BUSINESS

Chick-fil-A gets council greenlight

Construction of a Chick-fil-A near Keizer Station moved one step closer to reality at a meeting of the Keizer City Council Monday, Feb. 1. Councilors approved changes to a master plan that removes a proposed auto lube business to accommodate additional parking for the fast food restaurant. “We’re super-excited to[Read More…]

Chick-fil-A looking more likely at Keizer Station

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes Chick-fil-A, another fan favorite restaurant, is giving Keizer Station a hard look.  For the first time since rumors of a Keizer location more than a year ago, the restaurant’s interest was formally acknowledged in a meeting of the Keizer Planning Commission.  “The Area[Read More…]

Lunch with lawmakers

Rep. Bill Post and Sen. Kim Thatcher visited and spoke about the upcoming legislative session with members of the Keizer Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Win $100 by dining out courtesy of Keizer Chamber

After a long day, the thought of cooking dinner and cleaning up the kitchen can be daunting. The Keizer Chamber of Commerce is hoping to restore some peace of mind to home chefs. A recently-implemented, monthly program aims to support both home cooks and local restaurants. The chamber calls it Cook’s Night[Read More…]

Feedback sought on new corp. tax

The Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) will seek input about the administrative rules for the state’s new Corporate Activity Tax from business taxpayers and tax preparers in a meeting in Salem Oct. 4. Salem area business taxpayers and tax preparers are invited to discuss the rules 7:30 to 9 a.m.,[Read More…]

Betting it all on his BBQ

Despite growing up in Oregon, a state not exactly known for its smoked meats, Keizer resident Troy Campbell is no stranger to barbecue. His grandparents owned and operated a restaurant in Portland called Campbell’s BBQ for almost 20 years; they taught their children and grandchildren the family recipes. “Barbecue, barbecue[Read More…]

Chamber seeks input on improving KeizerFEST

Keizer Chamber is hosting a community conversation discussing KeizerFEST on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The discussion will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Keizer Community Civic Center.  Attendees will join the KeizerFEST co-chairs and committee members for an open dialogue regarding Keizer’s longest standing community festival. Those who attend[Read More…]