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No one injured in Sunday morning drive-by shooting

No one injured in Sunday morning drive-by shooting

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes No one was injured early Sunday morning when several shots were fired in what police are calling a drive-by shooting on the 4900 block of 13th Avenue North. According to the Keizer Police Department, the shooting was reported at 2:17 a.m., though one neighbor told the Keizertimes about being […]

Furor over officer budget hole

Furor over officer budget hole

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Yes, the Keizer Budget Committee was able to approve the 2016-17 fiscal year budget in two meetings last week. But not everyone was happy. In particular, funding for another police officer position – or the lack thereof – once again caused a great deal of angst. The Keizer Police […]

Man arrested after driving through KLL Park

Man arrested after driving through KLL Park

A 20-year-old Salem man who drove away from two police officers Tuesday was arrested after hitting a fence at Keizer Little League Park, where games were taking place. The incident started around 5 p.m. May 10 when officer Jeremie Fletcher with the Keizer Police Department saw a 1992 Honda Civic hatchback with no plates or […]

Dwellings per acre rules will now be consistent throughout Keizer

Dwellings per acre rules will now be consistent throughout Keizer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes If Keizer allows eight dwellings per acre, why should one area have a limitation of six dwellings per acre? That question came up during Monday’s Keizer City Council meeting. The proposed revision to the Keizer Development Code, previously approved by the Keizer Planning Commission, deals with a limit on […]

Keizer man arrested on sex abuse charges

Keizer man arrested on sex abuse charges

A middle school student is being hailed for helping to capture a 22-year-old Keizer man who was arrested Tuesday morning on 10 counts of encouraging child sexual abuse. According to the Keizer Police Department, the incident started shortly before 8 a.m. Monday with a 13-year-old seventh grade female student walking to Claggett Creek Middle School […]

Nanci Anne Gogle

Nanci Anne Gogle

May 3, 1945 – April 8, 2016

‘Now do the right thing’

‘Now do the right thing’

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Keizer’s financial season officially got underway Tuesday night as the Keizer Budget Committee went over the proposed 2016-17 fiscal year budget. Several were on hand asking for more funding help, particularly in regards to parks. In a couple of cases, committee members were scolded for not providing enough. Most […]

Murder suspect charged

Murder suspect charged

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Charges were filed this week in connection with a Valentine’s Day homicide at Keizer Station. Court documents show Timothy Bernard Calloway, 25, has been charged with murder, first degree robbery and unlawful use of a weapon. Jerrid Goodpaster, 28, was fatally shot in the parking lot near the Keizer […]

Councilors hear Iris Festival update

Councilors hear Iris Festival update

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Dave Walery is at a Keizer City Council meeting, that usually means a big event is coming up. That was indeed the case April 18 as Walery updated councilors on plans for May’s Keizer Iris Festival. Walery is co-chair along with Scott White. “It’s all coming together really […]

Republicans jostle to unseat Schrader

Republicans jostle to unseat Schrader

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Colm Willis would like to take Rep. Kurt Schrader’s place in Washington, D.C. So would Ben West, Seth Allan and Earl Rainey. The four Republicans took part in a debate April 21 at Keizer Civic Center in front of about 100 people. Each is hoping to win the May […]

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