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KPD questioned persons of interest about fatal shooting

KPD questioned persons of interest about fatal shooting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Two men arrested in Eugene last week were also questioned about the fatal Keizer Station shooting on Valentine’s Day night, Feb. 14. Jeff Kuhns, deputy chief with the Keizer Police Department, said officers investigating the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Jerrid Goodpaster went to Eugene the night of Feb. 16. […]

Teens hurt in Windsor Island Road crash

Teens hurt in Windsor Island Road crash

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Two 17-year-old boys from Salem were injured in a one-vehicle crash last Friday afternoon, Feb. 19. Keven Potts, who had just turned 17 the day before, was driving a 1992 Toyota Camry when he struck a large tree along the road on the 5900 block of Windsor Island Road […]

Future growth being planned in Keizer

Future growth being planned in Keizer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It was a long time coming and it’ll be going on for a long time. Last week, Keizer City Councilors and Keizer Planning Commission members held a joint work session to look at future growth planning. Nate Brown, Keizer’s director of Community Development who led the city through the […]

Mr. Smith goes to Salem

Mr. Smith goes to Salem

Brandon Smith moving to Salem, leaves council

Blind Date on the move

Blind Date on the move

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Don’t you hate it when your Blind Date gets moved to a different location? Members of the Keizer Public Arts Commission (KPAC) believe a move will be good. Blind Date, by the way, is the name of the art sculpture currently in front of Copper Creek Mercantile on River […]

Man dies after shooting at Starbucks

Man dies after shooting at Starbucks

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes One man died after a shooting Sunday night in Keizer. Keizer Police are still looking for suspects from a Sunday evening fatal shooting at Keizer Station. Officers with the Keizer Police Department responded to an assault call at 6:36 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 at 2555 Jorie Lane NE, the […]

Budget woes discussed by Parks Board

Budget woes discussed by Parks Board

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It looks to be another tight budget year for the parks department in Public Works in Keizer. That helped launch another discussion of how to bring in more funds at Tuesday’s Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting. The discussion got going when Robert Johnson, Parks supervisor for the […]

Koho in ICU after heart attack

Koho in ICU after heart attack

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Former Keizer Mayor and current Keizer City Council president Dennis Koho suffered a heart attack last Saturday, Feb. 6 and was taken to Salem Hospital. As of press time Wednesday, Koho remained in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital. Koho was Keizer’s third mayor, […]

Keizer joins homeless initiative

Keizer joins homeless initiative

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes After months of planning, the Mid-Willamette Homeless Initiative is ready to begin. During last week’s Keizer City Council meeting, the Keizer members of the task force were approved unanimously. Mayor Cathy Clark has had conversations in recent months with Salem Mayor Anna Peterson as well as Marion County Commissioner […]

Big Toy grant request sent to council

Big Toy grant request sent to council

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Let’s run those numbers again. That was what city leaders working on a grant application for the Big Toy at Keizer Rapids Park had to do. At the January Community Build Task Force meeting, committee members approved plans for how much local funding would be used and how much […]

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