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Herrera lawsuit continues

Herrera lawsuit continues

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A former city employee is continuing his legal battle with a local restaurant, as a result of a 2011 confrontation that cost him his job. Roland Herrera, a 19-year employee with the Public Works department of the City of Keizer, filed a lawsuit in 2012 against C&M Victor Company, […]

Carhartt opens in Keizer Station

Carhartt opens in Keizer Station

Carhartt, a retailer of men’s and women’s workwear, opened the doors to its second Oregon-based company-owned retail store last Friday, Oct. 3 at 6385 Ulali Drive NE Suite 101 in Keizer Station Village Center. “One of our very first company-owned retail locations opened in Portland a few years ago and has been very successful, so […]

Trio is honored for 25 years of service at KPD

Trio is honored for 25 years of service at KPD

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Jeff Kuhns can still remember being on a call with partner John Troncoso, when both were detectives at the Keizer Police Department. The two both started at KPD on Oct. 1, 1989 – two of the nine officers who started that day including John Teague, who returned to the […]

A marijuana extravaganza

A marijuana extravaganza

One council meeting, four talks on drugs

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 […]

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