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May 15, 2018 by Dean Prescott (Register to contact)

Brian Baker 1959- 1993. I was Brian's best friend before and after our High School years at McNary. The last time I talked to Brian was a couple of weeks before his death in Nebraska. He was living there with his mother until his passing. He died from complications from Kidney disease.
Best wishes to all my fellow McNaryians (Is that a word? :)

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St. Edward parish sells land to Salem-Keizer schools for $2.26M, ending condemnation fight  Statesman Journal

A months-long dispute over 6 acres of parish land ends as St. Edward Church officials agree to sell to Salem-Keizer Public Schools for $2.26 million.



St. Edward agrees to sell Salem-Keizer vacant land for $2.26 million, ending eminent domain case  Salem Reporter

District leaders said Thursday they'd reached an agreement to purchase the church's bare land adjacent to McNary High School, allowing them to begin ...



McNary students battle district foes in shoe drive  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jan 23, 2019 | Community, General, News, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS. Of the Keizertimes. It can be easy ...



Parker and Bonn reunite at Willamette  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jan 18, 2019 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS. Of the Keizertimes. Isaac Parker was the head ...



Keizer hoopers receive All-American recognition  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Feb 15, 2019 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. The state of Oregon had 24 prep ...



PHOTOS: McNary outscores West Salem; 59-44  Statesman Journal

West Salem High School basketball defeated McNary High School at their court on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.



Judge denies St. Edward motion to toss Salem-Keizer eminent domain case  Salem Reporter

The school district's attorneys have asked the court to grant immediate possession of the land so permitting and design work for the McNary High School campus ...



Keizer Chamber director Danielle Bethell announces run for school board  Salem Reporter

With three children in Keizer public schools, Danielle Bethell said she's more in touch with the realities of the current classroom and wants to advocate for local ...



Salem-Keizer considers eminent domain to acquire church land next to McNary High  Statesman Journal

At a work session Tuesday, the Salem-Keizer School Board will read a resolution allowing the district to use eminent domain to acquire land next to McNary ...



A groundbreaking First Citizen  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jan 25, 2019 | Business, Community, General, News, People, Top Stories | 0 |. By ERIC A. HOWALD. Of the Keizertimes. As Vickie ...



Salem-Keizer board OKs use of eminent domain to acquire church land near McNary High  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School Board has unanimously approved using eminent domain to acquire St. Edward church land for McNary High School expansion.



Class of 2018: McNary High School  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion. Graduates: 444. Valedictorians: Matthew Albright, Kailey Doutt, Austin ...



McNary High feeder schools: Here's what to expect if the Salem-Keizer bond passes  Statesman Journal

If the Salem-Keizer school bond passes this May, the money is expected to pay for these projects in the McNary High School feeder system.



Soldier may be honored with stretch of highway  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Feb 6, 2019 | Community, General, Government, News, People, Top Stories | 0 |. By ERIC A. HOWALD. Of the Keizertimes. A Keizer ...



Letters to the Editor: Death of the third bridge, Second Amendment rights, and bad restaurant scores  Statesman Journal

Letter writers weigh in on the death of the proposed third bridge over the Willamette River, Second Amendment rights, bad restaurant scores and more.



Taylor's House offers a home for young people with nowhere else to go  Salem Reporter

With a chore board, beanbag chairs and a large kitchen table for meals, Salem's new shelter for homeless young people wants its residents to feel like a family.



McNary boys soccer team ready to shed underdog label  Statesman Journal

Cousins Jovanie Bravo, Miguel Bravo, Jose Luis Bravo and Jesus Lopez are key to the Celtics' run.



St. Edward leaders will fight eminent domain to take land for Salem-Keizer schools  Statesman Journal

St. Edward Catholic Church leaders say they will fight Salem-Keizer Public Schools' plan to use eminent domain to acquire parish land to expand McNary High ...



Church seeks eminent domain dismissal  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jan 26, 2019 | Community, General, Government, News, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. By ERIC A. HOWALD. Of the Keizertimes.



Salem-Keizer to vote on using eminent domain for St. Edward church land  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School Board will vote Tuesday on a resolution allowing them to use eminent domain to acquire land next McNary High School in Keizer.



PHOTOS: McNary wins the Mountain Valley Conference after defeating South Salem  Statesman Journal

McNary wins the Mountain Valley Conference, with a perfect 4-0 league record, after defeating South Salem at the McNary vs. South Salem football game at ...



Recruiting: QB Erik Barker leads McNary to victory, then visits Oregon State game  Statesman Journal

In the midst of the recruiting process, McNary quarterback Erik Barker had a big game last week leading the Celtics to a much-needed 21-14 win against ...



