Day: June 28, 2017

McNary Class of ‘67 reunion Aug. 11-12

The McNary High School Class of 1967 is holding its 50th reunion on August 11-12. Attendees will tour the school on Friday at 4 p.m., followed by a reception at McNary Golf Club. A meet and greet at Keizer Elks Club is scheduled for Saturday at 5 p.m., a class photo at 5:45 and then dinner (prime rib, baked codfish, chicken cordon bleu or vegetarian) at 6. Cost per person is $50 for both nights, $20 for Friday only and $40 for Saturday only. Advance ticket sales only. No tickets at the door. Deadline is July 1. Send checks,...

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Shortages persist despite refreshed parks budget

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Most management-level government employees probably feel some relief when the new fiscal year begins on July 1 and budgets gets refreshed. For Robert Johnson, Keizer parks supervisor, “relief” isn’t the word he would use. “It feels good, but it doesn’t feel like it’s a license to do whatever I want. It has to last the entire year and something always comes up,” Johnson said. Since the beginning of the year, two things have caused unexpected headaches: wind storms and vandalism. Snow during the winter and wind storms throughout the spring caused tree...

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