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McNary falls flat in playoff opener

McNary guard Nate Meithof tries to fake out a South Eugene defender in the Celtics 54-48 first round playoff loss on Thursday night. (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings) Once you enter the postseason, it’s crucial to bring your A-game, especially when playing on the road. It was clear that McNary didn’t do that[Read More…]

City to form charter review committee

The Keizer City Council took a giant leap toward removing language from the city charter that alienates members of the community who identify as something other than heterosexual. As part of goal-setting talks, councilors set a short-term goal of establishing a charter review committee to eliminate pieces of Section 44,[Read More…]

Ready to be (Capt.) Marvel-ed?

Artwork by McNary High School senior Kianna Johnson. Follow her on Instagram: @oozean Over the years there have been several Captain Marvels, but Marvel Studios will release its first Captain Marvel film this month. In the comics, Carol Danvers (the character in the upcoming movie) starts out as a United[Read More…]

Four weeks in, major bills getting play

File As the fourth week of session comes to a close, cap and trade and rent control have proven to be the most controversial issues as of yet. The cap and trade bill (LC 894) was originally 98 pages and has now been turned into HB 2020, being 55 pages[Read More…]

Police Scanner

Photo Illustration Sunday, Feb. 18 9:30 a.m. – Theft by false pretenses and deception, forgery in the 5000 block of River Road N. 11:41 a.m. – Theft by false pretenses and deception in the 1000 block of Clearview Avenue NE. 1:40 p.m. – Theft from building in the 5000 block[Read More…]


NO LICENSE Tom Kamis, $642; Cristopher Huerta Lopez, $260; Jeremiah A Abon Jr., $100; Karina David Bojorquez-Rosales, $245; Alejandra P Hernandez-Albizures, $235. NO INSURANCE Ian Michael Smith, $600; Marcel Isreal Benavides, $600; Ricky Lee Tipsword, $600; Gerardo Rosales, $600; Daniel Rodriguez, $235; Amanda Veronica Mendoza Arreola, $265; Corrina Victoria Zavala,[Read More…]

New community journalist joins the Keizertimes

Hunter Bomar Hunter Bomar, a Keizer native, has joined the staff of the Keizertimes as a community reporter with emphasis on community events and local businesses. A McNary High School graduate, where he served as ASB president, Bomar attended George Fox University and earned a degree in organizational communication while[Read More…]

Fun Facts

• Marvel once trademarked the word “zombie.” • Spider-Ham (aka Peter Porker) has a 17-issue comic series. • Venom was created by a fan and purchased for $220. • Luke Cage was the first black superhero with his own comic. • Iron Man and Captain America are tied for the[Read More…]

Fire board adds two new faces to budget committee

The Keizer Fire District Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to discuss the addition of two new members of the budget committee, as well as other business. There were three applicants for the two open spots: Ali Rasouli, Patti Tischer and Elliot Groeneveld. All three[Read More…]