Day: September 1, 2017

Wyatt returns from knee surgery to lead Lady Celts

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary girls soccer coach A.J. Nash knows exactly what he’s getting when Katy Wyatt is on the field. “She’s incredibly hungry all the time, 100 percent,” Nash said. “Katy is a player who doesn’t have different speeds. She’s got fifth gear and she’s got park.” Wyatt scored the Lady Celts only goal in a 1-0 win over Woodburn to begin the season. “The 1-0 win, that was her effort,” Nash said. “Raw effort is what got that goal.” In the first half of an 8-0 victory against South Albany on Thursday, Aug. 31,...

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Glenn A. Meneice

July 20, 1954 – Aug. 3, 2017 Glenn A. Meneice, 63, of Kelso, Wash., passed away on Aug. 3, 2017, due to complications from cancer surgery. He was born July 20, 1954, in Portland to William and Dora Meneice. He grew up in Salem and later lived in Keizer, Carson, Wash., and Long Beach, Wash. Glenn’s kind and compassionate nature suited him well in his work as a caregiver. His gentle soul made it easy for people to love him. He enjoyed taking care of family, friends and anyone who needed care. Glenn enjoyed life’s simple pleasures and he...

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Board looks to prioritize in wake of parks fee passage

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is asking supporters and skeptics to help shape the future of Keizer’s parks at its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12. During the meeting, the board will discuss the way forward now that the city will begin collecting a $4-per-month fee to create a dedicated parks fund. “We’re looking for those individuals intimately familiar with their own park who can come in and bring up issues we haven’t noticed. I’m also hoping for some naysayers because I think that will help make the process as transparent as...

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Celtics again open with North Salem

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes North Salem, a 2-7 football team a year ago, scheduled to move down a classification next season, is likely to be overlooked by many teams this fall. Not McNary. The Celtics, who open the 2017 campaign at home against North Salem on Friday, Sept. 1, had to overcome an 11-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Vikings last season, scoring the winning touchdown with just 1:23 remaining in the game. “We went into the game a little over our heads and we need to stay composed and take it one step at a...

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