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New signal intersection headed to Keizer Station

New signal intersection headed to Keizer Station

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Changes are in the works for the main route into Keizer Station, and the hope is that they help pave the way for more efficient bus routes and a potential movie theater. At its meeting Monday, Nov. 21, the Keizer City Council approved the city’s portion of funding […]

Reid defeats Barker

Reid defeats Barker

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The election counts are finally complete and McNary High School teacher Laura Reid will be Keizer’s next city councilor. According to the final cumulative totals, Reid edged out Allen Barker by 109 votes, 50.44 percent to 49.56 percent. Nearly 12,400 votes were cast for the two candidates in […]

City recognized for bicycle friendliness

City recognized for bicycle friendliness

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Keizer has earned an honorable mention as a bicycle-friendly city from the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). It was announced last week in Washington, D.C., that Keizer joined 33 other communities throughout the nation in the honorable mention category of recognition. Platinum, gold, silver and bronze designations are […]

Mecha-cow proposal meets resistance

Mecha-cow proposal meets resistance

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer roundabout opened just three months ago but the Keizer Public Arts Commission is already trying to figure out what to put in the center of it. Commissioners discussed the potential of the space and even one proposal from a Keizer sculptor with a piece along the […]

Council denies Keizer Chamber request for parade fee waivers

Council denies Keizer Chamber request for parade fee waivers

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Keizer Chamber of Commerce request that city officials waive fees and other costs associated with the Holiday Lights Parade was snuffed out at the Keizer City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 21. The Keizer Chamber requested waivers for fees totaling $5,805 related to police staffing, public works costs […]

A sign of the times?

A sign of the times?

Play structure barricaded, hunt is on for repair funds

Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Planning commission backs UGB expansion

Approval would pave way for third bridge

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

City council race still too close to call

Garden, KLL fields get parks grants

Garden, KLL fields get parks grants

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Parks Advisory Board considered and unanimously approved two matching grant applications at its meeting Tuesday Nov. 8. First up were Peggy and Jerry Moore, garden coordinators at Rickman Community Garden near Chalmers Jones Park behind the Keizer Civic Center The Moores, working with the Marion-Polk Food […]

Parade plans come into sharper focus

Parade plans come into sharper focus

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes With a little over a week before the cut-off date, the Keizer Holiday Lights Parade is ahead of where its predecessor was at this time last year. “Right now, we have more than 30 entries and there were only 28 in the parade last year,” said Danielle Bethell, […]

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