Conflicting dedications prompt debate for parks board

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes New visitors to Keizer Rapids Park might not realize that the sand volleyball courts replaced a smaller court installed by an Eagle Scout as his service project. How and whether to honor that contribution sparked some intense debate among the members of the Keizer Parks Advisory Board Tuesday, Aug. 8. The conversation had its start during public testimony when former city councilor and parks board member Richard Walsh provided an update on the Willamette Water Trail Committee and then switched hats as the father of Michael Walsh, the Eagle Scout who installed...

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