2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes 2017¬†will be remembered for many things, but in Keizer it will most likely be remembered as the year city residents had to start paying more for the services the city provides. No stories dominated headlines more than the addition of fees to the city’s utility bill to pay for police staffing and parks services. The pursuit of the fees began in earnest in 2016, but it took most of 2017 for the city council to vote on the issue. Keizer residents now pay $4 per month into each of the funds on...

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