Day: February 5, 2018

Ebbs, Vincent, Norton win district titles, two more qualify for state

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes SALEM—Down by a point heading into the third period of the district finals, McNary senior Brayden Ebbs heard the voice of his father—head wrestling coach Jason Ebbs. “Since I was a little kid, my dad always told me no matter how much time is left, there’s always time to score in a match,” Brayden said. “A lot of kids will be down by points and give up. My mindset, with my dad being my coach, is I always keep going no matter what because anything can happen at any moment in time.” The...

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Traffic board eyes tapping state transportation funds

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In the last session of the Oregon Legislature, the Senate and House of Representatives passed a massive transportation plan known as Keep Oregon Moving (HB 2017). Revenues generated from a fuel tax and increases to annual registration fees are expected to generate more than $5.3 billion over the next decade and members of the Keizer Traffic Safety, Bikeways and Pedestrian (TBP) Committee want to be ready with a project when the money becomes available. “I would like to identify a project that is shovel-ready and submit it to see if we qualify...

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