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Vet wants park saved for memorials

Vet wants park saved for memorials

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A long-standing project was finally completed in the form of a kiosk in the Pfc. Ryan J. Hill Memorial Park in Keizer Station. A veteran wants to see the kiosk removed. Rev. Matthew Price, a chaplain and American Legion member, previously succeeded in getting flag poles at the park. […]

Regulations for vet clinics clarified

Regulations for vet clinics clarified

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Veterinarian regulations in Keizer have been clarified. Members of the Keizer Planning Commission approved the revised regulations during their April 8 meeting. The regulations are being sent to the Keizer City Council for final approval. After an hour of discussion – in addition to time spent on the issue […]

Candidates spar for a sparse crowd

Candidates spar for a sparse crowd

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes No matter audience size, candidates take advantage of candidate forums. Such was the case April 16 as eight candidates for various races came to the Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association meeting. The number of candidates dwarfed the audience size. Richard Stevenson and Colleen Busch are competing for the Salem-Keizer Transit […]

Area C developers being reimbursed

Area C developers being reimbursed

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A reimbursement ordinance has been amended, paving the way for development in the Area C portion of Keizer Station. Keizer City Councilors unanimously approved amended language calling for the formation of a public improvement reimbursement district on Monday night. The approval came after revisions suggested by proponents for a […]

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A recent lifesaving act made Tuesday’s meeting of the Keizer Fire Board interesting. Directors and Fire Chief Jeff Cowan admitted that there was little else on the agenda, but it was the night Katie Capon, a former paramedic for the Fire Department, received a plaque for reviving longtime Keizer […]

Maurices open in Keizer Station

Maurices open in Keizer Station

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A new clothing store has opened in Keizer Station. The maurices store, between Old Navy and the soon-to-open Chipotle Mexican Grill, quietly opened recently. “It was a March 27 opening,” store manager Koreen Terwilleger said. “We had a grand opening celebration the day we opened. We are happy to […]

City council nixes letter regarding state bike fees

City council nixes letter regarding state bike fees

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Members of the Keizer City Council won’t be sending a letter regarding bicycle legislation. At the March 26 Keizer Traffic Safety/Bikeways/Pedestrian Committee meeting, committee members approved a motion for councilors and Mayor Cathy Clark to send a letter to legislators opposing proposed Senate Bills 177 and 551, which would […]

Candidates speak at WKNA meeting

Candidates speak at WKNA meeting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It’s busy around Keizer. The annual Iris Festival is just around the corner, the Big Toy project is less than two months away from being built and budget season is going at full throttle (see related story, page A1). It’s also a busy election time. Candidates for seats in […]

KRP disc golf getting a redo

KRP disc golf getting a redo

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer Rapids Park should be a busy place in June. Starting on June 10, a horde of community volunteers are expected to descend upon the park to build the Big Toy play structure over a five-day period. Elsewhere at the park June 10, others will be redoing the Keizer […]

Long-term plans, short-term concerns

Long-term plans, short-term concerns

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Monday night was the annual preview of long-term funding options for the city. Among the topics discussed was a ranking of possible new positions to add down the road. At the same time, immediate funding questions have come into focus – including one that could cut a popular new […]

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