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Senior night at McNary

Senior night at McNary

Celtics defeat Vikings

McNary opens college and career center

McNary opens college and career center

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes With bright green walls, stone countertops, large television screens and black couches, McNary’s new college and career center doesn’t look like any other room in the high school. And that’s exactly what Principal Erik Jespersen wanted. “I think it’s amazing,” Jespersen said at an open house on Thursday, Oct. […]

Oh-oh-it’s magic…

Oh-oh-it’s magic…

Cinemagic movie theater may be coming

Whiteaker volleyball off to hot start

Whiteaker volleyball off to hot start

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Whiteaker Middle School’s volleyball teams are off to a blazing start. After three weeks of matches, the four teams are a combined 13-1 in league play. “We have always spent a lot of time focusing on the fundamentals of the game,” said Whiteaker physical education teacher Scott Coburn, who […]

Lady Celts in playoff hunt

Lady Celts in playoff hunt

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes For the first time in years, the McNary girls soccer team has a shot at the playoffs entering the final week of the regular season. The Lady Celts shut out McKay 5-0 on Monday, Oct. 10 to improve to 6-4-2 overall and 1-3-2 in the  Greater Valley Conference. With […]

Artist sows Combat Grass

Artist sows Combat Grass

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Before he headed to the war front in Iraq in 2003, Matthew Boulay’s preferred reading list was nonfiction for the most part. When he returned home and was trying to find his way back to civilian life, he continued to read, but poetry, specifically work by veterans, took […]

Breakdancing added at McNary

Breakdancing added at McNary

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes After a conversation with his older brother, Ricky Perez decided he wanted to be more active as he began his junior year at McNary High School and join a club. But looking through the list, there wasn’t one that interested him. So Perez decided to start his own—Aztec Rhythm, […]

Into the light

Into the light

Why talking about suicide matters

Saber-rattling Target sole holdout on hotel parking

Saber-rattling Target sole holdout on hotel parking

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes When it comes to grievances about Keizer Station, parking availability rarely tops the list. However, Target is now the sole holdout preventing the construction of a new hotel in the area and its issue is parking. “The only reason Target has given for denying its approval is that […]

Lady Celts win Westview tournament

Lady Celts win Westview tournament

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary was the best of 16 volleyball teams, winning a tournament played Saturday, Oct. 1 at Westview High School in Portland. “We played well,” Lady Celts coach Bruce Myers said. “We didn’t play down to the competition. We got better as a team. Overall, defense was much better than […]

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