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Changes aplenty for Monster Cookie Ride

Changes aplenty for Monster Cookie Ride

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Sometimes big anniversaries are the perfect time to introduce changes. Such is the case with the Monster Cookie Metric Century Bicycle Ride, the premier spring event for the Salem Bicycle Club. The 40th anniversary event is coming up April 24, starting at the state Capitol Mall in Salem, to […]

Arrest made following Monday shooting

Arrest made following Monday shooting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A 31-year-old male has been arrested in connection with Monday afternoon’s shooting in the Keizer Bi-Mart parking lot. Jeff Kuhns, deputy chief with the Keizer Police Department, announced Tuesday morning Kyle Erik Madrid had been arrested for the shooting of Randall Lynn Anderson, 59. The shooting happened shortly after […]

Roundabout on track for June start at Chemawa and Verda

Roundabout on track for June start at Chemawa and Verda

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Construction is still on schedule to start in June for the new roundabout at Chemawa Road and Verda Lane. The Oregon Department of Transportation project, with a total cost of approximately $1.8 million, should be open sometime in September. “Construction is expected to start in early- to mid-June,” said […]

Shooting at Bi-Mart Monday afternoon

Shooting at Bi-Mart Monday afternoon

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes One person was taken to Salem Hospital Monday afternoon after a shooting in the Keizer Bi-Mart parking lot. Police scanner traffic indicated a suspect was seen running northbound from the scene on River Road. Jeff Kuhns, deputy chief with the Keizer Police Department, was on scene at JC’s Pizzaria […]

Lacrosse comes to Keizer

Lacrosse comes to Keizer

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School boys lacrosse team has only played one game at their home school in the more than five years the team has been around. That’s about to change, and Ryan Bowlby, McNary head coach, said the program is feeling extra pressure to demonstrate the game […]

Koho back home, on the mend

Koho back home, on the mend

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Dennis Koho knew he needed to lose some weight and to slow down a bit. He wasn’t anticipating both to suddenly happen due to a heart attack. Yet that’s just what happened to the attorney who is also president of the Keizer City Council. Dennis had a heart attack […]

Celt beatboxer has freestyle flow

Celt beatboxer has freestyle flow

and a growing legion of fans

Latest Celt play radiates and resonates

Latest Celt play radiates and resonates

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Family dyfunction crescendoes over a science project in the latest stage production at McNary High School. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds  by Paul Zindel runs Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19, at the Celtic’s Ken Collins Theatre. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. for both […]

Defying odds: Lady Celts take 4th in state tourney

Defying odds: Lady Celts take 4th in state tourney

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes All season long, the McNary High School girls varsity basketball team had occasion to let their emotions get the better of them. When South Salem High School denied them the chance to capture a Greater Valley Conference title, they didn’t break. When Jesuit High School ousted them from […]

What grocers could come and where would they go?

What grocers could come and where would they go?

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When the idea of a new grocery store in Keizer is brought up, two main questions typically come up: what store and what location? For months, many Keizerites have been requesting a WinCo. The former Roth’s space in Schoolhouse Square is too small, while the former Albertsons/Haggen space in […]

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