Of the Keizertimes

After more than 10 years, Quickie’s is closing down at the end of the month.

However, it quickly will open again.

Owner John Sandstrom confirmed the coffee stand at 4435 River Road North, in the parking lot in front of The Cotton Patch, will become a Bentley’s Coffee.

“We sold the business,” Sandstrom said. “It will be changing names. I decided to retire for the time being. We’re staying in the area. Our home is still here. We will probably do some traveling.”

Sandstrom said he sold the business to Brandon Eastman, owner of Bentley’s Coffee in Salem. He believes Eastman is planning to reopen the facility as a Bentley’s on Aug. 5.

Messages left for Eastman were not returned. However, a post on Bentley’s Facebook page on July 19 stated: “Keizer Bentley’s opening in August!”

Sandstrom noted he moved to Keizer 11 years ago and opened Quickie’s in November 2002.

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