Author: Joshua Manes

Taking her shot

Maile Salang throws the shot put at a dual meet against Sprague on Wednesday, April 13, at McNary High School. Salang won the event with a personal record distance of 34 feet, 4.25 inches. (KEIZERTIMES/Joshua Manes) Leadership often comes with age and seniority. It takes time to earn the respect[Read More…]

Oh brother, no Mother’s Day Breakfast from KFD

For the third year in a row, pancakes won’t be flipping at the Keizer Fire District in May. With three weeks before the event, Keizer Fire District Chief Jeff Cowan has made the decision to forego the annual Mother’s Day Breakfast at the station. Protocols made the decision for them[Read More…]

Rams knock off Celtics despite Ready-made gem

Starting pitcher Logan Ready had his most impressive start of the season for McNary, but the offense fell silent when it mattered most against Central Catholic High School on Thursday.  The 2-1 nine-inning defeat was the seventh loss in a row for the Celtics (4-10, 0-1), and the third one-run[Read More…]

These women are distinguished

The Distinguished Young Women of Keizer were back on stage at McNary High School Saturday, April 9, naming Kiele Jarnagin and Anna Sponable as the 2023 representatives. Jarnagin nearly swept the awards, receiving $250 scholarships from five of the six categories. She won the spirit, self-expression, fitness and scholastics categories[Read More…]

Chamber preparing for ’22 Bloomin’ Iris Open

The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to hit the links with the 2022 Bloomin’ Iris Open Golf Tournament, scheduled for Friday, May 13, at McNary Golf Club. The four-person scramble tournament has an ‘80s theme, like most of the Chamber’s events this year in honor of Keizer’s 40th[Read More…]


McNary teacher set for national TV debut

Promotional photo of Matt Kuerbis from Rat in the Kitchen He may be on the McNary High School campus during the week, but culinary teacher Matt Kuerbis will be on televisions across the country Thursday night. Kuerbis will appear as a contestant on the third episode of the new TBS[Read More…]