Archive for the Category ‘Top Stories’

Council outlines remedies for McNary parking overflow

Council outlines remedies for McNary parking overflow

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer City Council outlined three options for neighbors to the west of McNary High School to consider regarding mitigating traffic through their neighborhood during the academic year. In April, Charles Anderson, a resident of Newberg Drive, presented a petition to the city council signed by 20 neighbors […]

Mangan at home in Cummings

Mangan at home in Cummings

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes From school bus driver to PE teacher to administration, Cummings Elementary’s new principal, Martina Mangan, has done it all. “I bring a good understanding for every employee in the district and where everybody is,” she said. “I have a very high respect for people at all levels of the […]

Small gains, big sacrifices

Small gains, big sacrifices

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes As Keizer’s parks and facilities supervisor, one of Robert Johnson’s most rewarding jobs is planting a tree. “I can plant one and, in seven or eight years, drive by and there is a family having a picnic in its shade,” Johnson said. However, that one tree can command […]

Behind the badge: Q&A with KPD’s Union President (Part 2)

Behind the badge: Q&A with KPD’s Union President (Part 2)

By Eric A. Howald Of the Keizertimes Last week, we ran the first part of an interview with Keizer Police Department’s Officer Darsy Olafson. Olafson has been president of the KPD’s officer union for the past eight years and we wanted to get his take on current conversations regarding law enforcement happening around the country. […]

Volcanoes catcher not fazed by change

Volcanoes catcher not fazed by change

By TIM HAYS Of the Keizertimes Dylan Manwaring has been through his fair share of moving around. Originally born in Scottsdale, Ariz., Manwaring has lived in every part of the country. From Arizona, Manwaring moved to West Palm Beach, Fla. After a short stint in Florida, the Manwaring household would settle up north in New […]

Boys of Summer

Boys of Summer

Cubs go undefeated

Back from the brink

Back from the brink

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Byron Nelson’s current obsession is a knot on a piece of hardwood he’s shaping into a longboard. “That knot right there is going to be a big part of what the board becomes. I really think it could be an eye,” he said, pointing to the board in […]

KCFB, K-9s receive $2,500

KCFB, K-9s receive $2,500

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Curt McCormack, executive director of the Keizer Community Food Bank (KCFB), breathed a sigh of relief when he got a call from Lyndon Zaitz of the Making Keizer Better Foundation (MKB). Zaitz, chair of the now-disbanded MKB which ran the annual RIVERfair event, called to let him know […]

Cancer not slowing Keizer man down

Cancer not slowing Keizer man down

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes George Krause went to the USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships not to just battle the other five participants in his age group, 50-54, but to compete against himself, and cancer. And he won. In the pentathlon, which includes the 200 and 1,500-meter runs, long jump, and discus […]

97303: Keizer or Salem?

97303: Keizer or Salem?

Councilor eyes dedicated ZIP code

ADVERTISEMENT

Copyright (c) 2010 Keizertimes / Wheatland Publishing. Created by Born Invincible Design.