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Cavewomen blank Celts in third round

Cavewomen blank Celts in third round

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After dominating North Medford High School 12-2 in the second round of the softball playoffs, the Lady Celts fell to Grants Pass 5-0 in the quarterfinal round Friday, May 29. Despite leading the state in offense with 311 runs for the season, McNary High School’s batters could never […]

Build time around corner for Big Toy

Build time around corner for Big Toy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes More than two years later, there was a sense of nearing the end of the road. Tuesday night marked the last regular meeting of the Community Build Task Force, formed in early 2013 as plans got underway for what became known as the Big Toy play structure. The Big […]

Moles owner pushing to improve city sign codes

Moles owner pushing to improve city sign codes

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The props in front of city hall and the dryer in front of his store may have been eye-catching, but Nigel Guisinger insists it’s not about his business. Guisinger, who bought Moles Appliance at 3800 River Road in 2013, said he’s fighting to make Keizer – River Road in […]

Equestrian team takes first in district

Equestrian team takes first in district

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For the first time in several years, the McNary High School equestrian team won the Willamette District small team title. Lady Celts Claire Zielinski, Alyssa Lorimor, Leah Burleson and Gracie Lorimor won the title in April. Zielinski earned a berth in the state meet, slated later this month, […]

Probation only for attempted kidnapper called into question

Probation only for attempted kidnapper called into question

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Even the presiding judge seemed displeased with a plea deal in the attempted kidnappings of two Keizer teens in April. Judge Donald Abar told Cody Blackman, 31, of Keizer, that he did not understand the district attorney’s decision to let Blackman off with 60 months of probation and […]

Big Toy pesticide concerns muted

Big Toy pesticide concerns muted

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When the orchard site was discussed as a possible location for the Big Toy play structure last year, most of the concern was the timing of getting the land within city limits. A less verbalized concern was the spraying of pesticides in the orchards where the filberts are harvested […]

Changed idea for next mural

Changed idea for next mural

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes So what will the mural at Town and Country Lanes look like? That’s a good question. As it was originally explained by members of the Keizer Public Arts Commission, the town’s second public mural – scheduled to be done this fall – was to include a variety of items, […]

Dutch Bros to donate sales for Keizer teen

Dutch Bros to donate sales for Keizer teen

Dutch Bros. Coffee in Keizer will donate all its sales from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, to help Austin Verboort’s family pay medical expenses. Verboort, 16, a McNary High School student,  was injured in an auto accident on May 22 at Lockhaven Drive N. and McClure Street N. He was released […]

Childresses take 4th in state

Childresses take 4th in state

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Sandy and Hannah Childress were nervous heading into their first match at the state tennis tournament last week. They’d drawn McMinnville High School and were in a one-and-done situation after winning the district tournament and receiving a bye in the first round. Fortunately, Sandy had been in the […]

Budget coming to council Monday

Budget coming to council Monday

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes On Monday, members of the Keizer City Council are expected to vote on the Fiscal Year 2015-16 budget. The $38 million budget was combed over in three meetings earlier this month by the 14-member Keizer Budget Committee, which includes the six city councilors plus mayor Cathy Clark. In addition […]

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