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Keizer athletes planning trip to Dominican Republic

Marc McAvoy, who is a behavioral specialist at Claggett Creek Middle School, has been working in the Salem-Keizer School District for nearly three decades. During that time McAvoy has also coached a number of different sports in the Keizer community — he currently is the freshman boys basketball coach and[Read More…]

McNary opens up track season

McNary’s Logun Anderson prepares to throw the javelin at the Titan Track Classic on Friday, April 5 at West Salem High School (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings). The McNary track team opened their season last week with a home dual meet against South Salem where the boys team defeated the Saxons 76-69, while[Read More…]

Gragg inducted into Montana Hall of Fame

McNary athletic director Scott Gragg (left) with his his son, Brian, after a football game in 2016 (FILE). Whether it’s the way he walks with the swagger of a former athlete, or the fact that he towers over just about everyone in the city of Keizer, it’s easy to assume[Read More…]

Bill addressing shooting range moves to floor

A bill that would supply an extra avenue of recourse to Keizer residents impacted by shooting taking place at a Polk County quarry passed put of the Oregon Senate Committee on Judiciary with a 6-1 consensus Tuesday, April 9. The bill (Senate Bill 1040), which is highly site-specific, allows the[Read More…]

Raw sewage overflows into Mill Creek

The City of Salem announced that an overflow of raw sewage occurred on April 7 at approximately 2:10 PM, into Mill Creek near 215 25th St. NE. The overflow resulted from a sanitary sewer pipe plugged possibly with tree root and grease. Approximately 50 gallons of raw sewage was spilled[Read More…]

Above and beyond: WMS Mentor honored

Whiteaker Middle School mentor Matt Hurst shows off his award from the Northwest Council for Computer Education. Matt Hurst has always gone beyond the call of duty to help the teachers and students with whom he works. And back in February, it was clear that his dedication didn’t go unnoticed.[Read More…]