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The right’s idea of ‘governance’

The right’s idea of ‘governance’

By E.J. DIONNE JR. This will be no ordinary Congress, so there are no ordinary ways for judging how effective it will be at governing. That is, in any event, a preposterous standard to hold up as a brand spanking new goal. Isn’t governing what Congress was supposed to be doing all along? Imagine an […]

A drug’s cost and value

A drug’s cost and value

A Box of Soap By DON VOWELL This morning’s breakfast—an orange, a banana, some cheese spread on a slab of homemade bread, eight or 10 Whopper malted milk balls, a little milk, and one pill worth $133.33.  My doctor suggests that I take 60 of these each month to total $8,000. That will cost America’s […]

My Rose Bowl experience

My Rose Bowl experience

By ROLAND HERRERA I have always been a big sports fan but my favorite sport to follow is college football – specifically Oregon football. I have been blessed to attend some great Duck games all over the west and even when they lost the opening game of the 2010 season to LSU at AT&T Stadium […]

Are Democrats stuck in 1979?

Are Democrats stuck in 1979?

By MICHAEL GERSON     The passing of Mario Cuomo brought bipartisan tributes appropriate to a rare political figure with a developed inner life. He was Catholic educated, and it showed. How many other politicians grappled with Thomas Aquinas? Even the loser is dignified by such a duel. But the intensity of affection for Cuomo, […]

Inaugural games have featured Oregon

Inaugural games have featured Oregon

Although basketball is referenced on the one hand and football on the other, there will occur a most remarkable event should the University of Oregon Ducks defeat the Ohio State University Buckeyes in the AT&T Stadium at Arlington, Texas on Jan. 12.  There is simply a matter of 76 years that separate these happenings. The inaugural NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament took […]

A shaky start, but Celtics collar Bulldogs

A shaky start, but Celtics collar Bulldogs

The McNary High School boys varsity basketball team was scrambling in the early going of a game with Woodburn High School Monday, Dec. 22. The Bulldogs’ scrappiness kept the Celtics off their game until the second half, but McNary emerged with a 73-43 win. Tregg Peterson led the Keizer team with 16 points; Mathew Ismay […]

New and coming soon in Keizer Station

New and coming soon in Keizer Station

The year in photos

The year in photos

From The year in photos — 2014, posted by Keizertimes on 1/05/2015 (9 items) A makeshift memorial set up in memory of Andre Joaquin Sosa, a 4-year-old killed in a… Maddy Kephart protests a proposal to develop land at Verda Lane and Chemawa Road into… Dylan Bunten’s Stephano offers a drink to Osvaldo Torres’ Caliban […]

KNOW thanks Keizer

KNOW thanks Keizer

To the Editor: By now, the Christmas wrappings have been discarded.  By now, almost 400 children in Keizer are enjoying the warmth of their new jackets, clothing and most importantly, are playing with their new toys. Thank you Keizer community and swarms of volunteers who made this happen.  The Keizer Network of Women (Keizer Chamber […]

School thanks support for drive

School thanks support for drive

To the Editor: The France School of Dance would like to thank the community and students for donating over 900 pounds of food and more than $400 in donations. Our performance/food dreive was held in December at North Salem High School.  All the proceeds will benefit the Keizer Community Food Bank. Our next performance and […]

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