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Boys golf will have to work harder for repeat

Boys golf will have to work harder for repeat

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 2014, the McNary High School boys varsity golf team won a league title. With an expanded league this season, the Celts will have to work that much harder. “We knew, with West Albany added in the league, it would be a  challenge. We’ll be grinding every week […]

Flood research continues for KPIC

Flood research continues for KPIC

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Members of the Keizer Points of Interest Committee (KPIC) are looking for information about past floods in the city. So why not look through old family books? That’s just what KPIC member Kris Adams did recently. KPIC members are working on a project that will culminate with a kiosk […]

Mural meeting doesn’t exactly pack the room

Mural meeting doesn’t exactly pack the room

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Originally, any artist who wanted to have their design considered for Keizer’s second public mural had to attend Tuesday’s meeting on the subject. That rule is being changed. The reason is simple: only two artists showed up at the mural meeting. One of those two artists was Colleen Goodwin-Chronister, […]

Pedestrian-motorist safety discussed

Pedestrian-motorist safety discussed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Could Public Service Announcements improve safety for pedestrians at intersections in Keizer? That was an issue pondered by members of the Keizer Traffic/Bikeways/Pedestrian Safety committee during their March 26 meeting. In particular, the intersection at Sam Orcutt Way and River Road North – by Bi-Mart – was discussed. There […]

Gustav’s sets opening date for Keizer Bargarten

Gustav’s sets opening date for Keizer Bargarten

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The question is being asked with more and more regularity: When will Gustav’s open in Keizer Station? Originally, the new German restaurant by the McDonald’s and Men’s Wearhouse was going to open in February. When asked for an update in February, Kyle Mallory with Koopman Ostbo told the Keizertimes […]

Arizona opponents prove tougher than expected for Celts

Arizona opponents prove tougher than expected for Celts

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Well, the team bonding was good. The McNary High School varsity baseball team’s time on the field in Arizona during spring break left a bit more to be desired. “We had a disappointing first day and that led to other problems,” said Larry Keeker, McNary head coach. McNary’s […]

Organization Day big day for Big Toy

Organization Day big day for Big Toy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes For the Big Toy playground project, it’s time to get organized. Construction consultant Bill Hugill from New York-based project consultant Leathers and Associates will be in Keizer Tuesday, April 7. Hugill will spend the day meeting with leaders of the project, including chairs of the various committees, two months […]

Easter services, egg hunts all over town this weekend

Easter services, egg hunts all over town this weekend

If you are looking for Easter services or egg hunts this weekend, there is no shortage of options. With a bit of travel, dogs can take part or kids can dive in at the Woodburn Aquatic Center for Easter treats. Here are a few of the events around town and the region this weekend: • […]

Lady Celts go toe-to-toe with Oregon’s top team

Lady Celts go toe-to-toe with Oregon’s top team

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Despite walking away from a spring break tournament at Jesuit High School without a win, the Lady Celt varsity softball team took one moral victory. The McNary High School team went toe-to-toe with the Westview High School Wildcats, the No. 1 ranked team in the state. The girls […]

They work hard for the ivy

They work hard for the ivy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Some work for the money. Some work in exchange for food or beer. And then you have Chip and Ergo, who are helping to clean up the poison ivy around Keizer Rapids Park. Chip and Ergo work for ivy. After all, they are goats. Vince Alvarez has lived right […]

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