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Photo Gallery: Keizer Rotary Club Raffle Party

Photo Gallery: Keizer Rotary Club Raffle Party

The Keizer Rotary Club held its annual Raffle Party with a tropical theme on Saturday, April 12, at the Keizer Civic Center.  More than $60,000 was raised.  Vickie Jackson was the chair of the event. Melinda Parker was the winner of the grand prize of gold and silver valued at $10,000. Dennis Koho won the […]

Arnold Anthony Bielemeier

Arnold Anthony Bielemeier

February 29, 1932 – April 3, 2014

John Pahota

John Pahota

April 12, 1961 – April 3, 2014

Richard Lewis Isaak

Richard Lewis Isaak

December 29, 1931 – March 24, 2014

Support Jensen for District 25

Support Jensen for District 25

To the Editor: I  have known Barbara Jensen for more than 10 years. Barbara’s personal experience in both private and public business settings and her strong ability to listen and communicate effectively, combine to make her an ideal candidate. Barbara has strong traditional values including support of traditional marriage and a pro-life stance on abortion, […]

Slowly chipping at democracy

Slowly chipping at democracy

By DON VOWELL We are witnessing the slow but steady suffocation of American democracy. The five Republican-appointed Supreme Court Justices relentlessly shift our economic might toward those with extreme wealth and to giant corporations.  First they decided that corporations are people and now have ruled that money is speech. The Constitution they claim to revere […]

Good writing can be long or short

Good writing can be long or short

Whether by electronic or traditional means, a lot of Americans still read books.  It caught my fancy recently, since I like to read, when the editors of The American Scholar magazine selected their 10 best sentences, some short, some in the long sentences’ style of the prolific American writer, James Fenimore Cooper.  Here are the seven editors’ choices: “Its vanished trees, […]

Track and field team picks up where it left off

Track and field team picks up where it left off

The McNary High School track and field teams took part in an icebreaker meet at Sprague High School Wednesday, March 18, that seems to forecast the Keizer team is a force to be reckoned with. The meet included athletes from Sprague and McKay high schools, but the Celts dominated in a number of events. For […]

Lady Celts split tournament games 2-2

Lady Celts split tournament games 2-2

  Facing down some of the top talent in a Medford softball tournament, the McNary High School Lady Celts mustered two wins in four games. McNary beat South Eugene and Glencoe high schools, but fell to Liberty and Eagle Point high schools. A late rally spared Liberty from taking a loss to the Lady Celts […]

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc.

“The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living” by Amit Sood, M.D., M.Sc. c.2014, DaCapo Lifelong Books $19.99 / $23.00 Canada 320 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. Customer service… isn’t. Your in-laws are a bunch of ingrates. […]

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