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Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Approval would pave way for third bridge

Coburn gets 400th win

Coburn gets 400th win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes More than 25 years ago, Kennedy High School in Mt. Angel was looking for a volleyball coach. Scott Coburn, who was coaching the boys basketball team at the time, said if the school could get him in contact with Chemeketa volleyball coach Terry McLaughlin, he would give it a […]

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

City council race still too close to call

Garden, KLL fields get parks grants

Garden, KLL fields get parks grants

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Parks Advisory Board considered and unanimously approved two matching grant applications at its meeting Tuesday Nov. 8. First up were Peggy and Jerry Moore, garden coordinators at Rickman Community Garden near Chalmers Jones Park behind the Keizer Civic Center The Moores, working with the Marion-Polk Food […]

More than a just a clean-up man

More than a just  a clean-up man

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes When a McNary High School student was frustrated with school and didn’t want to go to class, custodian Joseph Dull walked him over to the wall of clubs and encouraged him to get involved. “You have this one chance at life; you must make the most of it,” Dull […]

Wolverines sweep 4-0

Wolverines sweep 4-0

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Whiteaker Middle School’s varsity volleyball team put an exclamation point on their undefeated league season, topping Keizer rival Claggett Creek 4-1 (25-10, 20-25, 25-5, 25-13, 15-5) on Tuesday, Nov. 1. “I think they played well,” Whiteaker head coach Scott Coburn said. “They had fun being at McNary and they […]

Martin leads big victory

Martin leads big victory

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Playing under the lights at McNary High School, the varsity football game between Claggett Creek and Whiteaker middle schools was back-and-forth for much of the first half. But then Claggett Creek running back Ethan Martin busted it wide open. Martin had three touchdowns in the game, including one as […]

Gus, Sticky voted All-GVC First Team

Gus, Sticky voted All-GVC First Team

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes When asked why they were voted all-league First Team by the Greater Valley Conference coaches, McNary seniors Abigail “Sticky” Smith and Gustavo Villalvazo both pointed to their teammates. “It’s kind of hard for me to believe I got First Team because I get so much help from the people […]

Parade plans come into sharper focus

Parade plans come into sharper focus

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes With a little over a week before the cut-off date, the Keizer Holiday Lights Parade is ahead of where its predecessor was at this time last year. “Right now, we have more than 30 entries and there were only 28 in the parade last year,” said Danielle Bethell, […]

Trump wins presidency

Trump wins presidency

Barker will take council seat, weed tax passes

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