McNary's Walling, Barker living the life of top college football prospects  Statesman Journal

Junior Walling, who has already received a scholarship offer from Oregon State, has participated in several college football camps this summer.



Oregon district seeking to expand high school says it will use eminent domain to acquire land from church  American School & University

Seeking to expand a high school campus, the Salem-Keizer (Ore.) district has decided to use eminent domain, if necessary, to acquire about six acres of land ...



Salem school officials invoke power to force church land sale  Salem Reporter

In Keizer, scarce land has put the growing St. Edward Catholic Church and overcrowded McNary High School at odds over a planned school expansion.



Salem-Keizer Public Schools, church in land feud  KPTV.com

KEIZER, OR (KPTV) - Salem-Keizer Public Schools is trying to acquire a vacant piece of land near McNary High School for an expansion.



Tradition-rich McNary looks to build on last season's success  Statesman Journal

Quarterback Erik Barker and RB/LB Junior Walling will lead the Celtics in 2018.



Salem-Keizer seeks eminent domain over St. Edward land to begin McNary construction  Salem Reporter

The district is going to court to force the Keizer church to sell six acres of bare land after the church rejected a $1.75 million offer.



Salem school district is wrong to take land from Keizer church  Statesman Journal

OPINION: This land grab won't solve the district's space problem; building new schools to accommodate growth will.



NOW PLAYING: McNary alum's journey to alien moon leading him back to Keizer  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 7, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, People, Top Stories | 0 |. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. When Zeek Earl ...



Check out these Mid-Valley events in February  Statesman Journal

Valentine's Day events, entertainment and more await this February.



Salem-Keizer school boundary changes in sight  KOIN.com

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) -- The latest in a series of public meetings is set for Tuesday evening as the Salem-Keizer Public Schools talk about changing boundaries in ...



St. Edward refuses $1.75 million land offer, vows to fight Salem-Keizer in court  Statesman Journal

After refusing an offer of $1.75 million to sell a 6-acre vacant lot to Salem-Keizer Public Schools, St. Edward Catholic Church is preparing to fight the district in ...



How proposed boundary changes could affect your Salem-Keizer school  Statesman Journal

On Jan. 15, the Salem-Keizer School Board will be presented with proposed boundary adjustments meant to help address overcrowding in the district.



Parish roundup: Convocation of the Faithful; shelter from the cold  National Catholic Reporter

St. William Catholic Community, a nongeographic parish in Louisville, Kentucky, will host a "Convocation of the Faithful" Feb. 24, the last scheduled day of the ...



Shop teacher served MHS students for 36 years  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Jul 15, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Shop teacher served MHS students for 36 years. By DEREK ...



Keizer community rallies around high school band after fireworks stand set on fire  KPTV.com

The Keizer community is rallying around a local high school band after their main fundraising effort took a big hit.



Iconic play roars into Ken Collins auditorium  Keizertimes

Posted by Candace Johnson | Jan 11, 2019 | Community, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes Last year, the McNary High School ...



A Very McNary Holiday features potpourri of disciplines  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Dec 12, 2018 | Community, McNary, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS. Of the Keizertimes. McNary High School theatre ...



Football roundup: West Salem, McNary, McKay all earn wins  Statesman Journal

West Salem and McNary earned big Mountain Valley Conference wins Friday night against South Salem and Sprague, respectively. Both the Titans and Celtics ...



McNary a capella group Something Dangerous to compete at semifinals  Statesman Journal

McNary High School's a cappella group Something Dangerous will be competing in the International Championship of High School A Cappella Semi-finals at ...



Fresh off winning the league title, McNary takes winning streak into state playoffs  Statesman Journal

The Celtics have won four in a row as they get ready to face Lakeridge in the Class 6A state playoffs.



Eminent domain effort moves forward  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 16, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. A resolution to acquire more ...



Celtics are coming  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Aug 17, 2018 | Community, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Celtics are coming. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. McNary High ...



Izzy Haselip returns to soccer after broken hip  KOIN.com

Coming back from an injury is never easy, but Izzy Haselip has done it more than once.



6th- and 9th-graders get head start on Salem-Keizer school year  Statesman Journal

Students beginning sixth and ninth grade got a head start going back to school in Salem-Keizer on Tuesday, one day ahead of their older peers.



Crystal Apple Awards honor exceptional Salem-Keizer educators for 22nd year  Statesman Journal

Every year, SKEF honors educators and staff from Salem-Keizer Public Schools and surrounding areas at the Crystal Apple Awards.



Heritage: McNary celebrates half a century  Statesman Journal

Why school wasn't named Keizer High School and how it almost was North Salem High School.



McNary getting new scoreboard  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Mar 9, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. McNary getting new scoreboard. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes.



