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The ‘isms’ that define U.S. history

Americans enjoy debates. The first debate of consequence was whether the thirteen colonies, after the Revolutionary War, should come together as a whole or remain divided into 13 separate nations. The “ism” under debate was federalism, defined as a system based on democratic rules and institutions in which the power to govern[Read More…]

WMS mentor earns regional recognition

Instructional Mentor Matt Hurst (second from left) after being honored as the 2019 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year. The Northwest Council for Computer Education (NCCE) recently honored a Whiteaker Middle School instructional mentor as the 2019 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year. Hurst, along with Whiteaker Principal Julia Dewitt,[Read More…]

One dead in mobile home fire (updated)

KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings A fire in a Keizer mobile home park claimed the life of a 62-year-old man Sunday, March 3. Keizer firefighters were summoned to a mobile home fire at Rainbow Gardens Mobile Village, a 55+ Senior Living Community, at 5:44 a.m. Firefighters were on scene in four minutes and[Read More…]

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…]