Author: Keizertimes

UPDATE: Keizer police officers involved in shooting

Keizer Police gathered evidence Thursday morning near the corner of River Road N. and Dearborn Ave., where Wednesday night’s crime spree began. On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at approximately 8:40 P.M., Keizer Police Department Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call behind a business at the corner of River Rd.[Read More…]

Keizer Cal Ripken 12U team wins state title

Keizer Cal Ripken 12U team The Keizer Cal Ripken 12U squad defeated Lakeridge 10-7 in the state championship game on Saturday, July 10. Keizer will advance to the regional tournament in Moscow, Ida., which takes place July 21-25. Xavier Gonzalez was named the tournament MVP and Grayson Maskal was given[Read More…]

Rangers draft Zavala 38th overall

Aaron Zavala On Monday, July 12, Keizer native and University of Oregon outfielder Aaron Zavala was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft with the 38th overall pick. It is the third highest an Oregon player has been drafted since the[Read More…]

Blanco places fifth for Celts at state tourney

McNary 106-pounder Max Blanco (second from left) took fifth place at the Oregon Wrestling Association 6A state championships, which took place at Newberg High School June 25-26. Blanco defeated Dillon Le from Newberg in the fifth place match. 

Grimmer commits to CCC

McNary post Bekah Grimmer (middle) smiles along with coaches Elizabeth Doran (left) and Brittany Dunn, after signing her letter of intent to play basketball at Chemeketa Community College on Monday, June 21. Grimmer averaged just over eight points and four rebounds per game for the Celtics this season. 

How to protect your pets during the heatwave

Dr. Leanne Eggert of Creekside Veterinary clinic provides some tips on how to keep your pets and animals safe during extreme heat. • Animals in the heat will drink a lot, so make sure to keep water dishes filled.  • Always offer access to shade and ideally, during the hottest[Read More…]

Celtics conclude season against South Salem

Erin Seyfried placed third in the 100-yard freestyle (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary swim team competed against South Salem in their final meet of the season on Monday, June 21. The Celtic boys team fell to the Saxons 110-50 while the girls team lost 106-42. Paris Boyd was the lone victor[Read More…]