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Childress to state tourney

Childress to state tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School sophomore Hannah Childress entered in the Greater Valley Conference tennis championships seeded fourth. She came home as the third place finisher with a berth in the state tournament that began May 19 in Tualatin. “My goal this year was just to make it to state,” […]

Celtic pair takes home ‘distinguished’ medals

Celtic pair takes home  ‘distinguished’ medals

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A last-minute donation to the Distinguished Young Women of Keizer (DYWK) made for an unexpected surprise during the scholarship program Saturday, May 14. Instead of one winner, there were two $1,500 scholarships to be given out. The recipients were Sydney Martindale and Elizabeth Russell, who will go on […]

Celt vocalists win state title

Celt vocalists win state title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls a capella group, Cm7b9#11, never intended to win a state title in female vocal performance. In fact, the 11 Celtics that comprise the group only went to compete at the district level to get some feedback from the judges. They ended up winning […]

Police chief emphasizes causes of recent crimes

Police chief emphasizes causes of recent crimes

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A drive-by shooting last weekend means there has been a major crime in Keizer each of the past four months. No one was injured early Sunday morning, May 15 when several shots were fired at a house and a car on the 4900 block of 13th Avenue North. In […]

Committee approves 2016-17 budget

Committee approves 2016-17 budget

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes No third meeting was necessary for the Keizer Budget Committee this year, as members got through the proposed 2016-17 budget in two nights. Staying just a little bit late both nights, committee members approved the budget at the end of the May 5 meeting. The vote was 11-1, with […]

Bouvier becomes full-time employee for civic center

Bouvier becomes full-time employee for civic center

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Limited duration no more. When Kristian Bouvier became Event Center Coordinator for the Keizer Civic Center in January 2014, the future of the job was uncertain. It was listed as limited duration, in essence needing to prove it was worthy of bringing in more funding in order to become […]

No one injured in Sunday morning drive-by shooting

No one injured in Sunday morning drive-by shooting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes No one was injured early Sunday morning when several shots were fired in what police are calling a drive-by shooting on the 4900 block of 13th Avenue North. According to the Keizer Police Department, the shooting was reported at 2:17 a.m., though one neighbor told the Keizertimes about being […]

Iris Festival just around the corner

Iris Festival just around the corner

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It’s May in Keizer, which could only mean one thing: it’s time for the Iris Festival. Keizer’s biggest weekend of the year is almost here, starting in earnest next Thursday, May 19 with a kickoff dinner and party. Activities conclude with several events on Sunday, May 22 including runs, […]

Middle school rivals meet on MHS track

Middle school rivals meet on MHS track

Keizer’s two middle schools, Claggett Creek and Whiteaker, met at McNary High School for a track and field meet Thursday, May 5, and both schools had strong showings throughout the meet. In sixth grade events, Whiteaker winners were: Spencer Mills in the boys shot put with a mark of 27-6.75; Grace Greer in the girls […]

KHT premieres Drop Dead!

KHT premieres Drop Dead!

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In Keizer Homegrown Theatre’s (KHT) latest production, a troupe of has-been thespians attempts to stage a comeback, but the bodies keep piling up. “It’s pants-wetting funny,” said Tyler Fredrickson, who plays the stage manager of the production. “My character alone flips from passive to assertive to aggressive at […]

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