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REI set to open in May

REI set to open in May

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) store in Keizer Station is indeed opening in a spring month starting with ‘M.’ It’s not going to be March, however. A company spokeswoman confirmed Feb. 28 the Washington-based outdoor retailer will be opening in the former Circuit City building soon. “The store will […]

New owner, hours for Keizer Liquor

New owner, hours for Keizer Liquor

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Things are looking a bit different these days at Keizer Liquor Store. The store, located at 3530 River Road N, is under new ownership, has expanded hours and is bigger. “I just purchased the store in January,” said new owner Oliver Coker, who took over the store from retired […]

Come if you’re Young at Art

Come if you’re Young at Art

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes If Mahssa Hashemi ever wants to try something new at work, she has someone willing to help test it: her 2-year-old daughter. In fact, Laila is a key reason why Hashemi switched from being a waitress to opening Young at Art last month at 3924 River Road North, […]

Keizer Health Center set to open on Monday

Keizer Health Center set to open on Monday

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Dr. John Hayes is excited to finally be practicing in Keizer, the city he’s lived in since 2005. He’ll get the chance to do that when the 10,000 square foot Silverton Health Keizer Health Center opens Monday, Feb. 3. More than just about anyone, Hayes has been following the […]

December opening for KP

December opening for KP

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Expect to see signs of a new medical clinic at Keizer Station within the next couple of months. That’s the word from Alan Roodhouse, president and owner of RPS Development. Roodhouse, who played a key role in the early development of Keizer Station, is a contracted developer for ACP […]

Future of Porter’s Pub is uncertain

Future of Porter’s Pub is uncertain

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Porter’s Pub has closed, at least for now, as the current owner looks for a new buyer. Rumors started circulating around town last weekend since the longtime brewpub at 4820 River Road North hadn’t been open since late last week. The talk amped up Monday evening when city […]

Helping out Classic Tap

Helping out Classic Tap

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Last month’s water damage caused by burst pipes at Classic Tap Dance Studio was worse than originally thought. Local families are trying to help out and asking the community for additional assistance. Siblings Danny Wold and Jane Raddatz had to close their studio at 392 Chemawa Road North for […]

Keizer Ace closing Jan. 31

Keizer Ace closing Jan. 31

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Ace Hardware may be the place, but Keizer isn’t. Greg Frank, owner of the Keizer Ace at 5014 River Road North, announced this week he’s closing his store at the end of January. Frank’s Salem store at 820 Wallace Road Northwest will remain open. The Keizer Ace started […]

Setback again at Classic Tap

Setback again at Classic Tap

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes When Danny Wold saw the water damage in his building, his reaction was somewhat unusual. Wold laughed. While most would react differently, it’s actually understandable given the circumstances. Wold owns Classic Tap Dance Studio at 392 Chemawa Road North with his sister, Jane Raddatz. The two have endured plenty […]

Mining family bonds at Quality Concrete

Mining family bonds at Quality Concrete

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Scott Erickson and Dan Wargnier have long been like family. The bond recently grew even stronger. Erickson, owner of the Gervais-based Viesko Redi-Mix (doing business as Quality Concrete), recently named Wargnier, general manager and vice president of the company since 1999, as part owner. Wargnier has also become president […]

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