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Farm bureau upset over 25 fields claims

Farm bureau upset over 25 fields claims

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It turns out the agricultural community isn’t totally on board with plans by 25 fields for Oregon. More than once, Carrie Cool, executive director of 25 fields for Oregon, has indicated support from the agricultural community for her plans to build soccer fields in the Keizer area for Oregon […]

Two fires in Keizer

Two fires in Keizer

The Keizer Fire District responded to the report of a house fire on Cade Street NE shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. Smoke and flames were coming from the home when firefighters arrived on the site. When they entered the home they found fire had done extensive damage to the second floor. The rest […]

Mural pushed back to 2016

Mural pushed back to 2016

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s next public mural will not be done next month. Former Mayor Lore Christopher, chair of the Keizer Public Arts Commission, has long been pushing for the mural, going up on the long north wall at Town & Country Lanes, to be done this fall. However, realities pushed the […]

Two more subdivisions in north Keizer

Two more subdivisions in north Keizer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes One company is building two new subdivisions in the northern part of Keizer. MC Northwest Inc. is building 11 homes in Northfield Estates, on a stretch of Bair Road behind current homes in The Vineyards off of Wheatland Road. A little bit south on Wheatland, MC Northwest is building […]

No more Tightwad Tuesdays

No more Tightwad Tuesdays

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Say goodbye to Tuesday Community Days at Keizer Community Center. When the new city hall opened in 2009, the city contracted with an outside company to manage the facility. Those duties were brought in-house the following year and a new rental rate structure was adopted in 2011. The rates […]

Haggen to close its Keizer store

Haggen to close its Keizer store

    By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It wasn’t that long ago Keizer had three grocery stores. Soon, there could be just one. In late April, the Albertsons at 5450 River Road North became a Haggen. Washington-based Haggen went from 18 stores mainly in Washington to 164 around the West Coast in a short […]

KFD board pursuing emergency equipment bond

KFD board pursuing emergency equipment bond

In November, Keizer Fire District will have a General Obligation Emergency Equipment Bond Measure on the ballot. On Tuesday evening at the Keizer Fire District Board meeting, the motion was passed to ask the citizens of Keizer for a small increase in their taxes to better serve them. “We do the best to maintain our […]

Post talks about first year in Capitol

Post talks about first year in Capitol

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Even though he was a freshman serving in the state legislature, Rep. Bill Post of Keizer had some idea what to expect during the session. After all, the Republican visited area lawmakers like Sen. Kim Thatcher (who formerly held the House District 25 seat Post defeated Chuck Lee for […]

Haggen to close Keizer location

Haggen to close Keizer location

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Haggen opened a Keizer grocery store in the spring. That store will be closed in the fall. On Aug. 14, Deborah Pleva with Weinstein PR sent out an announcement on behalf of the Washington-based grocery store chain that 27 of the company’s locations will be closing within 60 days. […]

A look at hazelnut growing

A look at hazelnut growing

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Can hazelnuts in the orchard at Keizer Rapids Park be grown without chemicals? According to the executive director of the Oregon Hazelnut Growers Association, the answer is yes. “There are growers farming hazelnuts organically,” Michael Klein told the Keizertimes. “It is not an easy endeavor but it can be […]

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