Day: September 10, 2013

Work together as family

  By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes For years, mother and daughter have been in business together. Now a third family member has joined the party. Grace Adkinson Spencer and daughter Kandice Reeb recently opened the gk1 Style fashion boutique at 390 Chemawa Road N. Joining them at the store is Reeb’s 16-month-old daughter Gracie – yes, named after her grandma. Spencer and Reeb opened their Keizer store late last month on the front side of Classic Tap Dance Studio, a space most recently used by MYR Boutique. “We’ve been working together for about 12 years now,” Spencer said. “We really are best friends.” Reeb certainly has no complaints. To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the September 6 print edition of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe to the print edition for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in...

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City in need of more volunteers

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes The appointment process to several city committees during Tuesday night’s Keizer City Council meeting highlighted the need for more volunteers. Councilors attempted to fill positions on the Keizer Budget Committee, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Planning Commission. However, not enough people applied to fill the six total open seats. In fact, there were a total of three applicants for the six seats. One applicant, Erick Peterson, applied for openings with both the Planning Commission and the Budget Committee. The problem is volunteers are limited to serve on only two boards at a time. Peterson is already at the maximum, though one of the current ones, the Keizer Urban Renewal Board (KURB), hasn’t met since November 2011. City Attorney Shannon Johnson said councilors could allow Peterson to serve on three boards at the same time, noting the Budget Committee typically is busy for less than two months a year. To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the September 6 print edition of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe to the print edition for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in...

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