meeting Tuesday, July 15. Board Member Nancy MacMorris-Adix expressed concern at the numbers of resignations. Assistant Superintendent Ken Parshall noted […]

Respecting their authority

Respecting their authority

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Usually a board responding to the Keizer City Council lets councilors have the final say. That is the case with the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Usually. There is now an exception: the Parks Board’s new matching grant program. Last week, by a unanimous 5-0 vote (councilors Cathy […]

Boss recalls Knupp

Boss recalls Knupp

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes As days turned to weeks, Robert Allen Knupp’s co-workers held out hope. After the 54-year-old Keizerite was reported missing on June 8, his co-workers at Garten Services Inc. in Salem kept looking for him. “His co-workers have been great,” Garten CEO Tim Rocak said. “People really rallied to try […]

KSC still looking for fields at KRP

KSC still looking for fields at KRP

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Field space issues aren’t going away anytime soon for the Keizer Soccer Club (KSC). As such, club officials are hoping to move forward with plans for two soccer fields at Keizer Rapids Park. The idea was brought up last week during the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting. […]

Plan for sports facility outlined

Plan for sports facility outlined

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Picture this, if you will. Picture softball and baseball fields at Keizer Rapids Park, as well as a multi-use field for soccer, football and lacrosse. In addition, picture an adjoining indoor facility for indoor sports such as tennis and basketball, plus space for softball and baseball teams to use. […]

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

For Keizer author, the very nature of the divine

Julius Caesar starts next week

Julius Caesar starts next week

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend Keizer Homegrown your ears

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 9: Eugene 8, Volcanoes 6 The Emeralds almost blew this one after leading 8-0 at the end of 6-1/2 innings. Home runs by Trea Turner and Marcus Davis led the way to the big lead, and then Salem-Keizer got hot. Singles by Jonathan Jones, Leonardo Fuentes, Fernando Pujadas, […]

Wanted: owner of this chicken

Wanted: owner of this chicken

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Rusty Funk was walking by the dumpster at her apartment one day last month when she saw something out of the ordinary. “My son was here, so I told him to come look,” Funk said. “I told him, ‘You’ve got to help me catch a chicken.’” Initially, Funk didn’t […]

Egli questions salary survey

Egli questions salary survey

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Every three or so years, City of Keizer officials do a salary survey to determine pay ranges. The survey led to recent pay raises for city manager Chris Eppley and city manager Shannon Johnson. As mentioned last week in the Keizertimes, both Eppley got a 2.5 percent Cost of […]

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