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Having a cow? Nah, saving them

Having a cow? Nah, saving them

Proposal would rezone land with cows and make way for apartments

They’ve got the Write stuff

They’ve got the Write stuff

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Amanda Warner was pretty giddy. So was her mom, Michelle. The hard part was figuring out who was more excited. Amanda, a senior at McNary High School, was with fellow The Write Club members May 29 when they opened the box containing hardback copies of the book The Paperside […]

A shared goal: shed the pounds

A shared goal: shed the pounds

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Charlee Tyler and Doreen Jaramillo knew each other in elementary school, but weren’t friends. Now they are friends with a common bond: working out and losing weight. Combined, the two ladies have lost more than 200 pounds in the last couple of years. They both figure to keep going. […]

GGNA kicks off series of KRP meetings

GGNA kicks off series of KRP meetings

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A small gathering at last month’s Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association meeting kicked off an extended public outreach process. As mentioned recently in the Keizertimes, Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board members last month approved a timeline calling for a series of pubic hearings in conjunction with amending the Keizer […]

Brinks robber indicted

Brinks robber indicted

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A Keizer man has been arrested for an attempted robbery back in March. Jeff Kuhns, deputy police chief with the Keizer Police Department, said on Wednesday 28-year-old Anthony Samuel White was indicted by a Marion County Grand Jury on 14 criminal charges, with 13 of those being felonies and […]

Delaney Madison Grill to open this summer

Delaney Madison Grill to open this summer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Jim Marshall’s original plan wasn’t to use the middle names of two of his five daughters for his new restaurant. It just worked out that Delaney Madison Grill sounded like a good name. So what did Jennifer, Stephanie and Ashley think of the name honoring younger sisters Hallie Madison […]

A smaller match for Keizer Parks Board program

A smaller match for Keizer Parks Board program

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The debate over Keizer’s proposed 2014-15 budget of nearly $38 million came down to a $10,000 question Monday evening. That was the amount Richard Walsh, a former councilor and current member of the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, asked for on behalf of the Parks Board. In recent […]

Egli not running for mayor

Egli not running for mayor

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Will anyone battle Cathy Clark for mayor? Clark, the longtime Keizer City Councilor, announced early this year she will be running for the Keizer mayor seat being vacated after 14 years by Lore Christopher. For months, a big question had been whether current council president Joe Egli – who […]

Poison oak issue resolved

Poison oak issue resolved

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The continued presence of poison oak by a local baseball field ignited some anger. A city councilor’s offhand comment about it on Facebook simply fanned the flames. The poison oak was discovered last month growing over a fence and onto the t-ball field in the northwest corner of the […]

Food programs a topic at WKNA

Food programs a topic at WKNA

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A bulk of this month’s West Keizer Neighborhood Association (WKNA) meeting centered around food. More specifically, most of the May 8 meeting centered around updates about the Community Garden at John Knox Presbyterian Church, the Keizer Community Food Bank and Marion-Polk Food Share. Nancy Morgan with the KCFB recalled […]

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