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Celt offense comes to life in 35-23 win

Celt offense comes to life in 35-23 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s varsity football team beat the McKay High School Royal Scots 35-23 by making the most of long scoring runs Friday, Sept. 26. Celts David Gonzalez, Tanner Walker, Brady Sparks and Kyle Torres all had touchdown runs of 30 yards or more in the win that […]

Honor Flight indeed

Honor Flight indeed

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes John Vierra and his grandson, Matt Seely, boarded a plane set bound for Washington, D.C. Friday, Oct. 3, but it wasn’t just any flight. The veteran of the merchant marines, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the U.S. Army was taking an Honor Flight to visit the World War […]

Girls soccer edges Central 3-2 after taking early lead

Girls soccer edges Central 3-2 after taking early lead

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The McNary High School girls varsity soccer team took an early lead and edged out Central High School for 3-2 win in non-league competition last week. The teams met Tuesday, Sept. 16, and McNary and had a 1-0 lead by the sixth minute. Sophomore Kolbie Kopp netted the […]

Three candidates speak at GGNA meeting

Three candidates speak at GGNA meeting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Three candidates this time, their three opponents next time. The Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association held its first of two candidate forums Sept. 18 at Gubser Elementary School. Republicans Tootie Smith (candidate for Congress in District 5), state Rep. Kim Thatcher (candidate for state senate District 13) and Bill Post […]

Lady Celts take first loss, sweep Royal Scots 3-0

Lady Celts take first loss, sweep Royal Scots 3-0

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes  The Lady Celts of McNary High School’s varsity volleyball team were dealt their first regulation loss of the season last week when they traveled to meet West Albany High School Tuesday, Sept. 16. West Albany took down the Celts in straight sets of 25-17, 25-9 and 25-12. “In […]

First public mural being dedicated

First public mural being dedicated

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The dedication of Keizer’s first public mural, Valley Treasures, is right around the corner. The mural was completed a few weeks ago on the west side wall of Keizer Florist, located at 631 Chemawa Road NE. Local artist Colleen Goodwin-Chronister did the work. Next Wednesday, Oct. 1 is the […]

Celts slay Dragons 9-0

Celts slay Dragons 9-0

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In the one game it had last week, the McNary High School boys varsity soccer team dominated Dallas High School in a 9-0 win. “We were able to switch the ball nicely and maintain possession for most of the game, which really helped,” said Jose Daniel Caballero. The […]

Marijuana location on hold

Marijuana location on hold

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Plans for a medical marijuana grower are on hold while Keizer City Councilors continue to go through their process. For the past several months, councilors have been discussing potential restrictions and rules concerning such facilities. The issue is expected to be brought up again at the next council meeting […]

New plan for Area C?

New plan for Area C?

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A new plan could be in the works for Keizer Station Area C. During the Sept. 15 Keizer City Council meeting, Nate Brown, director of Community Development for Keizer, told councilors a group was coming Tuesday, Sept. 23, for a pre-application conference “to revise the plan of the Area […]

City not paying for Big Toy

City not paying for Big Toy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes As was explained during the budget process, the City of Keizer is not paying for the Big Toy play structure project. The problem is, wording in the approved 2014-15 fiscal year budget muddles the issue. Early on, Keizer City Councilors approved using $100,000 in seed or plant money to […]

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