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Council changes mind, absorbs some parade fees

Council changes mind, absorbs some parade fees

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes In its previous meeting, the Keizer City Council turned down a request by the Keizer Chamber to waive public works fees for the upcoming Holiday Lights Parade. On Monday, Dec. 5, the city council reversed course and voted 6-1 to absorb $1,300 for barricades and staff time by the […]

Parade returns Saturday

Parade returns Saturday

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Holiday Lights Parade, for the first time being run by the Keizer Chamber of Commerce, comes to Keizer at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. “I think there was some uncertainty as to whether we’d be able to pull it off, but I feel like it’s already […]

New signal intersection headed to Keizer Station

New signal intersection headed to Keizer Station

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Changes are in the works for the main route into Keizer Station, and the hope is that they help pave the way for more efficient bus routes and a potential movie theater. At its meeting Monday, Nov. 21, the Keizer City Council approved the city’s portion of funding […]

Reid defeats Barker

Reid defeats Barker

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The election counts are finally complete and McNary High School teacher Laura Reid will be Keizer’s next city councilor. According to the final cumulative totals, Reid edged out Allen Barker by 109 votes, 50.44 percent to 49.56 percent. Nearly 12,400 votes were cast for the two candidates in […]

City recognized for bicycle friendliness

City recognized for bicycle friendliness

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizer has earned an honorable mention as a bicycle-friendly city from the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). It was announced last week in Washington, D.C., that Keizer joined 33 other communities throughout the nation in the honorable mention category of recognition. Platinum, gold, silver and bronze designations are […]

Mecha-cow proposal meets resistance

Mecha-cow proposal meets resistance

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer roundabout opened just three months ago but the Keizer Public Arts Commission is already trying to figure out what to put in the center of it. Commissioners discussed the potential of the space and even one proposal from a Keizer sculptor with a piece along the […]

Council denies Keizer Chamber request for parade fee waivers

Council denies Keizer Chamber request for parade fee waivers

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Keizer Chamber of Commerce request that city officials waive fees and other costs associated with the Holiday Lights Parade was snuffed out at the Keizer City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 21. The Keizer Chamber requested waivers for fees totaling $5,805 related to police staffing, public works costs […]

A sign of the times?

A sign of the times?

Play structure barricaded, hunt is on for repair funds

Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Approval would pave way for third bridge

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

City council race still too close to call

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