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Filipino restaurant signs at Keizer Station

Filipino restaurant signs at Keizer Station

A Filipino restaurant is coming soon to Keizer Station. Adobo Republic, an independently-owned establishment, is taking 2,165 square feet next door to Gamestop. Owners plan to get up and running as quickly as possible, according to Jack Steinhauer, director of acquisitions and development for Donahue Schriber, which owns the shopping center. “Keizer Station is excited […]

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteers are needed for these City of Keizer committees: • The Planning Commission assists the city council in land use decisions and recommendations regarding the city’s future growth, development and beautification. They meet at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. • The Festival and Events Services Team is a new group that […]

In this month’s newsletter: An off-color joke

In this month’s newsletter: An off-color joke

This story has been corrected. For the full correction see below. A joke disparaging several racial and ethnic minorities was included in a Keizer neighborhood newsletter. More than 600 families call the exclusive McNary Estates home. The independent monthly newsletter serving it is mostly filled with the latest news about the golf course, new regulations, […]

Clark for mayor?

Clark for mayor?

Filing lets councilor raise funds, but not committing

Hyacinth train tracks set for fix

Hyacinth train tracks set for fix

Here our writers and editors will offer a glimpse behind the headlines to stories and issues bubbling just below the surface. Got news that deserves a spot in the Notebook? Email editor@keizertimes.com or call our Tip Line at 503-383-9201. Hyacinth train tracks set for fix Last year we reported that Union Pacific was preparing to […]

Construction on Arleta starting

Construction on Arleta starting

Work starts next week on a storm drain replacement on Arleta Place. The contract will cost about $94,582. The bid from K&E Excavating was approved by the Keizer City Council, and is budgeted in the stormwater line item. The new drains will replace a previous, outdated system. When finished, workers will have replaced three underground […]

Newberg woman files to challenge Thatcher

Newberg woman files to challenge Thatcher

A Newberg caterer and Democratic activist has filed to run against Rep. Kim Thatcher. Sharon Freeman filed paperwork Tuesday. She’s the only Democrat who has entered the race. Thatcher, R–Keizer, was first elected in 2004, and is seeking her fifth term. “The main thing is jobs and growth for our region here has sort of […]

A word with Rep. Kurt Schrader

A word with Rep. Kurt Schrader

(The Reporter’s Notebook offers a glimpse behind the headlines to stories and issues bubbling just below the surface. Got news for the Notebook? Email editor@keizertimes.com or call 503-390-1051.) Keizertimes: What did you think of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address? Kurt Schrader: “I liked the call for unity, the reference to our servicemen […]

Clem drafts special district annexation bill

Clem drafts special district annexation bill

The Reporter’s Notebook offers a glimpse behind the headlines to stories and issues bubbling just below the surface. Got news for the Notebook? Email editor@keizertimes.com or call 503-390-1051.

County backs urban renewal extension

County backs urban renewal extension

The Reporter’s Noebook is where our writers and editors offer a glimpse behind the headlines to stories and issues bubbling just below the surface. Got news for the notebook? Email editor@keizertimes.com.

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