Month: March 2017

Commishes want more on Safeway fuel proposal

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The Keizer Planning Commission opted to continue a public hearing on a proposed Safeway fueling center on River Road North at its meeting Wednesday, March 15. Representatives of Safeway requested a continuation of the process while they determined how to deal with a prohibition on sales of other merchandise in a proposed amendment to the city’s development code. But commissioners also wanted to hear more on other issues brought up during a public hearing. Concerns about traffic, especially in regard to the Keizer Fire District’s ingress and egress, were at the forefront...

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Keizer girls bring ‘Wrath’ to derby

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary freshman Anneke “Wrath” Titus joined the Cherry Blossoms junior roller derby team three years ago. But she would’ve started much sooner. “My mom was originally in it (roller derby) so I really wanted to do it ever since she was,” said Warth. “They didn’t have a junior league at the time though. I just started skating with her. She was all for me doing it.” Wrath’s mom competed for Panty Raiders, which is one of six adult roller derby teams in Salem. The junior team, which is in its third year of...

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