McNary's 'Big Three' leads Celtics to a top 10 ranking  Statesman Journal

Chandler Cavell, Lucas Garvey and Andrew Jones are McNary's only players back with varsity experience, but have turned into a force.



Salem area's top football recruits: How did they do in Week 1?  Statesman Journal

A breakdown of how the top football recruits in the Salem area did during the first week of the season.



Vandals set Keizer fireworks stand on fire  KGW.com

KEIZER, Ore. -- Who would set a fireworks stand on fire? It's the question band students from McNary High school in Keizer asked, after someone broke into their ...



Football roundup: McNary and Silverton capture league championships  Statesman Journal

Silverton tops West Albany to win the Mid-Willamette Conference. ALBANY — No. 7 Silverton earned a share of the Mid-Willamette Conference championship ...



McNary football turns season around in time for showdown with West Salem  Statesman Journal

McNary and West Salem are both 2-0 in the conference heading into Friday's matchup.



Thousands of Salem-Keizer students would attend different schools under boundary change proposal  Salem Reporter

The plan, which will take effect next year, would also shift the district's “feeder system,” which determines the middle and high schools each elementary school ...



Salem-Keizer seniors celebrated, elementary students inspired with Parade of Honor  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer seniors are honored at their elementary schools through the district's Parade of Honor, which also seeks to inspire younger students.



McNary goes from underdog to first outright GVC championship since 2009  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – Seven years ago when Ryan Kirch took over as the head coach of McNary High School's boys basketball team, he could see he had multiple ...



McNary sweeps West Salem in dual meet  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Dec 25, 2018 | McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. Early into the Mountain Valley Conference season, ...



Photos from 2018 Mid-Valley proms  Statesman Journal

Four Mid-Valley schools held their proms on Saturday, April 21, 2018. See photos from West Salem, North Salem, McKay and McNary's proms below.



School board votes on land action today  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Nov 13, 2018 | Community, General, McNary, News, Top Stories | 0 |. By Keizertimes Staff. The Salem-Keizer School District (SKSD) ...



Fireworks tent raising money for high school band catches fire in Keizer  KATU

KEIZER, Ore. – A fireworks tent raising money for the McNary High School Band caught fire on Friday night, Keizer Police said.The tent was set up in the parking ...



Five reasons McNary football will go deep into the playoffs  Statesman Journal

The Celtics were 6-4 last year, but return an exciting group of playmakers.



Silverton's Willis voted SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

As we head toward the finish line of the fall sports season, Mid-Valley high school athletes continue to excel as they pursue team and individual accolades.



McNary named AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction  Keizertimes

MHS submitted metrics from the 2016-17 school year to document school-wide growth and performance in order to become an AVID site of distinction.



Older brother wins sibling rivalry in Sprague-McNary football game  Statesman Journal

When Sprague took the field Friday night at McNary, there was a situation that is rare in a high school football game — a sibling rivalry. Connor Astley, a ...



Police, school officials correct false rumors about reports of active shooter in Keizer  KATU

Salem-Keizer Public Schools and Keizer police worked to correct false rumors Thursday that a gunman was inside McNary High School.“People were spreading ...



Controversial scheduling among key changes this high school football season  Statesman Journal

The 2018 football season, which officially begins Monday with the start of summer practices, is one of many changes for the six Salem-Keizer teams.



Here are the players named to the All-Mid-Valley boys and girls soccer teams  Statesman Journal

Woodburn's boys soccer team continued its decade-long dynasty this season by winning its sixth state championship in nine seasons, this time at the OSAA ...



Complaints, solutions abound at McNary community forum  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Oct 23, 2017 | News, Top Stories | 0 |. Officials also unveil plans post-bond measure. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes.



Here's an opportunity to contribute your input on Salem-Keizer school boundary changes  Statesman Journal

Salem-Keizer Public Schools may need to adjust school boundaries as it prepares to spend $620 million in voter-approved bonds to alleviate overcrowding ...



Salem-Keizer school report cards show mix of progress, declines and data gaps  Statesman Journal

The Oregon school district report cards show increases in some areas, declines in others and gaps in data compared to previous years.



Latino scholars earn more than spotlight  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | May 19, 2018 | Community, News, People, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Anjelica Alvarez, Erasmo Arellano Leon, Anthony Julian Chavez, ...



Here are the players named to the All-Mid-Valley football team  Statesman Journal

There were great storylines this season for Mid-Valley football teams, but none better than Kennedy's ascent to the Class 2A state championship. It was a story of ...



Keizer teen killed by train was a McNary student  Statesman Journal

The Keizer teenager who died after being struck by a train Friday night has been identified as Isaac James Garcia, according to officials.



