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No field improvements for eclipse event

No field improvements for eclipse event

Funding, manpower shortage to blame

Credit union robber escapes

Credit union robber escapes

Law enforcement officials are on the hunt for a bank robbers who hit the MAPS Credit Union branch in Keizer Wednesday, Feb. 15. The suspect who entered the credit union is believed to be a female with a dark complexion,  in her 20s to 30s with black hair. The suspect was wearing a pair of […]

Code change could lead to Safeway gas station

Code change could lead to Safeway gas station

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Note: The previous, and printed, version of this story incorrectly stated that the Keizer City Council approved a text amendment lifting an overlay zone on the properties near the intersection of River Road North and Chemawa Road North. The council voted only to hear a discussion regarding lifting […]

Uptown Music wins national award

Uptown Music wins national award

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes There are certain things Paul Elliott, the owner of Keizer’s Uptown Music, can teach a new employee, like how to answer the phone and take good care of a customer. But, whenever he hires a new employee for the store at 3827 River Road N., Elliott is looking […]

City council approves public art for roundabout

City council approves public art for roundabout

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The possibility of placing public art in the roundabout at Chemawa Road Northeast and Verda Lane Northeast took a giant leap forward at the Keizer City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 6. The city council approved the placement of a public art pad in the roundabout, at the request […]

KPD cracks down on home squatters

KPD cracks down on home squatters

Sisters owe $72,000 in fines

Lady Celts even the score with West Albany

Lady Celts even the score with West Albany

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary head coach Derick Handley told his girls basketball team to keep playing hard even when shots weren’t falling or things weren’t going their way. They listened as the Lady Celts came from behind to defeat West Albany 35-29 on Friday, Feb. 3. “Tonight was a great example that […]

KFD honors excellence with annual awards

KFD honors excellence with annual awards

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Keizer firefighter Matt Dryden pinches himself all the time. “I always wanted to work at Keizer Fire District,” Dryden said. “I’m ecstatic to be here. I was tripping over myself to get my application in. It is truly a huge gift to me, just to work here.” That enthusiasm […]

Utility bills a shock?

Utility bills a shock?

There are places to turn

Salem report highlight the ways homelessness impact taxpayers

Salem report highlight the ways homelessness impact taxpayers

Report: ‘Providers rarely overlap and none are in the same office’

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