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Audrey Butler takes over Keizer Chamber board

Audrey Butler takes over Keizer Chamber board

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Audrey Butler was in line to be the new president of the Keizer Chamber of Commerce Board. She just had to wait a bit. When board members agreed to move the changeover date from January to June, that meant president Derik Milton was tabbed to serve an 18-month term, […]

Neighbors give an update on Sandy Drive problems

Neighbors give an update on Sandy Drive problems

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Two Sandy Drive neighbors who brought up issues with McNary High School students were back in front of the Keizer City Council last week. This time, in addition to hearing the update, councilors also gave suggestions on where else the ladies should take their complaints. Shabri Vignery and Audra […]

Cyclocross proposed for KRP

Cyclocross proposed for KRP

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes For the second time in less than a year, the idea of bicycle racing at Keizer Rapids Park has been brought up. Like a proposed BMX track – an idea which hasn’t been publicly discussed since – proposed last summer, Tuesday’s idea of a cyclocross track was brought up […]

Grant for Big Toy denied

Grant for Big Toy denied

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes Early on, one key grant was the target for the Big Toy play structure project at Keizer Rapids Park. On Thursday, city leaders learned their $150,000 application to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s Local Government Grant program was denied. Nate Brown, the director of Community Development for […]

Having a cow? Nah, saving them

Having a cow? Nah, saving them

Proposal would rezone land with cows and make way for apartments

GGNA kicks off series of KRP meetings

GGNA kicks off series of KRP meetings

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A small gathering at last month’s Greater Gubser Neighborhood Association meeting kicked off an extended public outreach process. As mentioned recently in the Keizertimes, Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board members last month approved a timeline calling for a series of pubic hearings in conjunction with amending the Keizer […]

Brinks robber indicted

Brinks robber indicted

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes A Keizer man has been arrested for an attempted robbery back in March. Jeff Kuhns, deputy police chief with the Keizer Police Department, said on Wednesday 28-year-old Anthony Samuel White was indicted by a Marion County Grand Jury on 14 criminal charges, with 13 of those being felonies and […]

Family seeks help in finding lost Keizer man

Family seeks help in finding lost Keizer man

Authorities and family members are searching for 53-year-old Keizer resident Robert Allen Knupp. Oregon State Police (OSP) has joined family members in the search and is asking for the public’s help to find him after he was last seen Saturday evening, June 7. His 1993 Geo Metro was found locked and unoccupied at the Santiam […]

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 […]

A smaller match for Keizer Parks Board program

A smaller match for Keizer Parks Board program

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The debate over Keizer’s proposed 2014-15 budget of nearly $38 million came down to a $10,000 question Monday evening. That was the amount Richard Walsh, a former councilor and current member of the Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, asked for on behalf of the Parks Board. In recent […]

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