Day: June 24, 2017

Legion team calls Keizer home

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes The Crushers Post 58, an American Legion baseball team in Stayton, have moved to Keizer. Led by former Stayton High School coach Drew Heard, the team is a collection of the best players from McNary, McKay, Silverton, Regis, Kennedy and Stayton. “I chose not to coach in high school this year because I wanted to focus on the Legion program and I wanted to move us out of Stayton because it didn’t make any sense for us to be out there,” Heard said. “The majority of our team is coming from Salem. To...

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New bike repair hub headed to civic center

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes After almost a year of talking about installing a bike air pump/repair station around the Keizer Civic Center, the new amenity is on the way. Hersch Sangster, chair of the Keizer Traffic Safety, Bikeways and Pedestrian Committee, updated the committee on rapid progress in a meeting Thursday, June 8. Sangster said he’d been passing out fliers hoping to drum up financial support for the project whenever he could and crossed paths with Steve Dickey, operations officer for Salem-Keizer Transit. That led to contacting Kiki Dohmman, head of the Cherriots Trip Choice program,...

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