Author: Keizertimes

Celts tennis teams host final home matches

Emilie Vu Magee backhands a ball over the net (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary boys tennis team hosted their senior day on Thursday, May 6, against Corvallis while the girls team played their final home match of the season on Monday, May 10. Even though the boys match wasn’t finished due[Read More…]

Whiteaker, Claggett conclude track season

Whiteaker trackster Allie Mansur finishes first in the 100 meter dash (Submitted). It didn’t matter that team scores weren’t kept as Whiteaker and Claggett Creek Middle Schools track and field teams season came to an end on Thursday, April 29th. What did matter was that an outdoor track and field[Read More…]

Day signs with Linfield

Blanchet senior linebacker Logan Day singed with Linfield University on Monday, May 3. (Submitted). After an excellent career at Blanchet High School, senior linebacker Logan Day will be continuing his education and football career at Linfield University. He officially signed with the Wildcats on Monday, May 3. Day was a[Read More…]

McNary has good showing in first home meet

Isabella Walker won the girls 300-meter hurdles in McNary’s dual meet against Sprague on Monday, April 26 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary boys and girls track teams won seven events apiece in their first home meet in nearly two years on Monday, April 26. The Celtics girls team swept both hurdles[Read More…]

McCarty commits to play at Lewis & Clark

Jack McCarty McNary quarterback Jack McCarty announced on Twitter on Tuesday, April 20 that he has committed to play football at Lewis & Clark College. In the six-game shortened season, McCarty threw for 1301 yards and 13 touchdowns.

SKPS board chair responds to recent turmoil

Satya Chandragiri I believe despite what they say publicly or privately, every board director was aware of why they voted in a certain way regarding the performance review of the superintendent.  As a board chair I have tried to be inclusive, thoughtful, and done my due diligence in completing the[Read More…]

Deadline approaching for Chemeketa Foundation scholarships

Chemeketa Students attending Chemeketa Community College in the fall have until March 31 to apply for scholarships from the college’s foundation. Applications are now open. Completing one application allows students to be considered for more than 140 scholarships and assistance funds the college foundation offers. Some scholarships are open to[Read More…]

Down the creek without a paddle

Jim Taylor Rick Stevens was about to leave his West Linn home when his wife told him to wear a lifejacket if he went down to the dock and not to put Luna, their Blue Healer dog, out on it. It was late afternoon when Rick left to check on[Read More…]

Driving in icy conditions

With freezing weather expected to bring snow and possible ice rain to the Keizer area Thursday evening into Friday, it is good to remember tips about driving in those conditions: • Position your hands on the steering wheel at 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock or lower; • Go slow; •[Read More…]