Day: May 13, 2017

Lady Celts take down McMinnville

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary thought it was the better team last time. This time the Lady Celts proved it, throttling McMinnville 14-4 in five innings on Tuesday, May 9. The Grizzlies were undefeated in Greater Valley Conference play and hadn’t allowed more than six runs in a game all season. McNary got that in the first inning. “I think the girls were a little fired up because we felt like we got up on these guys 3-0 last time and kind of let off a little bit and squandered it,” McNary head coach Kevin Wise said....

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Parks fee talks go south quick

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A conversation among Keizer city councilors about whether to impose a fee on residents to support Keizer parks short-circuited upon liftoff. The council hosted a public forum on the topic of parks fees Monday, May 8, and turned to their own discussion of the issue after taking public testimony (See related story Page A11). While the council eventually passed a motion directing city staff to craft an ordinance that would impose the fee, at least three councilors – of the six in attendance – expressed reservations regarding how the city should approach...

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