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Roundabout coming in July

Roundabout coming in July

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Another road project involving Chemawa Road and the state has been pushed back. In this case, however, the delay is relatively minor. While delays pushed back the Oregon Department of Transportation’s Chemawa Road reconstruction project a couple of years – it was finally completed late last year – a […]

Money gap won’t deter the Big Toy

Money gap won’t deter the Big Toy

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Four months can seem like a long time. Not when there is still plenty left to get done in four months, however. Such is the case with the Big Toy community build play structure project, set to be constructed June 10 to 14 at Keizer Rapids Park. The Community […]

Man crashes twice in minutes

Man crashes twice in minutes

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A Salem man was quite the crasher in Keizer on Monday night. Joseph Rickey Cradduck, 35, was arrested after fleeing from two crash scenes he caused. The first crash caused injuries to a 64-year-old Keizer woman, while the second damaged a fence, trees and a crosswalk pole. According to […]

Access to Northridge Park brought up at Parks Board meeting

Access to Northridge Park brought up at Parks Board meeting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It’s a topic that comes up from time to time at Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meetings: what to do with Northridge Park. The hidden park along Claggett Creek and 10th Street is nearly impossible to access, even though technically it is a city park. Keizer resident Cris […]

Chamber hosting conversations

Chamber hosting conversations

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is looking to have community conversations throughout 2015. Dan Clem, director of the chamber’s Government Affairs Committee, gave an update on the plans during the Jan. 20 Economic Development and Government Affairs Committee meeting, held at the chamber office in Keizer Station. “We will […]

Future for Keizer RadioShack unclear

Future for Keizer RadioShack unclear

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes There were no clearance sale banners on the outside. But speculation is heavy about the future of the Keizer RadioShack, as well as the chain overall. According to a Bloomberg report Monday evening, RadioShack Corporation is preparing to shut down as part of a bankruptcy deal that would close […]

City will honor Japanese pioneer

City will honor Japanese pioneer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A project that languished for years has quickly moved forward. Members of the Keizer Points of Interest Committee (KPIC) had talked about a project to honor the history of Japanese Americans in the Willamette Valley off and on in recent years. Late last year bids were secured for a […]

Big Toy public relations machine is ramping up

Big Toy public relations machine is ramping up

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Just four months before construction, expect to see public relations crank up for the Big Toy project at Keizer Rapids Park. During Tuesday’s monthly Community Build Task Force meeting, held 126 days before the scheduled June 10 construction start date, plans for renewed publicity were discussed. Evan Christopher, the […]

Pit bull kills small dog in McNary Estates

Pit bull kills small dog in McNary Estates

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes An aggressive pit bull got away last Saturday, Jan. 31 after attacking a small dog and three humans in the McNary Estates area. The small dog had to be put down the next day. Steven Strean said he was just returning to his home on McNary Estates Drive in […]

An awarding night in Keizer [with VIDEO]

An awarding night in Keizer [with VIDEO]

View more photos in our Facebook gallery at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152598094071976.1073741876.97073111975&type=3 By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Former city councilors scored a sweep at the 2014 Keizer Chamber First Citizen Award Banquet last Saturday, Jan. 31 at Keizer Quality Suites. Former Keizer Mayor and councilor Lore Christopher was named First Citizen; former Keizer City Councilor Joe Egli picked […]

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