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Area C proponents kept meeting with neighbors

Area C proponents kept meeting with neighbors

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Before meeting with Keizer City Councilors last week, proponents of new development in Keizer Station’s Area C continued to meet with neighbors. One example took place at the Jan. 15 Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association meeting, as Brian Moore from Mountain West Investment Corporation talked about his company’s plans for […]

Rising at the banquet

Rising at the banquet

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Things will look a little different this year at Keizer’s First Citizen Awards Banquet. The annual banquet starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at Keizer Quality Suites, having moved from its previous spot at the Keizer Civic Center. There will be a prime rib dinner and no host bar. Tickets […]

Hurdles still to clear for Area C proposal

Hurdles still to clear for Area C proposal

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Approval at the Keizer City Council level does not mean apartments and a retirement community in Keizer Station Area C are a done deal. After all, this is Area C we’re talking about – the area where a Walmart was reported to be going in back in 2011 before […]

Doggone good (gluten-free) treats

Doggone good (gluten-free) treats

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Tena Northern got her husband Dawayne a puppy for Christmas 2013, she also got herself a ticket to a new business venture. Buddy the weimaraner is the first pet the couple has had in 30 years. When Tena found herself unemployed for the second time due to company […]

KeizerTV keeps the city K-23 contract

KeizerTV keeps the city K-23 contract

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes KeizerTV is indeed getting money from the city. In an early October Keizer City Councilor meeting, KeizerTV leader Rex Robertson and David Dahle gave an update on their social media efforts. “We love you,” then-mayor Lore Christopher told Robertson and Dahle that evening. “We’ll give you money.” Shortly after, […]

Signal is coming to KTC

Signal is coming to KTC

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Plans are moving forward for the Keizer Transit Center to look the way it was originally designed to. Steve Dickey, director of Transportation Development for Salem-Keizer Transit, said a new signal leaving the transit center in Keizer Station’s Area B should be done within the next year or so. […]

Exiting stage left

Exiting stage left

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Jim Taylor and Lore Christopher joined the Keizer City Council, the Keizer Civic Center was only a dream. Last Saturday night, Taylor and Christopher formally said goodbye to public office during an event at the civic center. Christopher had served as Keizer’s mayor for 14 years, while Taylor […]

Big Toy funding needs kick

Big Toy funding needs kick

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Money continues to come in for the Big Toy project, but it’s been trickling in. In a Keizertimes story last August, it was noted $197,400 had been raised for the project, or 47 percent towards the goal of $416,509.80. Fast forward five months and the raised amount has inched […]

Station proposal okayed

Station proposal okayed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A proposal for new apartments and a retirement community in Area C of Keizer Station was approved unanimously Tuesday night by the Keizer City Council. Whether that means the project was approved quickly or not depends on the perspective. The joint proposal by Mountain West Investment (with the 180 […]

Holiday card contest is being worked on

Holiday card contest is being worked on

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was just a couple of nights before Christmas and details over the annual Christmas cards were being fussed over. Not in the normal sense, however. For one, this was the Keizer Arts Commission meeting at city hall on Dec. 23. For another, the card in question is one […]

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