Author: Charles Glenn

What’s on your November ballot?

V Ballots for the November general election will begin appearing in voter’s mailboxes in late October and Keizertimes wants you to be prepared.  In addition to four statewide measures, Keizer voters will be making decisions on two proposed city ordinances and four council positions.  Local Keizer Public Library – After[Read More…]

City Council ponders fireworks ordinance

Illegal fireworks sold in Mexico A public hearing was held Sept. 6 on an ordinance regulating the use of fireworks in Keizer which the state of Oregon designates as illegal. The city has received a high volume of complaints of people setting off unauthorized fireworks inside the city limits before[Read More…]

West Keizerites ask city for help calming traffic

(Charles Glenn/Keizertimes) West Keizer residents want some help with slowing down traffic on Cummings Lane, particularly near where it intersects with Shoreline Dr. N. According to West Keizer Neighborhood Association president Rhonda Rich and Parks Board member Mike DeBlasi, it’s a public safety issue. “The safety of the children at[Read More…]

Driver falls asleep, plows into E.Z. Orchards

Photo Courtesy Claire Zielinski E.Z. Orchards had a delayed opening on Labor Day, Sept. 5 after the driver of a vehicle traveling down Hazelgreen Road NE fell asleep at the wheel and struck the building at around 7:20 a.m., according to Claire Zielinski, a spokesperson for the family-run business. She[Read More…]