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How the Keizer Park Foundation accepts donations

How the Keizer Park Foundation accepts donations

To the Editor: The March 28 Keizertimes article on the Big Toy may have left readers with a mistaken understanding of how the Keizer Parks Foundation accepts donations and grants. Fortunately, we have had the opportunity to clarify this with the Keizer Rotary Foundation and welcome the opportunity to explain it to a wider audience: The […]

I support Barbara Jensen

I support Barbara Jensen

To the Editor: Barbara Jensen has been a close friend for the last 10 years. She embodies so many qualities that would make for a great state representative, but I feel the characteristic that holds the most weight for me is trust. Over the years, her consistency, resolve and dedication to work and causes that […]

Student debt will bury next generation

Student debt will bury next generation

There’s a story about financing a college education you might like: I knew this kid who was able to pay his way through college by working summer jobs and some, too, during the academic year, but not enough to keep him from investing in study time sufficient to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in four years.  Thereafter he was hired as a high school […]

Keep the ‘creative’ in creative writing

Keep the ‘creative’ in creative writing

By SHELBY STROUT In today’s school system, teachers are switching out the fictional writing to fulfill the standard of formal writing. Whether it is an analytical essay on a classic piece of literature or an inferential discussion about a non-fiction article, students are hard pressed to a strict, realistic writing regime. This year I was […]

Maghan to AD Hall of Fame

Maghan to AD Hall of Fame

Mike Maghan, McNary High School’s former athletic director, is being inducted to the Oregon Athletic Directors Association’s Hall of Fame. Maghan served as an athletic director a total of 31 years beginning at Sacred Heart Academy followed by service at Gervais High School, Dallas High School and McNary. He was a passionate proponent of coaches’ […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Monday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Agenda for Keizer Urban Renewal Agency meeting

Agenda for Keizer Urban Renewal Agency meeting

Monday, April 7 at 6:45 p.m.

Agenda for Keizer City Council Special Session

Agenda for Keizer City Council Special Session

Monday, March 31 at 12 p.m.

Lloyd C. Woolfe

Lloyd C. Woolfe

March 9, 1920 – March 17, 2014

Should we rate doctors?

Should we rate doctors?

By DON VOWELL How well should you know a person before you agree to let them carve you open with a scalpel, rearrange your innards and then sew everything back up?  My personal policy has been to just blindly follow the recommendations of every doctor I see. The weakness of this policy is exposed by […]

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