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Fair deal: Bob’s Burger is being brought back

Fair deal: Bob’s Burger is being brought back

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes So much for the trial run. Gina Dankenbring, owner of the Golden Grill Concessions company that temporarily operated The Dog House location at River Road and Dietz Avenue in Keizer early last year, recently announced an agreement to bring back Bob’s Burger Express to the Oregon State Fair in […]

Making a run for the (Keizer) border

Making a run for the (Keizer) border

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Taco Bell may have changed its advertising slogan, but the old one would be appropos in this case. The California-based fast food restaurant subsidy of Yum! Brands is expected to open a new location in Keizer Station either late this year or early next year. In other words, Taco […]

Delaney Madison Grill to open this summer

Delaney Madison Grill to open this summer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Jim Marshall’s original plan wasn’t to use the middle names of two of his five daughters for his new restaurant. It just worked out that Delaney Madison Grill sounded like a good name. So what did Jennifer, Stephanie and Ashley think of the name honoring younger sisters Hallie Madison […]

Dollar Tree looks to ace Keizer

Dollar Tree looks to ace Keizer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes National retailer Dollar Tree is looking to bring true value to Keizer later this year. An official with the Virginia-based retailer confirmed the news last week. The Dollar Tree will be going in at 5014 River Road North. “Right now, that new store is expected to open in the […]

Sehr gut! Gustav’s coming to KS

Sehr gut! Gustav’s coming to KS

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Where some will see a 5,500 square foot building at Keizer Station, Suzeanne Mager sees a new BMW coupe. For sure, the owner and president of Portland-based Gustav’s German restaurants doesn’t see the Volkswagen van she learned to drive on. In March, Gustav’s officials signed a lease with California-based […]

Porter’s to reopen

Porter’s to reopen

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Closed since January, Porter’s Pub will be back soon. New owner Denny Graue hopes to have the bar at 4820 River Road North ready for a soft opening on May 16, the same weekend as the Keizer Iris Festival. He is hoping for a formal grand opening somewhere around […]

REI ready for opening

REI ready for opening

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes From the start, things are done differently at REI. The Salem-Keizer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has its grand opening this weekend at 6035 Ulali Drive NE in Keizer Station. Doors open at 10 a.m. Friday with a ribbon cutting. Except it’s not any ordinary grand opening at the former […]

REI set to open May 2

REI set to open May 2

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Looking for new outdoor gear in Keizer? If so, here’s some good news: the REI store in Keizer Station is about to open. Washington-based REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) already has several stores in the region but none in the Salem-Keizer market. That will change early next month as Salem […]

Looking for a GOLD RUSH

Looking for a GOLD RUSH

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Studies show that NFL teams can earn up to $1 million more per game in merchandise, food and beverage sales if they can get their most dedicated fans to show up an hour early for games. The San Francisco 49ers think a pair of McNary High School alums […]

Medical marijuana dispensary task force gets going in Keizer

Medical marijuana dispensary task force gets going in Keizer

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The city’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force has been established. Just don’t expect many meetings for the group. The task force held its first meeting last Wednesday, March 19, at Keizer Civic Center. City councilor Dennis Koho, who chaired the initial meeting, passed around a calendar and had the […]

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