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Friends rally to support Verboort

Friends rally to support Verboort

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes On Friday, May 22, three McNary High School students were involved in a car crash on Lockhaven Drive N. While two of the involved students were treated and released, the third, Austin Verboort, remained in a coma at Salem Hospital at press time. Details of the exact circumstances […]

Boys sink Lakers in 6-2 win

Boys sink Lakers in 6-2 win

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Two McNary seniors came up with timely doubles to help their team to a 6-2 win over Lake Oswego High School Monday, May 25. Celt Connor Goff hit a two-RBI double in the third inning to give McNary a 3-0 lead after a Jacob Vasas single and a […]

CELTICS ROLL: Girls’ huge fifth leaves Gophers in dust

CELTICS ROLL: Girls’ huge fifth leaves Gophers in dust

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes It took a little while, but the Lady Celts uncorked a seven-run fifth inning to win their first game of the state playoffs Monday, May 25. “I want us to be a little more aggressive coming out, but these girls start and they chip away at the pitcher. […]

MHS student in coma after crash

MHS student in coma after crash

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A McNary High School student remained in critical condition this week following a savage crash just after school was released for Memorial Day weekend last Friday, May 22. The two-vehicle crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. on Lockhaven Drive North, near McClure Street North and involved three MHS juniors, […]

City website getting closer

City website getting closer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The City of Keizer’s new website will be much less cumbersome and better looking. The only question is the same one that’s dogged the project from the start: when will the site go live? Keizer City Councilors approved spending $15,800 on a new site last May. Evo Gov is […]

Amphitheater patio okayed

Amphitheater patio okayed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Last month, Jerry Nuttbrock’s proposal to build a patio at the Keizer Rapids Park amphitheater wasn’t approved, in part, because he was asking for too much. This month, Nuttbrock brought his revised plan with more exact cost estimates back to the Keizer Park and Recreation Advisory Board. This time, […]

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

Torres takes pair of individual, relay titles

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School senior Kyle Torres claimed two individual district titles at the Greater Valley Conference district meet last week, but he’s more excited about the two additional ones he claimed as part of the 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams. “The relays went well and I was really […]

Childresses take district tennis title

Childresses take district tennis title

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For the past two years, McNary senior Sandy Childress has been first runner-up in the district tennis tournament. From the start of this season, she’s been out to become something more. She succeeded Saturday, May 16, taking the district title in doubles alongside her freshman sister, Hannah. “I’m […]

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

KHT’s Patsy Cline still showing at Keizer Lions

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 1961, Louise Seger showed up early for a Patsy Cline show at Houston’s Esquire Ballroom. Seger found in Cline’s music a reflection of her own life as a divorced, single mother and became something of a “superfan” in current parlance. Seger met Cline before the show and […]

Cow pasture issue to come up again

Cow pasture issue to come up again

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes In some form, the proposal for new apartments at Keizer’s “cow pasture” will come back before the Keizer City Council. The question is when and which proposal. In a vote that surprised many, councilors denied a proposal from developer Mark Grenz last fall to build 120 new apartments at […]

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