Wrestling reunion to honor coach  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Sep 19, 2017 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Wrestling reunion to honor coach. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes.



Lapof vies to replace Ryan  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Sep 23, 2018 | Government, News, Top Stories | 0 |. Shawn Lapof. By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes. Shawn Lapof is taking the ...



The top 10 Salem-area high school football prospects for 2018  Statesman Journal

The 2018 high school football season begins this Friday, and there are a number of college football prospects in the Mid-Valley. Some of these players already ...



Ebbs joins wrestling powerhouse  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Jun 17, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Schools, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Ebbs joins wrestling powerhouse. By DEREK WILEY



Lady Celts can't hang with Westview  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Dec 14, 2018 | McNary, News, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By MATT RAWLINGS Of the Keizertimes. McNary's girls basketball squad was ...



Class of 2017: McNary High School  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 5 p.m. June 9 at Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion.



Voters say 'Yes' to school bond  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | May 18, 2018 | Community, General, Government, News, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. Voters say 'Yes' to school bond. By DEREK WILEY



Salem-Keizer appeal denied  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Mar 6, 2018 | Community, News, Schools, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. McNary High School will ...



McNary quarterback Erik Barker growing on the job  Statesman Journal

KEIZER – Much has changed for Erik Barker in the past year. He's gone from being the starting quarterback on the McNary High School freshman football team ...



Salem-area students plan to participate in national walkouts Wednesday morning  Statesman Journal

Oregon students will walk out of class Wednesday morning, joining the national protest against gun violence sparked by the Parkland, Florida shooting.



School board mulls establishing district-based police department  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Jul 27, 2018 | Community, General, Government, News, Schools, Top Stories | 0 |. School board mulls establishing district-based police ...



Reynolds back on the mat  Keizertimes

Posted by Admin | Aug 6, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports | 0 |. By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes. Wrestling at the 2017 U.S. Open Championships, ...



Game of the Week: South Salem tries to build on dramatic season-opening win  Statesman Journal

The Saxons were Salem-Keizer's only football winners last week.



Whiteaker defeats Claggett, punches ticket to championship game  Keizertimes

Posted by Derek Wiley | Oct 25, 2018 | Local Sports, McNary, Sports, Top Stories | 0 |. Whiteaker defeats Claggett, punches ticket to championship game.



McNary's Junior Walling receives offer from Oregon State  Statesman Journal

McNary's Junior Walling has been an Oregon State football fan for as long as he can remember. Now he has a chance to play for the Beavers. Walling, a 6-foot-2 ...



Key coaching connection helped West Salem's Simon Thompson in recruiting decision  Statesman Journal

West Salem's Simon Thompson had a number of college options to choose from, and like many players, his decision came down to the program where he would ...



Salem's student salon teaches customers as well as high schoolers  Salem Reporter

In high school classes at the Career and Technical Education Center, students tame skills that can net them a professional license as they graduate. My $10 ...



Roseburg wins four duals at Jerry Lane Invitational  NRToday.com

The Roseburg wrestling team swept four dual meets at the Jerry Lane Invitational Friday at McNary High School in Keizer.



McNary teacher turns around band program  Statesman Journal

As a teen, McNary High School band director Jennifer Bell failed her first audition to study in the music department at the University of Oregon. "They didn't even ...



Salem-Keizer School Board gives Superintendent Christy Perry three more years  Salem Reporter

With a salary of $239126, Perry is among the top paid superintendents in Oregon.



McNary High celebrates new field  Statesman Journal

KEIZER — Boosters, officials and students of McNary High School marked a new era for school sports, especially football, on Saturday. They gathered at ...



Ron Richards leaves a legacy of more than longevity from his tenure at McNary  Statesman Journal

Ron Richards is retiring after working as an athletic director for 17 years in the Salem-Keizer district.



Alex Hurlburt dominates on defense, plus a look at other top Salem-area recruits  Statesman Journal

West Salem's Alex Hurlburt dominates on defense, plus the Statesman Journal takes a *fresh* look at other top Salem-area college recruits.



Salem-Keizer Public Schools host public meetings on nearly $620 mil. bond  KATU

Salem-Keizer Public Schools officials held the first of six public meetings Tuesday regarding a $619.7 million bond facing voters on the May ballot.The bond will ...



McNary alum sets sights on Miss Oregon USA title  Keizertimes

Posted by Eric Howald | Mar 12, 2018 | Community, McNary, People, Top Stories | 0 |. McNary alum sets sights on Miss Oregon USA title. By ERIC A. HOWALD



West Salem's Alex Hurlburt: Next inspiring chapter will be at Montana  Statesman Journal

Football recruiting update for Salem-area prospects.



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