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One second, one kick wins it

One second, one kick wins it

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes With a single second left in a game against McMinnville High School, McNary High School’s AJ Johnk, a sophomore, hit a field goal from 30 yards out that gave the Celtics a 42-39 win. It was Johnk’s first kick for the varsity team. He’d hit one from 40 […]

WMS students, staff focus on college future

WMS students, staff focus on college future

Students at Whiteaker Middle School are focusing on their future, specifically college plans. Along with morning announcements on the last Friday of each month, students will hear about the college experiences of their teachers and staff members in hopes of getting them thinking about which colleges they would like to attend and what they would […]

KPIC, Bluhm to point out key trees

KPIC, Bluhm to point out key trees

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It’s been documented how well Wilbur Bluhm knows trees, including all 241 kinds in Keizer. After all, it was the retired horticulturist Bluhm who spent the summers of 2011 and 2012 going down every street in Keizer, identifying every type of tree in town. That work was done at […]

Lady Celt netters beat Olys, Vikings

Lady Celt netters beat Olys, Vikings

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  McNary High School’s varsity volleyball team notched two more wins in league competition last week, bringing its Greater Valley Conference record to 7-1. The Celts were in third place in the league at press time with only West Albany (8-0) and McMinnville (7-1) ahead of them. Last week […]

Keizer Community Food Bank fosters self-reliance with crock pot lottery

Keizer Community Food Bank fosters self-reliance with crock pot lottery

The Keizer Community Food Bank is hoping to get its clients doing more with the emergency food boxes given out to local residents in need. With the help of a $1,000 grant from the Salem Foundation, KCFB purchased crock pots that were slated to be given out by lottery to clients of the food bank. […]

MHS students served as roadies for concert

MHS students served as roadies for concert

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A group of McNary High School students got a hands-on lesson in the transitory nature of theatre when a High School Nation concert landed in the Celtic parking lot Monday, Sept. 22. “It was kind of amazing to watch their process, they have this whole set that they […]

Chemawa Road scheduled to be paved late next week

Chemawa Road scheduled to be paved late next week

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The Chemawa Road reconstruction project is finally nearing an end. Dependent upon weather, of course. Bill Lawyer, Public Works director for Keizer, announced on Wednesday the paving of Chemawa Road North is currently scheduled for next Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 9 to 11. “There will be delays as paving […]

Boys soccer still UNDEFEATED

Boys soccer still UNDEFEATED

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For 70 minutes of its game with McNary High School, the Crescent Valley High School boys varsity soccer team likely thought it had the contest in the bag. The Raiders, who were the No. 6 team in 5A rankings when they met the Celtics on Tuesday, Sept. 23, […]

What makes a park?

What makes a park?

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes On the surface, it may have looked like adults huddled together with pieces of paper. But it was more than that. About two dozen people showed up for a design charette at Keizer Civic Center Sept. 27 to discuss potential new amenities for 28 additional acres at Keizer Rapids […]

Still going strong at 90

Still going strong at 90

Senior attends fitness class three days a week

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