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‘Flying, diving and digging’

‘Flying, diving and digging’

Lady Celts defeat McKay in opener

Marching band preps for halftime show

Marching band preps for halftime show

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary High School marching band spent all of August working on its halftime show—Phantom of the Opera. Percussion reported first on Aug. 1 for a week-long camp. The entire band, plus color guard, then spent 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. Aug. 15-26 learning how to march, work as a […]

Clark will seek second term

Clark will seek second term

BY ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Some of the lessons from Cathy Clark’s first two years as Keizer’s mayor fill two notebooks. They are the compiled notes, questions and ideas from nearly two years of her monthly Coffee with Cathy talks. Each month, she sets down stakes at a local coffee shop and invites […]

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

McNary shuts out Lebanon for first win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After scoring one goal on a penalty kick in its first game, McNary put an emphasis on finishing. It paid off as the Celtics scored two goals in the first five minutes of Thursday’s contest on their way to a 7-0 shutout of Lebanon. “That was our expectation,” McNary […]

McNary to open season at North

McNary to open season at North

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Kolby Barker enters the Sept. 2 season opener against North Salem confident. The McNary senior has at least three reasons to be: 34-21, 35-21 and 41-0. Those are the scores of the Celtics wins over North Salem the last three seasons. “I certainly don’t intend to lose,” Barker said. […]

Volcanoes approaching final stretch

Volcanoes approaching final stretch

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes This time Hillsboro did the overpowering. A Volcanoes Stadium crowd of 3,355, more than the attendance figures of the two previous games put together, did not see a series sweep Friday, Aug. 19. The visiting Hops won 7-1, outhitting Salem-Keizer 14-5, including three home runs. The visitors started early. […]

Grant money will pay for dev. studies

Grant money will pay for dev. studies

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The City of Keizer will be dusting off some older economic development studies in hope of finding a new vision for the future of the Iris Capital’s business districts. Keizer was recently awarded a $165,000 Transportation Growth Management Plan grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation to update […]

Third time’s the charm in 7-hour manhunt

Third time’s the charm in 7-hour manhunt

A man found sleeping on a lawn in north Keizer sparked a seven-hour manhunt Monday, Aug. 29. Shortly after 8 a.m., officers from the Keizer Police Department were called to a report of a suspicious person sleeping in a lawn in the 700 block of New Terrace Drive North, part of the Terrace Green Neighborhood […]

Bowling alley changing owners after nearly 50 years

Bowling alley changing owners after nearly 50 years

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After 49 years under the same owner, a new face is taking the reins of Town & Country Lanes. Jayne Sonognini is in the process to transitioning ownership of the business from Don Lebold, whose name is practically synonymous with bowling in Keizer. “We decided to do the […]

Oregon State Fair returns

Oregon State Fair returns

The Oregon State Fair returns to Salem beginning Friday Aug. 26, bringing rides, exhibits, concerts and more elephant ears than are found in the African savanna. The fair runs daily through Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. most days. It will stay open to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $8 […]

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