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Girls on hunt for ‘calming’ center

Girls on hunt for ‘calming’ center

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity soccer team fell to West Albany High School 3-1 late last week and reversed the score in a 3-1 win over McKay High School Monday, Oct. 6. “When we calm the ball down and don’t play frantically we do really well, but […]

Boys set to upset league leaders

Boys set to upset league leaders

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team faced off with McMinnville High School Wednesday, Oct. 8, a tie wasn’t going to cut it. “We have to stay focused and be ready for anything,” said Paulo Reyes, a McNary junior. Going into the contest, which was held […]

Veteran need cuts into supply at KCFB

Veteran need cuts into supply at KCFB

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For Rev. Curt McCormack, supplying food to the hungry isn’t a question of charity, it’s one of morality. That veracity is doubled when it comes to providing emergency food boxes to local veterans, but the decision to do so is weighing heavily on the resources of the  Keizer […]

Keizer City Council No. 5 Candidate profiles: Amy Ripp

Keizer City Council No. 5 Candidate profiles: Amy Ripp

EDITOR’S NOTE: With ballots set to arrive soon 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 […]

Keizer City Council No. 5 Candidate profiles: Matt Chappell

Keizer City Council No. 5 Candidate profiles: Matt Chappell

EDITOR’S NOTE: With ballots set to arrive soon 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 […]

Lady Celts beat Saxons in five sets

Lady Celts beat Saxons in five sets

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In the early going of a much-hyped match-up between the McNary High School Celtics and the South Salem High School Saxons, the Lady Celts seemed to have complete control of the match. Then the Saxons found their footing. McNary had as much as a six-point lead over the […]

No new officer for you, KPD

No new officer for you, KPD

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Plans to add a new Keizer Police Department traffic officer midway through the 2014-15 fiscal year came with a big asterisk. That asterisk was recently popped and thus there is not sufficient funding to add the officer position. Susan Gahlsdorf, Finance director for Keizer, confirmed PERS (Public Employees Retirement […]

First public mural dedicated

First public mural dedicated

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It is Keizer’s newest treasure. “It” is Valley Treasures, the name of the city’s first public mural. A dedication ceremony was held last Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Keizer Florist. The mural is on the west wall of the floral shop at 631 Chemawa Road NE. The mural was designed […]

Herrera lawsuit continues

Herrera lawsuit continues

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A former city employee is continuing his legal battle with a local restaurant, as a result of a 2011 confrontation that cost him his job. Roland Herrera, a 19-year employee with the Public Works department of the City of Keizer, filed a lawsuit in 2012 against C&M Victor Company, […]

Carhartt opens in Keizer Station

Carhartt opens in Keizer Station

Carhartt, a retailer of men’s and women’s workwear, opened the doors to its second Oregon-based company-owned retail store last Friday, Oct. 3 at 6385 Ulali Drive NE Suite 101 in Keizer Station Village Center. “One of our very first company-owned retail locations opened in Portland a few years ago and has been very successful, so […]

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