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Agenda for Keizer City Council Meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council Meeting

Monday, Nov 17 at 7 p.m.

James (Jim) Young

James (Jim) Young

Aug. 22, 1936 – Nov. 3, 2014

Vowell is right

Vowell is right

To the Editor: The underlying message in Don Vowell’s article (Keizertimes, Nov. 7) would seem to be a rejection of the aims of the National Rifle Association and a plea for meaningful gun control.  Those are my sentiments exactly! It is beyond me why more people don’t see the relationship between the availability of guns and […]

Don’t govern on fantasies

Don’t govern on fantasies

By E.J. DIONNE JR. When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Obama and the now Republican-controlled Congress should “obviously” agree on. Notice that liberal lists (including mine) […]

We should dump daylight savings time

We should dump daylight savings time

We humans are complicated creatures. We share a condition with virtually every other living thing, and that’s the internal clock, scientifically called the circadian rhythm.  For example, when you set your alarm clock for Daylight Savings Time, your body may not readily accept the change and what happens to wakefulness is due to the imposed change in your internal clock. Internal clocks […]

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Town & Country to be honored with Crystal Apple

Town & Country to be honored with Crystal Apple

Don Lebold, owner of Town & Country Bowling Center, got a surprise visit from representatives of the Salem-Keizer Education Foundation Thursday, Oct. 30. Krina Lee, executive director of SKEF, was there to inform Lebold that Town & Country would be honored with the fifth annual Crystal Apple Business Partnership Award. Lebold and his wife, Ann, […]

Nell Mogan-Ayres

Nell Mogan-Ayres

June 23, 1913 – October 26, 2014

No alternative to hope

No alternative to hope

By E.J. DIONNE JR. President Obama has always had a thing about hope as an antidote to cynicism. The speech that made him a national figure, his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is best known for his declaration that “there’s not a liberal America and a conservative America, there’s the United States of […]

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